Marry Me, or Not?

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Marry Me, or Not?
必娶女人
MarryMeorNotETTV.jpg
Marry Me, or Not? promotional poster
GenreRomantic comedy
Created byEastern Television
Written byJian Qi Feng (簡奇峰)
Lin Xin Hui (林欣慧)
Directed byYu Zhong Zhong (于中中)
StarringRoy Chiu
Ko Chia-yen
Joanne Tseng
Harry Chang
Opening themeLove’s Forever by Real feat. Joanne Tseng
Ending themeLinger On by Yoga Lin
Country of originRepublic of China (Taiwan)
Original language(s)Mandarin
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes15
Production
Executive producer(s)Lai Xiu Zhen (賴秀貞)
Tong Han Xuan (童瀚萱)
Lin You Jie (林友潔)
Producer(s)Jason Hsueh
Chen Zhi Han (陳芷涵)
Ma Yi Ting (麻怡婷)
Production location(s)Taiwan, South Korea
Running time90 minutes
Production company(s)San Phone Production (三鳳製作)
Eastern Television
Release
Original networkCTV
ETTV
Picture formatSDTV (480i)
HDTV (1080i)
First shown inRepublic of China (Taiwan)
Original release1 November 2015 (2015-11-01) – 14 February 2016 (2016-02-14)
Chronology
Preceded byThe Day I Lost U
Followed byNie Xiaoqian
External links
Official Website

Marry Me, or Not? (Chinese: 必娶女人; pinyin: bì qǔ nǚ rén) is a 2015 Taiwanese romantic comedy television series created and produced by Eastern Television. Starring Roy Chiu, Ko Chia-yen, Joanne Tseng and Harry Chang as the main cast, filming began on March 12, 2015 and wrapped up in June 14, 2015. It aired on CTV every Sunday night at 10:00-11:30 pm from November 1, 2015 to February 14, 2016.

Cast[edit]

Main cast[edit]

Supporting cast[edit]

  • Grace Ko as Xia Yu He 夏羽荷
  • Wang Dao-Nan as Hao Yi Sheng 郝怡生
  • Akira Chen as Cai Yong Li 蔡宏立
  • Ke Shu-qin as Wang Yue E 王月娥
  • Danny Liang as Lin Shu Hong 林書鴻
  • Peggy Yang as Xin Xian 心嫻
  • Yu Yue Ru (余月如) as Na Na 娜娜
  • Li Pei Yu (李霈瑜) as Wen Jia 雯嘉
  • Li Chung Lin as Ah Xin 阿信
  • Daniel Chen as Cui Da Zui 崔大嘴
  • Louis Liu (李霈瑜) as Meng Fu 孟甫
  • Zhang Bo Sheng (張博盛) as Guai Shou 怪獸
  • Hai Yu Fen (海裕芬) as Assistant Manager

Cameo[edit]

  • Mickey Huang as Manager Huang
  • Chung Hsin-Ling as Xiao Dai 小黛
  • Kimi Hsia as Hsu Ching-ju
  • Li Ying (李穎) as Sammy
  • Josie Leung as Ms. Yang
  • Sha Sha (莎莎) as Fortuneteller's customer
  • Xu Li Yun (徐麗雲) as Hao Grandma
  • Chen Bolin as Li Da Lun 李大倫
  • Ma Jun Lin (馬俊麟) as Veterinarian
  • Tseng Shi (曾實) as Sun Fu Guo 孫副國
  • Lance Yu as Mr. Xiao
  • Esther Wu as Xiao Min 小敏
  • Paul Hsu as Policemen
  • Wu Zheng Xun (吳政勳) as Ah B 阿B
  • Mirza Atif Ali Baig as Huan Zhen’s ex-boyfriend
  • Ha Xiao Yuan (哈孝遠) as Huan Zhen’s ex-boyfriend
  • Lu Yan Ze (盧彥澤) as Huan Zhen’s ex-boyfriend
  • Ti Chih-Chieh as CEO Jin

Soundtrack[edit]

Marry Me or Not?
Original TV Soundtrack (OST)
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Soundtrack album by
Various artists
Released27 November 2015
GenreMandopop
LanguageMandarin
LabelHIM International Music Inc.

Marry Me or Not? Original TV Soundtrack (OST) (必娶女人 電視原聲帶) was released on November 27, 2015 by various artists under HIM International Music Inc. It contains 10 tracks total. The opening theme is track 1 "Love’s Forever" by Real (F.I.R.) feat. Joanne Tseng, while the closing theme is track 2 "Linger On" by Yoga Lin.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleSinger(s)Length
1."Love’s Forever" (見招拆招)Real (F.I.R.) feat. Joanne Tseng4:23
2."Linger On" (兜圈)Yoga Lin4:03
3."Ask Why" (我何必)Janice Yan4:20
4."Lost Heartbeat" (不完美心跳)Power Station4:30
5."Conquered Love" (愛.接招)Popu Lady3:29
6."So Close" (幾乎)Joanne Tseng4:28
7."I Don’t Think I’m in Love with You" (我想我不會愛你)Hebe Tien4:41
8."Captain S.V" (思凡)Yoga Lin3:52
9."Leave Me Alone" (寂寞寂寞就好)Hebe Tien4:38
10."Mystery Guest" (神秘嘉賓)Yoga Lin5:30

[1][2]

Songs not featured on the official soundtrack album.

  • I Won't Like You (我不會喜歡你) by Chen Bolin

Broadcast[edit]

Network Country Airing Date Timeslot
CTV  Taiwan November 1, 2015 Sunday 10:00-11:30 pm
CTV HD
ETTV November 7, 2015 Saturday 10:00-11:30 pm
Astro Shuang Xing  Malaysia February 17, 2016 Monday to Friday 4:00-5:00 pm
ViuTV  Hong Kong July 7, 2016 Thursday to Friday 8:30-10:00 pm

Episode ratings[edit]

Competing dramas on rival channels airing at the same time slot were:

Air Date Episode Average Ratings Rank
Nov 1, 2015 1 1.18 2
Nov 8, 2015 2 1.50 2
Nov 15, 2015 3 1.59 2
Nov 22, 2015 4 1.62 2
Nov 29, 2015 5 1.45 2
Dec 6, 2015 6 1.48 2
Dec 13, 2015 7 1.66 2
Dec 20, 2015 8 1.68 2
Dec 27, 2015 9 1.63 2
Jan 3, 2016 10 1.46 2
Jan 10, 2016 11 1.36 3
Jan 17, 2016 12 1.77 2
Jan 24, 2016 13 1.70 2
Jan 31, 2016 14 1.57 2
February 7, 2016: No episode was aired due to CTV airing of Chinese New Year Special Program
Feb 14, 2016 15 1.95 2
Average ratings 1.57 --

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Ceremony Category Nominee Result
2016 51st Golden Bell Awards Best Television Series Marry Me, or Not? Nominated
Best Leading Actor in a Television Series Roy Chiu Nominated
Best Leading Actress in a Television Series Ko Chia-yen Won
Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series Joanne Tseng Nominated
Best Directing for a Television Series Yu Zhong Zhong Nominated
Best Writing for a Television Series Jian Qi Feng, Lin Xin Hui Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Marry Me or Not? OST iTunes page. Retrieved June 25, 2016
  2. ^ [2] Yesasia.com Marry Me or Not? OST info. Retrieved June 25, 2015

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