This drama follows Empress Wu Zetian, Emperor Gaozong and Di Renjie on his various exploits covering cases from the Buddhist Monastery to the events leading to the deposing of Empress Wang to plots to usurp the throne.
1949, New Year’s Eve. Just when Qiao Zhi Cai (Chen Kun) is about to carry out his plan to break out of prison, he suddenly gets released. Carrying a leather suitcase, he sets off to find the one who framed him back then. At the train station, he bumps into Huang Li Wen (Wan Qian), who is in mourning over her deceased husband. The two mistakenly take each others suitcase, but in Li Wen’s suitcase is an important transmitter that needs to be brought to an underground organization of the communist party. Later, they end up meeting again and fight together for the country and their party, falling in love with each other along the way. This is Chen Kun’s comeback drama after being absent from the TV for nine years. The team behind this drama equally took nine years to prepare the drama.
Martial Universe tells the story of Lin Dong (Yang Yang), a child from a small village who isn’t favored by his family. By chance, Lin Dong obtains a mysterious artifact that is coveted by many clans in the martial world. Because of this artifact, Lin Dong is approached by many people of different clans and is forcibly involved in various events of the martial universe.
Based on Huang Fei Hong, the legendary folk hero, martial artist and physician. Huang Fei Hong (Ryan Zheng) starts out a simple man with simple ideals. Adhering to his father’s teachings, he vows to protect the people that he cares about and soon realizes that his passion extends to the people of China. Thirteenth Aunt (Bea Hayden) is investigating her father’s death yet she becomes conflicted when all clues lead back to Huang Fei Hong.
The Eternal Love is set in the fictional Dongyue country where the princes fight for the throne. Due to some mystical force, Qu Tan Er (Liang Jie) develops two different personalities: she occasionally switches from gentle and reserved to uncivilized and bold. She is being offered to the eight prince Mo Lian Cheng (Xing Zhao Lin) for marriage, but Lian Cheng is suspicious of Tan Er’s relationship with the crown prince for whom she once tried to commit suicide. Nonetheless, Tan Er slowly manages to gain his trust with her bold and bubbly personality and the two end up falling deeply in love. However, her other gentle personality is still yearning for the crown prince and wishes to help him become king…
The story happens at the end of the Tang Dynasty, when Zhu Wen usurps the throne and establishes the Later Liang Dynasty, and he’s known as Emperor Taizu. Ma Zhai Xing (Li Qin) is the daughter of an official and as a child, she befriends a young boy (Darren Wang) who lives in the mountain. One day when he saves a wolf, he accidentally falls over the cliff and is rescued by Zhu Wen. The authoritative figure adopts him as a godson and gives him the title Bo Wang. Ten years later, he saves the female lead per chance and finds her courage and intelligence resonant, and she likes that while he’s in a position of power, he still has humility and kindness. She encourages him to fight for justice and he begins that journey by helping the people, stopping throne fights, etc. Even when they have conflicts, they will face those frankly. As they overcome obstacles and fight for justice, feelings deepen and they are able to reap their own happiness by each other’s side.
In Tang Dynasty, the chivalrous eldest daughter of the Assistant Minister of Revenue, Ye Yuan An (Janice Wu), saves Mu Le (Zheng Ye Cheng), an amnesiac young man of mysterious identity. Yuan An takes Mu Le in as a family servant, and the latter swears his loyalty to her. Along with Zhao Lan Zhi (Zhang Yu Jian), a constable, the trio solves cases after cases together. But what is Mu Le’s true identity?