Step Forward is first in-house Chinese magazine style show that takes us to the countryside to see how people use the resources of the land to get food and make a living from it.
With two older daughters, Zhou Ji Wei’s mother has hoped that her third child will be a son. Instead, she gives birth to another daughter. As a result, Ji Wei always feels like the ‘extra’ in the family. She finds comfort in a neighbour Aunty Dai and runs away to live in their home. There she meets a handsome older boy called Dai Yao Qi. Ji Wei thinks of all kinds of ways to get close to him, and the only way it seems is to be his ‘younger sister’.
3:15am is a suspense black comedy series of 5 stand-alone stories revolving around a noodle shop and the strange events that happen after it closes at 3:15am. The stories inspire the questions: How do you respond to the challenges and difficulties in life? Do you succumb helplessly to your negative circumstances or confront them with courage and strength? Your decision will determine how your situation ends. Pessimism, hopelessness and negativity will always lead to foolish decisions that will ruin your life, whereas an optimistic, positive attitude will open new paths to happiness.
Residing deep within every woman’s heart is a desire. Qian Jia Yi (Yan Yee), a rich man’s daughter, returns from overseas studies and organises a trip with her old classmates, Qi Ming Xing (Akit Tay), Bai Xue Na (Tracy Lee), Chen Jing Li (Paige Chua) and Liang Lu Lu (Ya Hui). Jia Yi wishes that her fiancé, Jia Hong (Desmond Tan), will love her forever as she is preparing to marry him. Ming Xing wishes for good health as her mother is in a vegetative state. Xue Na wishes for a happy family with her husband Yong Cheng (Adam Chen). Jing Li wishes for true love, having just broken up. Lu Lu lives a life of leisure and wishes for fame and fortune. The five women chance upon a famous artist who paints a masterpiece of them, “Beauties in Bath”. What meaning does the painting have for the five women? Can their friendship stay strong and robust in the midst of their conflicting innermost desires?
Set against the backdrop of a retired teacher and his 4 children. As a single father, Yi Xin hopes to celebrate Chinese New Year with his children every year. As his children grow older, they make their own plans but exclude him. This year makes no difference. All his children decide to cancel their trips at the very last minute and return to their hometown to celebrate CNY just to find out that their house is empty and their father is not at home. The only preparation is their favorite rice cakes and angpows which are left at the kitchen cabinet…
This is the story of a hard lesson learnt by a snobbish arrogant young man that there is no instant success, as we witness his descent from cloud nine, facing reality and humbly learns the trick of the trade from scratch. He finally succeeds by making a name in the world of bakery with the help of his mentor, the old baker from his shop but also his late uncle, through the wisdom he has left in the form of a journal.