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Which streaming app is right for you?

With so many streaming services offering every type of TV show and movie, it can be hard to find the one that suits you most.

Shortlist the ideal streaming app (or two, or three) for your entertainment needs with our handy guide. Then make the most of the free trials offered and settle in for some relaxing telly time on the couch, all in the name of finding the right streaming app to stick with.

For Asian entertainment

If you prefer the star power of Lee Min Ho and Leo Wu to Leonardo DiCaprio, you’re going to love these apps. WeTV gathers the best Chinese shows in one spot, iQiyi is the place to go for Chinese variety shows, while Viu has all your favourite Korean entertainment. And if you’re in the mood for Bollywood content and a spot of cricket, there’s Hotstar.

    WeTV Best Asian & Local Dramas

    Originals, C-Dramas & More!

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    iQIYI-Drama,Anime,Variety Show

    HD video with multilingual sub

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    Hotstar | Cricket, Movies & TV

    Home of Indian Entertainment

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    Viu

    Entertainment

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For slow burner originals

The original shows on these apps have garnered much critical acclaim for their quality, from plot to production. With mind-bending series like Westworld on HBO Go and the charming The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on Amazon Prime Video, you’ll find yourself tuning back in, season after season.

    HBO GO

    Stream Hollywood Blockbusters

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    Amazon Prime Video

    Originals, movies, TV, sports

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For sports fans

You don’t have to play sports to enjoy the rush of a match. From football to basketball, these apps will keep you on top of every unpredictable high and low of the different championship seasons.

    beIN SPORTS CONNECT APAC

    Entertainment

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    NBA: Live Games & Scores

    Basketball highlights & stats

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For reality TV lovers

If you love drama without being at the centre of it, reality TV is the perfect guilty pleasure.

    hayu: Watch Reality TV Shows

    Download, stream, catch up

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For edu-tainment

Fact really is stranger than fiction sometimes and nothing proves that quite like documentaries do. With intriguing tales of true crime and eye-opening trips into history, educating yourself has never been more entertaining. Watch and learn with iWonder.

    iwonder: watch documentaries

    Documentary movies and TV

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For indie film appreciation

If your taste in film runs less mainstream, you’ll find plenty to love on Viddsee. The platform will give you access to content from budding film-makers and storytellers alike. Who knows, you might discover the next big thing in film here.

    Viddsee: Watch Awesome Stories

    Short films, docus and series

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For family movie nights

It’s always great to spend time as a family watching something together on the telly. Whether you have young kids or teenagers, these apps’ diverse spread of screen offerings will keep the whole family entertained.

    Disney+

    Endless entertainment

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    Netflix

    Start Watching

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    Apple TV

    The home of Apple TV+

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