Chinese Drama TV Ratings and Online Rankings (week starting October 4)

Chinese Drama TV Ratings and Online Rankings (week starting October 4)

CSM63 Cities + Online

Anthology drama Medal of the Republic which takes over Chinese television as it airs on four different channels takes the lead online and on TV. The Justice which garnered 1.617% for its finale on Hunan TV has been replaced by the modern romance Live Your Life starring Lin Yushen and Elvira Cai Wenjing. Live Your Life TV ratings are quite low with an average of only 0.227% though the show manages to break into the top 10 dramas online as it ranks in 4th place.

Historical rom-com A Female Student Arrives at the Imperial College bumps down to second place online having been overtaken by Medal of the Republic. It is followed by Forever and Ever, which comes in 3rd.

Once We Get Married, a new rom-com starring Uvin Wang and Wang Ziqi, comes in at number eight on the list. It’s a story about a CEO and a fashion shopper who gradually fall in love during their contract marriage. Tong Liya and Chen Hao‘s The Fiery Years of Gao Da Xia which follows two comrades during the War of Liberation also enters the list in 9th.

TV Ratings 

CSM63 Cities 

*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. Medal of the Republic 
2. A Female Student Arrives at the Imperial College 
3. Forever and Ever
4. Live Your Life
5. The Justice 
6. Jun Jiu Ling
7. Our Times 
8. Once We Get Married
9. The Fiery Years of Gao Da Xia
10. Cute Programmer 

*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. **Celebrity rankings are no longer available as there has been a regulation to remove all celebrity rankings in China.

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  1. Yooi

    October 11, 2021 6:59 AM
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      October 11, 2021 4:39 PM
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        October 12, 2021 6:26 AM
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          October 12, 2021 6:22 PM

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