Ruco Chan Crowned Singapore’s TV King a Second Time
Ruco Chan (陳展鵬) took home his second Best Actor win at the sixth annual StarHub TVB Awards in Singapore last night, becoming the first actor to be crowned Singapore’s TV King two years in a row.
The annual awards ceremony, which celebrates TVB productions in Singapore, was held at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore on October 24. Hosted by Carol Cheng (鄭裕玲), Amigo Choi (崔建邦), and Derek Li (李浩林), a total of seventeen awards were handed out to over twenty TVB artists.
Winning Best Actor for his role as the Eleventh Prince in Captain of Destiny <張保仔>, Ruco Chan had set a record last night for being the first actor to win Singapore’s TV King two years in a row. He won the same honor last year for his performance in Ruse of Engagement <叛逃>. Captain of Destiny, which also stars Tony Hung (洪永城) and Grace Chan (陳凱琳), won My Favorite TVB Drama.
Liza Wang (汪明荃) was crowned as this year’s TV Queen for her performance in Limelight Years <華麗轉身>. Upon receiving her award, she thanked her costar, Damian Lau (劉松仁), for supporting her.
Rosina Lam (林夏薇) was in tears when she was awarded the Supporting Actress honor for her scene-stealing role in the idol drama Young Charioteers <衝線>. Vincent Wong (王浩信) landed his first Supporting Actor award for his performance in last year’s Tomorrow Is Another Day <再戰明天>. Costar Lawrence Ng (吳啟華) also took home a My Favorite TV Character award for his starring performance.
Tracy Chu (朱千雪) won Most Improved TVB Artist for her work in Tomorrow Is Another Day, Smooth Talker <以和為貴>, and The Fixer <拆局專家>. Former Miss Hong Kong Grace Chan won Best New TVB Artist and a sponsored award, Tokyo Bust Express the Sassy Award. Onscreen-turned-real life couple Priscilla Wong (黃翠如) and Edwin Siu (蕭正楠), snagged the My Favorite TVB Onscreen Couple award with Madam Cutie On Duty <師奶MADAM>.
In the variety category, Tony Hung’s North Korean adventure Not Far But Away <在那遙遠的地方> won My Favorite TVB Informative Program. Golden onscreen couple, Liza Wang and Adam Cheng (鄭少秋) garnered the My Favorite TVB Variety Show Hosts award for their nostalgic musical program Sunday Songbird <Sunday靚聲王>, which also won My Favorite TVB Variety Program. The legendary duo won the Star of the Stars award as well.
The telecast for the 2015 StarHub TVB Awards will first premiere on TVB Jade on November 1.
List of winners:
My Favorite TVB Drama
Captain of Destiny
My Favorite TVB Actress
Liza Wang — Limelight Years
My Favorite TVB Actor
Ruco Chan — Captain of Destiny
My Favorite TVB Supporting Actress
Rosina Lam — Young Charioteers
My Favorite TVB Supporting Actor
Vincent Wong — Tomorrow Is Another Day
My Favorite TVB Female TV Characters
Eliza Sam as Lau Yee / Hung Mau-dan — Under the Veil
Tavia Yeung as Jan Ng — Eye In the Sky
Nancy Wu as Gin Keung — Ghost of Relativity
Kristal Tin as May Suen — Ghost of Relativity
Linda Chung as Chung Wai-yan — Tiger Cubs II
Selena Lee as Cecilia Choi — Brick Slaves
Priscilla Wong as Fa Ping — Madam Cutie On Duty
My Favorite TVB Male TV Characters
Kenneth Ma as To Chun-fung — Noblesse Oblige
Wayne Lai as Mike Chiang — Overachievers
Moses Chan as Kam Yin-chung — Every Step You Take
Lawrence Ng as Man Sheung-shing — Tomorrow Is Another Day
Edwin Siu as Law Dai-shu — Madam Cutie On Duty
Louis Cheung as Kam Wah — Momentary Lapse of Reason
Most Improved TVB Artist
Tracy Chu — Tomorrow Is Another Day, Smooth Talker, The Fixer
Best New TVB Artist
Grace Chan — Overachievers, Raising the Bar, Captain of Destiny
My Favorite TVB On-Screen Couple
Priscilla Wong and Edwin Siu — Madam Cutie On Duty
My Favorite TVB Variety Program
My Favorite TVB Informative Program
Not Far But Away
My Favorite TVB Variety Show Host
Liza Wang, Adam Cheng, and Jerry Lamb for Sunday Songbird
My Favorite TVB Theme Song
“The Truth” (真相) by Alfred Hui and Hubert Wu (for Eye In the Sky)
Star of the Stars Award
Liza Wang and Adam Cheng
Bottomslim The Perfect Figure Award
Tokyo Bust Express the Sassy Award
This article is written by Addy for JayneStars.com.