C-drama Ratings and Celeb Rankings (week starting Aug 17)

go ahead ratings

CSM59 Cities + Online

With the criticisms on the recent developments in the plot, Go Ahead‘s strong start that earned the show a rating of 8.6 in Chinese review-aggregator site Douban has dropped to 7.6. Nonetheless, the show continues to be the leading the drama on TV with CSM59 ratings over 2%. Other TV dramas like Under the Sun, the newly-premiered Qingqing Zijin at the 10pm slot and Knock on the Happiness Door have garnered CSM59 ratings over 1%.

Go Ahead also takes the lead from web drama Love and Redemption to be the most-watched drama online. Love Yourself which is yet another female-centric drama to premiere in recent months finds its way to 9th place along with leading lady Victoria Song in 7th.

Stars from their respective dramas also join the list. Aside from Go Ahead star Tan Songyun who currently takes the lead in the weekly celeb rankings, her co-star Song Weilong joins in 5th. Love and Redemption Cheng Yi in 3rd is also joined by his co-star Yuan Bingyan in 8th. Meanwhile, Dance in the Phoenix star Yang Chaoyue enters the list in 9th.

TV Ratings 

CSM59 Cities 

csm59 ratings

*The table includes primetime shows that air at 19:30, those highlighted in blue air at 22:00. **Overall rankings are for 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) 
1. Go Ahead
2. Love and Redemption
3. Heroes
4. Reunion: The Sound of the Providence
5. In a Class of Her Own
6. Knock on the Happiness Door
7. Cross Fire
8. Nothing But Thirty
9. Love Yourself
10. The Song of Glory

Top Celebrities (7-Day)
1. Tan Songyun
2. Zhu Yilong
3. Cheng Yi
4. Lu Han
5. Song Weilong
6. Wang Yibo
7. Victoria Song Qian
8. Yuan Bingyan
9. Yang Chaoyue
10. Xiao Zhan

*Vlinkage Daily Views Index is based on view count, iQIYI Popularity, Youku Popularity, community and media discussions and Baidu search. The 7-day rankings is the calculated average from the daily index. ** Vlinkage Star Popularity is based on view count, weibo, douban, tieba, search results, etc 

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  1. Yui

    August 24, 2020 10:01 AM
  2. fang2

    August 24, 2020 10:09 PM

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