On The Red Dot 2018

Uncover the personal stories of the amazing people from Singapore. What are the issues that provoke, inspire and unite us? Each monthly series reveals who we are as individuals and as a community, living and working on this ‘red dot’ that we call home. On the Red Dot airs on Channel 5 every Friday at 9.30pm, and is repeated on Wednesday at 2.30pm.

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Uncover the personal stories of the amazing people from Singapore. What are the issues that provoke, inspire and unite us? Each monthly series reveals who we are as individuals and as a community, living and working on this ‘red dot’ that we call home. On the Red Dot airs on Channel 5 every Friday at 9.30pm, and is repeated on Wednesday at 2.30pm.

Ep 1 Fri 6 Apr 2018 - Playing For Social Change
23 mins

Sports has a power beyond just fun and games. It has the ability to create positive change in people, not only in terms of health benefits, but also a child’s ability to learn and communicate. In this special episode of On The Red Dot, we follow 3 volunteers in their incredible journey to use sports to better the lives of Singapore’s underprivileged children.

Ep 1 Fri 6 Apr 2018 - Playing For Social Change

Sports has a power beyond just fun and games. It has the ability to create positive change in people, not only in terms of health benefits, but also a child’s ability to learn and communicate. In this special episode of On The Red Dot, we follow 3 volunteers in their incredible journey to use sports to better the lives of Singapore’s underprivileged children.

Ep 2 Fri 13 Apr 2018 - Step Up To The Plate 1
23 mins

Step Up To The Plate 1 - Three of Singapore’s most beloved family food businesses are facing dissent within their ranks. Can they pull together or will their different personalities tear all they’ve worked for apart?

Ep 2 Fri 13 Apr 2018 - Step Up To The Plate 1

Step Up To The Plate 1 - Three of Singapore’s most beloved family food businesses are facing dissent within their ranks. Can they pull together or will their different personalities tear all they’ve worked for apart?

Ep 3 Fri 20 Apr 2018 - Step Up To The Plate 2
24 mins

Step Up To The Plate 2 - Tension escalates as differing business ideas create friction within the ranks of our beloved family food businesses and cause projects to fail.

Ep 3 Fri 20 Apr 2018 - Step Up To The Plate 2

Step Up To The Plate 2 - Tension escalates as differing business ideas create friction within the ranks of our beloved family food businesses and cause projects to fail.

Ep 4 Fri 27 Apr 2018 - Step Up To The Plate 3
24 mins

Up To The Plate 3 - It’s time for the families to put aside their differences and put their plans into action. Will the new generation be able to step up to the plate?

Ep 4 Fri 27 Apr 2018 - Step Up To The Plate 3

Up To The Plate 3 - It’s time for the families to put aside their differences and put their plans into action. Will the new generation be able to step up to the plate?

Ep 5 Fri 4 May 2018 - Trouble Abroad 1
23 mins

Trouble Abroad 1 - A short jaunt turns into a 4-day nightmare for two Singapore hikers lost on a mountain in Malaysia that has claimed several lives.

Ep 5 Fri 4 May 2018 - Trouble Abroad 1

Trouble Abroad 1 - A short jaunt turns into a 4-day nightmare for two Singapore hikers lost on a mountain in Malaysia that has claimed several lives.

Ep 6 Fri 11 May 2018 - Trouble Abroad 2
23 mins

Trouble Abroad 2 - A young adventurer vanishes upon arriving on the first day of his first trip to Cambodia.

Ep 6 Fri 11 May 2018 - Trouble Abroad 2

Trouble Abroad 2 - A young adventurer vanishes upon arriving on the first day of his first trip to Cambodia.

Ep 7 Fri 25 May 2018 - Trouble Abroad 3
23 mins

Trouble Abroad 3 - An up and coming chef’s impulsive trip to Pattaya brings his world crashing down. But can he pick up the pieces of his body and his life?

Ep 7 Fri 25 May 2018 - Trouble Abroad 3

Trouble Abroad 3 - An up and coming chef’s impulsive trip to Pattaya brings his world crashing down. But can he pick up the pieces of his body and his life?

Ep 8 Fri 1 Jun 2018 - Trouble Abroad 4
23 mins

Trouble Abroad 4 - A young traveller’s life is forever changed on a holiday trip to New Zealand.

Ep 8 Fri 1 Jun 2018 - Trouble Abroad 4

Trouble Abroad 4 - A young traveller’s life is forever changed on a holiday trip to New Zealand.

Ep 9 Fri 8 Jun 2018 - Full House 1
22 mins

Full House 1 - Our super-sized families fight for attention, causing tempers to flare and parents to make risky decisions.

