List of TVB series (2008)

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This is a list of series released by TVB in 2008.

Top ten drama series in ratings[edit]

The following is a list of TVB's top serial dramas in 2008 by average ratings. The list includes premiere week and final week ratings, as well as the average overall count of live Hong Kong viewers (in millions).

Highest-rating drama series of 2008 [1]
Rank English title Chinese title Average Peak Premiere
week
Final
week
HK viewers
(millions)
1 Moonlight Resonance 溏心風暴之家好月圓
35
50
33
38
2.22
2 D.I.E. 古靈精探
34
42
32
37
2.14
3 Wars of In-Laws II 野蠻奶奶大戰戈師奶
33
41
33
32
2.07
4 Forensic Heroes II 法證先鋒II
32
37
33
34
2.04
5 Catch Me Now 原來愛上賊
32
38
31
33
2.00
6 The Silver Chamber of Sorrows 銀樓金粉
31
40
29
34
1.93
7 Love Exchange 疑情別戀
30
35
28
32
1.91
8 Survivor's Law II 律政新人王Ⅱ
30
37
26
31
1.88
9 A Journey Called Life 金石良缘
30
35
28
32
1.88
10 When a Dog Loves a Cat 當狗愛上貓
30
35
29
30
1.87

Awards[edit]

Category/Organization 2008 TVB Anniversary Awards
15 November 2008
Best Drama Moonlight Resonance
Best Actor Ha Yu
Moonlight Resonance
Best Actress Michelle Yim
Moonlight Resonance
Best Supporting Actor Wayne Lai
The Gentle Crackdown II
Best Supporting Actress Tavia Yeung
Moonlight Resonance
Most Improved Actor Wong Cho-lam
Best Selling Secrets, Super Trio Supreme, D.I.E., Miss Hong Kong 2008
Most Improved Actress Nancy Wu
Wars of In-Laws II, D.I.E., Legend of the Demigods, The Silver Chamber of Sorrows, Strictly Come Dancing 2

First line series[edit]

These dramas air in Hong Kong from 8:00pm to 8:30pm, Monday to Friday on TVB.

Airing
date
English title
(Chinese title)
Number of episodes Main cast Theme song (T)
Sub-theme song (ST)
HD
format
Highest average
point ratings
Genre Notes Official website
12 Mar 2007-
7 Aug 2008
Best Selling Secrets
同事三分親
364 Esther Kwan, Elaine Jin, Elvina Kong, Vin Choi, Bill Chan, Stephen Au, Geoffrey Wong, Yoyo Chen, Wong Cho Lam, Wayne Lai, Florence Kwok, Wong He, Aimee Chan T: "Piano Sonata No. 11"
(Mozart)
ST: "只得一次"
(Shirley Kwan)
Yes 29 [2] Modern sitcom Official website
25 Aug-
17 Oct
Legend of the Demigods
搜神傳
22 Sunny Chan, Linda Chung, Benny Chan, Halina Tam, Stephen Au, Nancy Wu, Kara Hui, Charmaine Li ST: "發誓"
(Linda Chung)
No 29 [3] Costume adventure Released overseas on August 18, 2008. Copyright notice: 2007. Official website
20 Oct 2008-
12 Feb 2010
Off Pedder
畢打自己人
337 Teresa Mo, Elvina Kong, Ivan Ho, Ng Kwun Lai, Elaine Jin, Joyce Koi, Wayne Lai, Wong Cho Lam, Joyce Cheng, Florence Kwok, Stephen Au, Tsui Wing, Aimee Chan T: "Serenade No. 13"
(Mozart)
ST: "無人完美"
(Joyce Cheng)
Yes 27 Modern sitcom Official website

Second line series[edit]

These dramas air in Hong Kong from 8:30pm to 9:30pm, Monday to Friday on TVB.

