[Finished Airing] The Bond

Thirty years ago, Qiao Zu Wang (Liu Jun) and his wife welcomed their fifth child into the world. But what should have been a time of rejoicing soon turned into a period of overwhelming grief as Zu Wang’s wife slipped quietly from this world. Now left to raise his five children alone, Zu Wang’s true colors were revealed. Selfish and unfeeling, Zu Wang turned all of his focus inward, leaving his children to fend for themselves. Realizing his father would never be the man he ought to be, the eldest son, Yi Cheng (Bai Yu) voluntarily stepped into the role of caretaker. Fully aware of the fact that they were now on their own, the younger Qiao siblings, Er Qiang (Zhang Wan Yi), San Li, (Mao Xiao Tong), Si Mei (Lareina Song), and Qi Qi (Zhou Yi Ran) came alongside their big brother, willing to do whatever was necessary to keep their family together. Despite overwhelming odds, the Qiao siblings not only survived, but thrived. Now, more than three decades later, the Qiao siblings are each living their own lives, doing their best to turn their personal dreams into reality. Even as they go their own way, the bonds they formed during childhood remain strong as they continue to support each other through the endless challenges of life.
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[Currently Airing] Sweet Teeth (Web Drama)

Dentist Ai Jing Chu (Bi Wen Jun), who also teaches at Donghu University, is known to be the most handsome man at school. University librarian Zeng Li (Wu Xuan Yi), however, is prejudiced against him because of a little misunderstanding. When Zeng Li’s mother forces her to get braces, she tries to avoid Ai Jing Chu at all costs, but eventually still ends up becoming his patient. As the two interact more and more with each other, Zeng Li realizes that Ai Jing Chu is actually a very professional and caring person, and starts to develop feelings for him.

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[TV Ratings] Week 32, 2021

Here are the TV ratings for Week 32, August 9 – August 15:

Prime-time dramas:
1 Broker (ZJSTV) 2.306
2 Love Is True (Dragon TV) 2.306
3 Broker (JSTV) 2.127
4 The Ideal City (Dragon TV) 2.011
5 Crime Crackdown (Dragon TV) 1.904
6 Stand By Me (Hunan TV) 1.806
7 Crime Crackdown (BTV) 1.546
8 Dear Parents (BTV) 1.485
9 Those Days (JSTV) 0.973
10 Love Is True (BTV) 0.818

Late-night dramas:
1 Remembrance of Things Past (Hunan TV) 1.136

Average numbers in %, calculated myself.

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[Finished Airing] Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils

During the reign of Emperor Zhe Zong of the Song Dynasty, the ebb and flow of the world was dictated by the power and prowess of great martial arts masters. As leader of a mighty clan of beggars, Qiao Feng (Tony Yang) was one such master. Viewed by many as a hero, Qiao Feng courageously defended the people of Song. But when rumors of his Khitan ancestry began to spread, the people turned on him and drove him away. Determined to clear his name, Qiao Feng sets out to learn the truth about his past and clear his name. Along the way, he meets Duan Yu (Bai Shu), the peace-loving prince of the Dali Kingdom. As a man who abhors violence, Duan Yu has spent his entire life running from the masters who were to train him in martial arts. Despite his best efforts, fate had other plans. Now the inadvertent master of powerful martial arts techniques, Duan Yu joins Qiao Feng on his quest. Not long after, they are joined by the powerful and pure Shaolin Monk, Xu Zhu (Zhang Tian Yang), whose only wish is to bring peace to this war-torn world.
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[Finished Airing] The Ideal City

Su Xiao (Sun Li), a successful cost engineer at a prestigious architecture firm, is fired and loses her license due to an unfortunate incident. Despite reaching the lowest point in her life, Su Xiao doesn’t lose hope and starts all over again from the bottom at a small firm. While on her road to success, her path crosses with her competitor Xia Ming (Mark Chao), and the two end up falling in love.

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[Currently Airing] Crime Crackdown

Crime Crackdown is based on real cases. In order to hinder police officer Li Chen Yang (Sun Hong Lei)’s investigations, his superior frames him, which causes Chen Yang to end up in prison. Nonetheless, Chen Yang never loses his will to investigate the truth. After being released, he joins forces with officers Lin Hao (Lay Zhang) and He Yong (Liu Yi Jun), and together they bring down two criminal gangs who have been ruling the underworld in the city for over ten years. At the same time, they also expose corrupt officials who have been protecting those gangs.

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