Ep 9 Fri 8 Jun 2018 - Full House 1

Full House 1 - Our super-sized families fight for attention, causing tempers to flare and parents to make risky decisions.

Ep 10 Fri 15 Jun 2018 - Full House 2
23 mins

Full House 2 - Fathering a large family with 5 or more children, we take a look at how the fathers cope and the sacrifices they make.

Ep 10 Fri 15 Jun 2018 - Full House 2

Full House 2 - Fathering a large family with 5 or more children, we take a look at how the fathers cope and the sacrifices they make.

Ep 11 Fri 22 Jun 2018 - Full House 3
23 mins

Full House 3 - Our super-sized families deal with confrontations as parents navigate different ways of parenting their children.

Ep 11 Fri 22 Jun 2018 - Full House 3

Full House 3 - Our super-sized families deal with confrontations as parents navigate different ways of parenting their children.

Ep 12 Fri 29 Jun 2018 - Full House 4
23 mins

Full House 4 - A daughter struggles and a mother’s heart breaks as super-sized issues overwhelm our super-sized families.

Ep 12 Fri 29 Jun 2018 - Full House 4

Full House 4 - A daughter struggles and a mother’s heart breaks as super-sized issues overwhelm our super-sized families.

Ep 13 Fri 06 July 2018 - Generation Gap 1: Greening Grandma
23 mins

Generation Gap 1: Greening Grandma - Like many teenagers, 15-year-old Emma wants to save the planet from choking on its waste. But her 71-year-old grandma doesn’t even recycle. When both women take on a 7-day Zero Waste in a bid to outdo the other, they don’t realise that the results will be more profound that either of them expected.

Ep 13 Fri 06 July 2018 - Generation Gap 1: Greening Grandma

Generation Gap 1: Greening Grandma - Like many teenagers, 15-year-old Emma wants to save the planet from choking on its waste. But her 71-year-old grandma doesn’t even recycle. When both women take on a 7-day Zero Waste in a bid to outdo the other, they don’t realise that the results will be more profound that either of them expected.

Ep 14 Fri 13 July 2018 - Generation Gap 2: Road Trip With Grandma
23 mins

Generation Gap 2: Road Trip With Grandma - The strained relationship between 12-year-old Simorrah and her 83-year-old grandmother is causing tension in her adopted family. But on a road trip to Malacca to discover her new heritage, Simorrah begins an unexpected journey that reveals the power of family.

Ep 14 Fri 13 July 2018 - Generation Gap 2: Road Trip With Grandma

Generation Gap 2: Road Trip With Grandma - The strained relationship between 12-year-old Simorrah and her 83-year-old grandmother is causing tension in her adopted family. But on a road trip to Malacca to discover her new heritage, Simorrah begins an unexpected journey that reveals the power of family.

Ep 15 Fri 20 July 2018 - Generation Gap 3: #Instagranny
22 mins

Generation Gap 3: #Instagranny - 15-year-old Natalie is hooked on social media, something her 71-year-old grandmother Ivy cannot comprehend. When Natalie attempts to show Ivy how to use Instagram, the teenager discovers a treasure trove of untold stories and traditional recipes.

Ep 15 Fri 20 July 2018 - Generation Gap 3: #Instagranny

Generation Gap 3: #Instagranny - 15-year-old Natalie is hooked on social media, something her 71-year-old grandmother Ivy cannot comprehend. When Natalie attempts to show Ivy how to use Instagram, the teenager discovers a treasure trove of untold stories and traditional recipes.

Ep 16 Fri 27 Jul 2018 - Generation Gap 4: What's Cooking, Grandma?
23 mins

Generation Gap 4: What's Cooking, Grandma? - 59 year-old Shanthi is a tough disciplinarian and her 11-year-old granddaughter Shruthi is mutinying against her control. Something’s got to give. Can the two find common ground, cooking together? Or will everything go up in smoke?

Ep 16 Fri 27 Jul 2018 - Generation Gap 4: What's Cooking, Grandma?

Generation Gap 4: What's Cooking, Grandma? - 59 year-old Shanthi is a tough disciplinarian and her 11-year-old granddaughter Shruthi is mutinying against her control. Something’s got to give. Can the two find common ground, cooking together? Or will everything go up in smoke?

Ep 17 Fri 3 Aug 2018 - Chef Mission 1: Thailand
23 mins

Chef Mission 1 - Chef Robin Ho journeys to the heart of Thailand to meet Daryl Tay who has been running a children’s shelter in Thailand. He comes face to face with the horrific toll that poverty and drug addiction is taking on the community.