Airing
date
English title
(Chinese title)
Number of episodes Main cast Theme song (T)
Sub-theme song (ST)
HD
format
Highest average
point ratings
Genre Notes Official website
1 Jan-
27 Jan
Wars of In-Laws II
野蠻奶奶大戰戈師奶
20 Liza Wang, Myolie Wu, Bosco Wong, Joyce Tang, Derek Kok, Benz Hui T: "再見"
(Liza Wang & FAMA)
ST: "感激遇到你"
(Myolie Wu & Bosco Wong)
"最難過今天"
(Myolie Wu & Vincent Wong)
Yes 37 [4] Modern comedy Indirect sequel to 2005's Wars of In-Laws. Released overseas on December 27, 2007. Copyright notice: 2007. Official website
28 Jan-
22 Feb
Wasabi Mon Amour
和味濃情
20 Michael Tao, Louisa So, Paul Chun, Bernice Liu, Joyce Tang T: "不可不愛"
(Eric Suen)
No 32[5] Modern drama Copyright notice: 2007. Official website
25 Feb-
28 Mar
The Master of Tai Chi
太極
25 Vincent Zhao, Raymond Lam, Melissa Ng, Myolie Wu, Kenneth Ma, Selena Li ST: "浮生若水"
(Raymond Lam)
Yes 29 [6] Period action First HD co-production with China,
Vincent Zhao's first series with TVB.
Official website
31 Mar-
25 Apr
A Journey Called Life
金石良缘
20 Steven Ma, Kent Cheng, Linda Chung, Fala Chen, Raymond Cho T: "小故事"
(Linda Chung & Steven Ma)
No 32 [7] Modern drama Kent Cheng's comeback series. Copyright notice: 2007. Official website
28 Apr-
23 May
The Silver Chamber of Sorrows
銀樓金粉
21 Nancy Sit, Paul Chun, Ng Wai Kwok, Christine Ng, Shirley Yeung T: "認命"
(Ivana Wong)
No 34 [8] Costume drama Official website
26 May-
20 Jun
The Money-Maker Recipe
師奶股神
21 Michael Tse, Kiki Sheung, Dominic Lam, Joyce Tang T: "十優生"
(Kay Tse)
No 31 [9] Modern drama Official website
23 Jun-
21 Jul
Speech of Silence
甜言蜜語
20 Kate Tsui, Kenneth Ma, Chris Lai, Claire Yiu, Elaine Yiu T: "直覺"
(Joyce Cheng)
No 30[10] Modern drama Official website
21 Jul-
15 Aug
When a Dog Loves a Cat
當狗愛上貓
20 Gallen Lo, Myolie Wu, Margie Tsang, David Lui, Raymond Wong, Bernice Liu T: "當狗愛上貓"
(Gallen Lo & Myolie Wu)
Yes 32[11] Modern drama Gallen Lo's comeback series. Official website
25 Aug-
19 Sep
Your Class or Mine
尖子攻略
20 Bobby Au Yeung, Sheren Tang, Benz Hui, Derek Kok, Him Law T: "好學為福"
(Bobby Au Yeung, HotCha, Renee Dai, & Percy Fan)
Yes 31 [12] Modern drama Official website
22 Sep-
24 Oct
The Four
少年四大名捕
24 Raymond Lam, Ron Ng, Kenneth Ma, Sammul Chan, Kate Tsui, Selena Li T: "風暴"
(Raymond Lam, Ron Ng, Kenneth Ma, & Sammul Chan)
No 30 [13] Costume action Official website
27 Oct-
5 Dec
When Easterly Showers Fall on the Sunny West
東山飄雨西關晴
30 Liza Wang, Charmaine Sheh, Joe Ma, Raymond Wong, Selena Li, Sharon Luk, Edwin Siu, Kiki Sheung T: "愛在天邊"
(Liza Wang)
ST: "陪你哭也只得我"
(Joe Ma & Charmaine Sheh)
No 29 [14] Period drama 41st Anniversary Series Edwin Siu's comeback series Official website
8 Dec 2008-
2 Jan 2009
Pages of Treasures
Click入黃金屋
20 Wayne Lai, Sonija Kwok, Shirley Yeung, Eric Suen, Vivien Yeo, Paul Chun T: "我的最愛"
(Eric Suen)
No 28 [15] Modern drama Official website

Third line series[edit]

These dramas air in Hong Kong from 9:30pm to 10:30pm, Monday to Friday on TVB.

