Update: a couple more period dramas (Ruyi, The Wolf) may be on the way later this month!
Heavy Sweetness, Ash-like Frost 香蜜沉沉烬如霜 – Aug 2
Featuring: Yang Zi, Deng Lun, Luo Yunxi
Details: 60 episodes, daily drama on Jiangsu TV
Tells of the romance between the daughter of the Flower Deity and the Prince of the Heavens.
The Evolution of Our Love 爱情进化论 – Aug 2
Featuring: Zhang Ruoyun, Zhang Tian’ai, Xu Weizhou
Details: ~40 episodes, daily drama on Dragon TV/Zhejiang TV
Remake of In Time With You.
Martial Universe 武动乾坤之英雄出少年/ 武动乾坤之冰心在玉湖– Aug 7
Featuring: Yang Yang, Zhang Tianai, Wang Likun, Wu Chun
Details: 20+20 episodes, 2 eps every Mon-Thurs on Dragon TV
An unfavoured boy from the Lin clan levels up to become the most powerful fighter in the land, and finds true love in the process.
Accidentally in Love 惹上冷殿下 – Aug 8
Featuring: Guo Junchen, Sun Yining
Details: 30 episodes, 2 episodes every Wed-Fri on Tencent/Mango TV
Focuses on the romance between a top idol who returns to high school and an heiress who disguises herself as a new student to escape an arranged marriage.
The Rise of Phoenixes 凰权·弈天下 / 天盛长歌 – Aug 14
Featuring: Chen Kun, Ni Ni, Zhao Lixin, Ni Dahong, Yuan Hong, Wang Ou, Bai Jingting
Details: 70 episodes, daily drama on Hunan TV
Tells the story of an ambitious prince who wants the throne for himself, and his love-hate relationship with a cross-dressing genius politician.
When We Were Still Young 那些年，我们正年轻 – Aug 18
Featuring: Yang Shuo, Su Qing, Ni Dahong, Li Xuejian
Details: 40 episodes, daily drama on Beijing TV
Tells the story of China’s military modernisation.
Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace 如懿传 – Aug 20
Featuring: Zhou Xun, Wallace Huo, Janine Chang, Dong Jie, Li Chun, Tong Yao, Xin Zhilei
Details: 80~87 episodes on Tencent
Focuses on the failed marriage between husband and wife who also happen to be ruling China at the same time.
Eagles and Youngster 天坑鹰猎 – Aug 30
Featuring: Karry Wang Junkai, Wen Qi, Jiang Yiyi
Details: 40 episodes, weekly drama on Youku
A young boy embarks on a dangerous adventure to find an antidote for his teacher.