My Queen promotional poster
|Also known as||Defeated Queen, Queen of No Marriage|
|Directed by||Lin Qing Zhen|
|Opening theme||(沒有如果) There's No If by Fish Leong
(別再為他流淚) Don't Shed Any More Tears for Him (episode 3,4,7) by Fish Leong
|Ending theme||(愛情之所以為愛情) The Reason For The Love Of Love by Fish Leong|
|Country of origin||Taiwan|
|Original language(s)||Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese|
|No. of episodes||21 episodes|
|Original network||TTV/Sanlih E-Television|
|Original release||January 4– May 31, 2009|
|Preceded by||Invincible Shan Bao Mei|
|Followed by||Easy Fortune Happy Life|
My Queen (Chinese: 敗犬女王; pinyin: Bài Quǎn Nǚwáng), also known as Defeated Queen or Queen of No Marriage, is a 2009 Taiwanese romantic-comedy television series. The television drama was produced by Sanlih E-Television starring Ethan Ruan and Cheryl Yang. It was first aired on January 4, 2009 on TTV after Invincible Shan Bao Mei and last aired on May 31, 2009.
Shan Wu Shuang (Cheryl Yang), a 33-year-old beautiful, hardworking yet single woman, meets Lucas (Ethan Juan), a 25-year-old romantic and handsome regular worker. There is an 8-year age difference between the two lovers.
- Ethan Juan as Lucas (25 y.o) - Workerman, helper of JJ, sometimes an assistant at iFound magazine and bodyguard of Shan Wu Shuang. He was previously an outstanding medical student, but after the death of Han Xiang-Yun, his girlfriend, his grades dropped and he was expelled from medical school.
- Cheryl Yang as Shan Wu Shuang (33 y.o) - The main editor in iFound magazine's store (social, politics and case department, mid-level chief). She was always top of the class from primary school to university and is hard-working in her jobs. She is single, although she previously had a relationship with Song Yun-Hao and nearly married him, until an accident six years ago caused a misunderstanding between them.
- Sylvia Yang as Han Jia Jia (21 y.o) - A new trainee worker at iFound and the younger sister of Han Xiang-Yun (Lucas' ex-girlfriend).
- James Wen as Song Yun Hao (34 y.o) - A world-famous cameraman and past-boyfriend of Shan Eu Shuang. He once dated Wu Shuang and wanted to marry her, but because of his job, it didn't come about. He had an accident and did not tell Wu Shuang, which destroyed their love.
- Harry Zhang as JJ (25 y.o) - Classmate and best friend of Lucas, and manager of the Hot Spring Hotel. He is dating Han Jia-Jia.
- Jessica Song as Lu Guang Lin - Teacher and Ke Menghan's wife.
- Da Bing as Romeo - Senior editor of iFound magazine; single.
- Xinyi Zhu as Xie Zhiqi - Co-editor of iFound magazine.
- Ying Wei-min as Zhang Ruoji - photographer for iFound magazine.
- Peixu Li as Weier Gang - Editor of iFound magazine; attracted to Xie Zhiqi
- Jun Laiting as Madan Na - Reporter for iFound magazine.
- Zhao Zi Qiang as Ceng Dafang - Works for iFound magazine, owns a hotel. He is married to Lin Chunzhi, and they have two children.
- Wai-Man Chan as Ke Menghan - Lu Guanglin's husband. They have a daughter.
- Lin Mei-Shiu as Dan Lin Chunzhi - Single mother; in love with the head of Warriors High School.
- Wang Dao as Lu Tiancheng - Lucas's father; a doctor.
- Ko Chia-yen as Han Hsiang-yun - Ex-girlfriend of Lucas; has asthma; accidentally drowned in the sea
- Qu Zhong Heng as Ke You-Zheng - A politician from a small village, and National Party candidate for Prime Minister
- Liu Xiao Li as Ketai Tai - Wife of Ke You and National Party chairman's daughter.
- Chen Bo Zheng as Xu Zimo - Boyfriend of Lin Chunzhi
- Du Shi Mei
- Xiang Yu Jie (also known as Xiang Li Wen) as Lin Laoshi - English teacher at Warriors High School.
- Huang Tai An as a security guard
- Hei Mian as a Jeweller's shop employee
- Ma Li Ou as a TV host - Host of "Cheers" and "Love at 5".
- Junior as Edison - Han Jia Jia's ex-boyfriend. He owns a motorbike company.
- Lene Lai as Lin Mei-Huan - Schoolmate of Lucas in high school.
- Zhuang Zhuang as the vice-chairman of the Da Wei Hotel.
- Fu Tian-ying as Da Tou-ting - University classmate of Shan Wu Shuang.
- Zhong Xing-ling as Da Du-yi - University classmate of Shan Wu Shuang.
- Ehlo Huang as Yue Fei - The doctor who did Wu Shuang's pre-marital health check and is attracted to her.
- Zhang Qin-yan as Chloe - Leslie's helper for many years.
