Chinese Drama Viewership Ratings (week starting May 2, 2022)

Chinese Drama Viewership Ratings (week starting May 2, 2022)

CSM63 Cities + Online

Despite accusations of plagiarism and animal abuse, wuxia series Who Rules the World continues to dominate the Vlinkage online rankings. Be Reborn and Master of My Own, are in 2nd and 3rd place, respectively. Meanwhile, Love in Flames of War (6th), the newly-released fantasy romance When You Be Me (9th), and A Year Without a Job (10th) are among the dramas that have entered the list. Kido Ma and Zhou Yiran play a a boy and a mistreated girl who swap bodies in When You Be Me.

On television, dramas airing on CCTV (not in the table below) such as Dream House and The Wind Blows From Longxi have both garnered CSM63 highs averaging more than 2% for the week. Modern romance Simmer Down on Hunan TV has garnered CSM63 average ratings of over 1% for the week. Financial crime series The Scale of Desire, starring Guo Jingfei and Yu Yi, has replaced Blue Flame Assault on its time slot. It has pulled in a CSM63 average of 0.8% for its debut week. Other primetime dramas have yet to break 1% in CSM63 ratings.

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. Who Rules the World
2. Be Reborn
3. Master of My Own
4. The Wind Blows From Longxi
5. Glory of Special Forces
6. Love in Flames of War
7. Simmer Down
8. The Blue Whisper
9. When You Be Me
10. A Year Without a Job

*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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