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Sunday, December 31, 2006

TVB 2006 Year in Review

There were many incidents that happened in the HK entertainment industry for the year 2006. For example, Gillian Chung's changing room pictures exposed, Nicholas Tse and Cecilia Cheung's secret marriage, Ella's molestation by a fan incident, Lydia Shum's surgery, etc.

Now, here's a look back at what happened to TVB in 2006.


"Jade Solid Gold" hands out music report cards on the "Best Top Ten Awards Presentation".

"Lethal Weapons of Love and Passion" ratings hit rock bottom. It was the lowest-rated series. Also, thanks to that series, TVB has discontinued filming ancient series.

Ron Ng holds his first mini concert and invites Jade Kwan, Niki Chow, Bosco Wong, and Bernice Liu as performing guests.

TVB and a toy company collaborate to release merchandise such as dolls, bags, pencil cases, etc. based on the characters of Ah Wong and Ah Ho from "Life Made Simple".


TVB starts to film the situation comedy series "Welcome to the House".

The successful game show "15/16", hosted by Sammy Leung and Kitty Yuen, begins to film.


TVB announced that they will film a HK version of Sam Soon/BJ's Diary series in May, starring Myolie Wu. TVB's first consideration for the role was actually Jessica Hsuan.


Shirley Yeung receives the 42nd Chicago Television Award for 'Best Outstanding Artiste' as a blind girl.

《向世界出發》 "On the Road" premieres.

"La Femme Desperado" premieres and will eventually become the year's highest-rated series.


TVB's big production "Dance of Passion" premieres. Too bad the series was too highly promoted. The series was literally described as 'big thunder, no rain'. Ada Choi was the only one praised for her acting skills, and Kenny Wong was the only one who received all the fame.

After last year's collaboration with Universal Music and the release of "All About Men", TVB, together with Gold Label, released "Lady in Red".

"Beautiful Cooking" premieres.

The last episode of "La Femme Desperado" breaks record with ratings of 41 points. "Femme" was also the first series to have a one-hour special and the only series to release an alternate ending.


Myolie Wu appears at the costume fitting of "To Grow with Love" with her weight weighing at 143 lb. Myolie started to gain weight at the end of April and has gained over 30 lb. Jack Wu also gained weight, while Selena Li had to lose 10 lb. to make it more obvious that Myolie was an overweight girl.

"Bus Uncle" becomes the talk of the town, and TVB takes advantage of this, using it to promote the World Cup and "Men in Pain".

Sammy Leung and Kitty Yuen stop hosting "15/16" due to the radio station voting of 'Most Want to Molest Hong Kong Female Artiste'. Music companies felt that, with such a title, it would influence people to actually commit such a crime.

"Forensic Heroes" premieres. Bobby Au Yeung continues to be the 'Lucky General' and brings in good ratings. The series would become the year's second-highest rated series.

Wong He breaks Korean artiste's record and climbs Mount Everest at the elevation of 6318 meters for TVB Pay Channel.

"Welcome to the House" adds an additional 120 episodes.


In order to celebrate Hong Kong's 10th-year handover back to China, TVB announces that they will collaborate with CCTV to film a 60-episode long series 《風雲歲月》.

Insects and critters roam TVB sets!

"The Academy 2" starts filming. Why would TVB have a sequel? Why would they have part 2 and cast Sonija Kwok, Joey Yung, and Kenny Kwan? The best cast ever! Looks like I'm not going to watch this, since they are breaking up Ron and Tavia.

TVB Pay Channel's entertainment station officially broadcasts.

TVB's second annual Mr. Hong Kong title goes to Francois Huynh.

The final episode of "Forensic Heroes" receives 43 points in ratings.

Roger Kwok and Cindy Au wed after a love marathon of 7 years.

TVB signs Taiwan's 22-year-old Mike He as a TVBS-managed artiste.

Myolie Wu signs a $1,200,000 HKD deal with a slimming company. Myolie went from the slimming 110 lb. to a whopping 152 lb. to film "To Grow with Love".


Sammy Leung and Kitty Yuen resume work and continue to host "15/16".

Louisa So crowned as 'Beautiful Cookery Goddess' on the finale of "Beautiful Cooking". Vanessa Yeung was the first runner-up. Ella took home the title as 'Hell's Cookery Goddess'.

Miss Hong Kong 2006 winners: Aimee Chan, Janet Chow, and Koni Lui.

Sam Lee hosts variety game show 《遊戲天王》.
Kevin Cheng holds his mini music concert after not having one for 11 years and invites Niki Chow, Karen Tong, Miriam Yeung, Raymond Lam, and Ivana Wong.

TVB holds "Personal Rights, Dignity Hong Kong's Matter" event to protect HK artistes' personal rights.
Kevin Cheng wins the gold award at "Children's Award Presentation 2006" for "KERORO".


Yoyo Mung caught playing badminton with Ekin Cheng. Yoyo exposes her identity as Ekin's girlfriend on his birthday when she bakes him a cake. With their relationship out in the public, Yoyo gains popularity.

TVB 'gold grass' veteran Kwan Hoi San and Pao Fong pass away. Kwan was 81 years of age, while Pao was 84 years of age.

TVB releases 2007 calendar.

TVB and CCTV's co-production 《風雲歲月》 holds costume fitting and press conference. The cast members include Damian Lau, Lawrence Ng Wai Kwok, Michael Miu, Joe Ma, Raymond Lam, Ron Ng, Jessica Hsuan, Sheren Tang, Charmaine Sheh, Myolie Wu, Toby Leung, Gigi Wong, Maggie Chan, Power Chan, Mary Hon, Felix Lok, Lau Kong, Ellesmere Choy, and Rocky Cheng.

Michael Hui hosts TVB's HK version of "Deal or No Deal".

Myolie Wu loses 20 lb. in one month's time and finishes off the filming of "To Grow with Love".


Jessica Hsuan's contract as a TVB-managed artiste expires at the end of October and decides not to sign, thereby ending her 13-year service with TVB as a managed artist.

TVB 39th Anniversary Light Switching Ceremony.

