Daming Under Microscope 显微镜下的大明 looks at the decline of the Ming Dynasty through the lenses of two grassroots political events. Zhang Ruoyun plays maths genius Shuai Jiamo, Qi Wei plays the heroine with a strong business acumen and Wang Yang costars as the unscrupulous procurator Cheng Renqing.Continue reading
When Xiaoqi joins civilian puppy rescue team ran by human An Xin (Cecilia Boey), he becomes partners with competitive gamer Bian Mu (Jiang Chao). Through their training process, the two become friends and overcome their separate fears. After a veteran dog sacrifices himself for Xiaoqi, Xiaoqi becomes the new head of the puppy rescue team. When Xiaoqi loses his smell in a new rescue mission, how will he be able to regain his sense and save the day?
The third of the Hero Dog 神犬小七 dramas, featuring an all-new story and new humans (Jiang Chao, Cecilia Boey, Wang Yang, Wang Shuo), airs beginning the 27th. Two episodes come out every Monday- Thursday night on iQiyi here, with VIP members getting eight extra episodes. It’s currently not region-blocked.
If you want more puppies, this is actually the fourth drama of a series of separate stories all featuring a dog named Xiaoqi. You can watch Season 2 starring puppies, Zhang Yunlong and Wang Yang with English subs here; Season 1 starring puppies, Jin Shijia and Bea Hayden here ; My Partner 神犬奇兵 starring puppies and Yang Shuo here.
The Best Partner 精英律师 stars Jin Dong (Mr. Right) as Luo Bin, an arrogant top lawyer who only cares about winning cases. Lan Yingying (Never Gone) plays Dai Xi, a hot-blooded rookie lawyer who will have a bickering non-romantic(?) relationship with the male lead.
Director Zhao Baogang (Struggle, My Youthfulness) is back with Youth Fight 青春斗, a 38 episode drama revolving around the friendship of four university graduates, their struggles and successes. Starring Zheng Shuang, Gai Yuexi, Xu Yue, Chen Xiaoyun and Wang Xiuzhu, the series airs daily on Beijing TV and Dragon TV beginning tonight.
(Episodes will be available on Youtube in the same channel)
There’s nothing like summer on the TV, someone in a rush replaces someone looking pretty. After a series of surprising upsets in the battle for the Hunan TV summer slot, The Bodyguards 麻辣变形计 (official title: Hot Girls) is now advertising itself to overtake the next spot. We’ll see who comes out to the up soon, but meanwhile, here’s the opening theme from SNH48’s Ju Jingyi.
Dilraba and Ma Ke‘s first lead TV series has finally released a trailer months after it was suppose to air. The Bodyguards 麻辣变形计 is now looking at a fall release from Hunan TV along with Hero Dog 2 神犬小七 from the same company and almost the same cast minus the leads and plus Zhang Yunlong
Dilraba and Ma Ke fight and fall in love in The Bodyguards 麻辣变形计. The series is the next from Perfect World, who has a pretty good record for fun action series. It co-stars 麻辣女兵 (the English title for this was Hot Girls … I refuse that, too) stars Wang Yang, Wang Yu, and Wang Lu.
A lot of stills below.
The ER may seem hectic and stressful, but it sure feels a lot better when your patients include Sun Honglei, Qiao Zhenyu, Chen He, Wen Zhang, Huo Siyan, Ma Su, Yao Di, etc. Director Zhao Baogang‘s latest production, Young Doctors 青年医生, focus on four young doctors and their younger residents in the ER – Ren Zhong, Zhang Li, Zhang Duo, Wang Yang, Du Jiang, Zhang Jianing, Zhou Fang. The series has released several sets of cute posters for the various leads.
Fair warning: the photoshoots are a lot better than the series itself, but that may just be because I’ve only been skipping to Zhang Ze/Zhou Fang parts.