TV channels ntv7 and 8TV have exciting programmes lined up for the rest of the year, writes Hizreen Kamal
MEDIA Prima Berhad’s TV channels, ntv7 and 8TV, have lined up great programmes from the United States and Asia from now till year-end.
Look out for the hit series New Girl, The Big Bang Theory and Once Upon A Time, besides refreshing homegrown productions like Rooftop and Hip Hoppin’ Asia.
There’s also animation including Bakuman on 8TV (airing time yet to be confirmed) and Transformers Prime, currently airing over ntv7 every Sunday at 11.32am
Among the shows to look out for on ntv7 are:
Affairs Of A Married Couple (Now showing, Monday-Friday, 6pm)
A modern-day family comedy revolving around married couples who prefer not to have children. Starring Huang Lei, Chen Shu and Li Wen.
House Of Anubis (starts today, 12.30pm)
This Nickelodeon mystery series, set in a boarding school in England, is about Joy who goes missing and taking her place is an American student named Nina. Somehow, Nina becomes the prime suspect in Joy's disappearance. It stars Nathalia Ramos.
Babyfaced Beauty (Aug 7, Monday-Friday, 11pm)
Set against the backdrop of the fashion industry, this romantic comedy is about a woman who lies about her age and subsequently ends up falling in love with a younger man. Starring Jang Na Ra, Choi Daniel and Ryu Jin.
Rooftop (Sept 6, 8.30pm)
A brand new and intimate music series that takes a look at talented local performers. This series will feature acoustic performances by musicians such as Estranged, Liyana Fizi, Aizat, Bunkface and OAG as they rock it on a rooftop with a view of Kuala Lumpur.
Once Upon A Time (Oct 24, 9.30pm)
Created by Lost and Tron: Legacy’s writers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz, the story is set in a sleepy New England town. It revolves around a woman with a troubled past who is drawn to a small town in Maine called Storybrooke, where the magic and mystery of fairy tales may just be real. This drama fantasy series stars Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison and Josh Dallas.
The Big Bang Theory (Nov 3, 11pm)
An Emmy-award winning sitcom, the series revolves around the life of socially awkward physicists Sheldon Cooper and Leonard Hofstadter, and the hot girl next door Penny. She shows them just how little they know about life outside the laboratory. Starring Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco.
New Girl (Nov 3, 11.30pm)
It tells of Jess Day who, after a bad break-up, moves in with three single guys. More prone to friendships with women, she is not used to hanging with the boys, especially at home. Starring Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield, Lamorne Morris and Hannah Simone.
And among the exciting new shows on 8TV:
Hip Hoppin’ Asia (Oct 11, 9.30pm)
Hosted by Joe Flizzow, this show aims to take viewers on a journey across Asia to learn about the hip hop culture in each destination. The show, which aims to inspire travellers to explore Asia, sees Joe looking for the best places to visit, the best things to do and the best Hip Hop experience that Asia has to offer.
Shout! Awards 2012 (Nov 24, 8.30pm)
An awards show dedicated to recognising those who have made a great impact and creative breakthroughs in the Malaysian music, film, television and radio scenes.
Two Broke Girls (airing time yet to be confirmed)
This comedy series chronicles the lives of two waitresses in their 20s, Max and Caroline. They become best friends and one day hope to open a cupcake shop together. Starring Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs.
Apartment 23 (airing time yet to be confirmed)
Krysten Ritter and Dreama Walker star in this series about two girls who constantly find themselves at each other's throats because of the differences in their personalities.