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Last week, we had an exclusive opportunity to watch the first episode of Scorpion, a high-octane drama that is inspired by a true story of eccentric genius Walter O’Brien, and we had a splendid good time!

Our Personal Opinion of Scorpion

The first episode of Scorpion is truly awesome and you can expect lots of drama and action! It is also extremely interesting to note that Scorpion is inspired by a true story about eccentric genius Walter O’Brien, who saved the world several times, hacked into Nasa computers at the age of 13, and has an IQ of 197, way higher than Albert Einstein’s IQ of 165!

“According to Walter O’Brien, he estimated that 70 percent of the pilot’s plot actually occurred, although he predicted that what viewers believe is true probably isn’t and vice versa.”

The pilot [first episode of Scorpion], which airs on 22 September 2014, was directed by Justin Lin, who directed some of the “Fast & Furious” movies and is set to direct the next film in the “Bourne” series. The characters are based on Walter O’Brien and the people he works with, and the writers have changed the names and cities but episodes depict things that happened, Walter O’Brien said.

If you are a television addict whom have the likings for some action and drama based on a true story, Scorpion is a show you must watch! We trust that you will enjoy this show as much as we do!

Synopsis of Scorpion

Scorpion, inspired by a true story, is a high-octane drama about eccentric genius Walter O’Brien and his team of brilliant misfits who comprise the last line of defense against complex, high-tech threats of the modern age. As Homeland Security’s new think tank, O’Brien’s “Scorpion” team includes Toby Curtis, an expert behaviorist who can read anyone; Happy Quinn, a mechanical prodigy; and Sylvester Dodd, a statistics guru.

Pooling their extensive technological knowledge to solve mind-boggling predicaments amazes federal agent Cabe Gallo, who shares a harrowing history with O’Brien. However, while this socially awkward group is comfortable with each other’s humor and quirks, life outside their circle confounds them, so they rely on Paige Dineen, who has a young, gifted son, to translate the world for them. At last, these nerdy masterminds have found the perfect job: a place where they can apply their exceptional brainpower to solve the nation’s crises, while also helping each other learn how to fit in. Justin Lin of The Fast and the Furious directs the pilot episode.

Scorpion premieres on 23 September 2014, Tuesday, at 9:00pm [within 24 hours of the U.S broadcast] on RTL CBS Entertainment HD and you can watch it on SingTel mio TV Channel 318 and StarHub TV Channel 509.

For more news and updates about Scorpion, do check out RTL CBS Entertainment Facebook Page!

Last week, we were at the launch of the RTL CBS Extreme HD at the Wheeler’s Yard and we had an extremely exciting evening. From eating fried cockroach pupa to thrusting our bare hands into a tub full of mealworms, what we experienced were just a slice of what RTL CBS Extreme HD has to offer to viewers.
One of the challenge for the evening during the launch was to eat the cockroach pupa.

Currently available on SingTel mio TV Channel 335, RTL CBS Extreme HD will feature extreme and action-packed content with a combination of Action Series, Extreme Sports, World-Famous Illusionists, Shockumentaries, and Action Reality Programmes.

RTL CBS Extreme HD will feature first and exclusive titles such as Dynamo: Magician Impossible, Red Bull Art of Motion, Red Bull Cliptomaniacs, and Red Bull Air Races. The Channel will also bring the first, exclusive, and new series, “Criss Angel BeLIEve” that will begin in June and will be home to master illusionist, “Troy” and the International Magician of the Year 2013, “Cosentino”, along with “Fear Factor” and earlier seasons of favourite action series from CBS such as “NCIS: Los Angeles” and “Hawaii Five-O”.

One of the first and exclusive titles on RTL CBS Extreme HD is Dynamo: Magician Invisible

If you are currently a SingTel mio TV subscriber and you subscribe to the Metro Pack, Jingxuan Super, Inspirasi Super, Kondattam Super, Desi Super ot Action Gold pack, you will be able to enjoy RTL CBS Extreme HD at no extra charge.

If you are not a SingTel mio TV subscriber and you wish to sign up, you can do so at any SingTel retail shop or by contacting the SingTel sales hotline at 1609, from 9am – 9pm daily. For more information about the channel and the various cable packages, check out SingTel mio TV Website.

Red Bull Cliptomaniacs, one of the adrenaline-pumped shows that is available on RTL CBS Extreme HD

For all you TV buffs out there who are adrenaline junkies, you will definitely want to subscribe to RTL CBS Extreme HD.

Yesterday, we were at The Walking Dead Zombie Pop Up Cafe that was specially constructed for the Race The Dead Running Event, Singapore’s first ever 5K Zombie Run, at Sentosa Siloso Beach and it was quite an intriguing experience.

If you’re wondering what’s on the menu, here it is! All the food and beverage items were specially prepared by the awesome crew from Kerbside Gourmet.

Of all the items that we have tried on the menu, we like Victim 13 Cupcake the best and apart from food, blood beverage was also served to over 5,000 survivors of the Race The Dead event.

Runners had a taste of what it felt like to be inside The Walking Dead, the hit-TV show that kicked off the zombie fever around the world.

Participants also flocked to take photos with zombies from The Walking Dead Zombie Pop Up Café, and capped off an exhausting day with an exclusive outdoor screening of the latest episodes from The Walking Dead Season 4, organised by SingTel mio TV and FOX Movies Premium.

As of the time of posting this blog entry, The Walking Dead Zombie Pop Up Café and the outdoor screening of The Walking Dead Season 4 are open to the public and if you are making your way down to Sentosa Island now, don’t forget to check them out at the Quarantine Carnival, Sentosa Siloso Beach!

To catch more of The Walking Dead fever, check out FOX Movies Premium HD [SingTel mio TV Channel 414] every Sunday at 10pm. There is also a free marathon of The Walking Dead Season 1-3 available on mio TV Video on Demand for all mio TV subscribers. Simply press the VOD button on your mio TV remote control and select the “Must Watch” option to begin.

Be ready to get zombified when you catch The Walking Dead Season 4!