What’s new on TV this September 2012? A couple of new series and major block busters like The Avengers and The Hungers will be viewable from the comfort of your sofa! What are you exited for?
The Emmy Awards on E! “Live From The Red Carpet” | September 24th @ 7am or repeat at 10pm (Astro Channel 712)
E! will capture every fascinating Hollywood moment via one-on-one interviews as television’s A-list parade into the 2012 Primetime Emmy® Awards at the famed Nokia Theater.
This year, “Live From the Red Carpet” will air in more than 160 countries around the world. Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic will be stationed at points on the Red Carpet as the “must stop” spots for all of the attending celebrities, while Ross Mathews and Kelly Osbourne will deliver the evening’s highlights and dish on the night’s fashions from E!’s exclusive Skybox, high above the Red Carpet.
One Car Too Far | Premiers 26th September @ 9:00 p.m Discovery Channel (Astro channel 551)
‘One Car To Far’ is an all-new five-part survival series that follows a former British special forces operative, Gary Humphrey and an American car junkie, Bill Wu as they are dropped into amazing landscapes and forced to work together in order to survive. More details HERE!
Doomsday Preppers| Premiers 17 September @ 9.00pm on National Geographic Channel (Astro Ch 553) (Every Monday)
Doomsday Preppers goes inside the prepping subculture, uncovering a wide assortment of prepping styles and approaches, meeting preppers on their own turf, examining their methods and tracking progress as they think through every logistic and contingency plan. Preppers come in all shapes and sizes – men and women, young and old, they live and work like others. But their ultimate life goal is preparing for the end.
AMERICAN CHOPPER: Malaysian Adventure | Premieres: September 16 on Discovery Channel (Astro Channel 551) @ 10:00 p.m.
In conjunction with Tourism Malaysia’s launch of the ‘5-Mountain Motorcycle Tour’, ‘1Malaysia Chopper’ is a partnership between OCC and the tourism body, and perfectly embodies and commemorates the nation’s harmonious spectrum of diversities, heritage and culture. On AMERICAN CHOPPER: MALAYSIAN ADVENTURE, watch as Paul Senior, Paul Junior and the OCC team squeeze every bit of their creative juices to put together an iconic masterpiece that aptly represents and promotes Malaysia as a unique scenic destination for biking tours. With the combination of an air intake shaped like the Petronas Twin Towers of Kuala Lumpur, the country’s national flower, the hibiscus planted on, and an amazing frame decked out in the colours of the Malaysian flag, the ‘1Malaysia Chopper’ is indeed a perfect representation of all that makes Malaysia truly distinctive, vibrant and exhilarating.
Men At Work | Premieres Monday, 3rd September 2012, 8:30pm | beTV (Astro B.yond Ch720)
A guy who has been recently dumped tries to re-enter the dating scene with the help of his three best friends/co-workers who works at a magazine.
How To Be A Gentleman | Premieres Monday, 3rd September 2012, 8:55pm | beTV (Astro B.yond Ch720)
A comedy about the unlikely friendship between a traditional, uptight columnist and an unrefined personal trainer.
The Faith: Great Doctor | Premieres 10 Sep @ at 9.05pm | ONE HD (Astro B.yond Ch393)
Fate can take to you to places – and possibly even time periods – where you’re meant to be or needed most. Dr. Eun Soo (Kim Hee Seon) is a modern-day surgeon who is abducted and taken back 700 years into Korean history by Admiral Choi Young (Lee Min Ho), a fierce warrior from Korea’s Goryeo Dynasty. Choi Young kidnaps the doctor to help save Princess No Guk (Min Hyo Rin), who is gravely injured after being abducted and then released by the Chinese. Forced to work her healing skills in a time period and place that is foreign to her, Dr. Eun Soo does the best she can with what she has. But when she starts to develop feelings for Choi Young, how can their love survive the time-space continuum? “The Great Doctor,” also known as “Faith,” is a 2012 South Korean drama series directed by Kim Jong Hak.
This show premieres 10 September, every Mon & Tue at 9.05pm!
To The Beautiful You | Premieres 12 Sep, every Wed & Thu at 9.05pm | (Astro B.yond Ch393)
This drama is based on Hisaya Nakajo’s manga series called “Hanazakari no Kimitachi e”. It is a story about a high jump gold medalist, Kim Tae Joon who has been mired in a slump due to an injury. Before Tae Joon got injured, Koo Jae Hee, a Korean girl who lives in United States saw him during a competition on TV. Since then, she began to idolize the young athlete. In order to help her idol, Koo Jae Hee disguises herself as a boy and transfers to his all male high school.
