Source: Ent Sina + Pictures from Ent 163
Translated by: Snow0512@ http://asianfanatics.net
The 44th Golden Bell Awards ended in Taipei;
The night's biggest upset was newcomer Mark Zhao You Ting who won over highly-expected winners Vic Zhou Yu Min and Show Luo Zhi Xiang by receiving the Best Male Lead award. Totally not expecting to win, Mark Zhao said in his acceptance speech that "Because I didn't expect to win, so I was not nervous at all, receiving this award now is such a surprise to me. I would like to thank the judges for recognizing me, and thank the
Three-time Golden Bell winner Tsai Yue Xun won Best Director again for
Hu Gua finally wins Best Host, thanks girlfriend Ting Rou An
After the nominations for the 44th Golden Bell Awards were announced, Hu Gua who has been nominated for 13 times received the most support; Hu Gua who has been nominated so many times but never won had expressed his intention of winning it on many different occassions. Finally, Hu Gua did not disappoint when he won the Golden Bell for Best Variety Show Host for "Challenge 101" with his adept hosting style. In his acceptance speech, amidst tears of joy, Hu Gua said "I would like to thank many colleagues in the production team, they have endured with my bad temper. I want to thank my daughter Xiao Zhen, my son who's in US who's waiting for my phone call; I want to thank their mother who raised them up so well." Finally, Hu Gua also specially thanked girlfriend Ting Rou An for her accompaniment, which was also putting a rest to previous rumours officially.
Liu Rui Qi won Best Female Lead in an upset win, Cheryl Yang Jin Hua missed out on Golden Bell
The night's Best Male and Female Lead awards shocked everyone; Liu Rui Qi won over highly-expected winners Tammy Chen Yi Rong and Cheryl Yang Jin Hua and received the Best Female Lead award. Facing the cameras, Liu Rui Qi confidently expressed, "You all have made a right choice in choosing me, I will not let all of you down." - article by Liu Yang
Most Shocking - Janine Zhang Jun Ning
Perhaps due to prior agreement, the cast of
Most Excited - Phoebe Huang Jia Qian
Heavily pregnant Huang Jia Qian won Best Supporting Female Lead that night, amidst tears of joy, she shouted in exaggeration, "The baby's coming out." Successfully changing her image through "The Story of Time", she admits that 2009 has brought her many gains, not only receiving the recognition of the Golden Bell, but also marrying her foreigner husband and having a child.
Most Direct - Vicky Chen Xiao Xuan
Vicky Chen won Best Female Lead for a Mini-Series with
Most Touching - Tsai Yue Xun, Yu Xiao Hui
When Tsai Yue Hsun won Best Director and when presenting the Best Drama award with Niu Cheng Zhe, he said that his biggest motivation in coming to present the award was hoping that
I'm still upset that Mark won over Vic! How is that possible!!!! ROAR~ but congrats to him! Congrats to everyone that won an award and everyone that got nominated! Congrats to Black n White! Congrats to Director Tsai for his third Golden Bell Award! See you next year, Golden Bell!