Malaysia’s feel good channel, ntv7 is set to bring about an exciting line-up of programme offerings this Raya from a string of international movie titles to a variety of favourite local entertainment shows – turning your celebration and holiday into a special one!
Get ready to be amazed by some of these blockbuster movie titles including Sherlock Holmes, How To Train Your Dragon, Inkheart, Super 8, The Files Of Kindaichi – Lost In Kowloon, and Devdas.
World class entertainment on ntv7 this Raya is further taken up a notch with a 30-minute special featuring the one and only Yuna!
Produced by award-winning director Nik Amir Mustapha, #askYuna is a unique show that presents an opportunity for fans around the world, across all age groups, to post a list of questions to their favourite singer. Viewers can expect to hear things that she has never shared before. Yuna who has been on the rise since her debut in 2008, will also perform several songs from her new album, Nocturnal, giving a colourful touch to the show.
“ntv7 is excited to celebrate this Raya and the channel’s 16th anniversary in style with this 30-minute special! The award-winning singer-songwriter who is known for her ‘effortlessly universal appeal’ of contemporary pop, acoustic folk and soulful R&B and ‘melodically irresistible songs combined with her engaging voice and expressive songcraft’ is without a doubt the perfect fit for ntv7’s audience made up of the Modern Urban Progressive Adults (MUPAs),” said Group General Manager of ntv7 & 8TV, Airin Zainul.
The channel’s award-winning women’s talk show, Bella will also be showing five episodes of Raya specials that will see hosts, Vanessa Chong and Lisa Wong taking on various activities and adventures that will leave you both amazed and inspired!
In addition to all these great titles, ntv7’s in-house variety and entertainment programmes – e7, Women’s Zone, and Good Morning Tai Tai – will each be producing a special episode on Raya with interesting activities and topics that centre around the celebration.
Apart from these Raya specials, ntv7 will also be showing a one-off Raya special gameshow entitled “Raya Fun Together”, where two teams of celebrities will battle it out for Raya gifts! Meanwhile, turn your holiday mood on with incredible movie specials featuring familiar cartoon characters including Doraemon, BoBoi Boy and Winx Club!
Remember to catch all these programmes and more this Raya on ntv7 (Channel 107)! The full Raya programme titles are listed as below:
Winx Club Movie: The Battle for Magix
27 July, Sunday, 10.00am – 11.00am
Bloom lives a quiet life with her family in Gardenia until the fateful day when she discovers that she is a fairy. She leaves Earth behind to enroll at the Alfea School for Fairies, where she and her new roommates decide to form the Winx Club. But the Trix, three evil students from the Cloudtower School for Witches, are searching for the most ancient source of power in the entire Magic Dimension The Dragon Flame – that happens to belong to Bloom. The Trix corner Bloom but she transforms into a fairy and manages to defeat them by realising her true power as the keeper of the Dragon Flame!
Boboi Boy (English Version)
28, 29 & 30 July, Monday to Wednesday, 7.00am – 8.00am
BoBoiBoy goes over to Tok Aba’s (BoBoiBoy’s grandfather) home in Pulau Rintis during school holidays. At the same time, Adu Du, an alien from planet of Atata Tiga came to Earth, searching for energy resources. He finds out that there is a powerful energy cocoa, which was extinct on his planet 30,000 years ago. Adu Du wants to conquer all the cocoa for himself, so that he could be a hero for his planet. In order to make sure his plan succeeds, he got the help from the Power Sphere (Ochobot). Ochobot however, gives power to BoBoiBoy and his new friends, Ying, Yaya and Gopal.
Doraemon: Nobita and the Island of Miracles – Animal Adventure
28 July, Monday, 9.00am – 11.00am
Nobita and Doraemon use time travel tree Mochi and catch a big bird Moa, which has been extinct for 500 years ago. To prevent the animal from extinction, Nobita and Doraemon go to Beremon Island which is protected by a golden beetle named Herakles. They meet a girl from the Rokkoro tribe and a boy who looks exactly like Nobita on Beremon Island.
26 July, Saturday, 8.30pm – 10.30pm
In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local Deputy tries to uncover the truth – something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined.
