Chinese Drama TV Ratings and Online Rankings (week starting January 10)

CSM63 Cities + Online

Military drama Ace Troops starring Johnny Huang and Xiao Zhan finally surpassed Sword Snow Stride which had been leading for weeks to become the top drama online. It has also hit new series highs on its final week to hit 3.560% in CMS63 ratings.

Perfect Couple has similarly soared with a series high of 3.655%. The recently released Cupid’s Kitchen starring Ethan Juan and Song Zuer takes over the time slot for Win The Future with first week ratings averaging at 2.8%. Cupid’s Kitchen is a rom-com about a woman with a keen sense of taste and a Michelin-certified chef.

Aside from TV dramas Ace Troops and Sword Snow Stride being top 2 online, Li Yifeng, Yukee Chen, and Zheng Yecheng’s newly-premiered fantasy series Mirror: A Tale of Twin Cities which premiered yesterday starts strong to become the leading web drama. Another new release that has made it to the list is sci-fi thriller Reset starring Bai Jingting and Angel Zhao Jinmai in 8th place. It follows two people who are locked in a time loop following a bus explosion and must fight hard to end it.

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. Ace Troops 
2. Sword Snow Stride
3. Mirror: A Tale of Twin Cities
4. A Little Mood for Love 
5. Lucky With You 
6. Modern Dynasty 
7. The Lion’s Secret 
8. Reset
9. Win The Future 
10. As We Wish 

*Vlinkage Daily Views Index is based on view count, iQIYI Popularity, Youku Popularity, community and media discussions and Baidu search. We calculate the 7-day rankings based on their 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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