Chinese Drama Viewership Ratings (week starting May 30, 2022)

CSM63 Cities + Online

A huge congrats to historical romance A Dream of Splendor, which dominated this week’s Vlinkage online rankings. It’s really no surprisse as the show has been generating positive buzz since its premiere and now has over 600 million views on Tencent as well as a Douban score that opened at 8.3, the highest among c-dramas this 2022, and has risen to 8.8 as of today! ◝(^ᗜ^)◜ It stars Crystal Liu Yifei, Chen Xiao, Ada Liu Yan, and Jelly Lin Yun in a story about a teashop owner overcoming hardships after being abandoned by her fiancé and her sisterhood with two women. Police drama Ordinary Greatness, in 2nd place, also celebrates a milestone as it now has a Douban score of 8.1. Day Breaker rounds up the top three dramas online.

Meanwhile, Defying the Storm remains the top drama on television, with a CSM63 average of 1.3% for the week. The Republican drama also returns to the online top ten, in 9th place. My Superhero, a contemporary romance, is not far behind with a CSM63 average for the week of 1.2%. The rest of the shows have yet to break 1% in CSM63 ratings. The newly-released CCTV family drama Mom Wow, starring Zhang Yuqi and Li Zefeng received a CSM63 average rating of 0.4% for its first week.

TV Ratings 

CSM63 Cities 

*The table includes primetime shows that air at 19:30, while 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. A Dream of Splendor
2. Ordinary Greatness
3. Day Breaker
4. Legacy
5. My Superhero
6. Heroes
7. The Fight
8. Medical Examiner Dr. Qin: The Mind Reader
9. Defying the Storm
10. Be Reborn

*Vlinkage Daily Views Index is based on view count, iQIYI Popularity, Youku Popularity, community and media discussions, and Baidu search. The 7-day rankings are the calculated average of 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. Crystal

    June 6, 2022 8:02 PM
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    June 7, 2022 3:57 AM
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