15 Feb '11, 11am

Channelnewsasia: “A Tale of 2 Cities” debut attracts over a million viewers

Channelnewsasia: “A Tale of 2 Cities” debut attracts over a million viewers

SINGAPORE: Romantic drama "A Tale of 2 Cities" is off to a brilliant start after attracting more than a million viewers when it debuted on Valentine's Day. According to figures from MediaCorp, the ratings for the drama's debut episode is the highest among the recent crop of high profile Mandarin dramas on Channel 8, such as the blockbuster drama "Breakout" and crime thriller "Unriddle". "A Tale of 2 Cities", which revolves around the lives and loves of four odd couples, even managed to beat last year's overall ratings champ, the supernatural family drama "With You". "With You" garnered 923,000 viewers when it debuted at the same 9pm time slot compared to the debut episode of "A Tale of 2 Cities", which drew a whopping 1,016,000 viewers. "A Tale of 2 Cities" executive producer Paul Yuen attributed the successful debut of the show to its believable story setting and of cours...

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