Poetic Justice (TV series)

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Poetic Justice
(微笑正义)
Poetic Justice poster.jpg
Publicity poster
Genre Romance
Mystery
Media
Directed by Wong Foon Hwee 黄芬菲 (ep1-4,17-20)
郭慧绮(ep5-8)
罗温温(ep9-16)
Starring Rui En
Dai Xiangyu
Rebecca Lim
Desmond Tan
Opening theme 不够勇敢 by Ding Dang
Ending theme 好难得 by Ding Dang
一个人不可能 by Ding Dang
奇异果 by Ding Dang
Country of origin Singapore
Original language(s) Chinese
No. of episodes 20
Production
Producer(s) Paul Yuen 袁树伟
Running time 1 hour (with commercials)
Release
Original channel MediaCorp Channel 8
Original release 11 September 2012 – 8 Oct 2012
Chronology
Preceded by Don't Stop Believin'
Followed by Game Plan
External links
Website

Poetic Justice (Chinese: 微笑正义) is a Singaporean Chinese drama. It depicts the lives of a group of people doing investigative journalism, and will be telecasted on Singapore's free-to-air channel, MediaCorp Channel 8. It will make its debut on 11 September 2012. This drama serial consists of 20 episodes, and was screened on every weekday night at 9:00 pm.

Unlike most locally produced series about crime, this series departs from the traditional police procedural style and focuses more on investigative journalism and the media.

Story[edit]

The plot revolves around a group of young professionals involved in investigative journalism. Two journalists team up with a wealthy businessman and a lawyer to help solve cases for those in need. As they investigate further, they uncover more secrets and dark truths behind some of the crimes.

Cast[edit]

Main Cast:

Supporting Cast:

Special Appearances:

Overseas broadcast[edit]

This drama is one of the first dramas to be broadcast exclusive in Malaysia after its first telecast of two weeks.

Country of Broadcast Broadcasting Network Debut Finale Preceded by Followed by
 Malaysia Astro Shuang Xing 27 September 2012 at 4.30pm, weekdays
(encore on 28 September at 3.30pm, weekdays)
24 October 2012
(encore on 25 October)
Don't Stop Believin' Game Plan

Production[edit]

Filming for Poetic Justice took place from June to August 2012.[citation needed] This is the first show where Rui En and Dai Yang Tian collaborate as the main leads in a television drama.[citation needed]

Originally, this television drama was entitled Fair? Unfair? in English.[citation needed]

Accolades[edit]

Year Award Category Result Recipient
2013 Star Awards 2013 Young Talent Award Nominated Lieu Yan Xi
Best Director Nominated Wong Foong Hwee
Best Drama Cameraman Nominated Tommy Lee Heng Soon
Best Costume & Image Design Nominated Justin Lee
Best Music & Sound Design Nominated Thong Meng Sun
Nominated Matthew Teng
Favourite Female Character Nominated Rebecca Lim
Won Rui En
Best Actor Nominated Dai Yangtian
Best Serial Drama Nominated Poetic Justice

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