Anniversary series "To Grow with Love" broadcasts. The first episode peaks at 33 points. Although the series gained a lot of media coverage while it was still in the filming process, the series is a "big thunder, little rain". People on the internet bashed the series as insulting to overweight people and that Myolie is only cute and nothing else. Myolie's weight (124 lb.) hopes to be 115 lb. on Anniversary night.

In order to make their brand image more youth-oriented, TVB held a "TVbeople Recruit Operation". Anyone between the ages of 18 to 25 years of age is eligible to sign up. The winner will receive a 2-year artiste contract and will get 365 seconds of air time each year for a promotional clip.


TVB holds the second annual "All Singers for TVB Anniversary". The male singers bring home the championship after losing out last year.

Charmaine Sheh and Kevin Cheng respectively win 'Best Actress' and 'Best Actor' at the TVB Anniversary Awards.

TVB Sales Presentation 2007.

Clarie Yiu and Thomas Lam tie the knot on November 11th, 2007.

Anita Yuen gives birth to 8 lb. baby boy.

Flora Chan reveals that she will return to TVB and film in February 2007.

Kenneth Ma steals the spotlight on "TVB 2nd Annual Artistes Dinner" with imitation of Ekin Cheng. Since Yoyo and Ekin have started dating, they have often been the object of jokes. Kenneth impersonated Ekin with his singing and bald look on stage, grabbed onto Yoyo's hand, and sang to her. The clip on YouTube reached 30,000 hits in its first week.

Anniversary series "Dicey Business" broadcasts. The cast members are praised for their acting skills. Bobby Au Yeung shows off his crying abilities.

Margie Tsang returns to film for TVB with rumoured boyfriend Kenneth Ma.

Every artiste from TVB accompanies Sir Run Run for TVB's 39th anniversary show.

TVB awards its loyal employees with a 'Long Service and Outstanding Employee Award'. Roger Kwok is awarded with a gold medal for his 20 years of service with TVB. Yu Mo Lin is awarded for her 10 years of service and will retire next year.

TVB's 'God-Son' Hacken Lee marries long-time girlfriend, 1992 Miss HK winner, Emily Lo, and holds a multimillion dollar wedding.


Bowie Lam refuses to record the finale of TVB's variety show 《江山美人》 with Wong He. Sources say Bowie cannot withstand Wong He's comments about Buddhism. Wong He denies this and says that they will both film together in Jonathan Chik's 80-episode long drama in January. Ha Yu replaces Bowie to finish the show.

Yumiko Cheng loses her pants and reveals her t-back (thong) at TVB's annual "Tung Wah Charity Show 2006" in an acrobatic performance. Yumiko failed her first attempt to perform the stunt. In her second attempt, Chin Ka Lok accidentally pulled off Yumiko's pants [due to the slippery fabric] and revealed her t-back. The clip was quickly uploaded onto YouTube and was viewed over 6,000,000 times by surfers. The media suggested that the accident was a publicity stunt.

Winnie Yeung gives birth to 7 lb. baby boy.

TVB decides to give a Christmas bonus to its artistes as an encouragement.

Bobby Au Yeung is officially known as the 'Sequel King', as "Forensic Heroes" will film a sequel in July 2007.

Esther Kwan is to return to film for TVB. She is to film a sitcom, which will be aired in March 2007.

*Elliot Yue returned to film "The Brink of Law" after immigrating to Canada. Louise Lee returned this year to film "Heart of Greed" after "A Kindred Spirit" ended in 1999. Maggie Chan also returned to film 《風雲歲月》; her last series with TVB was "Untraceable Evidence II".

That is the wrap for 2006.

Friday, December 29, 2006

Esther Kwan Returns to TVB to Save Ratings

After leaving TVB for six years, Esther will be returning to TVB and will be filming a situation comedy (sitcom). Elaine Kam Yin Ling and Angela Tong will also be in the series. As it is a sitcom, it will be airing in March when "Welcome to the House" finishes. The show will revolve around female life, so TVB hopes that it will save the ratings during the evening time slot.

Esther was always a lucky star for ratings. Even when she left in 2000, "Armed Reaction II" had ratings of 37 points, and a high of 40+ points. Wow! 2007 is going to be a good year because Flora is going to film in February, and now Esther is coming back. Esther can't pair up with Bobby because he will be filming the sequel of "Forensic Heroes" in July. Plus, he is filming with Yoyo right now. I don't think Bobby films that many series per year. It would be awesome if Bobby and Esther film together. Come on, "Armed Reaction V"! You need Ngor Jeh to help Siu Sang, Ying Chi, and Sam Yuen to find Ching Fung. It would be funny to see Esther and Ada fight for Bobby.

Personal Note: If I'm correct, Elaine Kam Yin Ling played Michelle Ye’s mom in ATV's "Central Affairs 2". She is a great actress; back in the days, she won the Golden Horse award for 'Best Supporting Actress'. She also played Carol Cheng's best friend in the movie "Heart to Hearts", which also starred George Lam and Vivian Chow.

Tuesday, December 26, 2006

2006 Top Ten Highest Rating Series


1. La Femme Desperado
2. Forensic Heroes
3. Condor Hero
4. Love Guaranteed
5. Bar Bender
6. Maidens' Vow
7. Men in Pain
8. Dance of Passion
9. To Grow with Love
10. Safe Guards

The lowest-rated series of 2006 was the foreign purchase "Hail the Judge", while "Lethal Weapons of Love and Passion" was TVB's lowest-rated series.

