This week’s must-stream shows include ‘Super Dad’, Thomas Ong’s last (?) series before retirement; the Golden Horse Award-winning ‘A Land Imagined’ starring Peter Yu; a new season of ‘Chef’s Table’; and the return of Shark Week.
Twenty-part drama about three loser fathers (Jeremy Chan, Chen Hanwei, and Thomas Ong, in his final — really? — show before retirement) who acquire super powers consuming a mysterious box of chocolates. The cast also includes Paige Chua, Shane Pow and Bonnie Lo.
Jonathan Choo, Joel Choo’s elder brother, directs this week’s short film, Remember to Forget. Sheryl Ang stars as an amnesiac girl trying to recall who the loves in her life are. Ayden Sng and Benjamin Josiah Tan play her suitors.
Mediacorp’s animated 3D animated kids’ series follows a group of animals — an elephant, a Chinese alligator, a white tiger, an otter, and a blue crow pigeon — learning to navigate life in the jungle.
Watch it on: okto on 5, Thur & Fri, 5.30pm; meWATCH
Chef's Table: BBQ
Venture into the smoky, juicy world of barbecue with master chefs and pitmasters Tootsie Tomantze (USA) Lennox Hastie (Australia); Rodney Scott (USA); Rosalia Chay Chuc (Mexico). Don’t watch this on an empty stomach.
Watch it on: Netflix, Wed
Raised By Wolves
Ridley Scott produced (and directed two episodes) this sci-fi drama about two androids tasked to raise human children on a desolate planet. Think Prometheus meets The Martian, but weirder.Premiere with three episodes, with two new eps on subsequent Thursdays.
Ten-part drama starring Hilary Swank as an astronaut leading the first international expedition to Mars. But she has lots on her mind: besides her international crew, she also has to worry about her family back on Earth.
Watch it on: Netflix, Fri
Shark Week 2020
Or as the thalassophobics call it: Worst Week Ever. Kick it off with Will Smith: Off the Deep End and watch how the actor overcame his fear of the ocean. Click here for the complete line-up.
Watch it on: Discovery Channel (Singtel TV Ch 202), Mon-Sun, 9pm