C-drama Ratings and Celeb Rankings (week starting Mar 26)

Only Side By Side With You Weekly Ratings
The ratings slump on television seems to be getting worse with the new batch of shows. Only Side By Side With You barely improves as it inches past CSM52 ratings of 0.5% by the end of the week. The Great Expectations only had one day of broadcast, and it also falls in the same range at 0.5% (not to overuse the pun, but I expected greater).
Old Boy Final Week Ratings
Long Time No See which replaced Wonderful Life is the only one that seems to show some promise as it ranks first on its first week. Granted that it’s due to CSM52 ratings for Old Boy dropping on its last two days of airing but a win’s a win. The drop didn’t affect CSM Nationwide numbers because Old Boy holds too much of a lead against the rest. The country as a whole seems to be tuning in to watch it.  
Perhaps this is where viewing patterns come into play as online viewership tells a different story. According to Vlinkage numbers, Only Side By Side With You has shot up to first while leading man William Chan climbs to second, just after Dilraba Dilmurat. New premieres like Secret of the Three Kingdoms and Long Time No See round up the list in ninth and tenth.

TV Ratings (CSM52Cities and CSMNationwide are common metrics for TV ratings.)
CSM52 Cities
DramaPanda c-drama ratings Mar 26

CSM Nationwide

DramaPanda c-drama ratings Mar 26
*The above are mostly primetime shows that air at 19:30 while those highlighted in blue air at 22:00. **Rankings are overall rankings across the shows airing on the same night, regardless of air time. *** Reruns are not included. **** Dramas that air on CCTV (the state television broadcaster in China) are not included. 
Web Rankings 
Top Dramas (7-day)
3. Old Boy 
7. Hou Ma De Cun Tian 
Top Celebrities (7-day)
*View count is based on the nine streaming sites (Youku, Tudou, iQiyi, QQ Tencent, LeTV, PPTV, Xunlei, Sohu, Mango) ** Star popularity is based on view count, weibo, douban, tieba, search results, etc

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Source: Xunyee



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    April 3, 2018 12:36 AM
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    April 3, 2018 4:39 PM
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