《女人唔易做》平均33點領風騷 06年十大收視劇集

雖然消費娛樂愈來愈多姿多采,但無線、亞視兩台提供的免費電視娛樂仍是大部分香港市民的娛樂,周一至五的黃金時段劇集部分更逾二百萬觀眾捧場,其中有話題 劇掀社會熱話,以收視排第一位的《女人唔易做》姊弟戀與不婚媽媽的題目,真正緊貼了社會步伐,贏得觀眾共鳴。平均收視33點(觀眾人數212萬),最高收 視點41點。



平均收視點高達32.7,結局篇最高收視達43點(觀眾人數276萬)的《法證先鋒》,收視排行榜佔第二位。劇集以法證部為故事背景,透過高科技蒐集證據 破案,對香港觀眾而言有一定吸引力;雖然珠玉在前,美國早已有大受歡迎的《C.S.I》系列,但這部港版《C.S.I》挺有新鮮感。不過,在《法》劇播映 期間橋段被指抄襲《C.S.I》或嫌案情犯駁也引起觀眾議論紛紛,愈多人講收視亦愈高,明年《法》劇更會開拍續集。



排第四位《愛情全保》與第五位《潮爆大狀》也是小品式題材,沒有雷聲大的宣傳;但收視卻比重頭劇《火舞黃沙》、《鳳凰四重奏》或《肥田囍事》收視更高,有 些收視情_是你估佢唔到!為佘詩曼贏得台慶頒獎禮「最佳女主角」的《鳳凰四重奏》,跨越四個不同時代背景,阿佘演四個不同年代的女性,此劇收視排第六位。

數輸得甚慘的是第八位《火舞黃沙》與第九位《肥田囍事》,皆有雷聲大雨點小的情_,收視不成正比。《火舞黃沙》集多位首席小生、花旦,還有幕後的黃金陣 容,可惜給觀眾留下深印象只是黃沙滾滾與偏黃的畫面。胡杏兒真正為藝術犧牲增肥50磅演肥妹角色,可惜未能討好觀眾。



*Article from mingpao
*Pictures from tvb.com

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Shine 《Shine On》


《Shine On》 took over a year to prep. This is Shine's first album release with Warner after leaving EMI. This album features hits like "Famous" and "Normal". In order to complement the album's concept, Tsui Tin You and Wong You Nam appear topless for the photo shoot and exhibit many different jumping poses. You Nam steals the limelight by revealing his 6-pack abdominals. Tin You, on the other hand, has lost 10 lb.

Track List:
01. Computer Data No Playable
02. 鼎鼎大名 Music Video
03. 俗 Music Video
04. Shine On/Growing Up (Instrumental)
05. 鼎鼎大名
06. 俗
07. 情人與狗
08. 迷失決勝分
09. 晴天霹靂
10. 戰友
11. 任我
12. 二手之家
13. 一點點
14. 流星月台

Check out Shine's album at YesAsia!

Monday, December 18, 2006

Kenneth Ma & Bernice Liu


Kenneth and Bernice appeared together at a 'Smart Pets Event' yesterday. The two have filmed in "Survivor's Law" "Into Thin Air" and the soon to be aired "The Brink of Law". Their outer appearance seem like a matching couple. Plus, they showed a lot of chemistry in "Into Thin Air". I wouldn't mind if they paired up more in upcoming series.

Thursday, December 14, 2006

藝人原名 (女)

Female Artistes

陳慧琳 --- 陳慧汶
Kelly Chen Wai Lam --- Chen Wai Man

楊千樺 --- 楊澤嬅
Miriam Yeung Chin Wah --- Yeung Chak Wah

汪明荃 --- 方巧麗
Liza Wang Ming Chuen --- Fong Hau Lai

鄭裕玲 --- 鄭曉同
Carol Cheng Yu Ling --- Cheng Hui Tung

羅蘭 --- 盧燕英
Helena Law Lan --- Lo Yin Ying

蕭芳芳 --- 蕭亮
Josephine Siu Fong Fong --- Siu Leung

關之琳 --- 關家慧
Rosamund Kwan Chi Lam --- Kwan Ka Wai

葉童 --- 李思思
Cecilia Yip Tung --- Lee Si Si

梁詠琪 --- 梁碧姿
Gigi Leung Wing Kei --- Leung Bik Chi

鍾欣桐 --- 鍾嘉勵
Gillian Chung Yan Tung --- Chung Ka Lai

彭羚 --- 彭映盈
Cass Phang Ling --- Phang Ying Ying

李汶 --- 李美琳
Coco Lee Man --- Lee Mei Lam

應采兒 --- 丁敏
Cherrie Ying Choi Yi --- Ting Man

姚嘉妮 --- 袁加文
Claire Yiu Ka Nei --- Yuen Ka Man

盧巧音 --- 盧家英
Candy Lo Hau Yam --- Lo Ka Ying

舒淇 --- 林立慧
Shu Qi --- Lin Li Hui (Lam Lap Wai)

