TVB Drama predictions for 2023

Hong Kong dramas might not be the ‘in’ thing and the audiences might be really small compared to the K-dramas and C-dramas. But it is definitely still alive and consistently producing dramas for their audiences.

For those who grow up watching TVB might sense the differences, but there are definitely a few you will really enjoy watching in a year. If you are curious what will be your kind of drama, keep scrolling down!

Starting with the dramas that was showcased during TVB Programme Presentation 2023 to those that did not made it into the line up for 2022 and those in production.

King of the Kings

(title is literal translation)

No. of episodes: 20
Genre: Legal, Historical, Investigation, Thriller
Native title: 狀王之王

Starring Vincent Wong, Elaine Yiu, Lam Tze Chung, and more. The drama is about the life of Sung Sai Kit and his journey to be a judge.

My Pet My Angel

No. of episodes: 20
Genre: Life, Pet, Romance
Native title: 宠爱Pet Pet

Starring Rosina Lam, Kalok Chow and more. The drama centres around pets and their world, using our pets’ lens to see the same world we are living in.

Let Me Take Your Pulse

No. of episodes: 25
Genre: Medical
Native title: 你好,我的大夫

Starring Sisley Choi, Matthew Ho, Ricco Ng, Kayan Yau, and more. The story is based on the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) approach to medical drama. A group of younger generation who study and practice TCM try their best to change other’s viewpoint on Chinese medicine, people’s skeptical towards youngster and want to gain recognition.

Hong Kongers in Beijing

No. of episodes: 20
Genre: Family, Life
Native title: 香港人在北京

Starring Ruco Chan, Jinny Ng, Tony Hung, and more. The drama completed its filming in late September 2022. The drama is set based on a family that move to Beijing from their hometown Hong Kong. Start fresh and inspire to flourish well in another country.

Romeo and His Butterfly Lover

No. of episodes: 25
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Native title: 羅密歐與祝英台

The power couple join forces for the first time on screen for a drama. Aimee Chan is back after many years as a stay home mother of four, joining her husband Moses Chan for the brand new drama with a breakthrough.

Starring Moses Chan, Aimee Chan, Kalok Chow and more. The drama is about two families who are enemies for generations, Romeo and Juliet fell in love on first sight and decided to go against their family’s grudges and stay together.

Allure

(title is literal translation)

No. of episodes: 20
Genre: Historical, Strong Female Lead
Native title: 一舞傾城

Starring Elaine Yiu, Monica Chan, Jacky Cai Jie, Connie Man and more. The drama is set in the 1980s, the golden era in Hong Kong. Everyone is trying their best to earn their bucket of gold. Ladies power, they are in various sector such as night clubs, motels, Japanese restaurants, salon and more.

Phantom Operation Tactic Team

No. of episodes: 30
Genre: Police, Investigation, Action
Native title: 隐形战队

Starring Kenneth Ma, Natalie Tong, Joel Chan, Jimmy Au, Tiffany Lau, and more. The drama is set in the special police force unit, the Phantom Operation Tactic Team. Leading them is Hill Fong aka Madam Fong (Natalie Tong). Working hand in hand with them is the Counter-Terrorism Response Unit lead by Yik Sir (Jimmy Au).


From here on, are the dramas that either showcased before in their sales presentation or released trailers OR those that are in production or nearing to wrap up which might be able to make it for 2023 debut.

Continue scrolling down!

The Spectator

No. of episodes: 20
Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Horror, Romance
Native title: 旁观者

Starring Pakho ChauVenus WongJoey Law, Mark Ma, Shiga Lin, and more. The drama begins when Yiu Zi Yu (Venus Wong) aka Madam Yiu who is ultra sensitive with her senses and constantly under tremendous stress. The Rabbit’s Hole boss Wong Kun Hei (Pakho Chau) wants all his guests to forget all their troubles when they patronise the cafe. However, there is a dark secret that yet to uncover.

Speakers of Law

No. of episodes: 25
Genre: Legal
Native title: 法言人

Starring Kenneth Ma, Rosina Lam, Jonathan Cheung, and more. The drama wraps up filming on April 2022 after working on it for 6 months. The story is set based on a group of elite lawyers, through several cases to seek justices.

The Perfect Man

No. of episodes: 20
Genre: Family, Life
Native title: 有種好男人

Starring Joe Ma, Ali Lee, Ricco Ng, Yoyo Chan, and more.

The drama is a story between Yung Yit Cheung [陽日正] and Charlie You [遊子澄]. Yit Cheung is an independent activist who does not believe in marriage, he will cross paths with a single mother, Charlie, and her teenage son Woody [苗成林].

Happy Ever After?

No. of episodes: 20
Genre: Romance, Family, Melodrama
Native title: 婚後事

Starring Him Law, Yoyo Chan, Lok Yi Lai, and more. The drama talks about the bitterness, ugliness and beauty, sadness and violence that leads up to the topic of divorce. Using different character’s point of view to narrate the story and see from their angle.

Unchained Medley

No. of episodes: 20
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Music, Showbiz
Native title: 灵戏逼人

Starring Owen Cheng, Katy Kung, Tiffany Lau, and more. The story unfolds when a human and a spirit fell in love. Ting Yat Jun [丁一駿] is a modern-day singer who was being framed for copying, he escape to a little village. Rented a home, he unknowingly released a spirit after opening a wardrobe and Cheung Fong Hwa [鍾芳華] is free. She was a famous singer from the 90s but passed due to a fire.

Hi and Goodbye

No. of episodes: 25
Genre: Mystery, Romance
Native title: 再見,枕邊人

Starring Joe Ma, Mandy Wong, Kelly Cheung, Joey Law, Fred Cheung, and more. The story revolves around a romantic triangle between the three main actors. Gu Ching Tien [顧晴天] lost 7 years of memories after an accident. Sam [楊萬琛] and Rachel [善美] is in a relationship but it gets shaky when Sam’s ex-wife Ching Tien slowly regains her memories.

Secret Door

No. of episodes: 25
Genre: Investigation, Mystery
Native title: 隱門

Starring Ruco Chan, Mandy WongRoxanne Tong, Moon Lau, Hugo Ng, Hugo Wong, Nicholas Yuen. The drama is about two childhood friends with similar misfortune but chose very different paths. Zhuang Zi Qiao and Cheung Sum Yut’s respective father was thrown behind bars. One chose the route of changing her name entirely and forgetting the past, the other became an insurance investigator.


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