26 July, Saturday, 11.00pm – 1.00am
Holmes and his companion Watson, with aid from former adversary Irene Adler, investigate a series of murders connected to occult rituals. The villain Lord Blackwood has somehow returned from the dead after his execution with a plot to take over the British Empire using an arsenal of dark arts and new technologies. Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law
The Files of Young Kindachi – Lost in Kowloon
27 July, Sunday, 11.00am – 1.00pm
Kindaichi and Saki accompany their friend, Miyuki, to Hong Kong for a Tokyo Girly Model fashion show in Hong Kong, where she will be a replacement model. She later gets kidnapped due to mistaken identity and that’s how Kindaichi and Saki get involved in a 20-year-old case concerning the “Kowloon treasure”.
27 July, Sunday, 2.30pm – 5.30pm
After his wealthy family prohibits him from marrying the woman he loves, Devdas Mukherjee’s life spirals further and further out of control as he takes up alcohol and a life of vice to numb the pain. Starring: Shahrukh Khan, Aishwariya Rai, Madhuri Dixit
How To Train Your Dragon
27 July, Sunday, 8.30pm – 10.30pm
Long ago up North on the Island of Berk, the young Viking, Hiccup, wants to join his town’s fight against the dragons that continually raid their town. However, his macho father and village leader, Stoik the Vast, will not allow his small, clumsy, but inventive son to do so. Regardless, Hiccup ventures out into battle and downs a mysterious Night Fury dragon with his invention, but can’t bring himself to kill it. Instead, Hiccup and the dragon, whom he dubs Toothless, begin a friendship that would open up both their worlds as the observant boy learns that his people have misjudged the species. But even as the two each take flight in their own way, they find that they must fight the destructive ignorance plaguing their world.
27 July, Sunday, 11.00pm – 1.00am
Last Fourth of July, teenager Christy Bruce disappeared from a high school beach party. Her severed arm washed ashore a day later. Drunken sea captain Blaise Shaw became a hero to the small seaside community of Harmony after killing the great white shark that was deemed responsible, but the Christy Bruce murder was no shark attack. Blaise turns to ghost hunter Ava Conte. Unprepared to contend with a Ghost Shark that can hunt on land, sea, as well as anywhere there is enough water or rain to sustain its phantom form, Blaise and Ava must uncover the truth about the town’s dark past or fall victim to the Ghost Shark.
29 July, Tuesday, 9.00am – 11.00am
A young girl discovers her father, Mo has an amazing talent to bring characters out of their books and must try to stop a freed villain from destroying them all, with the help of her father, her aunt, and a storybook’s hero.
One night Mo brings out three characters from Inkheart, a story set in medieval times and filled with magical beings – Capricorn and Basta, two villains, and Dustfinger, a fire-eater. Now, 10 years later Meggie discovers the truth and it’s up to her to escape Capricorn’s evil grasp.
VARIETY & ENTERTAINMENT
Criss Angel Mindfreak Season 3 Special
27 July, Sunday, 1.30pm – 2.30pm
Criss Angel shows us a new way of magic. He performs magic like you have never experienced before. In this special episode, Criss along with many celebrity guest stars will go back to some of the most memorable Mindfreak moments when Criss performed more of his most insane illusions.
David Blaine: Real or Magic – Part 1 & 2
28 & 29 July, Monday & Tuesday, 8.30pm – 9.30pm
David Blaine: Real or Magic will air as a 2 part special and will feature Blaine performing for celebrities including Ricky Gervais, Woody Allen, Robert De Niro, Katy Perry, Stephen Hawking and former President George W. Bush.
In this special, David Blaine went after all of the people that he loved the most and surprised them with his magic tricks that couldn’t be staged or set up! He will turn the non-believers to believers!
Korean Wave Pop Concert
30 July, Wednesday, 9.00am – 11.00am
The Korean wave refers to the phenomenon of Korean entertainment and popular culture. With an all-star lineup of Kara, MBLAQ, SISTAR, f(x), BEAST, Girls’ Generation, Wonder Girls, Super Junior and DBSK, the show was held at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California.
28 July, Monday, 1.30pm – 3.30pm
FLIRTING SCHOLAR is a movie about a scholar in search of true love. Disguising himself as a houseboy, he enters a rich family in order to pursue the ravishing servant girl who has stolen his heart. Starring: Stephen Chow, Natalis Chan
In The Line of Duty 4
28 July, Monday, 11.00pm – 1.00am
Donnie Yen and Cynthia Khan are two cops from both sides of the Pacific on the trail of a drug trafficking syndicate. Khan and Yen discover to their dismay that the syndicate has more than one insider working in the law enforcement agency. As they break the rules to save a witness, the two find themselves pursued by American assassins, Hong Kong gangs and the law.