Ep 17 Fri 3 Aug 2018 - Chef Mission 1: Thailand

Chef Mission 1 - Chef Robin Ho journeys to the heart of Thailand to meet Daryl Tay who has been running a children’s shelter in Thailand. He comes face to face with the horrific toll that poverty and drug addiction is taking on the community.

Ep 18 Fri 10 Aug 2018 - Chef Mission 2: India
23 mins

Chef Mission 2 - This week, Chef Robin Ho makes an emotional journey to one of the poorest states in India to meet a Singaporean who has turned his ancestral home into a safe harbor for children. In the past two decades, Ravi Rai has rescued over 2,000 destitute children, including runaways and glue sniffers – and in the process, transformed their lives.

Ep 18 Fri 10 Aug 2018 - Chef Mission 2: India

Chef Mission 2 - This week, Chef Robin Ho makes an emotional journey to one of the poorest states in India to meet a Singaporean who has turned his ancestral home into a safe harbor for children. In the past two decades, Ravi Rai has rescued over 2,000 destitute children, including runaways and glue sniffers – and in the process, transformed their lives.

Ep 19 Fri 17 Aug 2018 - Chef Mission 3: Malaysia
23 mins

Chef Mission 3 - Chef Robin Ho journeys to a remote island off Sabah and meets Singapore PR Alexander Yee who is fighting to save the island’s endangered sea turtles. But it’s a race time as poachers steal the eggs from the beaches and sell them in plain sight despite a government ban.

Ep 19 Fri 17 Aug 2018 - Chef Mission 3: Malaysia

Chef Mission 3 - Chef Robin Ho journeys to a remote island off Sabah and meets Singapore PR Alexander Yee who is fighting to save the island’s endangered sea turtles. But it’s a race time as poachers steal the eggs from the beaches and sell them in plain sight despite a government ban.

Ep 20 Fri 24 Aug 2018 - Chef Mission 4: Vietnam
23 mins

Chef Mission 4 - In Chef Robin’s final mission, he meets Poh Wei Ye, a Singaporean who has renewed his purpose in living by helping destitute communities in Vietnam.

Ep 20 Fri 24 Aug 2018 - Chef Mission 4: Vietnam

Chef Mission 4 - In Chef Robin’s final mission, he meets Poh Wei Ye, a Singaporean who has renewed his purpose in living by helping destitute communities in Vietnam.

Ep 21 Fri 31 Aug 2018 - Top Guns 1
23 mins

Top Guns 1 - F-15 pilot Shooter is new to aerobatic flying and is a late addition to the aerial display team. He’s up against time to master the skills and gain the trust of his cockpit partner Splice.

Ep 21 Fri 31 Aug 2018 - Top Guns 1

Top Guns 1 - F-15 pilot Shooter is new to aerobatic flying and is a late addition to the aerial display team. He’s up against time to master the skills and gain the trust of his cockpit partner Splice.

Ep 22 Fri 7 Sep 2018 - Top Guns 2
23 mins

Top Guns 2 - The pilots intensify their training for the Golden Jubilee aerial display, even as security plans swing into action for the National Day Parade.

Ep 22 Fri 7 Sep 2018 - Top Guns 2

Top Guns 2 - The pilots intensify their training for the Golden Jubilee aerial display, even as security plans swing into action for the National Day Parade.

Ep 23 Fri 14 Sep 2018 - BUS-tling 1
23 mins

In the first episode of “BUS-tling!”, an unexpected failure of the GPS locator technology leaves the Operations Control Centre (OCC) scrambling to establish contact with their bus captains and stop their bus schedules from falling into chaos.

Ep 23 Fri 14 Sep 2018 - BUS-tling 1

In the first episode of “BUS-tling!”, an unexpected failure of the GPS locator technology leaves the Operations Control Centre (OCC) scrambling to establish contact with their bus captains and stop their bus schedules from falling into chaos.

Ep 24 Fri 21 Sep 2018 - BUS-tling 2
22 mins

In the second episode of ‘BUS-TLING!’, an experienced driver becomes a trainee and discovers that there’s much more to driving a public bus than he ever thought. And a young manager who was crazy about buses when he was a boy, lives his dream in a way you’d never expect!

Ep 24 Fri 21 Sep 2018 - BUS-tling 2

In the second episode of ‘BUS-TLING!’, an experienced driver becomes a trainee and discovers that there’s much more to driving a public bus than he ever thought. And a young manager who was crazy about buses when he was a boy, lives his dream in a way you’d never expect!

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Additional Information

On The Red Dot 2018
Broadcasted2018
Genrescurrent affairs, info-ed
Seasons1
Parental guidance advised for young children