Chinese New Year Line Up


(Language: Mandarin)
Kick off the 3rd day of Chinese New Year Specials with a dangerously captivating assassin blockbuster ‘Blood and Assassin’ on the 25th January 2012. Taken during the 1905th, it is a story about the revolutionary Sun Wen who has plans to visit Hong Kong to discuss his strategy about the revolution with his fellow TongMengHui members. Their decisive purpose is to conquer the corrupted Qing dynasty. If you’re looking for some dangerous action, 8TV promises you this is the right blockbuster movie to catch. So don’t miss it! Catch Blood and Assassin at 10PM on 8TV. Starring Donnie Yen, Leon Lai, Nicolas Tse, Li Yuchun, Tony Leung, Hu Jun, Wang Xue Qi, Fan Bing Bing, Zhou Yun, Eric Tsang, Simon Yam.

(Language: Mandarin)
If you’re looking for some romance or comedy or better still both in one, then Eight Happiness is perfect movie for you to catch. It has just the right amount of laughter and love stories all mixed and captured on 2hours. The story follows three brothers as they are all searching for love but got tangled in different scenarios. The love-comedy is premiering at 2PM on the 25th January 2012. Starring some of your favorite starts actors Chow Yun Fat, Jacky Cheung and the gorgeous Carol Cheng.

Language: Cantonese
Caught in between loyalty and lust is a story about a man named ‘Fat’ who is the weakest member of the ‘Secret Team’, The King’s Guardian. Fat who disguises himself to be the doctor of the emperor later finds out that the emperor is about to be assassinated by the ‘Kam’ dynasty and tries to defend him until a beautiful young lady comes along his way and try to lure him into a trap. Catch the intensity of how strong would one’s faith be or how deep would one’s lust get in Forbidden City Cop on Tuesday 24th January 2012, at 2PM to 4PM. Loyalty or Lust? Watch 8tv to find out what Fat chooses!
Cast: Stephen Chow, Carina Lau & Carman Lee

Language: Cantonese
8TV brings you the first ever Malaysian telecast of the latest 2011 Blockbuster I LOVE HONG KONG on Monday 21st January 2012 at 8.30PM to 11.30PM. I Love Hong Kong revolves around a family plot of money and property. Ng Kin’s son and his family returns to celebrate his 60th birthday but Kin is sure not aware on the tangled problem his son has brought along with him. If you’re in for a comedy blockbuster then this is the perfect movie for u to catch and laugh your lungs off! Catch Eric Tsang, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Sandra Ng and Anita Yuen in this comedy that will tickle toes.

Language: Cantonese
Based on the evolution of Kung-fu times, the Royal Emperor has appointed 12 of his guardians to protect him. Each had a name such as Royal Pig, Royal Tiger and more, they were all kung-fu masters except for one of them. Royal dog is the only guardian who firmly believes in technological and invention kung-fu despite his parents and fiancé tried their best to dissuade him. Catch the stubborn yet passionate Royal Dog and his conviction and how he proves that scientific kung-fu is the best for him. 8TV brings you a-must-see, the exciting kung-fu revolution on the other side on kung-fu in On His Majesty’s Secret Service.
Starring: Louis Koo, Barbie Hsu, Sandra Ng

Language: Cantonese
This Chinese New Year, 8TV brings you a range of variety blockbusters but if there is one movie with the combination of all aspects of a tycoon blockbuster it surely has got to be The Luckiest Man. It is a movie about power, brains, family, and greed and how one man decides to pass on his belongings to one of his sons. Ho Bee Fat (father) has strike big mahjong and now the whole family has gathered in separate sides planning plots on how to be sure the cash falls in their hands. So Bee Fat decides to giva all the cash to the son who opens the mst successful Mahjong parlor. To get things get more heated up when Bee Fat brings home a lost son. Twist and tangles begin to come around when the family members gang up on the lost son. Captivated by the drama, well expect more! Spice up your weekend by tuning in to 8TV on 21st January 2012 at 8.30PM to 10.30PM.
Starring: Bosco Wong, Nat Chan, Deng Zi Yi