蔡依林 --- 蔡宜凌
Jolin Tsai Yi Lin --- Choi Yi Ling

唐詩詠 --- 唐思盈
Natalie Tong Si Wing --- Tong Si Ying

趙學而 --- 趙慧燕
Bondy Chiu Hok Yi --- Chiu Wai Yin

唐寧 --- 江麗娜
Leila Tong Ning --- Kong Lai Na

利嘉兒 --- 郭俐俐
Lily Li Ka Yi --- Kwok Lei Lei

衛蘭 --- 鄭安琪
Janice M. Vidal (Wei Lan) --- Cheng On Kei

溫碧霞 --- 溫啤霞
Irene Wan Bik Ha --- Wan Be Ha

焦媛 --- 焦繼春
Perry Chiu Woon --- Chiu Gai Chun

葉玉卿 --- 葉金鳳
Veronica Yip Yuk Hing --- Yip Kam Fung

盧苑茵 --- 盧明麗
Angelina Lo Yuen Yan --- Lo Ming Lai

蕭亞軒 --- 蕭雅之
Elva Hsiao --- Siu Nga Chi

黃婉伶 --- 黃婉佩 @ 2R
Race Wong Yuen Ling --- Wong Yuen Pui

關心妍 --- 關惠雯
Jade Kwan Sam Yin --- Kwan Wai Man

李籠怡 --- 李亮頤
Tiffany Lee Lung Yi --- Lee Leung Yee

梁洛施 --- 梁樂瑤
Isabella Leung Lok Si --- Leung Lok Yiu

鄭希怡 --- 鄭列瓊
Yumiko Cheng Hei Yi --- Cheng Lit King

陳文媛 --- 陳詠雯
Bobo Chan Man Woon --- Chan Wing Man

郭芯其 --- 郭斌妮
Rammie Guo --- Kwok Ban Nei

趙頌茹 --- 趙潤敏
Yu Chiu Chung Yu --- Chiu Yun Man

吳日言 --- 吳凱欣
Yan Ng Yat Yin --- Ng Hoi Yan

小雪 --- 蔡雪敏
Elle Choi (Siu Suet) --- Choi Suet Man

王馨平 --- 王傳音
Linda Wong Hing Ping --- Wong Bok Yam

傅明憲 --- 傅翎芝
Gigi Fu Ming Hin --- Fu Ling Chi

羅明珠 --- 羅皓茵
Bonnie Law Ming Chu --- Law Ho Yan

徐若瑄 --- 徐淑娟
Vivian Hsu --- Tsui Suk Kuen

徐懷鈺 --- 徐曉春
Yuki Hsu --- Tsui Hui Chun

許美靜 --- 許美鳳
Mavis Hee --- Hui Mei Fung

黃泆潼 --- 黃普欣
Iris Wong Yat Tung --- Wong Po Yan

Personal Note: Man, some of these female artistes have some really old-fashioned names. Yumiko's name is 'King', as in Kingdom Yuen's character name in "A Kindred Spirit". The funniest name would have to be Irene Wan's real name.

藝人原名 (男)

Many artistes like to use fake names when they first take a step into the entertainment industry. Here are some of the male artistes' real/original names.

Male Artistes

劉德華 --- 劉福榮
Andy Lau Tak Wah --- Lau Fuk Wing

黎明 --- 黎捷
Leon Lai Ming --- Lai Chit

張國榮 --- 張發宗
Leslie Cheung Kwok Wing --- Cheung Fat Chung

黃秋生 --- 黃宗志
Anthony Wong Chau Sang --- Wong Chung Chi

鄭少秋 --- 鄭創世
Adam Cheng Siu Chau --- Cheng Chong Sai

歐陽震華 --- 歐陽耀泉
Bobby Au Yeung Chun Wah --- Au Yeung Yiu Chuen

羅嘉良 --- 羅浩良
Gallen Lo Ka Leung --- Lo Ho Leung

郭晉安 --- 郭亞安
Roger Kwok Chun On --- Kwok Ah On

吳鎮宇 --- 吳志強
Francis Ng Chun Yu --- Ng Chi Keung

馬浚偉 --- 馬志偉
Steven Ma Chun Wai --- Ma Chi Wai

江華 --- 陳木華
Kwong Wa --- Chan Muk Wah

王喜 --- 鄺毅兒
Wong He --- Kwong Ngai Yi

苗僑偉 --- 方志華
Michael Miu Kiu Wai --- Fong Chi Wah

秦沛 --- 姜昌年
Paul Chun Pui --- Geung Cheung Nin

姜大衛 --- 姜偉年
John Chiang --- Geung Wai Nin

羅文 --- 譚伯先
Roman Tam --- Tam Bak Sin

黃霑 --- 黃湛森
James Wong Jim --- Wong Cham Sam

成龍 --- 陳港生
Jackie Chan --- Chan Kong Sang

吳卓羲 --- 吳兆棠
Ron Ng Cheuk Hei --- Ng Siu Tong

林峰 --- 林匯文
Raymond Lam Fung --- Lam Wui Man

陳鍵鋒 --- 陳恩耀
Sammul Chan Kin Fung --- Chan Yan Yiu

王傑 --- 王興強
Dave Wang Kit --- Wong Hing Keung

馮德倫 --- 馮進財
Stephen Fung Tak Lun --- Fung Chun Choi

陳司翰 --- 陳振華
Victor Chen Si Hon --- Chen Chan Wah

陳冠希 --- 陳興華
Edison Chen Koon Hei --- Chen Hing Wah

陳小春 --- 陳曉春
Jordan Chan Siu Chun --- Chan Hiu Chun

杜汶澤 --- 吳卓彰
Chapman To Man Chak --- Ng Cheuk Cheung

魏俊傑 --- 魏世聿
Marco Ngai Chun Kit --- Ngai Sai Lut

蔡子健 --- 蔡嘉揚
Ellesmere Choy Ji Kin --- Choy Ka Yeung

黎諾懿 --- 黎日昇
Lai Lok Yi --- Lai Yat Sing

張達明 --- 張志明
Cheung Tat Ming --- Cheung Chi Ming

梁榮忠 --- 王志文
Joey Leung Wing Chung --- Wong Chi Man

陳曉東 --- 陳卓揚
Daniel Chan Hui Tung --- Chan Cheuk Yeung

郭耀明 --- 郭紹培
Mark Kwok Yiu Ming --- Kwok Siu Pui

麥浚龍 --- 麥允然
Juno Mak Jun Lung --- Mak Wan Yin

蕭正楠 --- 蕭錦麟
Edwin Siu Ching Nam --- Siu Kam Lun

吳浩康 --- 吳偉男
Deep Ng Ho Hong --- Ng Wai Nam

言承旭 --- 廖洋震
Jerry Yan --- Liu Yeung Chun

周渝民 --- 周育民
Vic Zhou --- Chou Yuk Man

八兩金 --- 葉競生
Bat Leung Kam --- Yip King Sang

梁奕倫 --- 梁家輝 @ Double R
Roland Leung Yik Lun --- Leung Ka Fai

張宇 --- 張博翔
Phil Chang --- Cheung Bok Cheung

倪匡 --- 倪亦明
Ngai Hong --- Ngai Yik Ming

曾江 --- 曾貫一
Kenneth Tsang Kong --- Tsang Koon Yat

夏春秋 --- 吳耀冬
Ha Chun Chau --- Ng Yiu Tung

林正英 --- 林根寶
Lam Ching Ying --- Lam Kan Bo

盧慶輝 --- 盧新龍
Marco Lo Hing Fai --- Lo San Lung

秦漢 --- 孫祥鍾
Chun Hon --- Suen Cheung Chung

洪朝豐 --- 洪烏豬
Hung Chiu Fung --- Hung Woo Chu

胡楓 --- 胡繼修
Bowie Wu Fung --- Wu Kai Sau

徐天佑 --- 徐文健 @ Shine
Tsui Tin You --- Tsui Man Kin

黃又南 --- 黃德謙 @ Shine
Wong You Nam --- Wong Tak Him

石修 --- 陳碩修
Bill Chan (Shek Sau) --- Chan Shek Sau

Personal Note: I knew that some of these male artistes' names were fake. Some of these artistes real names are really funky! Chapman's real name is really similar to Ron's name now. Roland Leung's real name is Leung Ka Fai just like Tony Leung Ka Fai. The biggest surprise to me is Michael Miu's name. I had no clue that his name is fake, not to mention that his real name is Fong Chi Wah! The funniest name would have to be Hung Chiu Fung's; his name is 'Woo Chu', as in 'bird and pig'.