- Ba Yu as Wu Jing-jing - Adviser to Lai Dian
- Zhang Zhao-zhi as Mr. Tang - One of main targets for Shan Wu Shuang
- Sun Peng as the husband of Da Du-yi. He appears in a photo.
- Chen Mu-yi as a manager of an engine store
- Lu Man-yin as Man-yin Jie - Worker in Hot Spring Hotel, which belongs to JJ's family.
- Ye Min-zhi as an editor of U Watch magazine store
- Chen Wei-ling as a flower store worker
- Di Qiu as Xiao Zheng - Classmate of Lucas at school
- Wong JingLun as Xiao Chen - Classmate of Lucas at school
- XuanXuan as A-Rui
- Fish Leong as a radio DJ
|TTV||Taiwan||January 4, 2009||Sundays, 10pm||Premiere|
|SETTV||January 10, 2009||Saturdays, 9pm||Cable TV premiere|
|TTV||January 11, 2009||Sundays, 1pm||Replays|
|SETTV||January 17, 2009||Sundays, 1:30pm|
|June 3, 2009||Mondays to Fridays, 8pm|
|June 4, 2009||Mondays to Fridays, 12am|
|June 4, 2009||Mondays to Fridays, 1pm|
|December 23, 2010||Mondays to Fridays, 8pm|
|TTV||January 26, 2011||Mondays to Fridays, 10am|
|東森戲劇台||December 25, 2011||Saturdays - Sundays, 6pm|
|中華電信MOD 044星光偶像HD台||June 11, 2012||Mondays to Fridays, 8-9pm|
|TVB J2||Hong Kong||January 17, 2010||Sundays, 8:30pm||Overseas|
|Soundtrack album by Fish Leong|
|Released||May 22, 2009|
|Label||Believe In Music|
My Queen Original Soundtrack (CD+DVD) (敗犬女王之情歌無雙影音雙冠原聲天作之盒 (1CD+1DVD)) was released on May 22, 2009 by Fish Leong under Believe In Music. It contains seventeen songs, and a DVD version which contains Fish Leong's Fall in Love & Songs album's music video and karaoke. The opening theme song is "No Ifs" or "Ru Guo", while the ending theme song is "The Reason For The Love Of Love".
|1.||"No Ifs" (敗犬女王(OT:沒有如果))|
|2.||"No Ifs (耶誕節的情侶餐 ver.)" (耶誕節的情侶餐 (OT:沒有如果))|
|3.||"No Ifs (犬樣的人生 ver.)" (犬樣的人生 (OT:沒有如果))|
|6.||"The Reason For The Love Of Love (一個人淋雨 ver.)" (一個人淋雨 (OT:愛情之所以為愛情))|
|7.||"Dare Not (完美單無雙 ver.)" (完美單無雙 (OT:Secretly 不敢當))|
|9.||"No Ifs (不精明女王 ver.)" (不精明女王 (OT:沒有如果))|
|11.||"The Reason For The Love Of Love (不能哭!! ver.)" (不能哭!! (OT:愛情之所以為愛情))|
|12.||"No Ifs (花錢找男人!!?? ver.)" (花錢找男人!!?? (OT:沒有如果))|
|13.||"No Ifs (只想單純在一起 ver.)" (只想單純在一起 (OT:沒有如果))|
|14.||"The Reason For The Love Of Love (要條件?要感覺? ver.)" (要條件?要感覺? (OT:愛情之所以為愛情))|
|16.||"The Reason For The Love Of Love (面對一個人的感覺 ver.)" (面對一個人的感覺 (OT:愛情之所以為愛情))|
|17.||"Don't Shed Any More Tears for Him (只要我們在一起 ver.)" (只要我們在一起 (OT:別再為他流淚))|
|Fall in Love & Songs's music video and karaoke DVD|
|1.||"Don't Shed Any More Tears for Him"|
|8.||"The Reason For The Love Of Love"|
|10.||"Find A Person"|
Since its first broadcast, My Queen topped the ranks with the total average of 5.69. Its drama competitors were CTV's Love or Bread, ToGetHer, and Boys Over Flowers, and CTS's Prince + Princess 2 and Knock Knock Loving You. The viewers survey was conducted by AGB Nielsen.
Awards and nominations
|2012||47th Golden Bell Awards||Best Television Series||My Queen||Nominated|
|Best Actress||Cheryl Yang||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actor||James Wen||Nominated|
|Best Drama Program Guide||Speech||Nominated|
|Best Program Marketing||Nominated|
|Best Channel Advertising||Won|
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- (Chinese) TTV 44th Golden Bell Awards homepage Retrieved 25 Sept 2010
- "My Queen official blog". SETTV. Retrieved 2013-08-25.
- 結局別再猜啦！楊謹華不嫁小天 繼續做「敗犬女王」
- "My Queen Original TV Soundtrack (CD) + Fish Leong - Fall In Love And Songs MV+Karaoke (DVD) ". YesAsia. Retrieved 2013-08-26.
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