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When Lanes Merge

When Lanes Merger

Details

  • Title: 情越雙白線
  • Cantonese/Mandarin title: Ching Yut Seung Baak Sin / Qing Yue Shuang Bai Xian
  • English title: When Lanes Merge
  • Previously known as: The Love of Double White Lines
  • Genre: Modern, Drama
  • Episodes: 19
  • Broadcast network: TVB
  • Broadcast period: 2010-Jun-28 – 2010-Jul-23
  • Air time: Monday to Friday 20:30 – 21:30
  • Theme song: Do Not Leave or Forsake (不離不棄) by Ryan Lau

Synopsis

Rushing along the road every day with a vibrant mix of passengers of all kinds, what taxi drivers see and hear is far more varied than one can ever imagine. Retired taxi driver HO KAU (Kent Cheng) returns to the job after his son HO KA-PO (Raymond Wong) is convicted of causing death by dangerous driving. The incident has exacerbated the already fractious relationship between the father and the son. PO works for KAU after his release from prison. Before long, he has another serious road accident, in which KAU is also involved and severely injured, both mentally and physically. PO feels so guilty towards his father and comes to understand the importance of careful driving. He maintains a high degree of vigilance while driving but still gets picked on constantly by female traffic police officer KO LAI-SAM (Kate Tsui). As time goes by, the pair have gradually developed a strong attachment to each other and finally become lovers. But PO’s ex-girlfriend CHEUNG HIU-MAN (Sonija Kwok) and SAM’s grandmother KO LI SHUK-CHING (Lee Heung Kam) turn out to be the biggest obstacle to their relationship, leaving the pair stranded in dismay along the tunnel of love…

Cast

Ho family
Ko family
Cheung family
Kui family
Ngai family
Others
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A Fistful of Stances

A Fistful of Stances

Details

  • Title: 鐵馬尋橋
  • Cantonese/Mandarin title: Tit Ma Chum Kiu / Tie Ma Xun Qiao
  • English title: A Fistful of Stances
  • Previously known as: Iron Horse Seeking Bridge
  • Genre: Kung Fu
  • Episodes: 24
  • Broadcast network: TVB
  • Broadcast period: 2010-Mar-17 to 2010-Apr-18
  • Air time: Monday to Friday 21:30 – 22:30 (Finale on Saturday)
  • Opening theme song: Pondering Under the Snow (雪下思) by Kevin Cheng

Synopsis

Au-Yeung Wai-Lan (Yuen Qiu), owner of a martial arts training school, is reunited with her long-lost son Goo Yu-Cheung (Kevin Cheng) after years of agonizing separation. On his return home, Cheung is shocked to find that his younger brother Goo Yu-Tong (Kenneth Ma) has been critically ill and that his father was murdered long ago by Wing Dak (Lam Ka Wah), the existing director of a pharmaceutical company and a bitter old foe of the Goo family. Cheung has never been into kung-fu but shows glimpses of his potential when he strikes back at the impudent, arrogant Wing Man-Gwan (Jacky Heung), also the son of Wing Dak. Pinning all her hopes on Cheung, Wai-Lan not only teaches him a special set of kung-fu skills created by the family, but also registers for him for the Guangdong Boxing Championship Tournament. Out of the blue, Cheung’ s opponent in the final turns out to be Man-Gwan.

Cheung starts losing his bearings after achieving growing success and recognition in the field of martial arts. Caught up in the love triangle between was his adopted sister Ying Ngan-Ming (Natalie Tong), his dream girl Chow Bing-Bing (Nancy Wu) and himself, Cheung is utterly confused and exhausted, which later causes his failure in the final tournament.