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Best Onscreen Couples III

Gallen Lo & Maggie Cheung Ho Yee
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Collaborations: 6
Gallen and Maggie have worked together in four series ("Cold Blood Warm Heart", "Mystery Files", "Old Time Buddies", and "Old Time Buddies - To Catch a Thief"), one musical ("Old Time Buddies Musical"), and one movie ("Those Were the Days"). Their most classic pairing would have to be the "Old Time Buddies" series, where they played Lee Kei and Ching Bo Chu.

Kwong Wa & Anne Heung
Collaborations: 4
Kwong Wa & Melissa Ng
Collaborations: 5
It does not matter if Kwong Wa is in ATV or in TVB because he is always paired up with the same female co-stars. In ATV, he worked with Erica Choi Hui Yee and Joey Meng Yee Man four times (probably even more). When he 'jumped' television stations to TVB, he was paired up with Mariane Chan, Esther Kwan, Nadia Chan, and Maggie Cheung, but for the majority of the time, he was paired up with Anne and Melissa. I really miss Kwong Wa! I hope he will return and film for TVB soon because TVB is really running low on male leads, since so many of them are either filming in the 60-episode long drama or will soon to be cast in the 80-episode long drama.

Okay, that's all of the 'Best Onscreen Couples'. KW & Anne & Melissa are on the list because they have filmed so many series together. Once a male artiste and a female artiste start to pair up in their first series together, the number of times they will pair up again would be endless. The audience will love them, and then TVB will continue to pair them up or cast them in the same series. Bobby is now filming another series with Yoyo, and this is their third collaboration. Bobby and Ada have filmed three series together. Kevin Cheng and Niki Chow: four times. Bosco and Tavia: three times. Ron/Kate, Ron/Shirley, and Ron/Toby Leung: two times. Steven and Bernice: two times. Melissa would have worked with Sunny in four series together, but she has turned down ??? and ????. Bowie and Gigi are going to be in four series together because the both of them are cast in Chik Kei Yi's 80-episode long drama.

It wouldn't kill TVB to have different pairings, will it? Steven has been pairing up with the younger generation of female artistes. I would love to see him pair up with Anne or Yoyo. He and Anne showed great chemistry on the game show "Trio Delights". Steven and Yoyo actually filmed a movie together back in 2000, but that was a long time ago.

I have already complained about TVB pairing up onscreen couples according to status and not compatibility or matching, but the pairings are just too repetitive now. There is no freshness or surprise anymore. TVB is just playing it safe by saying, "Since a couple has been paired up once and they were well-accepted, let's pair them up again". Duh!

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Best Onscreen Couples II

Louis Koo & Jessica Hsuan
Collaborations: 6
Louis and Jessica have been in "Happy Harmony", "Class of Distinction", "Cold Blood Warm Heart", "A Recipe of the Heart", "Man's Best Friend", "Detective Investigation Files IV", and "A Step into the Past." However, they were only paired up in the last three series. Louis and Jessica are very good friends on screen and off screen. Many fans have hoped that they would really "hook up", but in reality they would not consider each other because they know each other too well. Louis once said that he likes girls more on the quiet side and not much talk at all. Jessica is the total opposite of what Louis is looking for in a significant other. Jessica also said that she would not consider Louis either. Anyway, Jessica is definitely the best partner for Louis. She is able to bring out a different side of Louis. He is very comfortable around her. It is like magic! They are very compatible in series.

Julian Cheung & Charmaine Sheh
Collaborations: 4
Chi Lam and Charmaine have paired up in two TVB series and two movies since the year 2000. After "Return of the Cuckoo", I knew that they would fall in my favourite couple category. Too bad they did not end up in the series though. Charmaine for sure has the most chemistry with Chi Lam. It seems to me that she is more comfortable in falling in love with Chi Lam in series than her more recent co-stars. Charmaine said in an interview that Sunny Chan had taught her to fall in love with her co-stars by finding their positive traits. After the completion of a series, the person must know how to leave the character by finding their negative traits. Sunny still uses this method because Melissa Ng said that he taught her the same thing while filming "Love Guaranteed". Anyway, when Chi Lam and Charmaine film together, they always seem to have the puppy love relationship. That is what makes their partnership so sweet. I love this coupling!

Bowie Lam & Flora Chan
Collaborations: 5
Although Bowie and Flora have worked together five times, they were only paired up in "Untraceable Evidence I & II" and "Healing Hands I & II". For the longest time, I only liked Bowie because of his pairing with Flora. Just like Ada, Flora works well with her all her male co-stars because she has great 人緣. Bowie and Flora have great chemistry because they have known each other since "The File of Justice V", and that was Flora's first television series. In fact, Bowie and Jessica helped Flora with her dialogue. Bowie and Flora always play professional roles as a couple, so they always have this 'cool/cold' personality. They give off a very nice mature look as a couple. Well, except in HH because Bowie's character, Henry, was a player and only showed his maturity during his work. Even though Bowie was my first favourite partner for Flora, I have longed switched to the duo of FloMo--Moses that is.

Sunday, November 26, 2006

Best Onscreen Couples I

Michael Tao & Kenix Kwok
Collaborations: 6
After Kenix participated in Miss Hong Kong 1993, she worked on her first series, "Catwalk俏佳人", and was paired up with Michael. They were also paired up "Detective Investigation Files I to III", "Shine on You" and "Love Bond". In television history, Michael and Kenix have been coupled up the most times. Their most classic pairing would have to be the DIF series. How can anyone not love Cheung Tai Yung and Jesse Ko? They were once voted 'Best Onscreen Couple' for three consecutive years by the media and audience. Talk about chemistry, eh? I can honestly say they are one of my favourite couples of all time.

