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AFC to premiere its first Chinese-language original production

Scripps Networks’ Asian Food Channel has announced the premiere of Happy Foodie New Year, the network’s first Chinese-language original production.

In Happy Foodie New Year, host Calvin Soh along with guest chefs teach viewers how to make the perfect food for Chinese New Year. The show is scheduled to air on Thursday, December 19 at 9 p.m. on AFC in Singapore, which is available through StarHub.

Cheah Chee Kong (CheeK), the head of content, creative and marketing for Scripps Networks Interactive in the Asia Pacific, said: “Celebrating Chinese New Year is such a beloved and important family tradition in the Asian culture, and we at Scripps Networks are glad to be sharing this joyous season with our viewers through this brand new Original Production. Premiering our first original Chinese language series in Singapore is an important achievement for us and further exemplifies our commitment to producing quality localised content that is relevant and relatable to our viewers. We see this program as a stepping stone that can open doors to many more exciting ideas and opportunities here in Singapore and Asia.”