The female lead has no main romantic plot and follows an arrogant, flawed, but lovable genius archetype that’s often reserved for men.
From popular idols accused of hitting a stalker fan to celebrity couples maintaining a marriage for the publicity, episodic internet debate drama Top人间规则 dramatizes one celebrity scandals after another in the same addictiveness as the scandals themselves. Zhang Yamei (If Paris Downcast) headlines as an arrogant but brilliant debater in this fast-paced show. Each episode is a new case as she represents a new client on a televised court of public opinion and presents arguments and evidence for their case. Chen Ziyou and Sun Zhenglin play her opponent debaters.
The 12-episode (!) series streams two new episodes on iQiyi beginning October 10 here. It wasn’t region blocked when I watched it.