Category: TV

FINAS’ Dato’ Azmir and MyDocs’ Lina Teoh talk about the future of documentaries

Courtesy of Discovery Networks, we were given the opportunity to interview two prominent figures in the film industry: Lina Teoh, the head of MyDocs and Dato’ Azmir, Deputy Director-General of FINAS to talk more on Malaysian documentaries and its future. Their opinions however, may differ from each other. How is the documentary scene now compared to a decade ago? What have been some of the biggest developments? LINA TEOH: The scene has definitely matured. Back then, most local documentary filmmakers had not really ventured into doing international productions. In fact, 10 years ago was when the first co-productions between...

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4 Things You May Not Know About Pablo Escobar

The legendary crime boss and drug lord Pablo Escobar lives on in our cultural consciousness – through films, TV series, and books, we’re watched the story of Escobar retold time and time again, and some new wrinkle to appreciate appears everytime. With Discovery (Astro Channel 551) airing Finding Escobar’s Millions – a documentary following Doug Laux and Ben Smith, former CIA operations officers as they go on the hunt for his alleged “hidden treasure” in Finding Escobar’s Millions, there’s no better time to take a closer look at the legendary crime boss. Here are 4 things you might not have...

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Interview: Ed Stafford of Left For Dead

Survivalist, explorer, and adventurer Ed Stafford has seen the extremes all over the world – from the unforgiving Australian Outback to the banks of the Amazon River, and he’s about to take on his latest challenge in Left For Dead, a brand new series by Discovery.  Set to premiere this 17th October, Left For Dead will see Ed dropped into an environment and forced to survive until extraction – or give up and be rescued. As the first man to ever walk the length of the Amazon River, Ed’s proven he has the pedigree to survive the most unwelcoming...

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R U Tough Enough? Is Back Again For “The Ultimate Edition”

By Yue Lynn KIX HD (Astro Channel 729) cordially invites Malaysians of various backgrounds to audition for the fourth R U Tough Enough?. This year’s competition will assemble ten fresh contestants to participate in The Ultimate Edition face-off hosted by returning ambassador, international MMA champion, actor and model Peter Davis. The ten competitors will undergo a series of demanding challenges which will test their physical, mental and emotional endurances to obtain the golden opportunity of being “Malaysia’s Toughest” for 2017 and winning up to RM30,000. Besides gaining monetary rewards and bragging rights, this year’s R U Tough Enough?: The...

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