Rankings: First Half of 2018

Overall, I feel that this has been a pretty bad year for cdramas. All the strict SARFT regulations and lack of creative stories have resulted in a very weak first half. This has been reflected with low ratings and online views, even those with popular celebrities have not faired that well. If you look at ratings last year you will see a huge difference. Let’s hope the second half of the year provides better content.

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[Feature] April’s Ranking Report by DataWin and VLinkage

Both DataWin and VLinkage released their April ranking reports for actors, actresses, and dramas. This month, the actors from In the Name of the People dominated the list for dramas and Devotion of Suspect X actors/actress dominated the list for films. Since this is just for one month, it doesn’t really mean much. It’s just a way to see which actors and actresses are most active in the month of April.

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Rankings: 2016 Chinese film and television actors, Vlinkage’s Star Brand Index, and Top Celebrities in March

The list was released during the 7th Beijing International Film Festival “Film and Television Risk Assessment” meeting by 新传智库. It was compiled taking fandom, activity level, reputation, and projects’ value into consideration.  Continue reading “Rankings: 2016 Chinese film and television actors, Vlinkage’s Star Brand Index, and Top Celebrities in March”