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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Air date update, May 2018

May 3rd update: Lost in 1949 may switch air dates with Tang Yan’s The Way We Were, and premiere on June 11th instead.

New Summer’s Desire 泡沫之夏 – May 8
Featuring: Zhang Xueying, Qin Junjie, Huang Shengchi
Details: 36 episodes, 2 eps every Tues-Thurs on Zhejiang TV
Love triangle between a rich young heir, a budding singer and a movie star.

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Air date update, April 2018

[Last updated: April 13th]

I’m in the middle of a drama drought right now, though Great Expectations and Women in Beijing’s teasers have caught my interest.

Great Expectations 远大前程 – Apr 1
Featuring: Chen Sicheng, Yuan Hong, Tong Liya, Amber Kuo
Details: 58 episodes, daily drama on Hunan TV
A story of love, romance and revenge set in 1920s Shanghai. I’m actually way more excited about the gang lords.

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Air date update, March 2018

[Last updated: March 6th]

Liehuo Ruge / The Flame’s Daughter 烈火如歌 – Mar 1
Featuring: Dilraba, Vic Chou, Zhang Binbin, Liu Ruilin, Lai Yi
Details: 52 episodes, daily drama on Youku
A love triangle between a high-spirited young lady, a devoted yet mysterious man and the heroine’s first love.

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Air date update, February 2018

His…hair…

[Updated with new shows: 3rd Feb]

Soul Ferry: The Underworld 灵魂摆渡:黄泉篇 – Feb 1
Featuring: Yu Yi, Yue Lina, He Hua
Details: Web film on iQiyi
Final installment of the Soul Ferry web series, and revolves around the last Meng Po / Lady of Forgetfulness.

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Air date update, November 2017

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Game of Hunting is finally going to air! Director/screenwriter Jiang Wei (Lurk, Borrow Gun) has always produced solid dramas – Hu Ge’s participation is just icing on the cake.

Update: Tribes and Empires: Storm of Prophecy is probably going to premiere online at the end of November.

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Air date update, October 2017

The small screen will be overflowing with military/red dramas due to National Day (Oct 1st) and the People’s Liberation Army’s 90th anniversary, though there will be a couple of idol romance dramas featuring Zheng Kai, Yuan Shanshan, Jiang Xin etc. in between.

The Starry Night, The Starry Sea 2 那片星空那片海2 – Oct 2
Featuring: Feng Shaofeng, Bea Hayden, Bosco Wong, Ye Qing
Details: 34 episodes, weekly drama (Mon-Wed) on Hunan TV

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Air date update, September 2017

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Here’s a list of upcoming Cdramas that are scheduled to air in September. All dates are subject to change, so watch this space for the latest updates.

Burning Ice 无证之罪 – Sept 6
Featuring: Qin Hao, Deng Jiajia
Details: 12 episodes, weekly drama on iQiyi

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