Celebrate Malaysia with Anthony Bourdain, Samantha Brown and Ian Wright this August
Loved by all for its ethnic fare and cultural heritage, Malaysia is the perfect blend of an old and new society. This August, in celebration of Malaysia's Merdeka Day, TLC takes viewers on a journey through Malaysian culture, history, food and festivals with the programming event "Negaraku Special," beginning August 3 through August 31.
The dedicated Malaysian line-up features ten programmes in "Now Boarding: Malaysia," which airs every Friday at 9:00 p.m., and encores every Saturday at 8:00 a.m., Sunday at 1:00 p.m., and Friday at 3:00 p.m. Premiering episodes of "Passage to Malaysia" will also air on Tuesday, August 21 and August 28 at 10:00 p.m.
From the laid-back fishing villages of Terengganu and Kelantan to the bustling capital city Kuala Lumpur, explore the many facets of Malaysian lifestyle and traditions this August in "Now Boarding: Malaysia" of the "Negaraku Special" with TLC's most loved hosts including Ian Wright, Janet Hsieh, Anthony Bourdain, Samantha Brown, Anita Kapoor, Bobby Chinn, Jamie Aditya and K.F. Seetoh as your personal travel guides! Each episode profiles the respective television personality's outrageous adventures as they traverse the country, seeking out the authentic Malaysian experience while providing travel tips and unique insights to the country.
In the premiering episodes of "Passage to Malaysia," travel and lifestyle host, Denise Keller hits the road to explore the culinary cultures of East Malaysian states Sabah and Sarawak. It's a feast of flavours as Denise learns more about the Asia's staple food - rice, the capital's pepper farms and fish markets, and takes a bite into the Melanau people's "Tree of Life". Denise also explores Malaysia's leading contemporary artists from a perspective beyond the galleries and exhibitions, through the prism of imagination. What is it about the country that continues to inspire its people so greatly? In her travels through country, canvas and cuisine, Denise will uncover the answers with engaging subjects and stunning scenes from the heart and soul of Malaysia.
Discover the wonders of Malaysia from the comforts of your own home with the "Negaraku Special" this August on TLC!
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