Switched! (TV series)
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|Directed by||Loo Yin Kam|
|Country of origin||Singapore|
|No. of episodes||20|
|Running time||approx. 45 minutes|
|Original release||June 26 – July 23, 2007|
|Preceded by||The Greatest Love of All|
|Followed by||Honour and Passion|
Switched! (Simplified Chinese: 幸运星) is a Singaporean Chinese drama which is currently being telecast on Singapore's free-to-air channel, MediaCorp TV Channel 8. It made its debut on 26 June 2007. It is screened on every weekday night, 9pm. This drama serial consists of 20 episodes.
|Fann Wong||Jiang Xin Yu|
|Jeanette Aw||Jiang Xin Hui|
|Terence Cao||Wang An Xiang|
|Shaun Chen||Qin Shi Xuan|
|Richard Low||Jiang Pei Xiang|
|Jin Yinji||Liu Yujuan|
|Zen Chong||Jiang Zhi Heng|
|Julian Hee||Chen Han Sheng|
|Elyn Chong||Jing Jing|
|Zhu Houren||Qin Fu Zhong|
|Lin Meijiao||Shi Xuan's mother|
|Tracy Tan||Fei Fei|
|Ye Shipin||Wu De|
|Tan Xin Yi||Young Xin Yu|
|Dennis||Young Shi Xuan|
Jiang Pei Xiang is a TCM practitioner who runs a clinic with his wife and assistant Wang An Xiang. The oldest child Xin Yu has a scar and suffers from an inferiority complex as a result. Hence she has been unable to find a boyfriend at age 28. Xin Hui is an actress and enjoys the high life and much attention from potential suitors but has yet to find her "true love". Zhi Heng is the youngest and as the only son, his father has higher expectations of him, which only causes friction between them.
One day a genie swaps Xin Yu and Xin Hui's souls. They must now learn to cope with the other's situation.
- In this drama series, Fann Wong would be acting as an ugly woman. Her image in this drama was dubbed by many audience as an ugly and daring one.
- It came as a surprise to many audience, media and industry watchers that this drama had garnered not a single nomination in the Star Awards 2007, MediaCorp's annual awards ceremony.
|Week||Episode||Date||Average Number of audience in 5 weekdays
(Round off to nearest thousand)
|Week 1||Episodes 1 to 4||26 June 2007 to 29 June 2007||554, 000|
|Week 2||Episodes 5 to 9||2 July 2007 to 6 July 2007||582,000|
|Week 3||Episodes 10 to 14||9 July 2007 to 13 July 2007||611, 000|
|Week 4||Episodes 15 to 19||16 July 2007 to 20 July 2007||636, 000|
|Week 5||Episode 20 (Last episode)||23 July 2007||717, 000|