Bobby Au Yeung & Esther Kwan
Collaborations: 5
Bobby and Esther were labelled as the 'Funniest Onscreen Couple'. Their comedy flame just seems to spark when they are a couple. Out of the 'fa dans', Esther is the only one with natural comedic skills. She does not overact or exaggerate in comedies or in dramas. She is just that good! You can just tell how perfect the duo of Bobby and Esther really are when they are paired up. They will make you laugh until your sides split.

Lawrence Ng & Ada Choi
Collaborations: 6
Lawrence and Ada have worked together a total of six times now. They were in four TVB series, one Mainland production, and one movie. It is evident that their most memorable collaboration is "Healing Hands I & II". They have won the award for 'Best Couple' and 'Most Favourite Couple' for those series. Jackie makes Paul come out of his boring shell. Ada seems to work well with her male co-stars. She has great chemistry with Steven Ma, Bobby Au Yeung, and even Dayo Wong. In 2003, she and Dayo received the award for 'Most Favourite Couple' for "To Catch the Uncatchable". Thus, no matter who she is paired up with, she is always able to bring new blaze to add to the chemistry. Anyway, Lawrence and Ada are definitely one of my favourite couples because I just love Paul and Jackie!

Friday, November 24, 2006

冒牌伊健唱情歌 蒙嘉慧lum暈



無線藝員發展科前晚在酒店舉行《星光匯聚大派對》,各合約藝員均打扮靚靚出席,當中全晚高潮是蒙嘉慧被安排於《美女廚房》中煮伊麵,Yoyo已特地自 備米粉前來,不過司儀李思捷卻把米粉藏起,由於Yoyo落很多油,周中師傅即說﹕「唔好咁多油,伊麵唔鍾意肥膩。」之後周中又說﹕「我鍾意伊麵,好鍾意鄭 伊麵。」


接籲戴上假髮的馬國明拿籲相機扮鄭伊健出場說﹕「有Yoyo的地方梗有伊健。」司儀問他想跟Yoyo說甚麼﹖他情深地說﹕「我想唱《一生愛你一 個》。」當馬國明唱起此歌時,十足伊健上身非常神似,全場嘉賓已捧腹大笑,而Yoyo亦忍不住笑起來。當她想離台時,馬國明卻捉實她的手不讓她走, Yoyo只好掩嘴傻笑,並笑到蹲下來,不慎走光露出肉色內褲。之後馬國明又扯開假髮,露出光頭來,Yoyo即踩他一腳示意要離開,馬國明這才放她落台。


Yoyo亦覺得馬國明扮得很似,當說到她蹲下時走光,她有少少不開心說﹕「我唔知道,當時好尷尬,(是否太開心而忘形﹖)不是。當時我想走入後台,但 被馬國明捉住,畀佢激死,不過自己籲_肉色的,應該唔係好覺。我初初以為馬國明份人好有禮貌,事前又問我可不可以拖手,但竟拖實唔放。」對於現場觀眾看得 好開心,明顯是對這戀情受落,Yoyo笑道﹕「咁惟有多謝公司。(會否同伊健講﹖)這個我要保留,問下監製點解先﹖」

另外,馬國明表示今次純是公司安排,而為了練伊健的唱腔,他已經聽了該首歌4日。他表示希望Yoyo不會嬲,因為純搞氣氛,那可擔心伊健嬲﹖他道﹕ 「Yoyo唔嬲伊健都唔會嬲,(但你累她走光喎﹖)唔知喎﹗咁真係出事,我當時捉實佢只想畀大家影相,我都係受人二分四,唔關我事,矛頭係監製呀。」

*Article from singtao
湯盈盈化身蔡依林胸降舞台 「伊健」唱情歌 蒙嘉慧笑到綠地


怕出醜 放棄戴神奇胸圍

無線《星光匯聚大派對》前晚連場爆笑,首先是「B級蔡依林」湯盈盈倒吊出場,無論造型、扮相以至動作都幾可亂真,贏得全場掌聲。湯盈盈接受訪問時被取笑不 是「G奶」,她笑說﹕「B奶都可以的,表演前曾想用神奇胸圍,以加強效果,但怕倒轉時跌出來會很肉酸。」少了真正蔡依林的震撼感?「不用扮到十足十,滿足 就可以了,希望台慶可以再做一次。」湯盈盈為了今次演出,特意跟老友鍾麗淇學了4堂瑜伽,練到周身骨痛,結果出來效果理想,可謂辛若有價。

之後陳錦鴻與袁彌明扮劉家昌夫妻檔合唱《在雨中》,連台下的劉家昌也笑到氣咳。正當以為笑聲完畢,到蒙嘉慧(Yoyo)與周中師傅上台煮麵的環節竟是全晚 高潮所在。 Yoyo被迫示範烹調「鄭牌伊麵」後,馬國明拿籲相機扮鄭伊健走上台,Yoyo亦被司儀留在台上,馬國明隨即捉籲Yoyo獻唱情歌,用伊健腔唱出《一生愛 你一個》,_得Yoyo不斷傻笑,還笑到蹲在地上走光也不知,當Yoyo起身時,馬國明自行將假髮除掉,竟現出跟足伊健現時的光頭Look,令全場捧腹大 笑。

尷尬想走 不介意被玩

之後Yoyo笑說﹕「知要煮伊麵時已自備米粉上台,但周中師傅喜歡吃也無辦法。」馬國明扮相如何?「好似,很有心機,剛才尷尬得想走,可是被他捉實。」覺 得被公司擺上裏?「不會,樂小姐說過自己公司是開心事,呢且都是表演;還以為馬國明很保守,原來他扮o野也很叻。」會否告訴伊健?「保留一下,多謝大家 ﹗」




