The Queen of SOP


The Price of Being a Leftover Lady / 胜女的代价 / SOP女王

The Queen of SOP

Cast:

  • Zhang Han as Tang Jun / Tom
  • Chen Qiao En as Lin Xiao Jie
  • Godfrey Gao as Gao Zi Qi
  • Zhang Meng as Zeng Chu Chu
  • Coco Jiang as Bai Ji Qing

Year: 2012

Episodes: 30 (45 mins)

Opening: Enjoy Being Lonely by Chen Qiao En

Ending: Being the Friend who Loves You Most by Zhang Han

Story/Synopsis:

After a failed relationship with her former boss and ex-boyfriend Gao Zi Qi, Lin Xiao Jie decides to start her own business with the support of her internet pal Tom. When she finds out that one of her employees, Tang Jun, is actually Tom, and that he’s the son of a wealthy business tycoon, she begins to doubt his intentions, resulting in a series of misunderstandings.

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My Brilliant Life


我的灿烂人生 / Wo De Can Lan Ren Sheng / My Splendid Life / My Wonderful Life

Cast:

  • Jerry Yan as Liu Yu Hao
  • Yedda Chen as Xia Qing Tian
  • He Bin as Gao Zhen Xuan
  • Xin Zi as Jiang Meng Yuan

Year: 2011

Episodes: 38 (45 minutes)

Opening: I’ll be there by Xin Zi and Mao Fang Yuan

Ending: My Splendor by Jerry Yan

Story/Synopsis:

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Waking Up Love


爱情睡醒了 / Ai Qing Shui Xing Le

Cast:

  • Roy Qiu as Xiang Tian Qi / Liu Xiao Yu
  • Tan Yan as Liu Xiao Bei
  • Xu Zheng Qi as Ji Ru Feng
  • Qiu Wei as Mu Zhi Qing

Year: 2011

Episodes: 40 (45 mins)

Ratings: 1.16

Opening: Waking Up Love (爱情睡醒了) by Yuan Chang Jie

Ending: Ru Guo Ai Wang Le (如果爱忘了) by Qiu Wei

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Rainbow Sweetheart


彩虹甜心 / Cai Hong Tian Xin

Cast:

  • Jimmy Lin as Shao Feng
  • Cherrie Ying as Peng Xiao Qian
  • Zou Ting Wei as Xu Kai
  • Hou Shu as Luo Ying Ying

Year: 2011

Episodes: 35 (45 mins)

Opening: Xing Xing Hao (行行好) by Megan Lai

Ending: Color (颜色) by Jimmy Lin

Other songs:

  • You Are the One by Jimmy Lin
  • If It Wasn’t You (如果不是你) by Megan Lai
Related to My Girl and Hi My Sweetheart

Story/Synopsis:

Peng Xiao Qian is a commoner who lives in a life of running away for debtors because her father was a huge gambler. She gets small jobs, such as tour guide, to make a living and is a very good liar. One day, she gets a temporary job as a Chinese-Korean translator for the CEO of a hotel, Shao Feng. They meet several times afterwards, Shao Feng finds himself dealing with a liar and cheater. However, he offers her to become his fake cousin to help save the life of his grandfather. They will become cousins and live under the same roof. How will their relationship develop as they get closer and closer?

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Startling by Each Step


步步惊心 / Bu Bu Jing Xin

Cast:

  • Liu Shi Shi as Maertai Ruo Xi / Zhang Xiao
  • Nicky Wu as Yin Zhen (4th Prince)
  • Kevin Cheng as Yin Si (8th Prince)
  • Yuan Hong as Yin Xiang (13th Prince)
  • Lin Geng Xin as Yin Ti (14th Prince)
  • Ye Zu Xin as Yin’e (10th Prince)
  • Damian Lau as Kangxi Emperor
  • Zhang Lei as Yin Reng (Crown Prince)
  • Annie Liu as Maertai Ruo Lan
  • Liu Yu Xin as Gorolo Ming Yu

