Air date update: March 2019

All Is Well 都挺好 – Mar 1
Featuring: Ni Dahong, Yao Chen, Tony Yang, Guo Jingfei
Details: 46 episodes, daily drama on Zhejiang TV / Jiangsu TV
“A victim of sexism in her own family, a spoiled youngest son, and a weak father finally freed from his  boss spouse  all walk into the same show…”

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Air date update, February 2019

Airing since Jan 30th:

  • My Father and Daddy 我的亲爹和后爸 starring Zhang Yi, Zhang Guoli and Li Jianyi
  • A World Without Fraud 天下无诈 starring Guo Xiaodong, Xu Yue

Yanshifan: New Youth 艳势番之新青年 – Feb 6
Starring: Huang Zitao, Yi Yangqianxi, Hu Bingqing
Details: 60 eps, daily drama on Dragon TV / Beijing TV
A forward-thinking noble and a commoner band together to save their country. (Extended)

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Air date update, December 2018

The dramas with unconfirmed air dates will most likely air late December / early January.

That City, This Family 那座城这家人 – Dec 2
Starring: Ma Yuan, Tong Lei
Details: 44 episodes, daily drama on Hunan TV
Survivors from the Tangshan earthquake bond and form a new family.

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Air date update, November 2018

Royal Highness 回到明朝当王爷 – Nov 1
Featuring: Jiang Jinfu, Yuan Bingyan, Liu Ruilin
Details: 48 episodes, weekly drama on Youku
An ordinary scholar uses his smarts to become a respected non-imperial prince of the Ming Dynasty.

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Air date update, October 2018

*Hunan TV has been showing The Years You Were Late in its prime time evening slot since Sept 28. All Out of Love is now airing at 10pm on Mondays and Tuesdays, while Battle Through the Heavens has been moved to Wednesday and Thursday nights.

The Legend of Jasmine 苏茉儿 – Oct 1
Featuring: Du Ruoxi, Yan Yikuan, Fu Dalong
Details: 40 episodes, weekly drama on iQiyi
Tells of the romance between Dorgon and Xiaozhuang’s maid Su Mo’er.

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Air date update, September 2018

Updated: 10th Sept

N.B.: The ‘OR’ between two shows means the television stations haven’t announced which show will be taking over the time slot.

Fights Break Sphere Season 1 斗破苍穹第一季 – Sept 3
Featuring: Wu Lei, Lin Yun, Baron Chen, Li Qin, Xin Zhilei
Details: 45-50 episodes, 2 eps every Mon-Wed on Hunan TV 
Coming-of-age story of a young boy who becomes a protector of the world.

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Air date update, August 2018

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.

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Air date update, July 2018

Last updated: July 4th

Always With You 陪读妈妈 – Jul 1
Starring: Mei Ting, Xu Yajun, Vivian Wu, Hu Xianxu 
Details: 46 episodes, daily drama on Zhejiang TV
A mother gives up her career to become a full-time carer for her rebellious son, who is studying in Vancouver.

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Air date update, June 2018

All dates are tentative. Legend of Fuyao may become the only period drama to make it onto network TV this month.

Demon Capturing Record of Zhong Kui 钟馗捉妖记 – Jun 4
Featuring: Yang Rong, Yang Xuwen, Madina Memet
Details: 55 episodes, weekly drama on iQiyi
Zhong Kui, the vanquisher of demons, is demoted to the mortal world, and embarks on exciting new adventures with human monster catcher Lingxi.

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