What to Watch Today
Secret Life Of Marilyn Monroe PREMIERE
Lifetime, Astro Ch 709, 9pm Some stories never grow old. Some celebrities continue to dazzle even decades after their death. This chronicle of how Norma Jeane Mortenson grew up a lonely child with an absent mother only to reinvent herself as Marilyn Monroe, one of the most iconic stars of all time will be fascinating, no doubt.
8TV, Astro Ch 708/Hypp TV Ch 108, 10.30pm Dai Zhi and Cher decide not to have children to maintain their peaceful lifestyle. Meanwhile, Xiu Bo and his wife Xiu Ping are still trying for a baby after many years of marriage. When Dai Zhi’s wealthy uncle is diagnosed with early stage Alzheimer’s disease, their lives are forever changed. Dai Zhi will only inherit his uncle’s vast fortune on one condition: he must have children. Will this finally change their minds? Starring Raymond Wong, Eric Tsang, Sandra Ng
TV3, Astro Ch 103/HyppTV Ch 103, 4pm Luke Wright (Jason Statham) is a two-bit cage fighter, until the day he throws a fixed match. In retaliation, the Russian mob murders his family and destroys his life. Though alone and haunted by grief, Luke springs into action to save Mei, a Chinese girl (Catherine Chan) from the same gangsters who killed his family. This lands him in the middle of a high-stakes war. The girl is no ordinary child; she’s a math prodigy who holds in her head a numerical code which various factions are ready to kill for.
Cicakman 2: Planet Hitam
TV2, Astro Ch 102/HyppTV Ch 102, 9.30pm The evil Professor Klon (Aznil Nawawi) is back. This time, not only does he want to overthrow the government and become the President of Metrofulus, he is hellbent on controlling the world’s supply of fresh water through his ingenious plan “Black Planet”. With only 72 hours before the planet turns black, Cicakman (Saiful Apek) comes to rescue. But Prof Klon hires Rrama (Tamara Bleszynski) to eliminate all his enemies, including Cicak-Man.
Without A Paddle
Paramount Channel HD, HyppTV Ch 651, 8.15pm After their friend Billy (Anthony Starr) dies, Tom (Dax Shepard), Jerry (Matthew Lillard) and Dan (Seth Green) go on a camping trip to honor his memory. The campsite, however, has special significance. Billy believed famous airplane hijacker D.B. Cooper hid money in the area, and his friends aim to find it. Unfortunately, they are not prepared for the adventure. After falling over a waterfall, they are left to the mercy of wild animals and a harsh wilderness terrain.
The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring
WarnerTV HD, Astro Ch 719/HyppTV Ch 613, 7pm The future of Middle Earth rests in the fate of the One Ring, which has been lost for centuries. Powerful forces are unrelenting in their search for it. But fate has placed it in the hands of a young Hobbit named Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood), who inherits the Ring and steps into legend. A daunting task lies ahead for Frodo when he becomes the Ringbearer to destroy the One Ring in the fires of Mount Doom where it was forged.
The Legend Of Tarzan
HBO, Astro Ch 411/HD 431, 7pm It’s been nearly a decade since Tarzan (Alexander Skarsgard), also known as John Clayton III, left Africa to live in Victorian England with his wife Jane. Danger lurks on the horizon as Leon Rom (Christoph Waltz), a treacherous envoy for King Leopold, devises a scheme that lures the couple to the Congo. Rom plans to capture Tarzan and deliver him to an old enemy in exchange for diamonds. When Jane becomes a pawn in his devious plot, Tarzan must return to the jungle to save the woman he loves.