E City

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This article is about the television channel, for the technology park see Electronics City.
E City
Launched 2009 (Singapore)
Network StarHub TV
Singtel TV
Owned by StarHub
Picture format SDTV 576i
HDTV 1080i
Slogan 有你,有我,有都会 (till April 2011)
娱乐。无界限 (from April 2011)
Country Singapore
Broadcast area Nationwide
Sister channel(s) Sensasi
SuperSports Arena
VV Drama
Timeshift service E City +2
都会台 +2
StarHub TV Channels 111 (HD), 825 (HD)

E City is a cable television StarHub TV channel 825 which belongs to Starhub and Singtel TV. Its programming consists solely of drama series and hot entertainment programmes from Taiwan, Japan and Korea, dubbed into Mandarin for dramas (variety shows remain Korean) and also aires highly rated Taiwanese variety shows presented by popular hosts. There are commercial breaks during programmes on every 30 minutes. Starhub CableTV's channel 826 is E City +2 channel, showing programmes they air 2 hours before at a 2-hour later timeslot, which is still under the Chinese Entertainment Basic Group together with its Start Over and Catch Up TV buttons. Now Starhub also has added Starhub CableTV's channel 111, a simulcast of E City channel 825. Initially both of them are complimentary only on for one and a half years from 25 April 2011 to 31 December 2012, however the complimentary viewing will now be extended till 31 December 2014[1]

This channel is owned by StarHub TV, alongside Sensasi, SuperSports Arena, SuperSports, and VV Drama.

In February 2012, for a period of 7 weeks, E City was the broadcaster of the Mandarin version of Fairprice Family Cook Off (S2). The English version was be broadcast by the Asian Food Channel (Ch 435).

In July 2012, for a period of 10 weeks, E City broadcast Sunslik Academy Fantasia, the first reality singing competition in Singaporean after two and a half years. Subscribers could view the contestants' status every night, including the delayed broadcast of the weekly rounds. Subscribers could also watch the contestants' status live on the now defunct Academy Fantasia Channel (Ch 110).

TV shows from April 2011[edit]

These are the shows that have been broadcast on E City since April 2011, according to the colours of the logo, blue, orange, green and purple respectively. Variety specials are not included in this list.

Current categories[edit]

7pm dramas 戏剧7点档[edit]

2nd session: Mondays to Fridays, 5.00pm - 6.00pm: (encored at 10.30am - 11.30am)

1st session: Mondays to Fridays, 7pm - 8.00pm: (encored at 9.00am - 10.00am)

Former teen 10pm drama timeslot: Mondays to Fridays, 10.00pm - 11.00pm (encored at 3.30am - 4.30am, 1.30pm - 2.30pm and Saturdays, 8.00am - 12.30pm)

Teens 四角酷[edit]

Mondays to Fridays, 11.00pm - 12.30am:

Manga: second telecast: Tuesdays to Saturdays, 7.30am - 8.00am and Sundays, 8.00am - 10.30am


  • Showbiz 完全娱乐

Former JK drama timeslot: Saturdays, 11.00pm - 1.15am; second telecasts on Sundays, 4.00am - 6.30am and at 5.00pm - 7.15pm

Kids 小绿豆[edit]

Sundays, 10.30am - 12.30pm

  • Brainy Bubbly Bug Buddies 小虫虫有大智慧
  • Dr. Arty Farty 画神闲
  • Follow Me 下课花路米
  • Fruity Pie 水果冰淇淋
  • Patch Pillows 宝宝枕丁
  • XTY Fun Tuition 阳光小学堂

Taiwan idol dramas 都会偶像剧[edit]

Saturdays, 8.00pm - 9.30pm; second telecasts on Sundays, 6.30am - 8.00am and at Saturdays, 2.30pm - 4.00pm

Weekday entertainment 娱乐8点档[edit]

Mondays to Fridays, 8.00pm - 10.00pm

Weekend entertainment 周末好康[edit]

Saturdays 7.00pm - 8.00pm

Saturdays 9.30pm - 10.30pm / 11.00pm

Sundays 7.00pm - 8.00pm

Sundays from 11.30pm - 12.30am

Every night at 12.30am

Former categories[edit]

Teens 四角酷[edit]

10pm dramas:

Taiwan idol dramas 都会偶像剧[edit]

Sunday timeslot:

JK dramas JK剧场[edit]

Weekend entertainment 周末好康[edit]

Former 9.30pm - 11.30pm timeslot


Sundays, 8.00pm - 10.00pm (simulcast with Taiwan CTV)

Sundays, 10.00pm - 11.30pm (broadcast with Taiwan FTV)

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