29 July, Tuesday, 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Homecoming is a series of intertwining stories about an ensemble of people on both sides of the Causeway as they head home to celebrate their Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner with their families. Starring: Mark Lee, Jack Neo, Ah Niu.
Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame
29 July, Tuesday, 11.00pm – 1.00am
The movie is a Hong Kong action mystery film directed and produced by Tsui Hark. An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu. Starring: Andy Lau, Tony Leung, Li Bing Bing, Carina Lau
IN-HOUSE VARIETY, ENTERTAINMENT & TALK SHOW
Bella Raya Special Episode 1
28 July, Monday, 11.00am – 12.00pm
Bella celebrates Raya in Kampung! Viewers will see how host Vanessa Chong prepares her Raya celebration in the countryside. Transforming her from a city girl to a countryside girl, she will learn to adapt to their lifestyle and the heartwarming Raya preparation and celebration there!
Bella Raya Special Episode 2
29 July, Tuesday, 11.00am – 12.00pm
Have you thought of all the things that we can do with just TWO simple main ingredients; rice and leaves? There are numerous from kuih-kuih, pulut panggang, Chinese rice dumplings and many more. In this episode, host Lisa Wong goes from house to house to explore the different methods being used for the most common rice wraps during Hari Raya in Malaysia such as ketupat, burasak, kelupis and for dessert, some tapai!
Bella Raya Special Episode 3
30 July, Wednesday, 11.00am – 12.00pm
“Bella Projek Baju Raya” in Vietnam is all about hunting for the best silk for baju kurung. We will reveal the secrets of how quality silks are made. There will be tips on the best ways to care for your silk – from the methods of washing, to iron and storing the material – all these and more will be shown on this special episode!
Bella Raya Special Episode 4
31 July, Thursday, 11.00am – 12.00pm
This one-hour special will feature the beautiful and talented singer Najwa Mahiaddin as she shares her sentiments on the Raya celebration, lifestyle, family, fashion and beauty. Not only that, Bella will catch up with Najwa on her latest career update and future planning. Bella will also be interviewing Najwa’s parents, Tan Sri Dato’ Muhyiddin Yassin and Puan Sri Norainee Abdul Rahman who have been supporting her career as well as her siblings. The show will also share secrets to keeping family ties and relationship together through festive celebrations like Hari Raya.
Bella Raya Special Episode 5
1 August, Friday, 11.00am – 12.00pm
Hari Raya has always been a family celebration. But some are unable to celebrate at home with their loved ones. This Raya we hear the stories of prison inmates, the homeless and those that has no place to call home and no one to celebrate Raya with. In this time of joy and celebration, let us remember those that are not as fortunate as us.
e7 Raya Special
26 July, Saturday, 5.00pm – 5.30pm
Follow host Nicholas Ong and local artistes on their adventurous food trip to Ramadan bazaars, where they search for delicious Malay traditional food and delicacies.
Women’s Zone Season 6 Raya Special
27 July, Sunday, 6.03pm – 6.30pm
What is the latest fashion for Hari Raya? Host Jan Chin introduces new trends in Malay fashion & accessories. Stylist will be invited to the programme and offer useful tips to audience on how to dress up with Raya outfits!
Good Morning Tai Tai Raya Special
28 & 29 July, Monday & Tuesday, 8.00am – 9.00am
Chef Tracy will share simple yet delicious dishes for Hari Raya including Kek Batik, ketupat, and many more! Meanwhile, actress and singer Soo Wincci will be invited to the programme to share her creative, modern Malay food recipe.
Raya Fun Together
29 July, Tuesday, 6.03pm – 7.00pm
A Raya special gameshow that features two teams of celebrities battling it out for Raya gifts. Celebrities in Team A are made up of ntv7 personalities – Adrian Tan, Leslie Chai and Karena Teo; while Team B are radio announcers from one FM – Nicholas Ong, Jack Yap and Yoon Ng. Both team A and B will need to compete in various challenges in order to be the winner.
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