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Get ready for great quality content from BBC this August in Malaysia

With Malaysians are preparing to celebrate the Merdeka month, BBC has an amazing line-up of content for every audience on BBC Player and unifi TV. Let’s find out the lineup:

We Hunt Together
Picture Shows: Top – Baba (DIPO OLA), Freddy (HERMIONE CORFIELD), Bottom – DS Lola Franks (EVE MYLES), DI Jackson Mendy (BABOU CEESAY)

We Hunt Together is intense new crime thriller that follows the relationship of Baba and Freddy, two young and troubled individuals, each with their own twisted and violent desires. With their rampant outbursts attracting the attention of detectives Lola Frank and Jackson Mendy, will the dangerous couple finally stop before it gets too late? Tackling the theme of Nature versus Nurture, We Hunt Together is a series that all crime lovers have to catch. Catch the premiere of We Hunt Together on Friday, 21 August 2020. Available on BBC First (unifiTV channel 481) and BBC Player.

The Nest

The Nest kicks off with Dan and Emily are crazy about each other. They live in a huge house in a beautiful location just outside Glasgow and want for nothing. All that’s missing is a baby –and they’ve been trying for years. Through a chance encounter they meet Kaya, an 18 year-old from the other side of the city, whose life is as precarious at theirs is comfortable. When Kaya agrees to carry their baby, it feels like they were meant to meet –but was it really by chance? Who is Kaya and what has brought her to this couple? Catch the premiere of The Nest on Friday, 7 August 2020. Available on BBC First (unifiTV channel 481) and BBC Player.

The Truth About Takeaways
Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Pull

The Truth About Takeaways is a documentary uncovers the truth: how much do we know about our fast food, what is it really doing to our health, and can science help us make smarter takeaway choices? Learn how addictive foods are changing our appetites, and what we can do about it.  Catch the premiere of The Truth About Takeaways on Thursday6 August 2020 at 9.50pm. Available on BBC Earth (unifiTV channel 501) and BBC Player – watch it on a bigger screen with Chromecast and Airplay.

Race Across The World Series 2
Filming of the second season of the BBC reality show Race Across the World. Launch day in Chapultepec Park in Mexico City. Mexico

Race Across The World Series 2 will featured five teams set off from Mexico City in a race to reach Ushuaia in Argentina. Catch the premiere of Race Across The World Series 2 on Sunday, 9 August 2020 at 8.05pm. Available on BBC Earth (unifiTV channel 501) and BBC Player.

The Restaurant that Burns Calories
Picture Shows: Fred Sirieix, Dr Zoe Williams

The Restaurant that Burns Calories highlights a restaurant like no other, where behind the scenes is not just the kitchen, but a secret gym and an army of exercisers, aiming to burn off every single calorie that the diners consume. Catch the premiere of The Restaurant that Burns Calories on Thursday, 13 August 2020 at 9.55pm. Available on BBC Earth (unifiTV channel 501) and BBC Player.

Food Factory Series 3
Photo by Darren Goldstein/DSG Photo.

Food Factory Series 3 is a mesmerising behind-the-scenes peek into the weird and wonderful processes that produce everyone’s favourite foods. Catch the premiere of Food Factory Series 3 on Wednesday, 26 August 2020 at 7.10pm. Available on BBC Earth (unifiTV channel 501) and BBC Player.

Grand Designs: House of The Year Series 5

Every year the Royal Institute of British Architects looks for the best new home in Britain, and this time Grand Designs is along for the ride. Catch the premiere of Grand Designs: House of The Year Series 5 on Tuesday, 11 August 2020 at 9.15pm. Available on BBC Lifestyle (unifiTV channel 512) and BBC Player.

The Great Australian Bake Off Series 4
Judges Maggie Beer & Matt Moran get a closer look at Sunny’s Signature

12 nervous amateur bakers grab their aprons and take their places in Australia’s famous Bake Off shed. This diverse group of home baking enthusiasts will need to use every ounce of their baking prowess and creative skills if they want to progress through the contest and earn the title of Australia’s best baker. The judges, culinary icon Maggie and acclaimed chef Matt, put them through their paces in complex technical and showstopper challenges, while comedians Claire and Mel inject each episode with a dollop of their trademark humour. Catch the premiere of The Great Australian Bake Off Series 4 on Wednesday, 26 August 2020 at 7.30pm. Available on BBC Lifestyle (unifiTV channel 512) and BBC Player.

Clangers Series 3
Everyone is pleased to have their things back from the tin bird’s nest.

The Clangers whistle their way through a new set of adventures on their little blue planet far out in the starry stretches of outer space. In this series, Small comes to the rescue when Granny, Major, Mother and the Soup Dragon get into trouble. Major unwittingly starts a dispute among the Froglets, and there’s the unexpected arrival of a space module carrying a human astronaut. Catch the premiere of Clangers Series 3 on Wednesday, 19 August 2020 at 6.15pm. Available on CBeebies (unifiTV channel 553) and BBC Player.

Friday Night Dinners Series 6
Adam (Simon Bird) , Jonny (Tom Rosenthal), Mum (Tamsin Greig) & Dad (Paul Ritter)

FIn this series, Dad buys a grotty old caravan and starts living in it, Mum almost has a heart attack when the boys both get ‘females’, Jonny buys the world’s most disgusting coat, Adam gaffer-tapes Jonny’s phone to the ceiling while Aunty Val takes up sexting, Horrible Grandma wreaks havoc in the Goodman household and Jim gets a brand new dog. Catch the premiere of Friday Night Dinners Series 6 on Friday, 7 August 2020. Available on BBC Brit and exclusively on BBC Player.

You can start watching the highlighted shows which is premiering at certain dates at http://www.bbcplayer.com/ or unifi TV in Malaysia. Let us know which series you would definitely be binge watching as well!

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