Available on dish networks Chinese package is “Under The Canopy of Love”, a TVB modern drama series broadcast in February 2006.Due to the success of the series, a related series retaining the original cast was created, known as “The Seventh Day”, which was broadcast in 2008.In “Under the canopy of love”, Three young people go around in circles. Due to a lost PDA, the lovely Fiona Ko Yat-Sze (Niki Chow) is brought together with her Prince Charming back to her school days, a boy whom she had a crush on. Alan Shum Long (Kevin Cheng) is the Prince Charming, who, after graduation from school, lost touch with Fiona. Their encounter takes place in a shopping mall, which is designed like a canopy.
The romance that started out but not yet accomplished in the old days continued. Fiona meets Nick Kuen Lik (Bosco Wong), who happens to be the long lost son of the rich owner of the mall. Fiona believed that love outweighs bread and butter. However, Alan will do anything to become rich. On the other hand, the simple and honest Nick reminds Fiona of Alan in the good old days. So Fiona and Alan long started dating.
Karen Yip Ka-Wan (Claire Yiu) comes in to the picture after Alan was promoted to a higher job post. Alan and Karen went on a business trip together to Singapore. During that trip, Karen had revealed that she liked Alan and that made a big misunderstanding between Fiona and Alan, whom Fiona thought was having an affair with Karen. With Alan gone after the breakup, Fiona begins to date Nick.
They were going to get married, but Fiona knew that she still loved Alan. Eventually, Fiona received a tape featuring Alan in an interview; she realized that Alan never had an affair with Karen… Then, Alan and Fiona got back together. The plot thickens as the story goes on but you must tune in to see what happens.
By: Frank Bilotta