Can Natalie Tong Survive Outside of TVB?

Working at TVB for 19 years, Natalie Tong (唐詩詠) is surprisingly leaving the station.  With the 40-year-old wanting to fulfill her dream to explore the world of theatre, many wonder how she will fare outside of TVB. Since joining TVB in 2003 and starring in her first drama Hearts of Fencing <當四葉草碰上劍尖時>, Natalie has filmed 55 dramas. After her...

TVB Eager to Share Only Good Ratings

Last week, TVB announced comprehensive Hong Kong viewership ratings for all television programs will no longer be publicly provided, citing the wide availability of multiple platforms in which programs can be accessed. No longer considering Nielsen ratings to be solely indicative of viewership patterns, TVB will parse data analytics and share as appropriate. Despite the announcement,...

TVB host Cathy Wong gets rape and death threat

Being a public figure comes with a host of challenges, but celebrities should never have to fear for their lives. Cathy Wong, host for TVB infotainment show Scoop and a former Miss Hong Kong contestant, reportedly received a horrifying threat from an unknown party.   Scoop received an anonymous threat claiming that Cathy has offended a certain...

TVB Forges New Partnership With Chinese Government-Owned Company

TVB has announced a new partnership with Bauhinia Culture Holdings Limited, a Chinese government-owned company. Signing a strategic cooperation agreement, TVB General Manager Eric Tsang (曾志偉) shared that they will be collaborating on dramas, variety shows, documentaries, and large-scale events from next year onwards. “As the Miss Hong Kong pageant is coming up, we’ll be quite busy...

TVB Continues Ratings Decline With “Childhood in a Capsule”

Premiering on June 27, Childhood in a Capsule <童時愛上你> is making a slight impression on viewers despite a commendable cast starring Samantha Ko (高海寧), Owen Cheung (張振朗), and Ruco Chan (陳展鵬). In its first week of broadcast, the drama received 14.5 points which has dropped 1.5 points in comparison to Brutally Young 2.0’s <十八年後的終極告白2.0> finale week. Weather conditions did help turn the tide temporarily on...

ATV Classic Series “My Date with a Vampire” to See Film Adaptation

Starring Joey Meng (萬綺雯), legendary ATV series My Date with a Vampire <我和殭屍有個約會> is rumored to be getting a film adaptation, with the screenwriter of the original series Chan Sap-sam (陳十三) to helm the project as producer, director and screenwriter. Renamed I Have a Date with Ma Siu-ling <我和馬小玲有個約會> after its central heroine, filming is scheduled to commence in October! Who Will Play Ma Siu-ling…? Although it...

Eddie Kwan Leaves TVB

A staple in TVB dramas since the 1980s, Eddie Kwan (關禮傑) announced he is no longer a contracted artiste with the station. The revelation was made just as his daughter Fabienne Kwan (關楓馨), who had competed in Miss Hong Kong 2021, is expected to sign with TVB to launch her entertainment career. Although Fabienne did not place in the pageant,...

Actor Michael Tse & Comedian MC Jin Celebrate Anniversary Of “Lives Of Omission” With Reenactment Pic

Variety show “Call Me By Fire (披荆斩棘的哥哥)” has brought great pleasure to both fans and its participants. As the show has gathered many artistes to perform, it’s no surprise old friends will meet and have a chance to work together again. One such pair is Michael Tse (謝天華) and MC Jin (Jin Au-Yeung, 欧阳靖) from...

Carol Cheng Comforts Yoyo Chen for Faring Poorly on “Top Sales”

New to online selling, Yoyo performed below par and broke down. Impressing viewers with her voice acting and winning the champion title in Dub of War <好聲好戲> , actress Yoyo Chen’s (陳自瑤) popularity spiked after the program. However, the actress failed to replicate the same outstanding performance when invited by TVB Chief Creative Officer Wong Cho Lam (王祖藍) recently on new...

TVB Splurges on “Shameless Youth” Filming Set

To add authentic details to the 1980s-based youth drama Shameless Youth <青春不要臉>, TVB splurged on advanced filming technology. On May 20,  Dickson Yu (余德丞), Karl Ting (丁子朗), Niklas Lam (林正峰), and Kayan Yau (游嘉欣) filmed their last set of scenes inside the premier studio set equipped with these filming upgrades. Producer Lincoln Lam (林肯), who was behind last year’s sleeper hit Hong Kong Love Stories <香港愛情故事>, revealed the challenges of filming...