Thursday, October 31, 2013

Astro on Demand TVB Awards 2013

Astro's award ceremony has typically been seen as the precursor to TVB's awards. Check out the stats for how well Astro has predicted the TVB results.

Voting link here (Only Malaysians can vote.)

Here is the nomination list, along with my picks (in blue italics) and predictions (in bold):

Best Series
Inbound Troubles, Seasons of Love, A Great Way to Care II, Slow Boat Home, A Change of Heart, Awfully Lawful, Triumph in the Skies II, Always and Ever, Sniper Standoff, Brother's Keeper, Will Power, The Hippocratic Crush II

Notable Omissions: Friendly Fire is actually ranked third in ratings as of now.
Winner: Triumph in the Skies II

Best Actor
How do I vote for myself?
Roger Kwok (Inbound Troubles)
Wong Cho Lam (Inbound Troubles)
Bosco Wong (A Change of Heart)
Francis Ng (TITS2)
Julian Cheung (TITS2)
Ron Ng (TITS2)
Ruco Chan (Brother's Keeper)
Edwin Siu (Brother's Keeper)
Moses Chan (Will Power)
Wayne Lai (Will Power)
Kenneth Ma (The Hippocratic Crush II)
Lawrence Ng (The Hippocratic Crush II)

Notable Omissions: Bobby Au-Yeung; Michael Tse would be on the list if he hadn't left TVB.
Winner: Julian Cheung

Best Actress 
Just hand the award over and no one gets hurt.
Sharon Chan (Friendly Fire)
Nancy Wu (Seasons of Love)
Louise Lee (Reality Check)
Niki Chow (A Change of Heart)
Joey Meng (A Change of Heart)
Fala Chen (TITS2)
Myolie Wu (TITS2)
Esther Kwan (Always and Ever)
Kate Tsui (Sniper Standoff)
Linda Chung (Brother's Keeper)
Kristal Tin (Brother's Keeper)
Tavia Yeung (The Hippocratic Crush II)

Notable Omissions: The Beauty at War ladies
Winner: Linda Chung

Best Supporting Actor

I need some trophies to use as weights.
Edwin Siu (A Great Way to Care II)
Vincent Wong (A Change of Heart)
Pal Sinn (Awfully Lawful)
Him Law (TITS2)
Patrick Dunn (TITS2)
Pierre Ngo (Always and Ever)
Ben Wong (Always and Ever)
Louis Yuen (Brother's Keeper)
Jason Chan (Will Power)
Benjamin Yuen (The Hippocratic Crush II)

Notable Omissions: Louis Cheung in Brother's Keeper
Winner: Him Law

Best Supporting Actress
Samantha Ko (Friendly Fire)
Ivana Wong (Inbound Troubles)
Angela Tong (Inbound Troubles)
Christine Kuo (A Great Way to Care II)
Mandy Wong (A Change of Heart)
Grace Wong (Awfully Lawful)
Nancy Wu (TITS2)
Elena Kong (TITS2)
Rebecca Zhu (Always and Ever)
Eliza Sam (Sniper Standoff)

Notable Omissions: Really loved Selena Li in Awfully Lawful
Winner: Nancy Wu

Most Promising Actor
Jason Chan, William Chak, Sammy Shum, Matt Yeung, Benjamin Yuen

Notable Omissions: Fred Cheng - though he hasn't been prominent in dramas yet
Winner: Benjamin Yuen

Most Promising Actress
I've got my eye on the prize.
Priscilla Wong, Elaine Yiu, Grace Wong, Rebecca Zhu, Eliza Sam

Notable Omissions: Christine Kuo - not that she deserves a nomination, but she's supposed to be heavily promoted
Winner: Eliza Sam

