This year’s National Day Parade will be split into two segments — The ‘Strength of Our Nation’ morning segment at the Padang, and the evening show at The Star Performing Arts Centre. The highlights include the Mobile Column featuring 66 assets from the Singapore Armed Forces, Singapore Civil Defence Force and Singapore Police Force; a virtual choir singing ‘We Are Singapore’; and a series of short films and interviews profiling 31 Singaporeans. Hosted by Fauzie Laily, Hossan Leong, Joakim Gomez, Rebecca Lim, and Suthasini Rajenderan, the evening show culminates in a finale starting with a nationwide Pledge Moment at 8:20pm, followed by a rousing display of fireworks across 10 different sites. Catch the PM’s National Day Message at 10.05am and 6.45pm.
Watch it on: Channel 5, Sun (Aug 9), 10.20am (morning segment) & 7pm (evening segment); meWATCH
Songs We Love - National Day Special
Kick off National Day with Channel 8 celebs and essential service providers dedicating homegrown tunes to their colleagues and fellow citizens. Hosted by Dennis Chew and Quan Yifeng.
Watch it on: Channel 8, Sun, 10am (Part 1) & 11.35am (Part 2)
Dramas 2020: The Making
Catch a sneak peek at four upcoming Channel 8 dramas: the Chen Liping-starring Recipe of Life; the Rebecca Lim-led A Jungle Survivor; the Elvin Ng-Rui En vehicle Mister Flower; and Super Dad, headlined by Thomas Ong and Chen Hanwei.
Watch it on: Channel 8, Sun (Aug 9), 8.30pm
Youth Action Challenge
Reality series where 12 teams of youngsters brainstorm, pitch and develop ideas that will produce positive environmental and social changes in Singapore. The winning team takes home $50,000. With Joakim Gomez as host and Felicia Chin, Benjamin Tan and Jitenram Kiran Bala as mentors.
Watch it on: Channel 5, Tue (Aug 4), 8pm
Ah Boys to Men 3: Frogmen
The ‘Lights. Camera. Singapore’ movie-of-the-week is the third instalment in Jack Neo’s SAF franchise which reimagines the Ah Boys posse — played by Joshua Tan, Maxi Lim, Tosh Zhang and Wang Weiliang — as Naval Diving Unit recruits.
Watch it on: Channel 5, Tue (Aug 4), 10pm; meWATCH
The World’s Most Wanted
Netflix’s latest true-crime series is about the five of the world’s most wanted criminals: Mobster Matteo Messina Denaro; Samantha Lewthwaite, a British woman with ties to the terrorist militant group al Shabaab; Félicien Kabuga, a businessman who was connected to genocide in Rwanda; Mexican drug lord Mayo Zambada (above); and Russian crime boss Semion Mogilevich.
Watch it on: Netflix, Wed (Aug 5)
Three years after A Bolt of Talent, Michael Bolton is back in Asia with another talent search competition show. This time, aspiring singers from Singapore, Hongkong, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam vie for a spot to perform with Bolton on his Asian Dream tour next year.
Watch it on: AXN, (Singtel TV Ch 304 & StarHub Ch 511), Thu (Aug 6), 7.25pm
Selling Sunset, Season 3
The reality soap returns with more hot real estate, and hotter real estate agents. This season, find out who finally bought the US$40 million (S$55 mil) house from The Oppenheim Group.