TV show explores a future where a DNA test can help you find the perfect partner


There's a new matchmaking service in town. The matchmaker? A DNA test. Photo: Handout

The kids are finally back at school and you're finally able to breathe a little easier. Be sure to practise self-care and unwind by watching this month's latest TV shows.

The One

Based on the novel of the same name by John Marrs, The One is set in a future where finding your life partner is made incredibly easy – by simply taking a DNA test.

While the technology greatly revolutionises the dating world, it also complicates things. It all comes to a head when a man commits suicide and its inventor is implicated. This psychological thriller stars Hannah Ware and Dimitri Leonidas.

The One premieres March 12 on Netflix.

Repercussion

The rich and influential Bae family owns a thriving grocery business, thanks to the iron-fisted rule of its matriarch Yoi.It's either her way or the highway even when it comes to her family's personal lives.

When Yoi’s eldest son returns from his military service with a woman that she doesn't approve of, she tries to find him another match she deems more "respectable" instead.

Unfortunately, things take a turn for the worse when Yoi's micromanaging results in tragic consequences. Starring Mai Charoenpura and Bella Ranee Campen.

Repercussion is available on dimsum entertainment.

Grammy Awards 2021

The Grammy Awards, dubbed music's biggest night, is here. Will Beyonce, who leads the race with nine nominations, make a clean sweep?

Or will the biggest winner be Dua Lipa, Taylor Swift or Roddy Rich who have six nominations each? Also, how will the ceremony take place in light of the pandemic?

Grammy Awards 2021 airs live on March 15 at 9am on Foxlife (Astro Ch 703). Repeats at 8pm.

Slumfood Millionaire

Some of the most delicious foods in the world aren't necessarily made by renowned chefs at Michelin-starred restaurants alone.

This six-episode documentary series takes viewers to slums all around Asia and uncover the talented cooks who turn cheap, ordinary ingredients into extraordinary meals.

Slumfood Millionaire premieres March 8 at 9pm on Discovery Channel (Astro 572).

Alex Rider

London teen Alex's life just got a whole lot more exciting when he gets recruited to be a part of an intelligence operation.

The mission? To infiltrate a mysterious school Point Blanc, which claims to help troubled rich kids turn over a new leaf. But the school holds a dark secret and it is up to Alex to find out what it is. Starring Otto Farrant and Andrew Buchan.

Alex Rider premieres March 30 at 9.45pm on AXN (Astro Ch 701).

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