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Year-ender: 10 highest-rated TV dramas in 2021

Updated: 2022-01-14 11:10 ( chinadaily.com.cn )
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2021 saw many excellent new Chinese TV dramas. Top on the list is The Age of Awakening, a historical drama taking audiences to the China of 100 years ago. Runner-up Minning Town, set in a fictional town in Northwest China, focuses on poverty alleviation efforts made across the country. Medal of the Republic, coming in third, tells the inspiring life stories of eight recipients of the titular medal.

Audiences are not just passive viewers, but have growing preferences for the TV series they watch on streaming sites. Looking for more diversified topics and cultural representation, they respond enthusiastically to romantic comedies such as Remembrance of Things Past and Delicious Romance, especially young people.

With the lingering shadow of COVID-19, the film and TV industry has faced challenges throughout the world. But appetites for enticing stories never fade. Let's hope for a more accomplished year of film and television in 2022. Which of the 10 listed series do you think is the best?