Fashion King | Premieres 2 Sep, every Sunday at 12.55pm and 8.45pm | (Astro B.yond Ch393)
Fashion King tells the story of young aspiring designers in Dongdaemun Market as they dream of success, and the relationships, love, and challenges they face along the way. Kang Young Gul has never had any goals or dreams for a bright future until he meets Lee Ga Young. Together they work towards their dreams. Kang Young-gul started his fashion business as a vendor. He has never had any goals or dreams for a bright future until he meets Lee Ga-young who lost both her parents in an accident at a young age, and grows up into a smart, determined young woman with a natural talent for designing. After receiving a scholarship to the New York Fashion School, Ga-young travels to America hoping to achieve her dream of becoming a designer.
My Ex & The Neighbor | Premieres 18 Sep, every Mon – Fri at 5.10pm and 11.45pm | (Astro B.yond Ch393)
This is a story about a divorced couple that finally meets again. Prior to their divorce, the couple had an argument and their five year old son ran off and died in a car accident. The guilt from their child’s death weighted heavily on the parents and eventually they divorced because of this. As time goes on, the ex spouses meet again as neighbors.
Pure Pumpkin Flower | Premieres 29 Sep at 10.45am, subsequent episodes airs every Sat at 9.15am | (Astro B.yond Ch393)
Pure Pumpkin Flower revolves around Soon Jung as she goes through difficulties, but does not lose hope and finally achieves her dreams. Soon Jung has a bright character, but when she decides to do something she will persist until it is accomplished. Soon Jung is raised by a single father Hyun Mook. Hyun Mook knew that Soon Jung is not his biological daughter because he was deceived by his ex wife. Even so, he still raised her with all his love. Since Soon Jung was 12 years old, she has decided not to let her father and herself to eat tasteless food. Instead of going to college, Soon Jung chose to run a small restaurant. At the restaurant, Soon Jung meets Min Soo, a vegetable delivery boy. Soon, they develop feelings for each other.
Marvel’s The Avengers | Astro Best Highlights | Available on Channel 481
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner
Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. pulls together the ultimate hero team, (Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Captain America, Thor, Hawkeye and Black Widow), to face down the biggest threat the earth has ever known. The super heroes need to overcome their super egos and work together to save mankind.
The Hunger Games | Astro Best Highlights | Available on Channel 481
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Alexander Ludwig, Elizabeth Banks
In a post-apocalyptic future, 16 year old Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take the place of her younger sister in a televised fight to the death between 12 districts. She’ll have to rely on her hunting and survival skills to win the 74th annual Hunger Games.
I AM: SM TOWN Live Tour in Madison Square | Astro Best Highlights Available on Channel 481
Starring: Kangta, BoA, TVXQ, Super Junior, Girls’ Generation, Shinee and f(x)
Follow the artists of SM Town as they prepare for their live performance at Madison Square Garden, New York. An unprecedented documentary and concert film which pulls back the curtain and sheds light on the lives of Korea’s biggest stars.
50/50 | Astro Best Highlights | Available on Channel 481
Starring: Anna Kendrick, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Bryce Dallas Howard, Anjelica Huston
“50/50” is the screenplay by Will Reiser, a young writer who, as has been widely reported, was inspired by his own experience as a twenty something diagnosed with a rare type of cancer and reminding us that friendship and love, no matter what bizarre turns they take, are the greatest healers. Diagnosed
with spinal cancer, 27-year-old Adam (Gordon-Levitt) navigates the road to recovery with the sometimes overbearing support of his crude best friend Kyle (Seth Rogen), his smothering mother Diane (Anjelica Huston) and an inexperienced therapist (Anna Kendrick).
Nightmare | Astro Best Highlights | Available on Channel 481
Starring: Gillian Chung, Victor Huang, Kenny Kwan, Zhou Xianxin, Yao Linna, Wu Jianfei
In this Chinese thriller, white-collar worker Hao dong (Huang Xuan) is haunted by a female ghost and discovers she is somehow connected to a 20-year-old murder.
Man on the Ledge | Astro Best Highlights | Available on Channel 481
Starring: Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Génesis Rodríguez, Jamie Bell, Ed Harris
In the film critics call a “white-knuckle action thriller,” ex-cop Nick Cassidy (Sam Worthington, Avatar & Clash of the Titans) escapes from prison to plan the ultimate heist: steal a $40 million diamond from cutthroat businessman David Englander (Ed Harris), and in the process prove his innocence. From the
ledge of the famous Roosevelt Hotel, with the whole world watching, Cassidy plays a clever game of cat & mouse with the NYPD while his dutiful brother Joey (Jamie Bell) works against the clock to extract the diamond and reveal the truth.
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