Language: Mandarin
Have you been looking for a dynasty staged drama blockbuster? Surprise, surprise…8TV will be premiering The Treasure Hunter on the 24th January at 8.30PM to 11PM. The treasure hunter will truly not fail to capture your attention through-out the whole show. The show revolves around a legendary tomb and the treasures beneath it and said to be protected by an army of mysterious guardians, what is not mentioned in that tale is the danger that lies around it. A novelist, the daughter of the treasure map keeper gets abducted into the desert by a group of tomb raiders. A bounty hunter who is also the student of the treasure map keeper goes along on the journey to save the daughter by taking along the map in hopes to exchange it for her. Not too long after he leaves on his journey chaos breaks out as the news of the treasure map spreads and everyone rushed towards it. Catch this breathtaking exclusive premier of The Treasure Hunter on 8TV on ur Chinese New Year break!
Starring: Jay Chou, Chiling Lin, Eric Tsang

Language: Cantonese
A full on action packed blockbuster rings you The Tricky Master. 8TV brings you an afternoon of action and suspense all revolving around power, money and revenge. Ferarris is a gambler who holds weekend gambling gigs at his place every week, while tricking them into loosing big sums of their belongings. Police cop Chan is assigned to seize Ferraris but unfortunately gets lured into his tricks. Chan gets terminated and his rage of revenge grows. The action storms in when Chan decides to go to Wong Si Fu, the tycoon king of all gamblers. Get your share of two hours action-packed movies in The Tricky Master on the 23rd January at 2PM.
Starring: Stephen Chow, Nick Cheung, Tat-Ming Cheung

Host: Mei Sim & Lawrence
Language: Mandarin
8TV brings you a trendy fashion show which offers you several do’s and don’ts, right up Chinese New Year style! Get your swagger on and tune in on the eve of Chinese New Year, 22nd January at 1PM to 2PM. We here at 8TV want you to look your best and turn heads during this wonderful festive season!

8 E-News CNY Special (LIVE)
Host: Gary Yap, Natalie & Rickman
Language : Mandarin
8TV Entertainment News brings you the oldest and latest familiar songs and movies. Join us and reminisce along and with the sweet sounds of music and get into the feeling this joyful festive season. The show will also feature special host guest who will visit selected homes of lucky viewers.

CNY In-House Special
8TV All Stars CNY Special 2012
Premier: 24 January (2nd day of CNY)
Time: Tuesday, 6.00pm – 7.00pm
Language: Mandarin

8TV join hands together with ntv7 and One FM to promote the Chinese New Year new albums. Like a karaoke set, viewers get to sing along to popular and familiar Chine New Year tunes. 8TV brings you a once a year sing along show, be there or be square!

8TV CNY Countdown Celebration
Date: 22 January 2012 (CNY Eve)
Time: Sunday, 11pm – 12mn
Language: Mandarin

8TV brings you a show that will surely make your day with non-stop exciting lineup of variety content. This show is a great companion for viewers to stay up till wee morning hours of Chinese New Year. The show features artists performances, Feng Shui tips, local and overseas Chinese New Year greetings.

Beauty, The Land of China, Ning Xia
Telecast date: 25 January 2012 (3rd Day of CNY)
Telecast day/time: Wednesday, 9.30pm – 10.00pm
Language: Mandarin

This 30 minutes travel documentary brings you, Desmond the host of Beauty The Land of China, will bring the viewers all the way to Ningxia, China. Desmond will walk the viewers through 3 historical temples site in the province of Ningxia. 8TV gives you a beautiful opportunity to travel in the eyes of someone else into the Land of beauty. Among the destination that he will visits includes, the mysterious 108 Dagobas , Mountain Niushou “Ox-Head” and the Gao Temple.

CNY Treasure Hunt in Taiwan
Premier: 23 January 2012 (1st Day of CNY)
Time: Monday, 7.00pm – 8.00pm
Language: Mandarin

8TV’s Chinese New Years treasure hunt is back but this time in across seas in Taiwan! Four hosts of two males and two females team up in pairs to hunt for symbolic items of Taiwan to solve clues but the downfall of it is that they would have limited budget to travel from start to finish. Discover Chinese & Western cultural diversity & get to know more about the city. Together let’s experience the culture, people & way of life celebrating CNY in Taiwan.

Fortune 2012
Premier: 23 January 2012 (1st Day of CNY)
Time: Monday, 1.00pm – 2.00pm
Language: Mandarin
Host: Desmond The

8TV brings you a show about Feng Shui and how it reveals 2012’s Chinese zodiac horoscope. It The host and guest also discuss the of Do’s & Don’ts for all 12 zodiac signs to increase luck in relationship, career, studies & health. Catch this special edition of the CNY spirit through Feng Shui brought to you by 8TV.