Airing
date
English title
(Chinese title)
Number of episodes Main cast Theme song (T)
Sub-theme song (ST)
HD
format
Highest average
point ratings
Genre Notes Official website
24 Dec 2007-
18 Jan 2008
Survivor's Law II
律政新人王II
20 Kenneth Ma, Sammul Chan, Ella Koon, Selena Li T: "選擇我"
(Kenneth Ma)
No 31[16] Modern drama Sequel to 2003's Survivor's Law. Official website
21 Jan-
15 Feb
The Gentle Crackdown II
秀才愛上兵
20 Steven Ma, Yumiko Cheng, Wayne Lai, Ha Yu T: "豺狼與羊"
(Steven Ma & Yumiko Cheng)
No 32 [17] Costume comedy Indirect sequel to 2005's The Gentle Crackdown. Copyright notice: 2007. Official website
18 Feb-
15 Mar
The Seventh Day
最美麗的第七天
20 Kevin Cheng, Niki Chow, Bosco Wong, Natalie Tong T: "最美麗的第七天"
(Kevin Cheng)
ST: "抱著空氣"
(Kevin Cheng & Niki Chow)
No 34 [18] Modern romance Original cast from 2005's Under the Canopy of Love. Copyright notice: 2007. Official website
17 Mar-
18 Apr
D.I.E.
古靈精探
25 Roger Kwok, Sonija Kwok, Kenneth Ma, Margie Tsang, Derek Kok T: "花樣奇案"
(Roger Kwok)
No 37[19] Modern action Prequel to 2009's D.I.E. II. Released overseas on March 10, 2008. Copyright notice: 2007. Official website
21 Apr-
16 May
Catch Me Now
原來愛上賊
20 Damian Lau, Idy Chan, Joe Ma, Fala Chen Yes 33 [20] Modern action Idy Chan's comeback series. Official website
19 May-
27 Jun
Forensic Heroes II
法證先鋒II
30 Bobby Au-Yeung, Charmaine Sheh, Kevin Cheng, Frankie Lam, Yoyo Mung T: "遺留"
(Edmond Leung)
ST: "等你"
(Charmaine Sheh)
ST: "You Are My Angel"
(Loretta Chow)
No 34 [21] Modern suspense Sequel to 2006's Forensic Heroes. Official website
30 Jun-
25 Jul
Love Exchange
疑情別戀
20 Michael Miu, Anita Yuen, Crystal Tin, Power Chan T: "距離"
(Kary Ng)
Yes 32 [22] Modern thriller Anita Yuen's comeback series. Official website
28 Jul-
21 Sep
Moonlight Resonance
溏心風暴之家好月圓
40 Louise Lee, Ha Yu, Susanna Kwan, Michelle Yim, Raymond Lam, Moses Chan, Tavia Yeung, Linda Chung, Kate Tsui, Fala Chen, Chris Lai, Bosco Wong T: "無心害你"
(Susanna Kwan)
ST: "愛不疚"
(Raymond Lam)
Yes 47 [23] Modern drama Grand production
Indirect sequel to 2007's Heart of Greed.
Official website
22 Sep-
18 Oct
Last One Standing
與敵同行
21 Roger Kwok, Kevin Cheng, Yoyo Mung, Kiki Sheung, Elaine Yiu, Macy Chan Yes 31 [24] Modern suspense Copyright notice: 2007. Official website
20 Oct 2008-
13 Feb 2009
The Gem of Life
珠光寶氣
82 Gigi Lai, Ada Choi, Maggie Siu, Moses Chan, Bowie Lam, Louise Lee, Bosco Wong, Linda Chung, Wong He T: "鑽禧"
(Shirley Kwan)
ST: "無情有愛"
(Linda Chung)
ST: "相戀兩個字"
(Bowie Lam & Gigi Lai)
ST: "我還在等甚麼"
(Moses Chan)
Yes 32 [25] Modern drama Grand Production
41st Anniversary Series
Gigi Lai's final drama before retirement
Official website

Saturday series[edit]

These dramas aired in Hong Kong from 10:30pm to 11:00pm, Saturday on TVB.

Airing
date
English title
(Chinese title)
Number of episodes Main cast Theme song (T)
Sub-theme song (ST)
HD
format
Highest average
point ratings
Genre Notes Official website
16 Jun-
3 Aug
Dressage to Win
盛裝舞步愛作戰
9 Michelle Wai, Ken Hung, Wylie Chiu, Ryan Lam, Him Law, Katy Kung, Kimmy Kwan, Carlos Chan, Andy Hui, Tracy Ip, Bill Chan, Mandy Lieu T: "一步一傾心"
(Phoenix Yeung & Iris Wu)
ST: "這該死的愛"
(Patrick Tang)
Yes N/A Modern drama TVB mini-series Official website

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