VLinkage released a list of dramas with over 10 billion online views. And the current King and Queen of online views.
1.Legend of Chusen/Noble Aspirations with Li Yi Feng, Zhao Li Ying, & Yang Zi: 25.4 billion
2. Legend of MiYue with Sun Li & Liu Tao: 23.9 billion
3. Journey of Flower with Wallace Huo & Zhao Li Ying: 20.9 billion
4. The Princess Weiyoung with Tang Yan & Luo Jin: 18.9 billion
5. Ode to Joy with Liu Tao, Wang Kai, & Jin Dong: 18.3 billion
6. Ice Fantasy with Feng Shao Feng, Song Qian, & Ma Tianyu: 16.4 billion
7. A Smile is Very Alluring/ Love O2O with Yang Yang & Zheng Shuang: 15.8 billion
8. To Be a Better Man with Sun Honglei & Jiang Shu Ying: 14 billion
9. Nirvana in Fire with HuGe, Wang Kai, & Lui Tao: 13.7 billion
10. Empress of China with Fan BingBing & Aarif Rahman: 13.5 billion
11. Sparrow with Li Yi Feng & Zhou Dong Yu: 11.5 billion
12. The Mystic Nine with Willian Chan, Zhang Yixing, & Zhao Liying: 11.3 billion
13. Chinese Hero Zhao Zi Long with Lin GengXin & Im Yoonah : 10.8 billion
14. Legend of Zhen Huan with Sun Li & Jiang Xin: 10.5 billion
15. Sword of Legends with Li Yi Feng & Yang Mi : 10.07 billion
16. My Sunshine with Tang Yan & Wallace Chung: 10.03 billion
Most of these dramas have been released in the last few years. Online viewership has exponentially grown in the last three years and it could overtake broadcast in the next three to five years.
VLinkage also listed Zhao Liying and Li Yi Feng as the actors with the most online views. Li Yi Feng has over 61 billion views and Zhao Liying has over 110 billion views. Zhao Liying breakout in online views occurred in 2013 with Female Prime Minister, while for Li Yi Feng it was Swords of Legends in 2014. Congrats to both of them!