Double Happiness (TV series)

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Double Happiness
Written by Ang Eng Tee
Directed by Chia Mien Yang (Season 1)
Foo Seng Peng (Season 2)
Starring Ivy Lee
Xie Shaoguang
Edmund Chen
Vivian Lai
Zhang Wei
Opening theme Season 1: 有家是福 by Le Sheng and Benny Wong, sung by Tay Ping Hui, Jeff Wang and Wang Shiyu
Season 2: 平衡点 sung by Anson Goh
Country of origin Singapore
Original language(s) Chinese
No. of episodes 142
Producer(s) Daisy Chan
Running time approx. 45 minutes
Original channel MediaCorp Channel 8
Original run 2004 – 2005
Related shows Holland V

Double Happiness (Chinese: 囍临门) is a Chinese language drama serial on MediaCorp Channel 8 in Singapore which was screened in 2004 and ended in January 2005. The show has 142 episodes, the largest number of episodes MediaCorp have ever produced. It consists two parts, with 71 episodes in each part of the show. It is about a family who sells fish and chips in a renowned restaurant in East Coast Road called Happy Fish. The restaurant has its ups and downs, but eventually it will come out strong, but not without tragedies and lessons learnt.

In 2007 MediaCorp sold its rights to Chinese broadcaster CCTV8 and it was broadcast in China in 5 parts.[1] It also had two reruns on Channel 8 in 2010 and 2012/2013.


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Awards & Nominations[edit]

Star Awards 2004 (Season 1)
Award Nominee Result
Best Actor Xie Shaoguang Won
Best Actress Ivy Lee Won
Xiang Yun Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Jeff Wang Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Hong Huifang Nominated
Vivian Lai Nominated
Young Talent Award Li Xianmin Won
Best Screenplay Ang Eng Tee Won
Best Drama Serial Double Happiness Nominated
Star Awards 2005 (Season 2)
Award Nominee Result
Best Supporting Actor Alan Tern Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Hong Huifang Nominated
Vivian Lai Nominated
Young Talent Award Liang Shi Jie Won
  • Edmund Chen and Ivy Lee (as Luo Jiaqi and Situ Yaxi respectively) were named the Top 5 Favourite On-screen Partners/Couple at the Star Awards 2007 special celebrating 25 years of Chinese drama.


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