SINGAPORE – HBO Asia’s first Mandarin Original series, The Teenage Psychic , premiered to rave reviews and positive ratings .In Singapore, the series came in as the top programme across all of StarHub’s English movie channels and had higher premiere ratings than any HBO Asia Originals to date.
In Taiwan, the series was also the top keyword search on the Internet and the series’ behind-the-scenes footage that was released on their Facebook page received over thousands of likes within the first hour. The page also received messages from eager fans sharing that they are looking forward to the next episode and hope to have more episodes to come.
The Teenage Psychic is jointly developed with HBO and Taiwanese broadcaster, Public Television Service (PTS) and award-winning Singaporean production company, InFocus Asia. The series revolves around Xiao Zhen , played by Kuo Shu Yau , who possesses psychic abilities but wants to lead a typical teenage high school life. Throughout the series, a traditional temple in Taiwan was featured that also caught the interest from foreign audiences.The series’ entire Taiwanese cast include Kuo Shu Yau , Kent Tsai , Chen Mu Yi , Alina Cheng , Nana Lee ,Michael Huang and Sylvia Hsieh .