Go-go-Go! CNY Special
Premier: 24 January 2012 (2nd Day of CNY)
Time: Tuesday, 7.00pm – 8.00pm
Language: Mandarin
Host: Baki, Rickman, Orange, Mei Sim

This is a show of several combinations which include food, songs & playing card as game feature. They will also have an appearance of Jade emperor, God of Fortune & other chinese deities during show. The hosts dress up in mischievous & playful outfits as well to compete in different segments.

Ho Chak! CNY Special 2012
Premier: 22 January 2012 (CNY Eve)
Time: Sunday, 6.00pm – 7.00pm
Language: Mandarin
Host: Orange & Winson

8TV brings you a one hour show on reunions & eating well is important to all Chinese. The show features four food categories which is a must have to usher in wealth, happiness, success & good fortune. Here’s a sneak peak of what’s delicious inside: Dried seafood, dried meat, vegetarian food, dried snack. Come and join us experience the extraordinary choice of food on the eve of Chinese New Year.

Hot Chef Getaways CNY Special
Premier: 23 January 2012 (1st Day of CNY)
Time: Monday, 6.00pm – 7.00pm
Language: Mandarin

Spin off the 2012 Chinese New Year special following the success of Hot Chef 2 (2011). This is a show where we travel & discover appetizing Chinese home cooked CNY food. Hosted by Hot Chef 2 finalists Jason & Wilson. Four main Malaysian Chinese dialect dishes Hokkien, Hakka, Cantonese, Hainanese will be presented and tasted during the course of the show.

Mandarin News CNY Special Report (LIVE)
Date: 21 January – 25 January 2012
Day/Time: Saturday – Wednesday, 8.00pm – 8.30pm
Language: Mandarin

Midday Mandarin News CNY Special Report (LIVE)
Date: 21 January – 22 January & 25 January 2012
Day/Time: Saturday – Sunday & Wednesday, 8.00pm – 8.30pm
Language: Mandarin

Presenters: Liew Li Li, Owen Yap, Jia Rong, Jing Yee, Yee Ling, Ong Ching Yee, Tiffany, Annie Kang
8TV brings you a special edition of news this Chinese New Year, a night report of news together with a midday edition. Expect special segments armed with a wealth of information of Chinese New Year. Study how local and foreign Chinese residents celebrate their CNY and highlights of special CNY activities held in Malaysia. 8TV newscaster will seek out the meaning of some special Chinese cultural practices and traditions and the happenings both locally and internationally during this one hour.

The Brilliant Mind CNY Special
Premier: 22 January 2012 (CNY Eve)
Time: Sunday, 7.00pm – 8.00pm
Language: Mandarin
Host: Owen Yap

In this one hour show 10 families compete to challenge their memory skills and mental capabilities all for cash prize winnings. The challenges incluse video recall, quizzes, numerical combinations featured. One hour of fun filled laughter and excitement is suitable for the family.

Premier: 2nd January 2011
Day/Time: Sunday, 9.30PM

Astounding news, fiery interviews, heart to heart talk and heartwarming encounters is what Truth Next Door is all about. Malaysia’s No.1 Chinese female host brings you behind the scenes and exposes the actual stories behind exclusive articles ranging from latest trends, explosive news articles that deal with sex, drama, human relationships, crime and even those that matter to the heart. Audiences also have a chance to speak out about everything that concerns them, creating awareness and appreciation of life. This is an all around talk show that covers almost all issues.

This is a show for viewers to follow the pursuit of a guest youth and show host to Malaysia’s rural outskirts and takes a look back into the traditional customs of the Chinese beliefs. Discover the challenge and mission of our guest youth who will attempt to learn appreciate the methods and techniques to share with our audiences.

CNY Variety Special
TVB 43rd Anniversary Gala
Premier: 25 January (3rd day of CNY)
Day/time: Wednesday, 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Language: Cantonese
TVB brings you the largest show which celebrates their birthday on one night. Lined up are games, chit-chtas, songs and more to entertain you as you get settled down on the 3rd day of CNY. Join us as viewers from around the world gather to watch this spectacular TV show.

Day: Wednesday
Michelle Yeoh is a Malaysian born actress who is based in Hong-Kong, very well known for her action movies and performing her own stunts which brought her to fame in the early 1990’s.

Day: Wednesday

This is the show that emulates the success and format of The Oprah Winfrey Show. Its host and creator, Chen Luyu, has been called “China’s Oprah”. The show includes a studio audience of about 300, and tackles issues that traditionally have been censored by Chinese media officials; its guests have included people who are HIV-positive, lesbians, and transsexuals. This Chinese New Year, join Hong Kong born actress Sandra Ng Kwan-yu in A Date with Lu Yu.

