Ti Amo Chocolate

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Ti Amo Chocolate
愛上巧克力
Ti Amo Chocolate.jpg
Ti Amo Chocolate promotional poster
Genre Romance
Comedy
Written byYe Fengying
Shao Huiting
林珮瑜
蘆葦
Zheng Yingmin
Directed by Danny Dun
Starring Vanness Wu
Joanne Tseng
Wang Zi
MC40
Michael Zhang
Opening theme"Undefeated" (不敗) by Vanness Wu and Junho
Ending theme"途中" (Tu Zhong) by Jane Huang
Country of origin Taiwan
Original language(s) Mandarin
No. of series1
No. of episodes80
Production
Production location(s) Taiwan
Running time60 minutes
Production company(s) Sanlih E-Television
Taiwan Mobile Production
Release
Original network SETTV
Picture format SDTV (480i)
Audio formatAC3
First shown in Taiwan
Original release10 April (2012-04-10) 
30 July 2012 (2012-07-30)
Chronology
Preceded by Inborn Pair
Followed by Sweet Sweet Bodyguard
External links
Ti Amo Chocolate on SETTV

Ti Amo Chocolate (Chinese :愛上巧克力) is a 2012 Taiwanese romantic-comedy television series. The television drama was produced by Sanlih E-Television and Taiwan Mobile Production, starring Vanness Wu and Joanne Tseng. It also stars Michael Zhang, Wang Zi, MC40, Kuo Shu-yao, and Dou Zhi Kong. The shooting started on February 12, 2012. It was first aired on April 10, 2012 on SETTV. It ended its run on July 30, 2012. [1]

Contents

Ge Wei Ru was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress award at the 47th Golden Bell Awards. [2]

Synopsis

Fang Jia Hua (Vanness Wu) is the successor of his family's business. However, his dream is to open a chocolate store and be a chocolatier in the hope of finding his long lost mother. He ends up leaving his business and his family to fulfill his dream. Hong Xi En (Joanne Tseng) is someone who spent her days slogging and taking up part-time work for her family. One day, she ends up working with Fang Jia Hua in "Ti Amo Chocolate" shop, and above all, she has to dress herself as a man for the job.

Cast

Main cast

Extended cast

Guest cast

Broadcast

NetworkCountry/LocationAiring DateTimeslot
SETTV Taiwan April 10, 2012Mondays to Fridays, 10pm
東森綜合台April 10, 20129:00pm (until June 26)
10:00pm (June 27 onwards)
J2 Hong Kong July 10, 2012Mondays to Fridays, 7:30pm
星和都會台 Singapore July 20, 2012Mondays to Fridays, 7:00pm
MBC South Korea September 10, 2012Mondays to Fridays, 12:00am
Astro Malaysia December 27, 2012Mondays to Fridays, 6:30pm

Soundtrack

Ti Amo Chocolate
Soundtrack album by
Various Artists
ReleasedMay 25, 2012
Genre Mandopop
Language Mandarin
Label Universal Music (TW)

Ti Amo Chocolate Original Soundtrack (愛上巧克力 電視原聲帶) was released on May 25, 2012 by various artists under Universal Music Taiwan. It contains twelve songs, which includes the collaboration of Junho from 2PM and Vanness Wu. The opening theme song is "不敗" or "Undefeatable" by Junho and Vanness Wu, while the ending theme song is by Jane Huang entitled "Tu Zhong" or "En Route". [3]

Track listing

No.TitleLyricsMusicSingerLength
1."Undefeated" (不敗(片頭))余琛懋唐達 Vanness Wu and Junho 03:40
2."En Route" (途中(片尾))陳信延李治逸 Jane Huang 04:02
3."Start Today" (今天開始)陳詠謙Paul Drew, Greig Watts, Pete Barringer, Chris Wortley Vanness Wu 04:12
4."Extras" (臨時演員) MC40, 葛大為 MC40 MC40 03:43
5."Will You?" (你會不會)李焯雄宇珩 Fish Leong 03:57
6."Tiny Ants" (小小螞蟻)易家揚方大同 Will Pan 03:48
7."Love Chain" (愛鍊)陳天佑蘇亦承 Jane Huang 04:22
8."Love Me?" (愛不愛我) MC40 阿弟仔 Da Mouth 03:43
9."Lover Friend" (情人知己)鄔裕康, 鄭淑妃趙倩 Rachel Liang 04:31
10."Rainbow live ver." (彩虹(Live版))Wu BaiWu Bai Wu Bai 03:53
11."Not Part of My Tears" (不屬於我的淚)Eric SuenEric SuenEric Suen04:59
12."Us" (我們)馬嵩惟左安安 Rachel Liang 05:07
Total length:47:17

Ratings

Ti Amo Chocolate ranked sixth in its pilot episode, which is also the lowest average rating of the series. However, it gradually goes up between third and fifth spots, with a total average of 1.87. The viewers survey was conducted by AGB Nielsen. [4]

Awards and nominations

YearAward CeremonyCategoryNomineeResult
2012 47th Golden Bell Awards [2] Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series Ge Wei RuNominated
2012 Sanlih Drama Awards Best Green Leaf AwardChung Hsin-LingWon
Most Popular Overseas Award Vanness Wu Won

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References

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