If you’re planning to stay indoors this long Chinese New Year weekend (because there’s only so much house-visiting one can do because of the COVID-19 restrictions), there’s plenty of entertainment to keep you distracted at home. Not sure where to begin? Let’s start with meWATCH and check out the Lunar New Year's Eve Special and a special On the Red Dot episode featuring the cast of Under One Roof and Growing Up.
And while you’re at it, don’t forget to enter the Moo Moo Prosperity Dash and collect coins for instant rewards worth over $100,000. To take part, just look out for special QR codes or passwords that will be revealed on various Mediacorp platforms, including meWATCH, Channel 5/8/U, select radio stations, Channel NewsAsia, 8 DAYS and Today.
Alternatively, you can log into the meREWARDS app/website to play mini-games released daily, or shop at participating retail outlets. Participants who spend at said outlets are also eligible for the Prosperity Grand Draw, which will take place on March 1. Promotion ends Feb 26.
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Lunar New Year Eve’s Special
Countdown to the Year of the Ox in this variety special hosted by Guo Liang, Kym Ng, Vivian Lai, Dennis Chew and Chua Enlai. Highlights include performances by Zoe Tay, Paige Chua and more; a time-travelling skit involving Phua Chu Kang, The Noose’s Pornsak Sukhumvit, and A Quest to Heal’s Luo Mingyi; and a virtual ‘lou hei’ session. You’ll also find out which TikTok videos in the Moo Moo Dance Challenge made it to the ‘Year Year Good’ song segment.
Watch it on: meWATCH, Mediacorp Entertainment Channel on YouTube, Channel 8, Thursday, live, 10.30pm
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On the Red Dot — Reunions: Under One Roof And Growing Up
The cast of the two iconic 1990s Mediacorp shows get together to reminisce the good old days. Suggestions for the next reunion special: Triple Nine (say something lah, James Lye!), Masters of the Sea (what's up, Chin Han!), and Point of Entry (too soon?)
Watch it on: meWATCH; Fri, Channel 5, 9.30pm & Sun, Channel News Asia, 6.30pm
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From now to Feb 14, meWATCHers can catch a specially curated line-up of CNY-themed content in Mandarin, English, Malay and Tamil – from foodie-mentries (Food Notes, Chilli Hunter) to travelogues (Zoom Hong Kong, Rayil Sneham) to dramas (Fred Rice Paradise, Reunion Dinner). Access them in the ‘Spring Delights’ category.
Watch it on: meWATCH.sg, from now to Feb 14