Tiger Mom Blues

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Tiger Mom Blues
親親我好媽
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Also known asKiss My Good Mother
Can You Kiss Me?
Genre Comedy-drama
Created byKwan Wing-chung
Written byLo Mei-wan
Starring
Theme music composerAlan Cheung
Opening theme"Everlasting Love" (不變的愛)
by Edwin Siu
Country of origin Hong Kong
Original languages Cantonese, Mandarin
No. of episodes20
Production
Executive producerKwan Wing-chung
Running time45 minutes
Production company TVB
DistributorTVBI
Release
Original network TVB Jade
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
Original release6 February 
3 March 2017 (2017-03-03)
External links
Website
Tiger Mom Blues
Traditional Chinese 親親我好媽
Cantonese Yale Chānchān ngóh hóu mā
Literal meaning"Kiss my good mother"

Tiger Mom Blues (Chinese :親親我好媽; pinyin :Qīnqīn wǒ hǎo mā; Jyutping :Can¹can¹ ngo⁵ hou² maa¹; Cantonese Yale :Chānchān ngóh hóu mā) is a 2017 Hong Kong television drama produced by Kwan Wing-chung and TVB. It premiered on TVB Jade in Hong Kong and Astro On Demand in Malaysia on 6 February 2017. The series covers the tiger mother phenomenon, where children are deeply influenced by a strict and autocratic parenting style. The final episode aired on 3 March 2017, totalling 20 episodes. It stars Elena Kong, Ben Wong, Sharon Chan and Michelle Yim.

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Synopsis

Raised by "Tiger Mom" Eliz Yu, stay-at-home mom Natalie Cha, who is deeply influenced by her strict upbringing, adopts an autocratic parenting style to raise her two daughters. It leads to resentment among them, especially for her elder daughter Venus Yim. Meanwhile, her husband Yim Ha, who has a softer approach in raising their children, faces a midlife crisis and the temptation of an extramarital affair, which estranges the couple.

Despite being extremely strict with her children, Natalie is very tough and often contends with another member of St. Gabriel School's parent-teacher association (PTA), Rebecca Yuen. The two eventually become friends, thanks to Natalie's friend and the dean of discipline at St. Gabriel, Claire Man.

Natalie wants her children to be successful academically, but finds out that Venus is dating Claire's younger brother, Hayden Man. Eventually, a secret Natalie has been keeping for over a decade comes out into the open, souring the mother-daughter relationship. [1]

Cast and character

Cha/Yim family

Man/Cheng family

Ko family

St. Gabriel School admin and students

Other characters

Viewership ratings

The following is a table that includes a list of the total ratings points based on television viewership. "Viewers in millions" refers to the number of people, derived from TVB Jade ratings, in Hong Kong who watched the episode live.

#Timeslot (HKT)Air date(s)Episode(s)Avg.PeakHK Viewers
(in millions)
Ref.
1Mon – Fri, 8:30 pm6 – 10 February 20171 — 523.827.81.54
213 – 17 February 20176 — 1024.8291.60
320 – 24 February 201711 — 1525TBA1.62
427 February – 3 March 201716 — 202731TBA
Total average2531TBA

Awards and nominations

AssociationCategoryNomineeResult
StarHub TVB Awards My Favourite TVB DramaNominated
My Favourite TVB Actress Elena Kong Nominated
My Favourite TVB Supporting Actress Koni Lui Nominated
My Favourite TVB Female TV Characters Elena Kong Nominated
TVB Star Awards Malaysia My Favourite TVB Drama SeriesNominated
My Favourite TVB Actor in a Leading Role Ben Wong Nominated
My Favourite TVB Actor in a Leading Role Elena Kong Nominated
Sharon Chan Nominated
My Favourite TVB Actress in a Supporting Role Koni Lui Nominated
My Favourite TVB Most Improved Actor Matthew Ho Won
Arnold Kwok Nominated
My Favourite TVB Most Improved Actress Kaman Kong Nominated
My Favourite TVB Drama Characters Ben Wong Won
TVB Anniversary Awards Best DramaNominated
Best Actor Ben Wong Nominated
Best Actress Elena Kong Nominated
Sharon Chan Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Matthew Ho Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Kaman Kong Nominated
Most Popular Male Character Ben Wong Nominated
Most Popular Female Character Elena Kong Nominated
Most Improved Male Artiste Matthew Ho Nominated
Most Popular Drama Theme Song"不變的愛" (Everlasting Love) by Edwin Siu Nominated

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References

  1. "Tiger Mom Blues". Multimedia Entertainment Pte Ltd. Retrieved 3 March 2017.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)