Premiere on Malaysian 8TV
Big Brother CNY Special
Premier: 23 January 2012 (1st Day of CNY)
Day/time: Monday, 11pm – 2am
Language: Mandarin

Big Brother is a Taiwanese comedy-variety show that featuring several amateur performances and a vast number f well-known celebrities. The show is hosted by Chang Fei as he welcomes celebrity guest and performers from Taiwan and/or abroad to perform and show off their skills!

CNY Variety Special
CNY Celebration All Over China
(Premiere on Malaysian TV)
Premier: 24 & 25 January 2012 (3rd & 4th day of CNY)
Day/time: Tuesday & Wednesday, 11.00am – 12.00pm
Language: Mandarin
This variety special let audience learn and witness how different region of China people are celebrating Chinese New Year. The program features different traditional customs, cuisines, cultural performance, acrobatics that will sure be an eye opener to the viewers.

Premiere on Malaysian TV (Pre-Astro)
Guess Guess Guess CNY Special
Date: 25 January 2012 (3rd day of CNY)
Day/time: Wednesday, 4pm – 6am
Language: Mandarin

Offers one of the most popular series in Taiwan, hosted by Jacky Wu. This CNY special delivers the most unique content of the year with invited artistes to guest judge or join in the activities.

Happy Camp
Premier: 24 January 2012
Telecast day/time: Tuesday, 12.00pm – 2.00pm
Language: Mandarin

Happy Camp is a variety show started as a general entertainment show, invited people with special talents as well as adorable children to perform in the show. It then evolved into a talent show in order to decide host of the program. Now it’s a program involves interviews and games with guests, who usually are famous artists from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and more.

CNY Variety Special
Pick Me For Spring Festival Gala
(Premiere on Malaysian TV)
Premier: 23 January – 25 January 2012
Day/time: Monday – Wednesday, 8.00am – 10.00am
Language: Mandarin

“Pick Me for Spring Festival Gala Evening” is an interactive stage where artists from all scopes of performing arts gather to compete for a position at the Spring Festival Gala Evening stage. Judges will then critic them and by evening they will count the finalized vote.

CNY Variety Special
Red vs White Superstar Showdown 2011
(Premiere on Malaysian TV)
Date: 23 January & 24 January 2012 (1st & 2nd day of CNY)
Day/time: Monday & Tuesday, 4pm – 6pm
Language: Mandarin

This is a show that presents 30 over artists including after School, Elva Hsiao, Show Luo, Shinee, Gigi Leong, Rachel Liang, Kenji Wu and so on. Presented by Taiwan Television Company and Yahoo Two media work together to create exclusive votes for the Top Ten Chinese Music Singer, bring the Taiwan annual music event to the heights of the show.

CNY Variety Special
Spring Festival Gala 2012
Preview: 23 January 2012 (1st day of CNY)
Day/time: Monday, 12am – 2.30am
Language: Mandarin

A spectacular entertainment special from CCTV China! Swing into the New Year with cultural performances, dance, comedy sketches and performances by renowned artistes. It is a winning combination for a fabulous celebration ushering in the Spring Festival with pomp and splendor. The show offers aspects of modern and traditional culture combines and produced in one.

Premiere on Malaysian TV (Pre-Astro)
Super Idol Golden Awards
Premier: 24 January 2012 (2nd Day of CNY)
Day/time: Tuesday, 11pm – 2am
Language: Mandarin

This show offer a combination of the famous Taiwanese Super Idol show. From all the past show, Super Idol Golden shows off all four Super Idol winners.

CNY Variety Special
Super Talents Show
Premier: 23 January 2012 (1st Day of CNY)
Host: Li Jing and Hu Gua
Day/time: Monday, 10am – 1pm
Language: Mandarin

Is a show divided into two teams to win fabulous prizes and gifts and at the same time bringing in different kind of charms. Modern and cultural performances and finally to celebrate Chinese New Year with the whole nation.

“Chinese New Year is a time to celebrate the joy, happiness and culture. This year 8TV offers you a wide variety of blockbuster movies and entertainment shows so that everyone can celebrate the wonderful New Year, even from your home!” says Group General Manager of 8TV & ntv7, Ms Airin Zainul. Airin ads, “We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our viewers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Make sure you stay tuned for the most exciting line up of holiday entertainment exclusively on 8TV!”

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Written by Budiey

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