Nowadays dramas can be pulled 10 minutes before airing (ahem Novoland, although that’s probably more to do with the fact that it’s a period drama), so don’t get too excited about the shows with unconfirmed dates.
Featuring: Zhang Xincheng, Zhou Yutong, Zheng Wei Details: 36 episodes, 2 eps every Mon-Wed on Hunan TV
In the Northern Song Dynasty, six youths are trained as spies and help defend the capital from power-hungry military governors.
Seven Days 七日生 – May 3 Featuring: Li Chen, Yang Caiyu, Wang Qianyuan Details: 28 episodes, daily drama on Dragon TV
The leads travel across countries as part of an operation to save a group of innocent people who become involved with a dangerous gang.
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…”
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)
Behind the Scenes 幕后之王 – Jan 5 Starring: Zhou Dongyu, Luo Jin Details: 46 episodes, daily drama on Dragon TV / Beijing TV
A behind the scenes look at the daily lives television producers (but mostly their complicated love lives).
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.