Upcoming Chinese and Korean Dramas January 2020

Please check back as more premieres are announced.

detective chinatown roy chiu
Detective Chinatown (Jan 1 iQIYI)
Strange crimes occur in Thailand as the ranking for world’s best detective sees a shift. New detectives come into the picture to tackle three difficult cases. Starring Roy Chiu, Janine Chang, Wang Zhen’er, Chen Zheyuan, Cheng Xiao and Zhang Yishang. 

rebirth of shopping addict
Rebirth of Shopping Addict (Jan 1 Hunan TV, Mango TV)
A story about a shopaholic who goes on the counteroffensive after losing everything overnight. It revolves around the business war between shopping malls and online stores. Starring Sunny Wang, Meng Ziyi and Li Shen. 
still not enough
Still Not Enough (Jan 5 Zhejiang TV, Jiangsu TV)
A love story between a man with a fear of commitment and a woman who has been hurt before. Jiang Xiaoxi runs into her ex who left her at the altar five years ago. Starring Han Geng and Wang Xiaochen. 
Fairyland Lovers (Jan 6 Tencent)
It tells the story of spirit doctor Bai Qi as he travels the world to rid spirits of their obsessions. In the process, he meets the sunny Lin Xia whom he has known from a long time ago. Starring Bai Yu and Jade Zheng. 
the legend of young justice bao
A young Bao Zheng heads to the capital for the civil service examinations. He encounters several mysteries, thus beginning a legendary tale as he works with Gongsun Ce and Zhan Zhao to crack the case. Starring Xia Zhiyuan. 
iPartment Season 5 (Jan 12 iQIYI)
When it comes to the residents of the apartment, some have gotten married while some mysterious residents have moved in. A new story detailing their lives begins. Lou Yixiao, Li Jiahang, Sun Yizhou, Li Jinming and Chen He (special appearance). 
ever night 2
Ever Night 2 (Jan 13 Tencent)
Legend says that the eternal night is approaching and that a calamity will befall humanity. After Sang Sang’s identity is discovered, Ning Que does everything he can to protect her. Starring Dylan Wang and Song Yiren. 
New World (Jan 13 Dragon TV, Beijing TV, Tencent, iQIYI)
Set in the city of Beiping during the 22 days before the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949 is a story about the drastic changes in the lives of three brothers Jin Hai, Tie Lin and Xu Tian as well as a romance between Xu Tian and Tian Dan. Starring Sun Honglei, Zhang Luyi and Yin Fang. 
handsome siblings
Handsome Siblings (Jan 16 CCTV8, iQIYI)
A story about twin brothers unaware of each other’s existence and their journey to become martial arts heroes. Starring Hu Yitian, Chen Zheyuan, Liang Jie and Liang Jingxian. 
Forward Forever (Jan 20 Youku)
A story set at a period of great unrest during the end of the Qing Dynasty that follows two impassioned youths as they devote their lives to their country. Starring Huang Zitao, Jackson Yee and Hu Bingqing. 
Two thousand years of enduring love and obsession between the female monarch of Qing Qiu and the ancient god of the Heavenly Kingdom. Starring Dilraba Dilmurat and Vengo Gao. 
XX (Jan 22)
A story that follows the intriguing bartender of a speakeasy bar whose ex friend returns and becomes the new bar owner. Starring Hani and Hwang Seung Un.
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Find Yourself (Jan 26 Hunan TV, Mango TV)
A love story between an accomplished career woman and a younger man. Starring Victoria Song and Song Weilong.
The Great Lord (Jan 30 iQIYI)
A young boy with insurmountable potential starts on an adventure to become a great hero who fights on the side of good. Along the way, he forms lasting friendships and finds love. Starring Roy Wang Yuan and Ouyang Nana. 
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    • This list is updated as more dramas are announced.
    • We rely on weibo for announcements, so dramas that are not yet officially announced might not be here. 
    • The dates above are subject to change.
  • We do our best to cover newly-airing mainstream Chinese dramas and a few web dramas / Korean dramas that catch our eye. Unfortunately, it is not possible for us to cover everything on air. 
  • For a more comprehensive list of dramas airing this month, please check out ChineseDrama.Info.


  1. Anonymous

    January 11, 2020 7:42 PM
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    February 10, 2020 5:38 PM

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