New TLC series TRAVEL FOR LOVE premieres on Valentine’s Day

TRAVEL FOR LOVE is a new unscripted series that reinvents the genre of travel shows, with the added element of new relationships in foreign lands. In this series, 5 micro influencers set off on a trip of a lifetime to experience all the magic of new adventures, and the anticipation of meeting potential romantic interests, for the first time.

Travel for Love is a social experiment presenting all the thrills of travel, with a refreshing take on the beginnings of new relationships. This ten-part series takes place in 5 different cities in Asia –Kuching, Yogyakarta, Dalat, Kuala Lumpur and Bohol. Throughout the series, the influencers will experience amazing local flavors, discover stunning destinations and delve into the unique cultures of their host cities, all whilst challenging their comfort zones, by going on three blind dates. After meeting 3 romantic hopefuls, each influencer will need to choose just 1 person, to go on a second date with. Will sparks fly, or will things smoulder and perhaps ignite new,intangible connections?

Premieres Friday, 14 February 2020 at 9.25pm TLC (SKYcable ch 243 HD | 62 SD in Metro Manila).

Ep 1: Mariska Date 1

Fiercely different, Mariska, Tony, Tahanee, Honey and Samantha journey to 5 different cities seeking adventure and love. In the rainforest of Sarawak, musician Mariska from Jakarta meets first date Kevin.

Ep 2: Honey & Samantha Date 1

In KL, Filipina Samantha goes to new heights with first date Alvin. While Penangite Honey meets first date Shane in Bohol exploring romance underwater before taking the plunge into a bizarre situation.

Ep 3: Tahanee & Tony Date 1

New Yorker Tony’s first date Queenie in Dalat involves dancing and it’s an awkward start right out of his comfort zone. Malaysian Tahanee wonders if worldly first date Levi in Jogja is too much for her.

Ep 4: Mariska & Honey Date 2

Mariska meets second date, Dan in Sarawak and is forced to confront her biggest fear; worms. Meanwhile, in Bohol, Honey surprises herself by letting second date Philippe in on a dark secret from her past.

Ep 5: Samantha & Tahanee Date 2

Tahanee meets charming second date Daymasand shares intimate memories of her late mother. In KL Samantha is impressed by handsome second date Dharrshen but things take an unexpected turn.

Ep 6: Mariska Date 3 & Tony Date 2

City slicker Sean, treats Mariska to a trip of a lifetime in Kuching! Tony’s second date Jessie from Dalat loves flowers and sunsets, so she is sure to get his mother’s approval, but can she get his?

Ep 7: Honey & Tahanee Date 3

Thetwo Malaysians, meet their final date. Honey, feeling vulnerable, wears her heart on her sleeve with Marco in Bohol, whilst Tahanee goes on an adventurous date at Gua Pindul in Yogyakarta with Pajay.

Ep 8: Samantha & Tony Date 3

Flirtatious sparks fly when Tony meets Lyn in Dalat. But can they overcome the language barrier? Samantha’s thirddate Ilai in KL has left her wondering if he is the real deal.


It is the ultimate dilemma for Mariska, Tony, Tahanee, Honey and Samantha. Who will they choose for a second date? They reminisce about their journeys and theirdates as they try to make the right choice.


Mariska, Tony, Tahanee, Honey and Samantha meet their chosen second dates. Will they pursue romance or just stay friends? Mariska’s original song Aeroplane debuts in the final moments of this episode.

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What’s on Blue Ant Entertainment this January

Blue Ant Entertainment opens up the brand new year with exciting shows this January.  With the live coverage of a much-awaited Hollywood awards show and new seasons of top TV series, viewers will find a lot of compelling reasons to reach for the TV remote.

25th Screen Actors Guild Awards (live from the US)

SAG Awards

It’s actors toasting their fellow actors at the 2019 SAG Awards!  There’s pressure a-plenty  going into the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, because the SAG Awards results historically predict the eventual 2019 Oscar nominees. Keep an eye out, and see if your favorite Hollywood thespians get to bring home an award.

Catch the live coverage on January 28, Monday at 9am.  The encore telecast will air on the same day at 7.45pm.

First Dates Season 7


Catch the first-in-Asia airing of the seventh season of this fixed-rig dating documentary series.  First daters bond over mutual quirks, meet their ideal partners, or bumble their way around the dating arena.

Catch it every Monday at 8.50pm beginning January 7.

Siren Season 2


In the first season of this supernatural series, the mermaid-obsessed town of Bristol Cove descends into chaos with the arrival of a mysterious girl.  With this new season, expect more drama and more havoc as more mythical creatures make their way into town.

Catch the express-from-the-US airing of each episode of Season 2 every Sunday at 7.55pm starting January 27.  Missed the first season?  Watch the marathon airing of the first season on January 26 and 27 from 3.30pm.

Blue Ant Entertainment is the destination for the best mix of reality, drama, comedy and daily entertainment, featuring shows same day or express from the U.S. and U.K. including top-rated dramas Bull and Reign; reality programs First Dates and The X Factor UK; and dailies The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and The Late Late Show with James Corden. It is home to some of the biggest award shows in the world aired ‘LIVE,’ including The Golden Globes, American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Blue Ant Entertainment is available to SKYcable subscribers in Metro Manila on channels 53SD and 196HD.  It may also be streamed live or on catch-up on SKY On Demand.

Show details and image provided by Blue Ant Media.

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