[TV Ratings] Week 44, 2018

Here are the TV ratings for Week 44, October 29 – November 4 (including reruns, average numbers in %):
1 The Story of Zheng Yang Gate 2 (BTV) 1.465
2 Entrepreneurial Age (Dragon TV) 0.874
3 The Story of Zheng Yang Gate 2 (JSTV) 0.788

4 The Years You Were Late (Hunan TV) 0.785
5 All Out of Love (Hunan TV) 0.634

6 Gen’s Life & Dream (Shandong TV) 0.417
7 Entrepreneurial Age (ZJSTV) 0.411
8 To Cheer for Youth (Anhui TV) 0.398
9 Patriot (SZTV) 0.375
10 Speed (Dragon TV) 0.309

Source: Calculated myself.

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[Currently Airing] Be Careful Delicacy (Web Drama)

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.

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[Coming Soon] Visible Lie (Web Drama)

Genius student Xu Lang (Zhang Chao) who specializes in Criminal Psychology obtained a PhD at the University of Maryland. After returning to China, he joins the public security bureau but is severely injured and even loses his younger brother while solving a case. Seven years later, Xu Lang is the youngest professor of Criminology at the National Police University. Then, his friend Tang Sen (Leon Lee) invites him to return to the field and help out their newly established “Criminal Psychology Team X”. Together, the team of four uncovers unsolved cases and also finds new clues in Xu Lang’s life-changing case from seven years ago.

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[Upcoming] The Golden Eyes (Web Drama)

One night, everything changes for the ordinary pawn shop worker Zhuang Rui (Lay Zhang). While dealing with robbers, he is wounded by a piece of jade and his eyes turn golden. From then on, Zhuang Rui embarks on an adventurous journey to find out the truth about his predestination. On his journey, he finds a new friend in Huang Fu Yun (Wang Li Xin) and butts heads with policewoman Miao Fei Fei (Wang Zi Xuan).
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[Upcoming] Exclusive Memory (Web Drama)

PhD candidate in Physics Mu Cheng He (Zhang Chao) catches third year student in English Xue Tong (Li Ting Ting) cheating on an exam. When he even becomes the substitute teacher in her elective course Russian and makes her study with him after classes, Xue Tong’s hatred for him only grows. Over time, however, Xue Tong discovers Teacher Mu’s true character and comes to secretely love him.

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[Currently Airing] The Elfin’s Golden Castle (Web Drama)

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.

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[TV Ratings] Week 43, 2018

Here are the TV ratings for Week 43, October 22 – October 28 (including reruns, average numbers in %):
1 The Story of Zheng Yang Gate 2 (BTV) 1.325
2 The Years You Were Late (Hunan TV) 0.85
3 Entrepreneurial Age (Dragon TV) 0.755

4 Battle through the Heaven (Hunan TV) 0.728
5 The Story of Zheng Yang Gate 2 (JSTV) 0.675
6 Bloody Yangtze (Anhui TV) 0.567
7 The Best Meeting (Shandong TV) 0.524
8 All Out of Love (Hunan TV) 0.517

9 Gen’s Life & Dream (Shandong TV) 0.422
10 Patriot (SZTV) 0.39

Source: Calculated myself.

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[Finished Airing] The Story of Zheng Yang Gate 2

Sequel to the critically acclaimed 2013 drama The Story of Zheng Yang Gate starring Zhu Ya Wen, Ni Da Hong, Bian Xiao Xiao and Li Guang Fu. The Story of Zheng Yang Gate 2 follows new characters, but equally focuses on the success story of hard-working common people under changing political circumstances. The drama opens in 1955. Xu Hui Zhen (Jiang Wen Li) lost her husband not long after their marriage and is now running a little tavern that she inherited. No matter what difficulties come her way, the socialist transformation of capitalist enterprises, the Great Leap Forward, natural disasters, the Cultural Revolution and many more, Hui Zhen remains true to herself and her philosophy of how to manage the tavern. When the economic reforms are eventually introduced, Hui Zhen and her tavern bear the fruits of her hard work and her unchanging belief in her values.

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