CSM63 Cities + Online
Happy Chinese New Year to everyone! We’ve got a number of dramas to talk about, so let’s get started!! First and foremost, congratulations to Reset, the sci-fi thriller that continues to reign supreme in this week’s web rankings! Romance drama Because of Love and fantasy series Mirror: A Tale of Twin Cities follow in 2nd and 3rd place, respectively. In fourth place is Country Love 14 as the story starring industry veterans Wang Xiaoli and more sees yet another season.
A Lifelong Journey starring Lei Jiayin, Xin Baiqing, Song Jia, and Yin Tao that depicts the lives of regular people amidst significant changes in Chinese society lands in 6th place. It is followed by Vengo Gao Weiguang and Hu Bingqing’s military drama Operation: Special Warfare, which follows an elite unit fighting against terrorists.
Rom-com Cupid’s Kitchen ranked 9th followed by Karlina Zhang Jianing and Shaw Qu Chuxiao’s recently premiered fantasy romance Shining For One Thing in 10th place. It combines mystery with time travel as a woman is suddenly transported back to the time when she was 18.
On television, Perfect Couple continues to lead with an average CSM63 rating of 2.5% for the week. There’re very few new dramas on primetime as most are reruns.
*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.
Top Dramas (7-Day)
2. Because of Love
3. Mirror: A Tale of Twin Cities
4. Country Love 14
5. Ace Troops
6. A Lifelong Journey
7. Operation: Special Warfare
8. The Lion’s Secret
9. Cupid’s Kitchen
10. Shining For One Thing
*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.