Black & White (TV series)

Black & White (Chinese: 痞子英雄) is a 2009 Taiwanese drama starring Vic Chou, Mark Chao, Ivy Chen and Janine Chang. It was produced by Prajna Works and directed by Cai Yuexun (蔡岳勳) with location filming in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Black & White
Promotional poster for Black & White
Also known as痞子英雄
Genrepolice drama, action
Written byWu Luo Ying (吳絡纓), Chen Hui Ru (陳慧如)
Directed byCai Yuexun (蔡岳勳)
StarringVic Chou
Mark Chao
Ivy Chen
Janine Chang
Opening theme"無賴正義" (Rogue Justice) by CoLoR and Mark Chao
Ending theme"Perfect Stranger" by Jason (鄒承恩)
Country of originTaiwan
Original languageMandarin
No. of episodes24
ProducersYu Xiao Hui (于小惠)
Cai Yuexun (蔡岳勳)
Production locationsKaohsiung, Taiwan
Production companyPrajna Works
Original release
NetworkPublic Television Service (PTS)
Release11 April (2009-04-11) –
27 June 2009 (2009-06-27)

The series was first broadcast in Taiwan on free-to-air Public Television Service (PTS) (公視) from 11 April 2009 to 27 June 2009 and on satellite TV channel TVBS Joy Channel, from 18 April 2009 to 3 July 2009.

The drama was nominated in 2009 for 11 awards at the 44th annual Golden Bell Awards, winning 5: Best Television Series, Best Actor for Mark Chao, Best Directing for a Television Series for Cai Yuexun, Best Art and Design for a Television Series, and Best Marketing Program.

Two prequel films centering around Chao's character, titled Black & White Episode I: The Dawn of Assault and Black & White: The Dawn of Justice, were released in 2012 and 2014 respectively.

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International broadcast edit

In February 2013, Malaysia's television station TV2 began broadcasting the series. In December 2021, the series began streaming on Netflix.

Country Network(s)/Station(s) Series premiere Title
  Thailand Channel 3 June 2015 คู่หูฟัดเต็มสปีด (Koo Hu Fad Tem Speed[1])

Awards and nominations edit

2009 - 44th Golden Bell Awards (金鐘獎), Taiwan.[2]

  • Awarded: Black & White for Best Television Series
  • Nominated: Vic Chou for Best Actor
  • Awarded: Mark Chao for Best Actor
  • Nominated: Kingone Wang for Best Supporting Actor
  • Awarded: Cai Yuexun (蔡岳勳) for Best Directing for a Television Series (Golden Bell Awards)|Best Directing for a Television Series
  • Nominated: Wu Luo Ying (吳絡纓), Chen Hui Ru (陳慧如) for Best Writing for a Television Series
  • Nominated: Carrie Recording Studio for Best Sound for a Television Series
  • Nominated: Ceng Kai Lun for Best Lighting for a Television Series
  • Awarded: 郭臻鈺、Olivia Hsi-Pin CHEN(陳昕蘋)、戴德偉 for Best Art and Design for a Television Series
  • Awarded: Black & White for Best Best Marketing Programme
  • Nominated: Black & White for Best Channel Advertisement for a Television Series

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References edit

  1. ^ "ซีรีส์ช่อง3 คู่หูฟัดเต็มสปีด". Channel 3. 16 August 2015. Thai: ภาษาไทย
  2. ^ (in Chinese) TTV 44th Golden Bell Awards homepage Retrieved 25 Sept 2010

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