Chinese title: 造王者
English title: King maker
Genre: Period drama/ Historical fiction
Broadcast network: TVB
Broadcast period: 2012
Air time: 13th. August 2012 onwards
Wayne Lai portrays Yu Jing, the Left Chancellor of Southern Song. He is the eldest son of Chancellor Yu Bok-man (KK Cheung), who was exiled from the kingdom after infuriating Emperor Ning-chung (Kwok Fung). In their exile, Jing and his two younger siblings, sister Yu Ching (Natalie Tong) and brother Yu Tsing (Patrick Tang) got separated. Ching was adopted by triad leader Yim Sam-leung (Kristal Tin) and lived under the name, Fan Hung-ying. Tsing was deceived into becoming a eunuch, and was given the name Sheung Hei.
Kent Cheng portrays Tung Chiu, the Right Chancellor. He was one of Yu Bok-man’s brightest students, and is the father of Tung Ming-hin (Eric Li), the youngest, and Tung Yuk-kiu (Elaine Yiu), Jing’s fiancé. Jing and Chiu eventually become opponents – Chiu works on supporting second prince, Chiu Kwai-wo (Lai Lok-yi) to the throne, while Jing supports elder prince, Chiu Kwai-sing (Ngo Ka-nin). Kwai-sing’s mother is Empress Gung-shuk (Kingdom Yuen), who originally wanted Chiu to become Kwai-sing’s teacher. To completely eliminate her son’s competitor, Kwai-wo’s mother, Consort Wai (Florence Kwok) and her brother, Chancellor Yeung Chi-san (Joseph Lee), colludes with Jurchen princes, Ngan-lung and Ngan-fu (Tsui Wing and King Kong) to take Kwai-sing captive.