Actually I love the bear more than Sam.
Best On-screen Couple
Roger Kwok & Joey Meng (Inbound Troubles)
Louis Cheung & Ivana Wong (Inbound Troubles)
Bosco Wong & Niki Chow (A Change of Heart)
Francis Ng & Fala Chen (TITS2)
Julian Cheung & Fala Chen (TITS2)
Ron Ng & Myolie Wu (TITS2)
Him Law & Nancy Wu (TITS2)
Bobby Au-Yeung & Esther Kwan (Always and Ever)
Ruco Chan & Linda Chung (Brother's Keeper)
Kenneth Ma & Tavia Yeung (The Hippocratic Crush II)

Notable Omissions: Sammy Leung & Sharon Chan in Friendly Fire
Winner: Kenneth Ma & Tavia Yeung

Best Theme Song
Edwin Siu - A Great Way to Care II
Hubert Wu - Karma Rider
George Lam - Triumph in the Skies II - huh??
Pierre Ngo - Always and Ever
Joey Yung - The Hippocratic Crush II

Notable Omissions: Bosco Wong - A Change of Heart
Winner: Joey Yung - The Hippocratic Crush II

Favourite Character Award (There's usually 10-15 winners for this award)
Friendly Fire - Sharon Chan
Inbound Troubles - Wong Cho Lam, Roger Kwok, Ivana Wong
Reality Check - Louise Lee
A Great Way to Care II - Alex Fong
Bullet Brain - Natalie Tong
Beauty at War - Ada Choi
Slow Boat Home - Raymond Wong, Aimee Chan
A Change of Heart - Michael Miu, Bosco Wong, Niki Chow, Joey Meng
Triumph in the Skies II - Francis Ng, Julian Cheung, Fala Chen, Myolie Wu, Ron Ng, Nancy Wu
Always and Ever - Bobby Au-Yeung, Esther Kwan, Pierre Ngo
Sniper Standoff - Michael Tse, Eddie Cheung, Kathy Chow, Kate Tsui
Brother's Keeper - Ruco Chan, Edwin Siu, Linda Chung, Kristal Tin
Will Power - Moses Chan, Wayne Lai, Christine Ng
The Hippocratic Crush II - Lawrence Ng, Kenneth Ma, Tavia YeungHim Law, Mandy Wong

Notable Omissions: None - just about everyone who's anybody got nominated
Winners: Kenneth Ma, Tavia Yeung, Ruco Chan, Edwin Siu, Linda Chung, Bosco Wong, Ron Ng, Nancy Wu, Julian Cheung, Myolie Wu
Winners: Mandy Wong, Kristal Tin, Wong Cho Lam, Francis Ng, Fala Chen

Best Programme Host
Maria Cordero (Shop & Chop)
Johnson Lee (Office of Practical Jokers)
Eric Tsang & Co. (Super Trio Maximus)
Tony Hung & Priscilla Wong (Pilgrimage of Wealth)
Carol Cheng & Amigo Chui (The Voice of Stars)

Notable Omissions: Luisa Maria Leitão for Telling Maria 2
Winner: Eric Tsang & Co.

Best Variety Show
Shop & Chop, Office of Practical Jokers, Super Trio Maximus, The Voice of Stars, Pilgrimage of Wealth

Notable Omissions: Telling Maria 2
Winner: Super Trio Maximus

Best Informative Programme
From Hand to Art, Pilgrimage of Hope, Hong Kong So Blessed, Sidewalk Scientist, Xtreme Marathon

Notable Omissions: None
Winner: Pilgrimage of Hope

Success Rate = 18/27 (67%)


  1. i love this post! hahah not necessarily because of the nominations and awards, i really could care less hahah but your comments and captions are hilarious!! love them! especially Him's caption hahahah and your question marks next to George Lam's theme song! ahahah even till now, i have to quickly skip over the theme song before watching TITS2, it really is quite unbearable

  2. Are we allowed to vote in this?

    1. Only people in Malaysia can vote. I posted the link above.

    2. Thanks! I'm from Canada haha

  3. How much is the ticket and where can we purchase by buying through internet?

  4. Do you have friends that is putting this ticket on sale? vry interested to buy......

  5. The event is only a couple of hours away. Getting excited!