Cast

Koo Family
  • Yuen Qiu as Au Yeung Wai Lan 歐陽惠蘭
Au Yeung Family
Wing Family
Chow Family
Other

Ghost Writer

Ghost Writer

Details

  • Title: 蒲松齡
  • Cantonese/Mandarin title: Pu Song Ling
  • English title: Ghost Writer
  • Previously known as: The Legend of Pu Song Ling
  • Genre: Period
  • Episodes: 24
  • Broadcast network: TVB
  • Broadcast period: 2010-Jun-07 – 2010-Jul-09
  • Air time: Monday to Friday 20:30 – 21:30

Synopsis

PO CHUNG-LING (Steven Ma) was born in Jinan a family of New Year print. He is very bright, his father, PO POON (Yueh Hua), has therefore always hoped that he could one day carry on the family business. LING, mistakenly thinks that POON is working in collusion with some corrupt officials, refuses to listen to what his father says. His good friend, KO JIT (Chan Kam Hung), is a constable and he hates corrupt officials as much as LING does. Rumor has it that a fox spirit is creating troubles in Jinan. LING is almost killed when he is investigating into the matter with JIT. Fortunately, a mysterious girl named LING WU SIU-TSUI (Fala Chen) comes to his rescue in the nick of time. It turns out later that she is the fox spirit, and that she saves LING so as to return a past favor. As they spend more and more time together, TSUI starts to fall for LING.

The PO family has secured a large order of New Year print. To ensure the work can be finished in time they have to hire a large numbers of female workers. LAU SUM-YU (Linda Chung) applies for the job, but her real intention is to look for the man who was unfaithful to her sister, never knowing that she would later be caught in a love triangle with LING and JIT.

Cast

The Mysteries of Love

The Mysteries of Love

Details

  • Title: 談情說案
  • Cantonese/Mandarin title: Tam Ching Shuet On
  • English title: The Mysteries of Love
  • Previously known as: Shall We State the Case
  • Genre: Mystery, Romance
  • Episodes: 24
  • Broadcast network: TVB
  • Broadcast period: 2010-Jun-28 – 2010-Jul-25
  • Air time: Monday to Friday 21:30 – 22:30
  • Opening theme song: Until You Can’t Find Me (直到你不找我) by Raymond Lam
  • Ending theme song: Until You Can’t Find Me (直到你不找我) by Raymond Lam

Synopsis

This is a love story between a professor and a policewoman. Their dating experience is enhanced with sense and sensibility through the application of interesting physics theories on the investigation of various crime cases.

KING POK (Raymond Lam) is regarded as the youngest genius in physics and he is appointed as an associate professor in a Hong Kong university. Invited by his good friend LO TIN-HANG (Kenneth Ma), Senior Inspector of Police at Regional Crime Unit, POK assists in cracking many mysterious crime cases and he also meets the policewoman CHUI SIU-LAI (Tavia Yeung) during the process. The rational POK evaluates that he has fallen in love with LAI because of a love hormone called “phenylalanine”. However, owing to the huge difference in their family background and life value, POK fails to tackle their ever-changing relationship problems with formulas.

On the other hand, the romantic and uninhibited HANG has been maintaining a sex only relationship with the journalist LING MAN-KA (Bernice Liu) HANG doesn’t believe in eternity and he is only looking for sensual pleasure in a woman. However, his belief is suddenly shattered when he learns that MAN is going to get married.

Cast

King Family
Chui Family
Others

Sister of Pearl

Sister of Pearl

Details

  • Title: 掌上明珠
  • Cantonese/Mandarin title: Jeung Seung Ming Ju
  • English title: Sister of Pearl
  • Previously known as: Pearl in the Palm
  • Genre: Pre-modern, Family
  • Episodes: 26
  • Broadcast network: TVB
  • Broadcast period: 2010-May-03 to 2010-Jun-05
  • Air time: Monday to Friday 20:30 – 21:30 (Finale on Saturday)

Synopsis

After the death of her husband, CHU PIK-HA (Hsuan Jessica Hester) returns to her maiden home with her son, in a deliberate attempt to take over the family jewelry business from her big sister CHU PIK-WAN (Sheung Tin Ngor). To prevent HA from getting too out of hand, WAN needs her matrilocal husband HO CHEUNG-HING (Bowie Lam) to create trouble for her sibling. HING does not follow her instructions, but instead secretly helps HA tackle her problems one by one. WAN soon comes to realize that HING has never really got over HA. WAN’s little sister CHU PIK-LAM (Macy Chan) is still attending school and too young to deal with such family issues. WAN feels a profound sense of helplessness and becomes even more frustrated when SO LAI-SHEUNG (Tang Lai Ming) turns up suddenly claiming to be a mistress of her late father and pregnant with his baby. Out of respect for their father, the sisters agree to put SHEUNG up for the time being until the situation becomes clearer. Shortly thereafter, HA discovers that SHEUNG is just a tool of her cousin HUNG YIU-SANG (Michael Tao), who has been plotting to wage a battle of wills against the CHUs.

