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TVB8 2012 May Programme Highlight

2012.04.27 @ TVB8: What's News


Awesome Backpackers

Premieres 8 May Tue 9:00-10:00pm / Next day re-run 4:00-5:00am; 9:30-10:30am; 3:30-4:30pm

What could be better than randomly traveling around the world backpacking? Satisfy your wanderlust and hit the trails with two hilarious men who guide us around the world between misadventures and exciting discoveries! In ‘Awesome Backpackers’, our host will find hidden attractions rather than well-known tourist spots while meeting local people and experiencing local life.

Chasing Sleep

Premieres 25 May Fri 9:00-09:30pm / Next day re-run 4:00-4:30am; 9:30-10:00am; 3:30-4:00pm

Insomnia and sleeping too little are practically epidemic in modern societies. Many of us are guilty of sacrificing our sleep for a myriad of seemingly compelling reasons. Recently, a health research reported that sleep is closely people who sleep between 6.5 hr. and 7.5 hr. a night live the longest. Why is sleep so hard to get for some, and how does that affect everything from our performance? ‘Chasing Sleep’ is a ground breaking medical series that will make a sleep guru out of you.

Health Oddities

Premieres 25 May Thu 9:30-10:00pm / Next day re-run 4:30-5:00am; 10:00-10:30am; 4:00-4:30pm

In Hong Kong, there are a wide range of medical conditions and illnesses, this new health programme will find out details on the causes and risk factors of common illnesses, introducing symptoms and treatments of health conditions, and digging out the source of the disease

Host:Bowie Lam, Ka Lok Ng, Samantha Ko

Neighborhood Gourmet

Premieres 8 May Tue 8:30-9:00pm / Next day re-run1:00-1:30am; 8:30-9:00am; 3:00-3:30pm

King Kong and Kitty Yuen, two of the most popular idols, will make their debut food programme together to whet your appetite. A number of top chefs will be invited to help them make demonstrations into the neighborhood all over Hong Kong, in which the cooking will be judged by the locals on the spot immediately; moreover, they will find the tastiest food and snack, the most highly recommended bistro, café and restaurant from downtown to suburbs, testing their taste pallets to the maximum.

Host:Kitty Yuen, King Kong

Ace Singer

Premieres 13 May Sun 7:00-8:35pm / Next day re-run 4:55-6:30am

Top-notch actors to sing in opera notes, superstar TV hosts to play enchanted magic performance - the most jaw-dropping never-seen-talents of your beloved idols and famed celebrities, can now all be witness on the stage of “Ace Singer”! A star-studded line-up, consisting of Li Jing, Victor Huang, Koji Yano etc, will get through tough battles and challenges for the glory crown of All-Round Showbiz Master!

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TVB8 2012年4月節目精選

2012.04.10 @ TVB8: What's News



4月24日起 每周二 晚上9:00-10:00 / 翌日早上4:00-5:00、9:30-10:30及下午3:30-4:30重播

肥胖、消化不良、生活病……近年受不良飲食習慣所苦的歐美人士越趨增加。有見及此,西方名尼Mujin Sunim與名廚Kang Kaja特別負笈韓國研究寺廟飲食及藥膳文化。兩位養生大師從韓式料理、食材、餐桌文化中吸收精華,回國後更設宴待客,把所學融會於餐桌,與眾共享哲食養生之道。


4月12日起 每周四 晚上8:00-8:30 / 翌日早上1:30-2:00、8:00-8:30及下午2:30-4:00重播



4月27日起 每周一至五 晚上10:00-11:00





4月6日起 每周五 晚上9:30-10:00 / 翌日早上4:30-5:00、10:00-10:30及下午4:00-4:30重播



4月3日起 每周二 晚上9:00-10:00 / 翌日早上4:00-5:00、9:30-10:30及下午3:30-4:30重播


TVB8 2012 April Highlighted Programmes

2012.04.10 @ TVB8: What's News


Amazing Cuisine

Premieres 24 Apr Tue 9:00-10:00pm / Next day re-run 4:00-5:00am; 9:30-10:30am; 3:30-4:30pm

Seeing that patients suffered from obesity and lifestyle diseases keep increasing in western countries recent years, Canadian nun Mujin Sunim and macrobiotic chef Kang Kaja thus traveled to Korea to study the secret of healthy eating in temple food and medicinal cuisine. After their fruitful journey, these two intellectuals are going to prepare a special feast for their friends and share all of the essences they learnt from Korean food culture, ingredient, and traditional tableware.

Eat Street

Premieres 12 Apr Thu 8:00-8:30pm / Next day re-run 1:30-2:00am; 8:00-8:30am; 2:30-3:00pm

A lip-smacking celebration of North America’s tastiest, messiest, and most irresistible street food. From Tijuana-style tacos to pizzas baked in a brick oven on wheels; from classic dogs with all the fixins to sirloin burgers slathered in bacon jam; no classy delicacies or starry celebrities, only inspiring vendors and stories to introduce. Seeking out the very best curbside eats all over North America, Eat St. is your grease-stained roadmap to the ultimate street food experience.

Pretty Ugly

Premieres 27 Apr Mon-Fri 10:00-11:00pm

Adapted from a popular online novel, Pretty Ugly is starred by popular singers JJ Lin, talented musician Nicky Lee, drama idol Michael Chang and gorgeous rising actresses Alice Tseng!

Zhuang Jun Wei (JJ Lin) has been under the delusion that’s he’s handsome since childhood. When he gets into college, Zhuang is rudely awakened by the reality that he’s not so charming at all by his college friends Jin Si Si (Nicky Lee) and Fang Wen Kang (Michael Chang). However, it does not stop him from pursing his dream girl, Cindy Chu (Alice Tseng) - the ice beauty in campus. With the help of his goofy best friends, Zhuang comes up with all kinds of strategies to approach and impress Cindy. Can the beast finally win the heart of the beauty?

Cast: JJ Lin, Alice Tseng, Nicky Lee, Michael Chang

Design Superheroes

Premieres 6 Apr Fri 9:30-10:00pm / Next day re-run 4:30-5:00am; 10:00-10:30am; 4:00-4:30pm

“Design Superheroes” is a six-episode series that takes an in-depth look into the wide-ranging impact that Design makes in everyday life. While Design alone wouldn’t “save the world”, it can certainly solve problems, enhance and even create new opportunities and possibilities.

Masks Of The World / Asia Mask Route
Premieres 3 Apr Tue 9:00-10:00pm / Next day re-run 4:00-5:00am; 9:30-10:30am; 3:30-4:30pm

With beginning of human history, masks have been existed commonly in world around. In accordance with different regions and cultures, masks haven been handed down with diverse objects- shamanistic, religious, and festive. They could be worn as a form of disguise, by an actor in a performance, as part of a religious ceremony, as punishment for a criminal or in celebration of a holiday. This program follows the origin of mask culture from all around the world, probing into the tradition and cultural performance related with masks, and the spiritual faces of human beings embodied by.