Posted: 30 Dec 2011 01:18 AM PST
Start the new year picking up pointers on how to eat healthy, dress pretty, and more.
LI TV kickstarts the new year with some brand new shows. Get design savvy with The Nate Berkus Show and Paul Smith - Gentlemen Designer, discover Taiwanese cuisine in A Taste Of Taiwan - CNY Specials, explore Japanese architecture in Before And After (S2) and stay healthy with World's Best Diet.
> World's Best Diet (Jan 1, 9pm)
The average Western diet is making people fat and unhealthy. In contrast, people in some other countries stay slimmer and live longer, healthier lives. So what's their secret?
In this series, presenter Jonathan Maitland and celebrities Linda Robson, Cheryl Baker, Darren Gough and Carole Malone set out on a journey to discover why these other cultures are bucking the obesity trend and eating their way to healthier lives.
From raw fish in Japan to the low-carb diet in California, from vegetarian curry in India to the Mediterranean diet in Italy – each of the celebrities travel to a different nation, immersing themselves in the local cultural attitude towards healthy living and learning to cook their food. They are then challenged to maintain their regime when they return to Britain for five weeks.
At the same time, host Maitland examines what has happened to eating habits in Britain by reverting back to the typical post-war diet that his parents would have followed.
Which contestant will lose the most weight and emerge the healthiest? And which one of the diets could turn out to be a new way of life? World's Best Diet brings you the best eating habits and lifestyles across the world. Stay tuned for a healthier you!
> Paul Smith - Gentlemen Designer (Jan 1, 10pm) – "You can find inspiration in everything. If you can't, then you're not looking properly," says the fascinating British designer, Lord Paul Smith. Celebrating 40 years in business, Smith creates classic clothes with a twist for men and women from his London headquarters.
Director Stéphane Carrel follows Smith from London to Paris to Tokyo and back again in this behind-the-scenes film where Smith snaps away at his camera endlessly and happily poses with his legions of Japanese fans.
Smith has 400 shops and outlets in 35 countries, 12 clothing lines, 400mil Euros in yearly revenues, sales topping Chanel's, partnerships with Evian, Apple and Austin, and prestigious bicycle and race car brands. All that, and his popularity around the world is only growing. The secret of his success? A brilliant concept called "Maximising Britishness". Watch Paul Smith – Gentlemen Designer to find out how this modest bloke from Nottingham managed to get millions of men interested in fashion.
> Before And After (Sr 2) (Jan 7, 9pm) – Tune in to one of the most-watched shows in Japan – Before And After (S2), hosted by George Tokoro. This is an extremely uplifting show where top Japanese architects and workers renovate an entire house, including every single room plus the exterior and landscaping, for a deserving family in Japan.
Emphasising on environment conservation, recycled materials are used and the latest eco-technology are utilised in all renovation and construction work. Stay tuned for the dramatic changes.
> A Taste Of Taiwan - CNY Specials (Jan 15, 9pm) – Celebrate Chinese New Year (CNY) with a Taste Of Taiwan. Join host Sherry Shih as she hops from city to city, showing you how to celebrate CNY the Taiwanese way.
These three special episodes introduce to the audience the food that most Taiwanese will prepare for the festive celebration. Discover the traditional cuisines and the authentic ingredients used.Whether it is traditional tofu, meatballs, chicken or braised sea cucumber, indulge yourself and your family in the most exquisite food in Taiwan during this lunar festival.
> The Nate Berkus Show (Jan 25, 10.30pm) – Design expert and best-selling author Nate Berkus takes on design challenges, showcases home improvement and provide audiences with life-changing personal makeover stories on The Nate Berkus Show.
Known for his regular appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Berkus brings audiences an upbeat hour filled with entertaining topics like stories of the personal transformation of fascinating guests and lifestyle topics.
Offering the best in design tips and industry secrets, there are tons of takeaway information from this new and trendy daily series that features segments such as Secrets To Buying Secondhand Online and Turning Family Finds Into A Fortune.
Berkus will also welcome celebrity guests such as Elizabeth Edwards, Dolly Parton, Julianne Moore, Jamie Lee Curtis and Kim Coles. This show is your destination for living beautifully each day.Full content generated by Get Full RSS.
Posted: 29 Dec 2011 03:44 PM PST
Party your way to the New Year with great music.
IT'S the most exhilarating celebration of the year and Red FM invites you to join in the revelry with a special countdown weekend as you usher in a brand new year.
All this weekend, Red FM will be playing the top 100 songs of 2011. It's been another year of fantastic music as the industry produced a number of infectious pop hits, energetic dance tracks and beautiful ballads. Tune in to find out which songs made it to the top 100, and you may find some surprising inclusions alongside the year's biggest hits from well-known artistes such as Adele, Bruno Mars, Maroon 5, Beyonce, LMFAO, Pitbull and Kelly Clarkson.
Taking the celebration to the ground, join Red FM this Sunday in counting down to the New Year at Batu Ferringhi, Penang, with the Red FM's Remix Tour and Hard Rock Hotel Penang. It's a massive poolside party as you dance the night away to Red FM's DJ Razz and DVJ G-Mix selection of the top club songs, electronic dance tracks and dance anthem remixes.
Synonymous with music, good fun and entertainment, have an ultimate rock star experience as you dance away at Hard Rock Hotel Penang. Today is your final opportunity to pick up passes on Red FM's Eleven 2 Three With Linora (Monday to Friday, 11am- 3pm) and Red FM's Evenings With Arnold (Monday to Friday, 7pm-10pm).
The New Year celebration continues till the next day with Red FM supporting the RED 2012 New Year Celebration Concert at Garden Explore My Fiesta on Jan 1. Admission is free to this outdoor event at Taman Prima Tropika in Seri Kembangan, Selangor. Bring along your family and friends and catch performances by artistes such as Dennis Lau, Shawn Lee, as well as Namewee. There will also be a fashion show, comedy performances, games and an exciting fireworks display.
Red FM is owned and operated by The Star.
Red FM's station frequencies: Taiping, Kedah, Perlis and Pulau Langkawi: 98.1 FM; George Town and Seberang Prai: 107.6 FM; Ipoh: 106.4 FM; Klang Valley, Negri Sembilan and Tapah: 104.9 FM; Kuantan: 91.6 FM; Batu Pahat and Malacca: 98.9 FM; Johor Baru and Singapore: 92.8 FM.Full content generated by Get Full RSS.
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