*Article from mingpao
蒙嘉慧笑麵迎人 幫無線拉客

蒙嘉慧(Yoyo)慘被公司將戀情擺上裏,先是「焗」住煮伊麵,再有馬國明扮成男友鄭伊健(伊麵)捉實她大唱情歌,更出其不意露出假光頭,笑到Yoyo mao低求饒。



曾被譏為「地獄廚房」的Yoyo,前晚安排與周中師傅做《美女廚房》,雖然Yoyo事先聲明食厭伊麵,自備米粉,不過最終還是「焗」住煮麵。周中師傅笑言 好鍾意食伊麵,還指這包麵甚有名堂,叫作「鄭伊麵」,Yoyo即尷尬笑說:「我好憎伊麵。」周中師傅得勢不饒人,還囑Yoyo試食時要食到啜啜聲,似有戀 愛感覺。






*Article from the-sun
Brief Translation: Just like last year, TVB held a party to attract sponsors to support their series and variety shows on Friday. Many artistes danced, sang, played with magic, and worked the runway. However, Yoyo Mung only did a cooking routine and that alone stole the whole show. After Yoyo completed her dish, Kenneth Ma posing as Ekin Cheng appeared on stage. Kenneth was wearing a wig, and holding a red rose and a camera. He pointed the camera at Yoyo and said, "To photograph beautiful people, you must photograph Yoyo!" (Ekin is the spokesperson for Canon.) Then Kenneth took off his wig to reveal his fake bald head and grabbed onto Yoyo's hand and sang Ekin's 《一生愛你一個》. Yoyo wanted to leave, but Kenneth was not going to let go of her until the media had taken pictures. This caused Yoyo to laugh so hard that she kneeled down and accidentally revealed her skin-coloured underwear. Kenneth's vocal interpretation of Ekin was very impressive.

Yoyo later explained that Kenneth had asked her beforehand if he could hold onto her hand while he was singing. She told him no and that she would walk away. Yoyo thought that it would have been safe since she always thought of Kenneth as a well-mannered and very obedient person who listens. Who would have known that Kenneth would only remember what the producer had told him to do.

Kenneth revealed that he had practiced for 4 days. He said it wasn't difficult since he has always listened to Ekin songs. He also added that he can also imitate the vocals of Leon Lai and Leslie Cheung.

Personal Note: It was so funny! Noboby knew that Kenneth was going to come out as Ekin. Yoyo was very embarrassed and wanted to leave, but Kenneth held onto her hand. Kenneth did sound like Ekin when he was singing. Even Catherine Tsang was clapping and giving the nod. At the end, Kenneth was worried if Yoyo was mad and wanted the reporters to go and interview her. He is so thoughtful! Everybody just loves Kenneth now.

*Credits to www.shehsheh.com

Thursday, November 23, 2006

Baby Kenix

Kenix Kwok Ho Ying

"Hi, everybody! I am Kenix Kwok Ho Ying. I was born on November 27, 1970. I participated in Miss Hong Kong Pageant back in 1993. Even though I was a hot favourite to win, I was placed 3rd runner-up (4th place) and took home the 'Most Potential in Acting Award'. In the following year, I presented the same award to Maggie Cheung Ho Yee, and the next year the award was discontinued. The first series I filmed for TVB was "Catwalk俏佳人" in 1993, which co-starred Michael Tao. Michael and I have worked together 6 times. We were once given the titles of 'Best Onscreen Couple' and 'Best Couple' by the media. Ha ha!

In 1995, I met Frankie Lam on the set of "Down Memory Lane", and on March 10th, 2004, we got married. Frankie is a wonderful husband. He can tolerate others very well because his EQ is very high. He really knows how to compromise with others as well. I really do learn a lot from him.

Throughout my years in TVB, I have met a bunch of great friends. They include Christine Ng, Annie Man, Michael Tao, Melissa Ng, Flora Chan, Bobby Au Yeung, etc. Although I have left TVB's big family to explore Mainland China to further my career, I hope one day to return and film more high-rated series".

Representative Works: "Detective Investigation Files I to III", "Legal Entanglement", "Take My Word for It", "At the Threshold of an Era", "Love Bond", "Revolving Doors of Vengeance", and "A Pillow Case of Mystery".

Personal Note: I really thought Kenix was going to win first place in 1993's Miss HK, but instead she got 4th place, and Mariane Chan was just behind her in 5th place. Kenix is a great actress. Her crying skills are unbelievable. When she cries, it is so powerful and sad; it makes me want to cry, too.

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Leung Choi Yuen New Modern Series

Cast Members: Steven Ma, Bernice Liu, Wayne Lai, Kate Tsui, Claire Yiu, Matthew Ko, Stephen Huynh, Mannor Chan, Kwok Fung, Wu Fung, Akina Hong, Rebee’a Yeung, Yu Yeung, and Stephen Wong.

Producer: Leung Choi Yuen



昨日廖碧兒、馬浚偉、姚嘉妮及高鈞賢等出席梁材遠監製新劇造型,劇中藝員穿上舞衣,即場周老師與陳曼娜表演拉丁舞,又指導藝員擺甫士給記者影相。他 指示馬 仔及高鈞賢托起廖碧兒做出一字馬動作,由於高鈞賢個子比馬仔高,所以在平衡方面比較困難,馬仔手震震的差點把碧兒跌落地,幸好老師眼明手快,及時扶籲碧兒。

事後碧兒說﹕「在上面有點緊張,有一刻感到搖幌,驚馬仔托不起,現時體重只有110多磅,拉丁舞衣很大膽,好多窿又低胸,所以今天也不敢吃早餐。其 實大家 都是即場學,跳拉丁舞的對手很重要,所以要同馬仔練習多點。」說到擺甫士影相時她與馬仔胸對胸,她強調不會尷尬,由細開始跳舞,加上與馬仔合作過,彼此已有默契,最重要是拍到靚效果出來。

馬仔為劇中角色與碧兒多次作溝通,而且聲明跳舞時不可有底_,他說﹕「劇中有不少辣身動作,大家都希望拍到熱辣辣又浪漫的效果,所以她不可介意任何 身體接 觸。」問他要不要穿緊身舞衣﹖馬仔笑稱劇中女藝員希望他穿現代褲,如果劇情有需要絕對不介意,只怕穿出來會嚇親人。相反緊身衫他有保留,由於他的肚臍不夠 靚,所以要求穿開胸緊張衫不要露臍。

