GEM, a joint venture between Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks and Nippon Television Network offers tons of exciting Asia TV shows for everyone. This channel is the glittering jewel of Asian general entertainment which offers access to more than 500 hours of Japanese content per year exclusively from Nippon TV.
Here are some exclusive Asia titles aired on Gem.
What genres of shows are aired on Gem?
The channel features first-run and exclusive dramas, comedies and variety entertainment shows from Japan as well as other Asian territories including China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. This includes selected prime time dramas on the same day and within the same week of their broadcast in Japan. GEM also made history for being the first channel to broadcast Nippon TV’s music festival ‘THE MUSIC DAY’ LIVE, and for simulcasting the Japanese drama series ‘Guard Center 24’ at the same time as Japan.
In addition, GEM takes its shows beyond the screen and into the lives of viewers, and most recently brought Japanese star Hayami Mocomichi on promotional tours to meet with his fans in Hong Kong and Singapore.
My Loser Husband
A picture-perfect couple hides an embarrassing secret – this ideal husband is not a good office worker! Despite having a good education, Tsukasa Kobayashi (Ryo Nishikido) still manages to fumble his way through the workplace. He tries keeping the situation from his wife Sayaka (Mayu Matsuoka) who believes him to be a star in the office. Having too much pressure to deal with, he wants to quit his job. However, the couple finds out that they will soon have a new addition to their family! With a new determination and the support of his wife, watch this loving pair navigate the messy corporate jungle together!
My Loser Husband started airing 8 July and every Saturday at 9pm, Same Time as Japan.
The Emperor sends his loyal subject, Bai Ze (Leo Wu) on a mission to search for the mystical stars that will help restore peace and stability in their kingdom. Along the way, Bai Ze meets four teenagers – a troublemaker, a chef, a mysterious girl, and a princess – who join him in his journey. Will they be able to find what they are looking for and complete their quest?
Adventurous Journey started airing 7 July and every Monday to Friday at 8pm.
Idol Heart Attack
Get up close and personal with your favorite K-pop group! Catch them at their personal best as they take on the challenge of completing various missions to delight their fans.
Every week features some of K-pop’s hottest musical group artists, which include BTOB, Lovelyz, MONSTA X, B.A.P., B1A4, VIXX, and more!
Idol Heart Attack premieres on 22 July, every Saturday at 10:40pm.
The Quest Season 5
Whether it is on land, at sea, or in the air, the Earth is filled with mysteries and adventures waiting to be discovered.
In the new season of The Quest, our hilarious hosts travel once again to different parts of the world in search of answers to every mystery they encounter. Their antics and nail-biting stunts are bound to leave you hanging at the edge of your seats!
The Quest Season 5 started airing 7 July and every Friday at 10:10pm.
GEM is available on SKYCable Channel 116 in Metro Manila and on Channel 222 in Cebu, Davao, Bacolod, Iloilo, and Baguio.