The 2017 Golden Bell Awards in Taipei Brings Out More Luxury Jewels than Memorable Couture Outfits

This weekend was the 2017 Golden Bell Awards celebrating the best of Taiwanese television programs for the last year. The red carpet unfortunately borrowed more from the glittery primary colors glamour of Korean awards dressing and not from the edgier couture range of C-ent awards red carpets. The big winners were veterans Liu De Kai and Ke Shu Qin for Best Actor and Best Actress, and Best Drama went to the omnibus short drama Q series segment called Close Your Eyes Before It’s Dark which starred Bryan Chang and Jian Shu Man that shares similar genre undertones to White Christmas the K-drama from the synopsis. I was so underwhelmed with the gowns it was the sumptuous diamond necklace on Cheryl Yang‘s neck and the eye-catching diamond earrings danging from Rainie Yang that elevated the fashion styles for the event. Continue reading

Chris Wu and Alice Ke Win Best Acting Trophies at the 51st Annual Golden Bell Awards

The glitziest night of Taiwanese television took place at the 51st annual Golden Bell Awards Friday night in Taipei. I only pay attention for the fashion and if certain TW-dramas or acting talent that I happen to like for that … Continue reading

Ariel Lin Gets Engaged at Star-studded Banquet in Taipei

We all know how quickly fame and fortune can flee, especially in the entertainment industry with a lot of temptation and a fickle audience as consumers. That makes Ariel Lin’s reign as one of Taiwan’s top actresses and entertainers all … Continue reading

The Best of TW Acting Talent on Display at the Gorgeous 49th Annual Golden Bell Awards

The 49th Annual Golden Bell Awards totally snuck up on me when it flooded all the TW-ent media portals this weekend with picspam galore. The TW-version of the Emmy’s celebrated the great television programs and performances of 2014 and most of the … Continue reading

Happy Michelin Kitchen Premieres Next Week on Lunar New Year

Premiering exactly one year after it’s predecessor drama Sunny Happiness, Happy Michelin Kitchen will finally hit the airwaves next week on January 23rd after finishing filming last year. HMK is the third and final drama in the Happy Trilogy, and continuing with … Continue reading

Taiwan Stars Descend on the Apple Daily Star Party in Taipei

Party in the USA! Er, oops, wrong song. I mean Party in Taipei! Apple Daily held a star-studded party yesterday, not quite sure it was for any reason other than to get all the stars together for some fun times. … Continue reading

The Leads of All Three Happy Dramas Gather in Shanghai to Film Opening Scene for Happy Michelin Kitchen

Guess who is all together again in Shanghai? The entire lead cast of all three Happy dramas, that’s who! Ming Dao and Annie Chen (Happy and Love Forever), Mike He and Janine Chang (Sunny Happiness), and my boy Li Yi … Continue reading