[Douban Ratings] The Best and Worst Dramas of 2017

The end of 2017 is nearing, so it’s time to take a look back at this year’s dramas. While the TV ratings and online ratings tell you how popular a drama was, they don’t necessarily tell you anything about the quality. Douban is China’s most used website where viewers can rate dramas, and the Douban ratings are said to reflect quality rather than popularity. So let’s see which are the highest and lowest rated dramas in Douban this year.

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[TV Ratings] Week 51, 2017

Here are the TV ratings for Week 51, December 18 – December 24 (including reruns, average numbers in %):
1 Dear Them (Hunan TV) 0.913
2 Kite (BTV) 0.911
3 Kite (Dragon TV) 0.768

4 Red Rose (JSTV) 0.669
5 As Flowers Fade and Fly Across the Sky (ZJSTV) 0.661

6 Love of Aurora (Hunan TV) 0.579
7 My Sister-in-Law (Shandong TV) 0.464
8 My Sister-in-Law (Anhui TV) 0.439
9 Fighting (CTV) 0.334
10 Nirvana In Fire 2 (BTV) 0.286

Source: Tvtv

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[Online Ratings] Week 51, 2017

Here are the online ratings for Week 51, December 18 – December 24 (views in million):
1 Tribes and Empires: Storm of Prophecy 1275
2 Love of Aurora 864
3 A Seven-Faced Man 788
4 Oh My General 722
5 Game of Hunting 604
6 Growling Tiger, Roaring Dragon 576
7 Rotten East Wind 552
8 As Flowers Fade and Fly Across the Sky 460
9 My! Physical Education Teacher 418
10 A Splendid Life In Beijing 301

Source: Xunyee

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[TV Ratings] Week 50, 2017

Here are the TV ratings for Week 50, December 11 – December 17 (including reruns, average numbers in %):
1 A Splendid Life In Beijing (BTV) 1.457
2 A Splendid Life In Beijing (Dragon TV) 1.449
3 Kite (BTV) 1.201
4 Kite (Dragon TV) 1.042
5 Dear Them (Hunan TV) 0.955
6 As Flowers Fade and Fly Across the Sky (ZJSTV) 0.768
7 With Elites (JSTV) 0.721
8 Love of Aurora (Hunan TV) 0.686
9 Red Rose (JSTV) 0.637
10 My Sister-in-Law (Shandong TV) 0.439

Source: Tvtv

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[TV Ratings] Week 49, 2017

Here are the TV ratings for Week 49, December 4 – December 10 (including reruns, average numbers in %):
1 A Splendid Life In Beijing (BTV) 1.374
2 A Splendid Life In Beijing (Dragon TV) 1.324
3 Game of Hunting (Hunan TV) 0.936
4 With Elites (JSTV) 0.898
5 Love of Aurora (Hunan TV) 0.758
6 Dear Them (Hunan TV) 0.727
7 Children’s Hospital Pediatrician (Shandong TV) 0.518
8 As Flowers Fade and Fly Across the Sky (ZJSTV) 0.548
9 Warm Love (Anhui TV) 0.522
10 Xuan Yuan Sword: Han Cloud (Dragon TV) 0.432

Source: Tvtv

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[TV Ratings] Week 48, 2017

Here are the TV ratings for Week 48, November 27 – December 3 (including reruns, average numbers in %):
1 A Splendid Life In Beijing (BTV) 1.259
2 A Splendid Life In Beijing (Dragon TV) 1.128
3 My! Physical Education Teacher (ZJSTV) 1.04
4 Game of Hunting (Hunan TV) 0.999
5 Love of Aurora (Hunan TV) 0.681
6 With Elites (JSTV) 0.675
7 Children’s Hospital Pediatrician (Shandong TV) 0.658
8 Warm Love (Anhui TV) 0.479
9 Full House (Tianjin TV) 0.414
10 Xuan Yuan Sword: Han Cloud (Dragon TV) 0.287

Source: Calculated myself since the official numbers still haven’t been released.

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[Finished Airing] Love of Aurora

Love of Aurora tells the love story between acting student Han Xing Zi (Guan Xiao Tong) and the heir of a media group, Li Jun Tai (Ma Ke). Xing Zi is a gifted young aspiring actress whose dream is to spread love and hope to the world through her acting. To make this dream come true, she goes to study abroad in America and performs on all kinds of big and small stages, always putting her whole heart into her roles. There she meets the young rebel Jun Tai, who came to America to escape from the strings of his strict family.

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