Game of Thrones
And the struggle for the iron throne continues. Originally based on the best-selling novel series A Song of Ice and Fire, the TV series has gone past where the books currently end, leaving fans with zero foresight into what could happen next. Set against the exotic landscapes of five countries, including Spain and Iceland, the drama has beaten the likes of Downtown Abbey and House of Cards to snag last year’s Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series. With the last season just over, grab the chance to catch up on Seasons 1 to 6 on StarHub Go.
- Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series
- Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
- Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film
Watch this if: You love the fantasy, the kingdoms and the magic ofLord of the Rings, but with a slightly more violent, more political twist.Watch now
Sherlock is back, as eccentric, clever and irresistibly charming as ever. The series stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the modern Holmes and Martin Freeman as his perpetually confused sidekick Dr John Watson. And it seems Sherlock’s charms extend to real life too, with Cumberbatch gaining fans, dubbed Cumberpeople, for his quirky antics, which includes announcing his marriage in a newspaper ad and stepping out of his home with a sign instructing paparazzi to photograph something more important than himself. Get lost in 3 full seasons, plus the special Sherlock Holmes and the Abominable Bride, all available on StarHub Go.
- Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
- Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
- BAFTA TV Award for Best Drama Series
- BAFTA TV Award for Best Supporting Actor
- Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Movie/Miniseries
- Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries
Watch this if: You love CSI or Criminal Minds, but want to try something lighter with a generous side of dry British humour.Watch now
Inspired by co-creator Mike Judge’s real-life industry experience, the comedy focuses on six young men founding a start-up in tech mecca, Silicon Valley. From Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer to Napster co-founder Sean Parker, try your hand at figuring out which real-life Silicon Valley moguls the show’s many quirky characters are based on. All 3 seasons are available on StarHub Go.
- Critics’ Choice Television Awards for Best Comedy Series
- Critics’ Choice Television Awards for Best Actor in a Comedy Series
Watch this if: The Big Bang Theory and/or The IT Crowd hold a special place in your heart. Or if you regularly fantasize about making it big in the tech world.Watch now
Orphan Black Season 4
She plays not one, not two, but nine characters. Actress Tatiana Maslany stars as the protagonist in this science fiction thriller, where she and her many clones are under attack. From a suburban soccer mom to a biology nerd, fanatically religious assassin and even a transgender ex-criminal, watch intently as Maslany transforms seamlessly from one clone to another.
- Critics’ Choice Television Awards for Best Actress in a Drama Series
Watch this if: You are looking to feed your geeky side with futuristic genetic technology with a generous dash of conspiracy and super versatile acting.Watch now
Descendants of the Sun
This massively-popular Korean military drama raked in an astounding 38.8% domestic viewership rating for its last episode, surpassing previous hit drama My Love from the Star. With more than a billion views in China alone, the drama has contributed an estimated US$261 million to the Korean economy and spawned tour packages to its filming locations in Korea and Greece. With such staggering success, it may be better late than never to be a new recruit in the “DOTS” army of fans.
- Paeksang Arts Awards for Grand Prize in TV
- Paeksang Arts Awards for Most Popular Actor
- Paeksang Arts Awards for Most Popular Actress
Watch this if: You’ve been thinking about trying your first K-drama or are looking for the perfect balance of humour, action, romance and drama.Watch now
Your intern life may not be that depressing after all, not after watching idol-actor Siwan struggle to survive as an intern in Korean society. Based on a popular webtoon, every actor approached by the filming crew had rejected taking up the lead role until Siwan personally voiced his interest to the director. This proved to be a wise decision on his part too, as the drama had no doubt cemented a recognition of his acting skills among critics and K-drama fans. Sob, laugh and learn with our beloved intern as he navigates the frustrations, joys and complexity of the working world.
- Paeksang Arts Awards for Best Leading Actor in Television
Watch this if: You’ve got a chronic case of the blues and need to know you’re not alone in the (corporate) world.Watch now
Nirvana in Fire
Based on a novel of the same name, the Chinese historical drama has gained a huge following in the region, even becoming the most searched daytime show in Korea. Liked for its star-studded cast and complex plot, watch a victim of palace politics embark on his journey of revenge, seeking to avenge the death of his family members using intelligent warfare methods. While popular actor Hu Ge stars as the drama’s shrewd protagonist, also look out for breakout star Wang Kai, whose acting chops and handsome features have since propelled him to fame.
- Magnolia Awards for Best Actor
- Magnolia Awards for Best Director
Watch this if:You enjoyed the survival tactics and cut-throat politics among the empresses in The Legend of Zhen Huan and are now looking for a battle between the dominant men in the palace.Watch now
Lord of Shanghai
As the last of a four drama series to mark TVB’s 48th birthday, it is only apt to feature a heavyweight cast of Anthony Wong, Kent Tong and Myolie Wu. Loosely based on real life events, watch three business tycoons battle for power amidst government politics, underground triads and war. This is also your last chance to catch a joint work by Wu and TVB as the drama is her last one before leaving the Hong Kong channel after 16 years.
- TVB Anniversary Award for Best Drama
- TVB Anniversary Award for Best Actor
Watch this if: You marvelled at the sly business strategies in TVB dramas Rosy Business and Safe Guards but want a taste of the glitz and glamour of 1930s Shanghai.Watch now
The Way We Were
Sweeping three wins at the last Golden Bell Awards, the drama tells a love story spanning 16 years, even incorporating major events such as the 2008 financial crisis. Lead actress Ruby Lin also had a hand at producing, which naturally came with its perks – every episode begins with a message from a celebrity friend of Lin, including Zhang Ziyi, Huang Xiaoming and Cecilia Cheung.
- Golden Bell Awards for Best Television Series
- Golden Bell Awards for Best Director for a Television Series
- Golden Bell Awards for Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series
Watch this if: You enjoyed hit Taiwanese movies You are the Apple of My Eye and Our Times but want something that lasts longer than two hours in a cinema.Watch now
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