HBO, Cartoon Network and Oh!K have a fantastic selection of programmes for everyone, ranging from action thrillers to kid-friendly cartoons, for April!
What’s New from HBO, Cartoon Network & Oh!K
Tokyo Vice (MAX Original, Premieres Apr 7 on HBO GO)
This Max Original criminal drama series focuses on American writer Jake Adelstein’s first-hand account of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police beat, and it portrays the neon-soaked underbelly of Tokyo in the late 90s when nothing and no one is actually what or who they appear.
Michael Mann, who also helmed the pilot episode, executive produces and directs the eight-episode series. Ansel Elgort, Ken Watanabe, Rinko Kikuchi, and Tomohisa Yamashita are among the cast members.
Watch the trailer here: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3oWrNQo_Ng[/embedyt]
We Own This City (HBO Original series, Premieres April 26 at 9pm on HBO Ch411, Astro & HBO GO)
This six-episode limited series follows the rise and fall of the Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force, and chronicles the corruption and moral collapse of an American city when drug prohibition and mass arrest practices are championed at the expense of legitimate police work. Jon Bernthal, Josh Charles and Jamie Hector star in the film, which is based on a book by Justin Fenton.
Watch the trailer here: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tOz3dn3vuU[/embedyt]
Voyagers (Premieres April 2 at 9pm on HBO Ch411, Astro & HBO GO)
The human race’s future is in jeopardy, prompting a crucial mission to colonise a faraway planet. However, the mission’s squad of young men and women, nurtured for intellect and obedience, uncovers troubling truths. As a result, they disobey their instruction and start exploring their most primal selves. Fear, passion and an insatiable desire for power overtake them as life on the ship devolves into anarchy.
Tye Sheridan, Lily-Rose Depp, Isaac Hempstead Wright, and Colin Farrell are among the cast.
Watch the trailer here: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwJkexUBSeg[/embedyt]
The Secret House (Premieres April 12 at 5.50pm on Oh!K Ch 394, Astro, with new episodes Tuesdays to Saturdays)
An impoverished young lawyer must dig into the past to find mysteries about himself in this revenge drama. He must resist authorities and seek justice for his mother and sister while doing so. Seo Ha Joon, Lee Young Eun and Kang Byul star.
The Flight Attendant Season 2 (Premieres April 21 on HBO GO)
Cassie Bowden (Kaley Cuoco), who is living her best sober life in Los Angeles while moonlighting as a CIA agent in her spare time, returns for a second season of this critically acclaimed, breakout series. She becomes engaged in another international affair when an assignment abroad leads her to accidentally witness a murder.
Watch the teaser here: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFeFlBdItUA[/embedyt]
Barry Season 3 (HBO Original series, premieres April 25 at 10am on HBO Ch 411, Astro and HBO GO)
Barry Berkman, a hitman from the Midwest who is lonely and unsatisfied with his life, stars in this dark comedy series. Barry follows his target into an acting class while on a business trip to Los Angeles and finds an embracing community in the LA theatrical scene. Surprisingly, he now wishes to begin a new career as an actor, but his criminal history will not allow him to do so.
The show has garnered 30 Emmy® nominations and 6 Emmys®, including Outstanding Lead Actor and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, and was developed by Alec Berg and Bill Hader. Bill Hader plays the lead role. Seasons 1 and 2 are available to stream on HBO GO.
Watch the teaser here: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BrwKUDMd8s[/embedyt]
The Baby (HBO Original series, premieres April 25 at 11.30pm on HBO Ch 411, Astro and HBO GO)
Natasha, 38, is the type of friend who has never planned ahead of time. However, when she is accidentally pregnant, her life of doing what she wants, when she wants, comes crashing down. This series illustrates how the baby turns Natasha’s life into a horror show with its dominating, manipulative, and aggressive abilities in a hilarious, honest analysis of motherhood as an institution.
Natasha makes more frantic attempts to get rid of the kid as she realizes the actual depth of its lethal nature. While she does not want a child, the child desires her. Michelle De Swarte is the leading lady in this drama.
Watch the trailer: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mzQjrqGsnE[/embedyt]
A Black Lady Sketch Show Season 3 (HBO Original series, premieres April 9 on HBO GO)
A core cast of black women, including Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis, and Quinta Brunson, performs skits in this narrative comedy series. The first two seasons of the show are set in an infinite magical universe full of dynamic, amusing characters and celebrity visitors.
Watch the trailer: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNSpoKoW078[/embedyt]
Cartoonito (Daily, 6am -12 noon, on Cartoon Network Ch615, Astro)
Cartoon Network’s Cartoonito programming, which is now available on HBO GO, includes shows geared toward toddlers. Lucas The Spider, Monchhichi, Dino Ranch, Esme & Roy, and Ranger Rob are among the top picks.
These programmes, made especially for young and curious minds, highlight the delights of learning and discovery, explore diverse points of view, and celebrate what makes each person unique. You can watch them all on HBO GO starting Monday, April 18, or on Cartoon Network’s Cartoonito every day from 6am to 12 noon.
Ekans – Snakes Awake! (Premieres April 25, with new episodes airing on weekdays at 1.30pm on Cartoon Network Ch 615, Astro)
Ekans, a 13-year-old boy with a heart of gold and a brave attitude, seems to be a brand-new hero. Ekans is entrusted with the Naagmani, which allows him to wield unparalleled, serpent-like power. He is dubbed “The One” by a group of the world’s most powerful snakes.
The tech-savvy adolescent now possesses enhanced sensory perceptions such as camouflage, flexibility, and strength, making him the ideal hero to protect mankind from evil forces.