Cast

Chu Family
Ho Family
Hung Family
Chow Family
Lo Family
Others

Fly with Me (TVB)

Fly With Me

Details

  • Title: 飛女正傳
  • Cantonese/Mandarin title: Fei Nui Jing Juen
  • English title: Fly with Me
  • Genre: Science fiction
  • Episodes: 24
  • Broadcast network: TVB
  • Broadcast period: 2010-Apr-19 – 2010-May-22
  • Air time: Monday to Friday 21:30 – 22:30 (Finale on Saturday)

Synopsis

LEUNG HAU-CHI (Choi Siu Fun, Ada), a career woman in her 30s, has all the attributes of a typical Hong Kong girl – fussy, arrogant and easily irritated by the sight of beautiful young ladies. She is desperate for love and has been eagerly waiting for the thrilling miracles of life. As CHI is plunged into misery and despair, something strange happens and leads to her abrupt transformation into a superwoman of charm and immense strength. Every time CHI mutates, she is equipped with extraordinary powers, through which she fights for justice and helps the weak, joyously exploring and experiencing a dazzling kaleidoscope of adventures. Along the way, she is happy to have met three nice men, namely the brave yet traditional policeman YEUNG HO-YIN (Wong Tak Bun), the good-natured gentleman turned nouveau-riche businessman TSU WING-FAI (Raymond Cho), and the super-talented genius KAN MING-HIN (Chan Ho, Moses). Fortuitously, HIN is in love with CHI in both her usual and mutated states, leaving her stranded on the horns of a dilemma.

It is always hard to be plain and perfect at the same time. Despite the extraordinary powers she has, CHI is unable to get out of the maze of love. How is CHI going to handle it all? What more perfect choice could there be for her?

Cast

Suspects in Love

Suspect in Love

Details

  • Title: 搜下留情
  • Cantonese/Mandarin title: So Ha Lau Ching / Sou Xia Liu Qing
  • English title: Suspects in Love
  • Previously known as: Searching for Lasting Love
  • Genre: Romance
  • Episodes: 20
  • Broadcast network: TVB
  • Broadcast period: 2010-Apr-05 to 2010-Apr-29
  • Air time: Monday to Friday 20:30 – 21:30 (Finale on Saturday)

Synopsis

In order to rescue her best friend COCO KAM (Lau Yuk Chui), masseuse CHENG SIU-YAN (Flora Chan) is embroiled in a triad murder case. Misconceiving that she has killed someone, YAN hides away from the police and gangsters by reluctantly returning to her long-separated father CHENG TSUN-CHEONG (Shek Sau). CHEONG opens a Chinese herbal tea shop but the business is failing. YAN drags through the days stressfully until NG CHUNG-MING (Ma Tak Chung) comes into her life. MING claims to have a secret prescription for making Chinese herbal tea but he is actually an undercover police. By investigating YAN’s case, MING hopes to get promoted and marry his inspector girlfriend CHEUNG SZ-MAN (Sharon Chan) at the end. MING’s supervisor CHEUNG SZ-CHAI (Chan Kwok Bong) used to oppress him a lot and MING is losing confidence at work. However, ever since he meets the cheerful YAN, MING begins to develop his self-esteem and find his life path. His delicate relationship with YAN also starts to grow.

MING’s younger brother NG CHUNG-HONG (Law Chung Him) meets YAN’s younger sister CHENG SIU-MAN (Mandy Wong) and love grows spontaneously. However, YAN finds out MING’s identity and she believes that the two brothers are making use of them to carry out investigation. On the other hand, MING learns that YAN’s cousin LEUNG KING-HO (Yuen Shiu Cheung) is just released from jail and he is familiar with the gang leader, and YAN is considered in connection with the case. Their blossoming relationship is thrown into turmoil as they get closer to the truth.

Cast

Ng Family
Cheng Family
Cheung Family
Other