Upcoming Chinese Dramas December 2018

Quite a lot of dramas are expected to air in December. Below are some dramas that we've covered:

The Learning Curve of a Warlord Dicky Cheung
The Learning Curve of a Warlord (Dec 3 TVB, Youku)
Set during the chaotic era of warlords, the story revolves around a man who breaks away from his evil ways to walk a righteous path. Starring Dicky Cheung. 

Like A Flowing River Wang Kai Yang Shuo Dong Zijian
Like A Flowing River (Dec 10 Dragon TV, Beijing TV, Tencent, iQiYi, Youku)
The story is set during the period of the Chinese economic reform from 1978 until 1992 and the three men who relentlessly push the boundaries amidst trying times. Starring Wang Kai, Yang Shuo and Dong Zijian. 

Goodbye My Princess (Dec 12 Youku)
A love story revolves around the 9th Princess of Western Liang as she journeys to the Central Plains to fulfill a marriage alliance with the Crown Prince. Starring Cheng Xingxu and Peng Xiaoran. 

The Story of Minglan Zhao Liying
The Story of Minglan (Dec Hunan TV, iQiYi, Tencent, Youku, Mango TV) --> date not confirmed
A story of love and family told through the life of a concubine's daughter from a prominent household in the Northern Song Dynasty. It follows her struggles as a young woman in an antiquated era and her colorful journey to become the mother of a household. Starring Zhao Liying, Feng Shaofeng and Zhu Yilong. 

Dagger Mastery (Dec 27 iQiYi)
During the time of Emperor Xuanzong of Tang, five young individuals with unique skills wander into Chang'an, thus beginning a wuxia story as they venture into the Western Region. Starring Qin Junjie and Guan Xiaotong. 

Hai Tang's Rouge Shines Through in the Rain
Hai Tang's Rouge Shines Through in the Rain (Dec) --> date not confirmed
A story of complicated romances and business warfare that begins with a young woman searching for her father's whereabouts. Starring Deng Lun and LiYitong. 

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  • This list is updated as more dramas are announced.
  • We do our best to cover newly-airing mainstream Chinese dramas and a few web dramas / Korean dramas that catch our eye.
  • We rely on weibo for announcements, so dramas that are not yet officially announced might not be here. 
  • The dates above are subject to change.
  • For a more comprehensive list of dramas airing this month, please check out ChineseDrama.info.


  1. Dicky, Denglun, Zhao Li Ying. I want to watch all three!!! 😭

  2. ZLY's dramas back to back? WOOHOO!!

  3. Zhao Liying and Denglun, so glad winter break is coming so i can watch lol