Year: 2011

Episodes: 35 (45 minutes)

Opening: One Persistent Thought by Hu Ge and Alan Dawa Dolma

  • Deng Ni De Ji Jie by Liu Shi Shi
  • Ai De Lian Yi by Alicia

Ending:  San Cun Tian Tang by Yan Yi Dan

Story/Synopsis:

Zhang Xiao, a contemporary, ethnically Han Chinese young woman from the 21st century, accidentally travels back in time to the Qing Dynasty period during the reign of Kangxi Emperor after experiencing a deadly combination of traffic collision and electrocution, resulting her somehow reliving the life of one of her previous incarnations and forcing her to assumes the identity belongs to her past avatar: Maertai Ruoxi, teenage daughter of a Manchu nobleman, who also had a near-fatal incident in her own time which Zhang awakes from.

Being stranded in the past, in the body of a centuries earlier incarnation of herself, and believe by many of Maertai’s family and friends that the sudden change of her behavior and memory loss is resulted of her head injury, Zhang Xiao awares that there will be a dangerous power struggle known to history between the scheming princes for the throne, which will results Aisin-Gioro Yinzhen to succeed as the Yongzheng Emperor after his father’s death. Zhang Xiao tries to change the future outcomes for the better, hoping to prevent any casualty as written in the future without interfering a man’s destiny, while trying to find a way to return to her time period. However, Zhang ultimately realizes that, not only she fails to alter the course of the approaching events, but also, under a predestination paradox, she is fated to become an instigator of the tragedy she tries to prevent resulted by her actions in the past and the princes’ romantic affections towards her.

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Fall In Love


一不小心爱上你 / Yī Bùxiǎo Xīn Ài Shàng Nǐ

Cast:

  • Zhang Han as Qin Lang
  • Jiang Kai Tong as Qin Qing / Lan Qingqing
  • Dennis Oh as Shi Ang
  • Pan Zhi Lin as Mi Li

Year: 2011

Episodes: 32 (45 minutes)

Ratings: 1.30

Opening: Yi Bu Xiao Xin Ai Shang Ni (一不小心爱上你) by Zhang Han & Jiang Ying Rong

Ending: Can Que (残缺) by Li Wei 李炜

Insert Songs: Jin Sheng Jin Shi (今生今世) by Zhang Jie

Yan Lei (眼泪) by Wu La

Story/Synopsis:

Qin Qing who lived in a wealthy family until she was 12, when she learned that she and another poor girl Mi Li were switched at birth. Ever-since their lives totally change as both family agree to switch back the two girls rightful identity. Qin Qing and her former brother Qin Lang had a close relationship, both unable to forget each other even after 10 years. Eventually after 10 years of separation Qin Lang return to find Qin Qing whom both fell in love.

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Sunny Happiness


幸福最晴天/ Xing fu zui qing tian / Happiness is like a Sunny Day / The Sunniest Day of Happiness / Sunshine Day

Cast:

  • Mike He as Xiang Yun Jie
  • Janine Chang as Fang Yong Yong
  • Li Yi Feng as Xiang Yun Chao
  • Zhou Zi Han as Wang Lan
  • Li Jin Ming as Kong Xin Jie
  • Li Zhi Nan as Huang Si Han
  • Zheng Wei as Wang Nian Jie

Year: 2011

Episodes: 25 x 45 mins or 16 x 75 mins

Opening: 有温柔 by 郭静

Ending: 伤日快乐 by 张韶涵

Related to 幸福一定強 and 幸福三顆星

Story/Synopsis:

Xiang Yun Jie (Mike He) is rich man who was once divorced, and unknowingly had an eight year old son. He is also a young owner of a hotel. Fang Yong Yong (Janine Chang) is an orphan. She works as a housekeeper in the hotel that Xiang Yun Jie owns. The two of them started their fairytale like love story from a ‘fake marriage’. Xiang Yun Jie’s brother, Xiang Yun Chao (Li Yi Feng), is always hiding in the shadow, he is also the one who completes the love triangle.

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