Rui En drama comes out tops

Long-running drama Kin, starring Thomas Ong (left), took top spot for most-watched local English dramas aired on Mediacorp platforms, with Last Madame, featuring Joanne Peh (right) in the titular role, coming in at No. 2. Supernatural drama Hello Fro
Supernatural drama Hello From The Other Side, starring Shaun Chen and Rui En, was the most-watched Chinese drama on Mediacorp.PHOTO: MEDIACORP
Long-running drama Kin, starring Thomas Ong (left), took top spot for most-watched local English dramas aired on Mediacorp platforms, with Last Madame, featuring Joanne Peh (right) in the titular role, coming in at No. 2. Supernatural drama Hello Fro
C.L.I.F. 5, starring Rebecca Lim and Shane Pow.PHOTO: MEDIACORP
Long-running drama Kin, starring Thomas Ong (left), took top spot for most-watched local English dramas aired on Mediacorp platforms, with Last Madame, featuring Joanne Peh (right) in the titular role, coming in at No. 2. Supernatural drama Hello Fro
Long-running drama Kin, starring Thomas Ong, took top spot for most-watched local English dramas aired on Mediacorp platformsPHOTO: MEDIACORP
Long-running drama Kin, starring Thomas Ong (left), took top spot for most-watched local English dramas aired on Mediacorp platforms, with Last Madame, featuring Joanne Peh (right) in the titular role, coming in at No. 2. Supernatural drama Hello Fro
Last Madame, featuring Joanne Peh in the titular role, coming in at No. 2. PHOTO: MEDIACORP

The actress' first TV series since 2017 is the most-watched Chinese drama on Mediacorp last year

Local actress Rui En's comeback drama, long-running television series Kin and M18 drama Last Madame, with Joanne Peh's daring performance, were some of the most-watched local dramas last year.

According to Mediacorp, supernatural drama Hello From The Other Side - Rui En's first drama since 2017 - was the most-watched Chinese drama on the local broadcaster. It was No. 13 on the overall list of top local Chinese-language programmes, which was dominated by variety specials such as Star Awards and Star Search.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 15, 2020, with the headline 'Rui En drama comes out tops'. Print Edition | Subscribe