Singapore Tonight is a long-running flagship daily local news programme on Channel NewsAsia which runs daily from 22:00 until 22:30 SST/HKT, providing a round-up of all the day's events around Singapore and coverage of breaking news. The highly rated programme is presented by Genevieve Woo. Up until early July 2008, the show was aired live only in Singapore with a replay available internationally at 00:00 until 00:30 SST/HKT. In addition, a few segments of the show are available on the international edition of Asian Home News at 22:30 until 23:00 SST/HKT and 10:30 until 11:00 SST/HKT. This is only one of two main English national newscasts available in Singapore; the other being News 5 Tonight.
Singapore Idol is a reality television singing competition created by Simon Fuller and produced by MediaCorp Studios and FremantleMedia Operations BV. It began airing on MediaCorp Channel 5 on August 9, 2004, as an addition to the Idol franchise based on the UK show Pop Idol, and became one of the most popular shows in the history of Singaporean television. The concept of the series is to find new solo recording artists where the winner is determined by the viewers. Through telephone and SMS text voting, viewers have chosen as winners Taufik Batisah, Hady Mirza and Sezairi Sezali. The series employs a panel of judges who critique the contestants' performances. The original four judges during season 1 were singer/songwriter Dick Lee, Florence Lian, record producer Ken Lim and singer Douglas Oliverio. In season 2, all the judges from season 1 returned to the show except for Oliverio who was replaced by singer Jacintha Abisheganaden. In season 3, Abisheganaden left the judging panel and the rest of the judges returned to the show. From the start, the show has been hosted by Singapore celebrity and funnyman Gurmit Singh. Radio deejay Daniel Ong was the co-host of the show for season 1 and 2, while season 2 winner Hady Mirza replaced him as the co-host during season 3.
Tanamera – Lion of Singapore is an 1989 Australian drama serial which is a Co production between Central independent television and Grundy in 1989.
Just in Singapore is a Singaporean Chinese modern comedic drama which was telecasted on Singapore's free-to-air channel, MediaCorp Channel 8. It made its debut on 25 February 2008 and ended on 4 April 2008. This drama serial consists of 30 episodes, and was screened on every weekday night at 9:00 pm. This drama serial is written by the highly acclaimed scriptwriter, Ang Eng Tee, whose credits include The Golden Path, The Little Nyonya and An Ode to Life.
Star Search was a television show from 1988 to 2010 organised by MediaCorp TV Channel 8 to scout for Chinese language-speaking talent.
The latest culinary series of Destination Flavour sees Adam Liaw travel to the small island nation of Singapore. Watch as Adam goes on a journey of food, culture and family discovery like no other, travelling across the length and breadth of this Asian food mecca. In just six weeks Adam sets a challenge for himself - create a Salute to Singapore banquet dinner for some of the country's top food identities, a five-course reflection of the tastes, sights and sounds he finds along the way.
Million Dollar Money Drop: Singapore Edition was a game show which aired on MediaCorp Channel 5 in the Singapore. It was based on the UK series The Million Pound Drop Live. However, unlike the original UK version, it was not broadcast live, and there were several changes to the format. The show premiered on 9 August 2011, after the nation's 46th National Day Parade segment, and is hosted by George Young. The show's set, theme song and question cues was followed based on the British edition. About 300,000 people watched the premiere of the show.
We Are Singaporeans is a game show that aired on Singaporean English language channel MediaCorp Channel 5 about everything and anything Singapore from history to culture to trivia. Hosted by Hossan Leong, contestants will get the chance to walk away with up to $10,000 every week. The show, which will run for 15 weeks, will feature guest appearances by local celebrities and icons who will ask contestants questions relating to a particular topic. The game show title was derived from a segment of the series The Noose, which becomes a recurring joke. The Noose later parodied the idea through a satirical sketch in which The Noose company sues MediaCorp for "stealing" the idea from them and hires "Sudah Anandas" to fight their case in court.
Every Singaporean Son is a Singaporean documentary released in 2010. It serves as an education tool for all pre-enlistees during their Basic Military Training in Singapore. Most of the episodes were filmed at Pulau Tekong. 18 episodes were released. The first episode airs on 7 July 2010 on Youtube, subsequent episodes were released on every Tuesday, each clip lasted for 6 to 8 minutes. National Geographic Channel ordered the series and it will be aired in a six part episodes from 8 March 2011. In August 2011, the season branched out to another 6 part series named: Every Singaporean Son – Epilogue. The documentary was nominated for "Best Cross-Platform Content" at the 16th Asian Television Awards 2011, but the series lost to the Indian series The CJ Show. On 16 August 2012, the series branched out to its second season of Every Singaporean Son, premiering every Thursday of the week, it will be named: Every Singaporean Son II - The Making of an Officer. The series will concentrate on batch of cadets training to be officers in OCS Officer Cadet School, it will last for 20 to 25 episodes.
Every Singaporean Son – Epilogue is a Singaporean documentary released in 2011. This is the aftermath from the first season of Every Singaporean Son. 6 episodes will be released, down 12 episodes from the previous season. The first episode airs on 17 August 2011 on YouTube, each clip lasted for 6 to 8 minutes. The series branched out to its second season of Every Singaporean Son, premiering every Thursday of the week, starting from 16 August 2012, it will be named: Every Singaporean Son II - The Making of an Officer. The series will concentrate on batch of cadets training to be officers in OCS Officer Cadet School, it will last for 20 to 25 episodes.