Drama

8 Best TVB Hong Kong Dramas in 2020

With one of the most veterans actors gathered in the same broadcasting company, the drama department has a good pool of amazing actors/ actresses. Even though the attractiveness of the drama produce year by year is going on a downwards trend, there are still a few that are worth giving credits to.

Here are some of the best Hong Kong dramas produced by TVB and premiered in 2020.

#1 Legal Maverick 2

Legal Maverick 2, TVB Drama
Legal Maverick 2, TVB Drama

No. of episodes: 28
Genre: Legal, Investigation, Police, Crime, Friendship
Native Title: 踩過界II
Original network: TVB

No doubt this is the best and my favorite drama, for those who did not catch the first season it will not be a challenge to start the second season but might not be able to fully appreciate the iron triangle friendship formed during the course of first season.

The legal drama continues the legacy of the blind hero, a blind barrister Hope Man, Man San Hap (Vincent Wong) with his right hand and left-hand man. Paralegal Chiu Ching Mui, Dino (Sisley Choi) and an ex-police now private detective Kuk Yat Ha, Go Go (Owen Cheng). The coast seems clear until Hope Man’s mentor Kan Siu Wan, James (Paul Chan) returns to Hong Kong, and along with him is a female version of Hope Man, Eva Siu Mei Na (Kelly Cheung).

#2 Go Go Go Operation C9

Go Go GO Operation C9, TVB Drama poster.
Go Go GO Operation C9, TVB Drama poster.

No. of episodes: 20
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Native Title: C9特工
Original network: TVB

Even with the multiple pushback of the premiere date, the drama still made its way to 2020 list. The drama is way better than expected, the storyline of secret agent is well balanced with the backstory and how she wants to move away from the exhausting and unstable life.

The drama is about an agent C9 (Samantha Ko) who works for a secret organization became a married housewife after the entire organization blew up and wipe everything clean. Made her mind to be just a good wife, good daughter-in-law, and good mother, her ex-partner agent B3 (Chris Lai Lok Yi) shows up.

#3 Al Cappuccino

Al cappuccino tvb drama poster
Al cappuccino tvb drama poster

No. of episodes: 30
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Triad, Police
Native Title: 反黑路人甲
Original network: TVB

Unexpectedly hilarious even though it does not make sense for some parts. The chemistry between Vincent Wong and Owen Cheng is undeniably strong.

The drama revolves around a struggling actor Keung Sai Lung (Vincent Wong) return back to Hong Kong to pursue his acting career. Identity switch by the orphanage with triad boss’s third son, both of them did not care about it and grew up together.

#4 Hong Kong Love Stories

Hong Kong Love Stories, TVB Drama.
Hong Kong Love Stories, TVB Drama.

No. of episodes: 12
Genre: Romance, Drama, Family
Native title: 香港愛情故事
Original network: TVB

The drama talks about the romances happening in Hong Kong, the world’s most expensive country to buy a real estate property. How solving the needs of having a shelter over their head cause friction in relationships.

#5 The Runner

TVB Drama - The Runner 大步走
TVB Drama – The Runner 大步走

No. of episodes: 25
Genre: Sports, Family
Native Title: 大步走
Original network: TVB

The drama aims to bring positivity to the viewers and learn how to live a minimalist lifestyle. The journey of living a minimalist lifestyle is easier said than done. Yuan Lik aka Lik Sir (Joel Chan) is Carrie’s (Elaine Yiu) coach, started as a nemesis and slowly develop feelings for each other.

#6 The Dripping Sauce

No. of episodes: 30
Genre: Business, Drama, Romance
Native title: 大醬園
Original network: TVB

For those who love the onscreen couple Matthew Ho and Rebecca Zhu, this is the first drama they took on lead roles together.

Everything started from the Man Koon Brewery is a century-old soy sauce maker in Foshan. Things start to change when all the brothers and their sons have different ideas of the future and slowly cause chaos in the household. Man Kai Shan (Hugo Ng) and his wife Tsik Tak Yung is the leader of the family who has a son Man Cheuk Fung (Matthew Ho) who is smart but playful. Things changed even more after Ha Siu Moon (Rebecca Zhu) and Ip Sai Yiu (Katy Kung) join the brewery as the first female apprentice.

#7 Life After Death

Life after death, TVB 2020 drama poster
Life after death, TVB 2020 drama poster

No. of episodes: 25
Genre: Melodrama, Romance, Investigation
Native title: 那些我爱过的人
Original network: TVB

The drama begins with a serious car accident seven years ago that changes the lives of two families. Laura Fong Lok Man (Priscilla Wong) was carrying twins but lost one through the car accident along with her husband. Keung Yuk Sing (Frankie Lam) lost his wife Mavis (Griselda Yeung) in a car accident while he was warded after a serious injury through the boxing competition.

#8 Forensic Heroes 4

Forensic Heroes 4. 2020 TVB drama poster
Forensic Heroes 4. 2020 TVB drama poster

No. of episodes: 30
Genre: Crime, Investigation, Police, Action
Native title: 法證先鋒IV
Original network: TVB

The drama is the fourth installment from the Forensic Heroes series. Ko On (Raymond Wong) leads the forensic Laboratory team as a Senior Chemist and their role is to find the evidences and trace it to the original source to find the truth. His right-hand man includes Queen Sui (Alice Chan) and the rest of the Scientific Evidence Officer (S.E.O.) Charm Ting (Fred Cheng).


Here are the top eight TVB produced dramas that I really love in 2020 and options for you to start binge-watching with.

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