The CCTV New Year’s Gala, also known as Spring Festival Gala or Chunwan (春晚), is not only the biggest TV event of the Chinese New Year, but even has an entry in the Guinness World Records as the most watched TV program worldwide! Around 700 million to one billion viewers tune in every year on Chinese New Year’s Eve to watch the 4-hour-long show that offers a broad variety of acts, including sketches, music and dance performances, acrobatics and martial arts.
Shanghai in the 1930s. Qin Xiao Man (Una You) is a beautiful young woman who just graduated from the police academy and dreams of becoming an outstanding detective. She moves into the Sullivan appartment complex in the International Settlement and solves one case after another. Her neighbor is the famous master sleuth Luo Fei (Bai Yu) who works as adviser for the Criminal Investigation Division of the police department. Due to their completely different personalities, the two don’t get along at first, but have to join hands in the end in order to solve a bizzare case.
He Luo (Bu Guan Jin) is a quiet and smart model student who excels in English and dreams of becoming a diplomat. Besides, she has a special hobby: She loves to fantasize and integrates the people and situations around her into manhua plots. This summer, when He Luo goes to a tennis competition and sees the team leader Zhang Yuan (Bai Yu), she falls head over heels for this beautiful and proud guy. Fate is on He Luo’s side as they happen to meet again in English evening classes and confront each other during the school’s debating competition. The two become friends, but in He Luo’s imagination, he’s the main lead in her manhua. When He Luo’s friends find their own love, He Luo and Zhang Yuan finally open up about their true feelings. They agree to apply for the same university, however, Zhang Yuan fails to get in. From being in two different classes in the same school, they end up going to different universites in two different cities, and later even different countries, each making their own experiences while growing up. What will become of these two in the end?
The Fated General is about the heroic feats of a general who has never lost a battle. He is Huo Qu Bing (Zhang Ruo Yun), the son of a servant who ends up becoming a member of the imperial family. During a time when the people are forced to live through insufferable conditions and the constant threats from the Xiongnu, Huo Qu Bing takes up arms to become a celebrated warrior of the Han Dynasty.