As the Year of the Sensational Snake dawns upon us, StarHub TV would like to show its thanks and appreciation to all customers by offering Free Preview of more than 30 Asian channels starting 8 Feb, 12 noon to 13 Feb, 12 noon.
These are channels from the all Chinese Entertainment Group, Chinese Infotainment Group and all 800 series channels, excludingOn Demand channels. These include KBS World (Ch 115), ONE (Ch 823), STAR Chinese Channel (Ch 822) and TVBJ (Ch 838). Full list of channels available on CNY Free Preview are listed in the table below.
Customers can also tune in to their favourite programmes while house-visiting as eight of these Asian channels will be made available on StarHub’s Internet TV service, TV Anywhere via www.starhubtv.com. They are Asia Travel (Ch 833), CBN (Ch 809), CTI (827), KBS World (Ch 115), KBS World HD (Ch 875), KMTV (Ch 846), TVBJ (Ch 838) and TVBS News (Ch 808).
StarHub broadband customers can also enjoy the Free Preview when they rent a HubStation HD or HD Interactive set-top box under theAnytime TV plan.
Key programmes during this CNY Free Preview include:
CNY Eve (9 Feb)
TVB Golden Viva Spectacular新春黄金庆典screening on TVBJ ‘Live’ (StarHub TV Channel 838)星和视界第838频道, 8.30pm
A 4-hour CNY countdown show featuring TVB artistes performing in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan.
Highs And Lows雷霆扫毒screening on VV Drama 娱家戏剧台(StarHub TV Channel 855)星和视界第855频道，7.45pm
Cast: Michael Miu; Raymond Lam; Kate Tsui; Ella Koon; Ben Wong
Starring Michael Miu, Raymond Lam, and Kate Tsui, this action-packed crime thriller centres on the Narcotics Bureau of Hong Kong Police Force and its drug-trafficking cases. The psychological battle of wits and intertwining relationships make this a compelling drama.
Shenzhen Countdown Show 2013声震新世界2013青春狂欢夜–跨年晚会screeni
Host: Zhao Yi Ou; Ou Han Sheng; Wong Cho Lam
One of China’s newest metropolises Shenzhen is known as the City of Youth. This first-of-its-kind countdown show invited idol stars like Fan Bing Bing, Nicholas Tse, Liu Qian, Guo Jing Ming, and more, to share their life experiences and inspire youths to live out their passion.
CNY Day 1 (10 Feb 2013)
Dinner Party饭局也疯狂screening on E City都会台(StarHub TV Channel 111/825)星和视界第111/825频道, 11.30pm
Cast: Fan Wei; Huang Bo; Liu Hua; Liang Guan Hua; Monica Mok
Chinese New Year series <Dinner Party> brings together 12 comedian actors and actresses within the backdrop of a renowned restaurant “Tian Yi Ren”. Much hilarity ensues when 12 restaurant patrons from different walks of life meet at the same dining table.
2013 Hao Jiao Xiang Qi CNY Special活力四蛇青春争霸战screening on E City都会台(StarHub TV Channel 111/825)星和视界第111/825频道, 1.30pm
Host: Plungon; Ah Pang; Shara Lin
The energetic and youthful <2013 Hao Jiao Xiang Qi CNY Special> brings you two teams, each led by a member of Plungon, as they face off in games, wushu, dancing and more!
2013 Million Star II CNY Special金蛇报喜旺星光–华人星光同乐会screenin
Host: Matilda Tao
This Chinese New Year special brings you performances from popular singers Rachel Liang, Jess Lee, Sean Lin, Amber An and many more. Gigi Leung, Ascent Chan and John Yuan also make their appearances!
The Assassin銅雀台screening on STAR Chinese Movies卫视电影台(StarHub TV Channel 866)星和视界第866频道，9.30pm
Cast: Chow Yun Fatt, Liu Yifei and Tamaki
The story revolves around the Eastern Han Dynasty era from a new perspective.
CNY Day 2 (11 Feb 2013)
Dragon TV Countdown Special 2013 梦圆东方‘-东方卫视跨年盛典screening on E City都会台(StarHub TV Channel 111/825)星和视界第111/825频道, 11.30am
Festive mood came alive at <Dragon TV Countdown Special 2013> where top celebrities like MayDay, Lee Joon Ki, Na Ying, Jonathan Lee and more, performed under one roof to usher in 2013. Do not miss the stunning 4D light show which lit up the Shanghai skies to mark the end of 2012.
MBC Annual K-POP Festival 2012 <2012 MBC歌谣大典> screening onE City都会台(StarHub TV Channel 111/825)星和视界第111/825频道, 7pm
<MBC Annual K-POP Festival 2012> is a year-end music programme broadcast on 31 December annually. This final music show of the year features an impressive line-up of stars to wrap up 2012 with a blast! Catch the hottest K-POP artists on E City!
My Dog Dou Dou我的狗蚪蚪screening onE City都会台(StarHub TV Channel 111/825)星和视界第111/825频道, 4pm
Cast: Jason Wang; Ivan Ho; Cathryn Lee
A local movie starring Taiwanese Hokkien drama king Jason Wang and child actor Ivan Ho from <We Not Naughty>, this story follows a boy who yearns for the love of his gambler dad. One day he brings home a dog that has an astounding ability to predict winning lottery numbers…
CNY Day 3 (12 Feb 2013)
Snake Brings Good Luck蛇来运转迎新春screening on E City都会台(StarHub TV Channel 111/825)星和视界第111/825频道, 3am
Host: Xu Nai Lin; Iris Ai
On the first day of the Lunar New Year, over 20 Taiwanese celebrities will appear on the fun-filled <Snake Brings Good Luck> to showcase their talents, cooking skills and more, making this a much-anticipated variety show!
|1||Chinese Infotainment||CTI TV
|3||Phoenix Chinese Channel
|6||CHANNEL [V] MAINLAND CHINA
|7||CHANNEL [V] TAIWAN
|10||Chinese Entertainment||E-City (+2)
|12||STAR CHINESE CHANNEL
|18||TVB Classic Channel
|19||TVB Xing He Channel
|21||channel M HD
|22||KBS World HD
|25||Shen Zhou News Channel
|28||VV Drama (+3)
|30||Celestial Classic Movies
|31||Star Chinese Movies
|32||Star Chinese Movies Legend
|33||Star Chinese Movies HD||877