*Article from singtao


Bernice、馬浚偉、徐子珊等昨日穿上舞衣為無_新劇造型,當Bernice被馬浚偉和高鈞賢托起凌空擺出一字馬甫士時,卻因兩男高度有差異, Bernice在空中難以平衡,嚇得她指住高鈞賢:「呢個震震地。」馬浚偉即笑說:「唔使驚,我手斷都『_』住。」之後她與馬浚偉再擺貼身甫士,更一度請 馬浚偉食「波餅」。




*Article from orisun
馬浚偉廖碧兒 身體接觸無底線

馬浚偉與廖碧兒昨日為新劇試造型,以拉丁舞裝扮亮相,馬仔與高鈞賢合力托起廖碧兒擺甫士拍照時,差點令對方摔下,要馬仔抱住她,險象環生。廖碧兒 說:「今 日才學這些姿勢,我又不懂拉丁舞,他們托起我時有一刻好搖,幸好有老師托住。我們不會有身體接觸,不會尷尬。我特別無吃早餐,怕馬仔抱唔起我。」馬仔聲言 與廖碧兒合作無底線:「最緊要拍得靚,我們商量過任何身體接觸也不介意,無底線無極限,要做到熱辣辣的浪漫效果!」


*Article from mingpao

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

New Series 《茶煲爹哋》 Costume Fitting Press Conference


歐陽震華怕被玩 唔敢瞓覺
歐陽震華(Bobby)、蒙嘉慧、王喜與楊怡昨日為無線新劇《茶煲爹哋》試造型,Bobby與蒙嘉慧十足大細路般嬉戲,Bobby更慘被對方用宣 傳貼紙 封嘴。Bobby笑說:「和蒙嘉慧合作很多,大家都很玩得,宣萱及關詠荷亦是圈中玩得下的朋友。有時工作要輕鬆,我太疲倦也不敢睡籲,怕被她們捉弄。」新 劇有很多小朋友參與拍攝?「我們預了遲收工,幸好對小朋友有點辦法,戲中Jacky仔飾演兒子,他很醒目,在家背熟對白才入廠開工,帶我入戲,Jacky 仔是『男版馮寶寶』﹗」


*Article from mingpao
歐陽震華(Bobby)、蒙嘉慧(YoYo)、楊怡、王喜、黎諾懿昨日為無線新劇《茶煲爹哋》試造型,老友鬼鬼的Bobby與YoYo見面即「開 戰」, Bobby除了取笑YoYo有愛情滋潤,愈來愈靚之外,又笑問她會否北上探伊健班?搞到YoYo哭笑不得,惟有用膠紙替Bobby封嘴。

事後,Bobby表示同YoYo合作很高興,他說:「同佢合作咁多次,唔開佢玩笑點得,同佢合作好開心,其實宣萱、關詠荷都好好玩。」至於YoYo透露將 在新劇中演超級巿場行政人員,經常要周圍格價,而現實中她同樣是格價專家,她說:「邊度食嘢有免費泊車,我最清楚,行街買衫都會_折扣,之前先_特價場 買咗幾條牛仔褲,由原價一千九百蚊折到一百九十蚊,好抵。」

*Article from orisun
Brief Translation: TVB held a costume fitting for the new series 《茶煲爹哋》, and the cast members present included Bobby Au Yeung, Yoyo Mung, Wong He, and Tavia Yeung. Bobby kept poking fun at Yoyo about her relationship with Ekin and asking whether she would go to Beijing to visit Ekin. In the end, Yoyo could only put a sticker over Bobby's mouth to keep him quiet.

Bobby was later asked if this would make Yoyo unhappy, he said, "I have worked with her many times now, how can I not use her as a joke. Actually, it is very happy to work with her. Just like Jessica Hsuan and Esther Kwan are my playful friends in the industry". Bobby also revealed that he is not going to fall asleep on set because he is afraid of people playing tricks on him.

There will be many children in the series, and Jacky Wong will play Bobby's son. Yoyo's character will be a supermarket executive.

Related post: New Series 《茶煲爹哋》 Costume Fitting

Monday, November 20, 2006

Friday, November 17, 2006

New Series 《茶煲爹哋》 Costume Fitting

Starring: Bobby Au Yeung, Wong He, Yoyo Mung, Tavia Yeung, Ha Yu, Anne Heung, Halina Tam, Evergreen Mak, Fung So Po, Lee Kwok Lun, Lee Sing Cheung, Chow Chung, Lai Lok Yi, Mary Hon, June Chan, and Oscar Leung.

Producer: Mui Siu Ching

Bobby, He, and Ha Yu will be playing father roles.

Yoyo will be playing a career-oriented businesswoman.

I will have more information when they have the costume fitting on Tuesday, November 21st, 2006.

Sunday, November 12, 2006

Flora Chan Returning to TVB in 2007

Flora revealed that she will be returning to TVB in February to film a series. That is wonderful news, but all the male artistes will be busy filming other series. Bobby Au Yeung and Roger Kwok should be filming a series any time soon. Joe Ma is filming Tommy Leung and Poon Ka Tak's 60-episode long series right now. Moses Chan, Bowie Lam, and Wong He will be filming Chik Kei Yi's 80-episode long series in January. Steven Ma is to film a dancing series with Bernice Liu right away. Who will Flora pair up with? Sunny Chan is going to cut back on filming series next year because of his wife's pregnancy. Of all these people, Wong He is supposed to film 100 episodes next year. So, he is going to have a 20-episode series as well. However, he is going mountain climbing for TVB's Pay Channel in mid-January. There is a big chance that Michael Tao might be picked to film with Flora because he still films for TVB. Plus, Bobby might still have a chance because he said he will film many series for TVB since he is not under a one series per year contract. I'm happy as long as Kevin Cheng is not going to be in it. The important thing is Flora's back! :D Now, I'm going to hope for Gallen Lo, Esther Kwan, Louis Koo, Kwong Wa, and Maggie Cheung Ho Yee to return. I miss them, too!