Tiger Cubs II

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Tiger Cubs II
飛虎II
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Tiger Cubs II official poster
Genre Police procedural
Action
Drama
Created byHong Kong Television Broadcasts Limited
Written byHo Ching Yee 何靜怡
Leung Si Yun 梁絲韵
Directed byYiu Tin tong 姚天堂
Starring Joe Ma
Linda Chung
Him Law
Oscar Leung
Mandy Wong
Benjamin Yuen
Christine Kuo
Opening themeBlood, Sweat and Tears 血與汗
by Joe Ma
Composer(s)Damon Chui 徐洛鏘
Country of origin Hong Kong
Original language(s) Cantonese
No. of episodes10
Production
Executive producer(s)Lam Chi Wah 林志華
Production location(s)Hong Kong
Editor(s)Yip Tin Sheng 葉天成
Camera setup Multi camera
Running time120 minutes
Production company(s) TVB
Release
Original network TVB Jade (Hong Kong)
TVB HD Jade (Hong Kong)
TVBJ (Australia, Singapore)
Astro Wah Lai Toi (Malaysia)
Astro Wah Lai Toi HD (Malaysia) HTV2 (Vietnam)
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release19 October 
4 January 2015 (2015-01-04)
Chronology
Related shows Tiger Cubs (2012)
Flying Tiger (2018)
Flying Tiger 2 (2019)
External links
Website
Tiger Cubs II
Chinese II
Literal meaning"flying tigers 2"

Tiger Cubs II (Chinese :飛虎II; Cantonese Yale :Fēi Fú; literally "flying tigers 2"), alternatively titled Special Duties Unit II, is a 2014 Hong Kong police procedural television drama produced by TVB under executive producer Lam Chi-wah. The serial premiered on Sunday, 19 October 2014 on Jade, HD Jade in Hong Kong, TVBJ in Australia, Singapore and Astro Wah Lai Toi, Astro Wah Lai Toi HD in Malaysia. It stars Joe Ma , Linda Chung , Him Law , Oscar Leung , Mandy Wong , Benjamin Yuen & Christine Kuo as the casts of the second installment. It over the time slot previously occupied by Shades of Life .

Contents

It is the sequel to Tiger Cubs , which was aired in the summer of 2012. The series follow a fictional team of elite paramilitary officers from the Special Duties Unit of the Hong Kong police force, a team that specialises in counter-terrorism, hostage rescue, and crimes that are deemed too dangerous for regular police to handle.

Cast

Special Duties Unit (SDU)

CharacterActorDescription
CIP Roy Poon (潘子龍) Timmy Hung SU commander
SIP Chin Hon-to (展瀚韜) Joe Ma A Team leader
WIP So Man-keung (蘇文強) Mandy Wong A Team cadet
ASGT Chong Chuk-yuen (莊卓源) Oscar Leung A Team sniper
ASGT Tse Kar-sing (謝家星) Benjamin Yuen A Team assaulter
ASGT Yu Hok-lai (俞學禮) Him Law A Team assaulter
ASGT Nick Wu (胡力全)Ho Chun-hinA Team assaulter
ASGT Kwok Tak-wai (郭德偉)Quinn HoA Team sniper
ASGT Chui Ka-ming (徐家明)Jack HuiA Team assaulter
PC Ko Chi-ho (高智昊) Matthew Ko A Team member
PC Lam Man-fai (林文輝) Vin Choi A Team member
PC Yeung Kong (楊剛)Clayton LiA Team member

Criminal Intelligence Bureau (CIB)

CharacterActorOccupation
ASGT Cheung Kai-kwong (張繼光) William Chak Team acting sergeant
WPC Chung Wai-yan (鍾韋恩) Linda Chung Team constable; former undercover
SIP Tam Ka-chung (譚家聰)Wong Wai-takTeam senior inspector
PC Ma Chun-choi (馬進財)Lam King-kongTeam constable
PC Chu Yuk-chung (朱玉松)Kitterick YiuTeam constable
SP Lau Chi-fai (劉志輝)Billy CheungTeam superintendent

Organized Crime and Triad Bureau (OCTB)

CharacterActorOccupation
IP Ben Fong (方永彬) Patrick Tang Team inspector
ASGT Lung Kim-fai (龍劍飛)Raymond TsangTeam acting sergeant
PC Lee Kwan (李坤)King LamTeam constable
WPC Cheung Yee (章兒)Ip Ting-chiTeam constable

Supporting characters

ActorCharacter
Bowie Wu Chin Chung-kei
Christine Kuo Ting Wai-wai
Nancy Wu Kam Sau-kei

Episodes

#TitleDirected byWritten byHK viewers
(million)
RatingOriginal airing
1"High Court Storm"--TBATBA19 October 2014 (2014-Oct-19)
2"True & False Drug Dealers"--TBATBA26 October 2014 (2014-Oct-26)
3"Disability Grant"--TBATBA2 November 2014 (2014-Nov-02)
4"God's Justice Will Rule"--TBATBA9 November 2014 (2014-Nov-09)
5"Tiger's Heart, Part 1"--TBATBA16 November 2014 (2014-Nov-16)
6"Tiger's Heart, Part 2"--TBATBA23 November 2014 (2014-Nov-23)
7"Zhongxiao's Virtue"--TBATBA7 December 2014 (2014-Dec-07)
8"Stock's Storm"--TBATBA14 December 2014 (2014-Dec-14)
9"After Thief Appears, Part 1"--TBATBA21 December 2014 (2014-Dec-21)
10"After Thief Appears, Part 2"--TBATBA4 January 2015 (2015-Jan-04)

Viewership ratings

EpisodeDateAverage ratingsPeaking Points
1Oct 19, 20142527
2Oct 26, 20142224
3Nov 2, 20142223
4Nov 9, 20142123
5Nov 16, 20142021
6Nov 23, 20141921
7Dec 7, 20142122
8Dec 14, 201420-
9Dec 21, 201419-
10Jan 4, 20152224

Accolades

YearCeremonyCategoryNomineeResult
2015 StarHub TVB Awards My Favourite TVB DramaTiger Cubs IINominated
My Favourite TVB ActressLinda ChungNominated
My Favourite TVB Supporting ActorOscar LeungNominated
My Favourite TVB Supporting ActressMandy WongNominated
My Favourite TVB Female TV CharacterLinda ChungNominated
My Favourite Onscreen CoupleJoe Ma & Linda ChungNominated

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