The May Watchlist: Hollywood blockbusters, edgy new TV series, adrenaline-pumping live sport

It’s showtime! Enjoy a plethora of great entertainment with Hollywood blockbusters, reality television favourites, edgy new television dramas, to adrenaline-pumping live sport. 

Check out the highlights below:

Blockbusters Premieres

Military Wives

Premieres Saturday, May 1 at 9pm on FOX Movies (Astro CH 433 (SD) / 413 (HD), Unifi TV CH 401 (HD))

This British drama-comedy inspired by true events centers around a group of women from different backgrounds whose partners are away serving in Afghanistan. They come together to form the first military wives choir and are unexpectedly thrust on an international stage.

Hard Kill

Premieres Saturday, May 8 at 9pm on FOX Movies (Astro CH 433 (SD) / 413 (HD), Unifi TV CH 401 (HD))

After the work of billionaire tech CEO Donavan Chalmers is stolen by a terrorist, a group of mercenaries race against the clock to stop ‘The Pardoner’ from using the computer program to wreak havoc around the globe.

The Personal History of David Copperfield

Premieres Saturday, May 15 at 9pm on FOX Movies (Astro CH 433 (SD) / 413 (HD), Unifi TV CH 401 (HD))

A modern take on Charles Dickens classic tale of the extraordinary life of David Copperfield. Revisit Dickens’ iconic hero on his quirky journey from impoverished orphan to burgeoning writer in Victorian England.

Capone

Premieres Saturday, May 29 at 9pm on FOX Movies (Astro CH 433 (SD) / 413 (HD), Unifi TV CH 401 (HD))

Once a ruthless businessman and bootlegger who ruled Chicago with an iron fist, Alfonse Capone was the most feared crime lord of American lore. However, after 10 years in prison, 47-year-old Al Capone starts suffering from dementia and hauntings from his past. 

Hot on TV

Transplant S1

Premieres Monday, May 3 at 10pm on FOX Life (Astro CH 703 (HD), Unifi TV CH 455 (HD))

Dr. Bashir Hamed, a charismatic Syrian doctor, flees from his war-torn homeland to forge a new life in Canada with his younger sister. However, if Bash wants to be a doctor again, he must redo his medical training from the ground up. 

In The Dark

S1 Premieres Tuesday, May 4 at 11.50pm on FOX Life / S2 Premieres Friday, May 21 at 11.50pm on FOX Life (Astro CH 703 (HD), Unifi TV CH 455 (HD))

An irreverent blind woman in her twenties, Murphy, drifts through life in a drunken haze. But when she stumbles across her best friend Tyson’s dead body that mysteriously disappeared before the police arrive, she starts to investigate what happened to him. 

Black Monday S3

Premieres Monday, May 24 at 12.30am on FX (Astro 713 (HD), Unifi TV CH 454 (HD))

This outrageous comedy series tells the story of how a group of outsiders took on the old-boys club of Wall Street and ended up crashing the world’s largest financial system, a Lamborghini limousine and the glass ceiling.

The Stand

Premieres Monday, May 3 at 11pm on FX (Astro 713 (HD), Unifi TV CH 454 (HD))

Based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King, viewers are transported to King’s apocalyptic vision of a world decimated by a deadly man-made virus and embroiled in a battle between good and evil.

Flatbush Misdemeanors 

Premieres Monday, May 24 at 12am on FX (Astro 713 (HD), Unifi TV CH 454 (HD))

This raw and grounded comedy of city life follows longtime friends Dan and Kevin, who are adjusting to their new surroundings and struggling to thrive in the brash environment of Flatbush, Brooklyn.

Exciting Reality Competitions

The 69th Miss Universe Competition

Premieres Monday, May 17 at 8am Live on FOX Life (Astro CH 703 (HD), Unifi TV CH 455 (HD))

Tune into one of the most watched pageants in the world! Find out who will be crowned Miss Universe 2020 in the 69th edition of the competition.

The Voice S20

Finale Part 1 Premieres Tuesday, May 25 at 8am, Finale Part 2 Premieres Wednesday, May 26 at 9am on FOX Life (Astro CH 703 (HD), Unifi TV CH 455 (HD))

Find out who will be crowned the winner of The Voice S20 and which coach will claim victory in the epic two-part finale for the blockbuster vocal competition show. 

Tough As Nails S1 

Premieres Wednesday, May 5 at 9pm Live on FOX (Astro CH 704 (HD), Unifi TV CH 453 (HD))

This new competition series celebrates everyday individuals who are not afraid to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty. Competitors will be tested for their strength, endurance, life skills and, most importantly, the mental challenges that take place at real-world job sites. 

LEGO Masters UK S2

Premieres Monday, May 10 at 8pm on FOX (Astro CH 704 (HD), Unifi TV CH 453 (HD))

Eight pairs of skilled LEGO fans compete against each other to build ambitious brick creations in the second season of family-favourite LEGO Masters. 

Fear Factor MTV USA S2

Premieres Thursday, May 6 at 7.05pm on FOX (Astro CH 704 (HD), Unifi TV CH 453 (HD))

Catch the second season of Fear Factor MTV, hosted by rapper Ludacris, with new stunts inspired by urban legends, popular scary movies and viral videos from today’s cultural zeitgeist. Contestants must confront their fears to win cold hard cash.

Live Sporting Action

Roland Garros

Live from May 24 to June 13 on FOX Sports (Astro CH 814 (HD), Unifi TV CH 706 (HD))

Just seven months after last year’s event, we see the return of the French Open where the world’s best tennis players will converge and battle on clay court. 

F1

Catch the Portuguese Grand Prix (April 30 – May 2), Spanish Grand Prix (May 7 – May 9), Monaco Grand Prix (May 20 – May 23) live on FOX Sports (Astro CH 814 (HD), Unifi TV CH 706 (HD))

We stay in Europe as the races make its way to Portugal, Spain and Monaco. 

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