The story is set in Republican Shanghai. Four young people with completely different experiences in life come together to break into the underground world of “Qianmen Jianghu” and solve mysterious cases. Su Zi Quan (Ning Huan Yu) is quick-witted and calls himself the “number one master sleuth on earth”. Despite his excellent memory, he can’t recall his early childhood. His biggest weakness, however, is that he’s allergic to women. Whenever he comes into physical contact with a woman, he has to sneeze. Tang Dai Yun (Shirley Jin) is a pure and kind-hearted, but also willful rich young lady. While looking for her lost older brother, she meets Zi Quan. Joining these two is the cold butler of the Tang household Chen Yi Ming (Li Dai Kun) who has great fighting skills and is only gentle to Dai Yun, and Zi Quan’s childhood friend Lu Zi Xiao (Zhu Ya), the only woman he’s not allergic to.
The 24-year-old Zhao Xiao Xin (Liu Ya Se) loves good food and dreams of becoming an illustrator. In order to escape the dreadful city life in Beijing, she decides to stay at a guesthouse in the countryside. The owner of the guesthouse Fang Da Zhao (Zhao Cheng Yu), however, is going through a crisis as his chef left. He tricks Xiao Xin into preparing a meal and discovers that she has a talent for cooking. When Xiao Xin’s friend comes to visit her, she begs Da Zhao to pretend to be her boyfriend to cover up for a white lie. Da Zhao jumps at the chance and makes her sign a contract: He will play her boyfriend if she stays at the guesthouse as a chef.
The relationship between the rebelling Qi Qi (Mi Mi) and her foster father Lin Huan Zhi (Andrew Lien) is very tense. Qi Qi who is suffering from depression turns to the internet where she gets to know Bao Bao Lan (Alana Yang) and You Nuo (Lin Huan Zhi). Although all very different in character, the three girls come to trust and appreciate each other. Meanwhile, band leader and main vocalist Lin Nan Yi (Eric Zhou) also appears in Qi Qi’s life.
The Family is the remake of the 2014 hit Korean drama “What Happens to My Family”. Single dad Fang Yong Fu (Li Li Qun) doesn’t have it easy with his three children. His still unmarried eldest daughter Tian Xin (Dong Jie) works sucessfully as the CEO’s secretary in a conglomerate. But everything changes when the CEO’s son Wang Shuo (Ronald Zhai) appears and misunderstands her relationship with his father. The eldest son Tian Yi (Roy Chiu) works as oncologist but is ashamed of his poor family. And the youngest son Xiao Long (Ren Yu Jie), the biggest troublemaker, is unemployed. Chaos becomes perfect when Li Yue Yue (Hong Jia Ning), a girl from the countryside, suddenly appears at their door.
Legend says that once in thousands of years, the door to the Realm of Gods opens and the child of the King of Hell is born on earth. Evernight follows and the peaceful earth is thrown into turmoil. In the 15th year of the Tang dynasty, woodcutter Ning Que (Chen Fei Yu) takes his maid Sang Sang (Song Yi Ren) with him and enters the capital. He manages to pass the exam for the most reputable academy and becomes the discipline of the academy’s leader. When Sang Sang suddenly suffers from a mysterious disease, Ning Que finds out that she’s related to the evernight. In the blink of an eye, Sang Sang becomes the target of all humans. Ning Que and Sang Sang then start roaming the world in order to protect Sang Sang.
Doctor Ji Xian Yun (Yang An Qi) is reborn as a princess in ancient times, but has retained her knowledge from the modern world. She relies on her medical knowledge to survive. When she meets the pregnant prince Qi Ling Xiao (Cheng Ying Hao), a sweet and funny love story ensues.
The drama follows an ordinary scholar named Yang Ling (Jiang Jin Fu) on his way to become a royal highness of the Ming dynasty. On his wedding day, Yan Ling suddenly falls down and can’t get up anymore. While recovering from his illness, he looks at his new wife Han You Niang (Crystal Yuan) and realizes that he feels ashamed of being poor. He thus decides to sell his field and goes to take the imperial exam. When Yan Ling helps uncovering a murder mystery, he gains recognition from the county magistrate who lets him work as teacher, which allows Yang Ling to prove his worth. On the battlefield, he meets the crown prince Zhu Hou Zhao (Liu Rui Lin) who went undercover and they become partners and friends. Yang Ling will fight alongside Hou Zhao against conspiracies and eventually help him ascend the throne.
Due to the economic reforms that started in 1978 and the subsequent disarmament, Fang Bang Yan (Lu Yi) and other outstanding soldiers have to change their profession: open a business or work in state enterprises. With the example of Bang Yan who decides to start his own business, Entering a New Era explores how the reforms and the fast economic development changed people’s daily lives over the years.
When working in the desert, archeologist Yun Ye (Wang Tian Chen) suddenly gets transported back to the Tang dynasty. There he meets Li An Lan (Zhang Jia Ning) who looks exactly like his former girlfriend. He repeatedly uses skills learned in the modern world to save An Lan and surrounding people from danger. People start to appreciate him and he even becomes best friends with the crown prince. But then he gets drawn into a huge conspiracy.
Forty Years We Walked is a drama to commemorate the 40th birthday of the economic reforms and will focus on the TV industry. Feng Du (Jin Shi Jia) grows up in the alleys of old Beijing in the 1970s. At his friend Xiao Zhan (Li Mao)’s home, he sees a TV for the first time in his life and is totally fascinated by it. During his high school years, he builds a TV himself. When the reform and opening policies are introduced, Feng Du jumps at the chance and sells TVs. Later he founds his own production company and goes on to be a producer.