List of Chinese TV Shows
Browse the full list of Chinese TV shows streaming online, including services like Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, HBO and more. Sort by Rotten Tomatoes, IMDB rating, popularity and more to find something to watch!
What it's about: Follow the true stories of five of the world's most celebrated, yet endangered animals; penguins, chimpanzees, lions, painted wolves and tigers. Each in a heroic struggle against rivals and against the forces of nature, these families fight for their own survival and for the future of their dynasties.
Where to Watch: 6 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Vudu).
2. The Rise of Phoenixes
What it's about: When a secret from the past rears its head, respected warrior Feng Zhiwei is forced to choose between revenge and her loyalty to ruling prince Ning Yi.
Where to Watch: 70 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
3. Meteor Garden
What it's about: An ordinary girl is admitted to the most prestigious school in the country where she encounters F4, an exclusive group comprised of the four wealthiest and handsomest boys in the school - Dao Ming Si, Hua Ze Lei, Xi Men and Mei Zuo.
Where to Watch: 43 episodes (83%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
4. Ruyi's Royal Love in the Palace
What it's about: The road to becoming an empress is paved with treachery. Ruyi is a consort who quickly learns to navigate the treacherous politics of the the royal court and move up the ranks.After becoming Empress, Ruyi still must survive the many conspiracies against her. Her relationship with Emperor Qianlong becomes eroded even when Ruyi is able to overcome the challenges.Can Ruyi maintain her role as Empress under such difficult circumstances?
Where to Watch: 87 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hulu). 87 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).
What it's about: When 20-year-old college student and K-drama fanatic Claire Duncan is transported into her favorite drama, “Taste of Love”, her appearance throws the show off-balance, causing other dramas to splice into the series. Mysterious waiter Seth Ko made his own journey into the drama years ago from the real world and mentors Claire on how to navigate the dramaworld. What kind of crazy adventure will Claire experience?
Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
6. Super Why!
What it's about: Super Why! or The Reading Adventures of Super Why! is a CGI animated show developed by Angela C. Santomero and Samantha Freeman Alpert. The TV series is produced by New York City-based Out of the Blue Enterprises and Toronto-based DHX Media through its Decode Entertainment division. The show debuted on PBS stations on September 3, 2007. The series airs on PBS Kids and PBS Kids Sprout in the USA, Kids' CBC in Canada. Thai PBS from Thailand broadcasts the shortened version, the episodes are 5 years behind the U.S.
Where to Watch: 2 episodes (1%) are available to watch free online (PBS Kids). 104 episodes (62%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 134 episodes (80%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).
7. Ashes of Love
What it's about: Jin Mi is the daughter of a flower deity who is fed a pill that prevents her from feeling or expressing romantic love. She gets tangled in a love triangle with Heavenly Prince Xu Feng and the ambitious Night Deity Run Yu.
Where to Watch: 63 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
8. Ice Fantasy
What it's about: The story is set a hundred years after a war between the Empire of Snow (Ice Tribe) and the Fire Tribe, where the Fire Tribe was defeated. However, the war was fatal, leaving Prince Ka Suo and his younger half-brother Ying Kong Shi the only royal heirs and pure-blood ice illusionists left in the Ice Tribe. Conflict ensues after Ka Suo reluctantly ascends to the throne as his lover, Li Luo, and his brother go missing. Ka Suo also accidentally discovers an evil presence lurking in the Ice Tribe's holy shrine. He and his companions enter the mysterious shrine, and defeat head of the shrine, Lady Yuan Ji, only to find out that she has been plotting a conspiracy against him. Ka Suo also experiences hardships in trying to find his lover and brother, not knowing that his brother has lost all of his memories and has become the Fire Prince under his mother's command. A war between the two tribes commences once again, with the two brothers pitted against each other.
Where to Watch: 62 episodes (79%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
9. Day And Night
What it's about: The usually carefree Guan Hong Yu is accused of murdering a whole family. To clear his younger twin brother’s charges, the team leader of the criminal investigation department, Guan Hong Feng, wants to take on this case, but since he’s a relative, he’s not allowed to participate in the investigation. A new team leader named Zhou Xun is assigned and ends up seeking Hong Feng’s help. Zhou Xun and Hong Feng as his “consultant” uncover a number of cases together. However, Hong Feng has a secret: one of the twin brothers has fear of the dark, so the “Hong Feng” appearing at the police station during the day and at night is actually not the same person. Together, the twins secretly try to find out the truth about the “family extinction murder case”.
Where to Watch: 32 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
10. Eternal Love
What it's about: Three hundred years ago, Bai Qian stood on the Zhu Xian Terrace, turned around and jumped off without regret. Ye Hua stood by the bronze mirror to witness with his own eyes her death. Three hundred years later, in the East Sea Dragon Palace, the two meet unexpectedly. Another lifetime another world, after suffering betrayal Bai Qian no longer feels anything, yet she can't seem to comprehend Ye Hua's actions. Three lives three worlds, her and him, are they fated to love again?
Where to Watch: 58 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
11. The Legend of Bruce Lee
What it's about: The story of the legendary martial arts icon Bruce Lee following him from Hong Kong to America and back again, leading up to his tragic death at the age of 32.
Where to Watch: 50 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Prime Video & Hiyah).
12. Accidentally in Love
What it's about: The quirky experiences of a popular singer who returns to school and becomes seat mates with a seemingly ordinary girl.When Si Tu Feng decides to go back to school, he becomes the center of attention as fans, classmates and the media follow his every move. He meets Chen Qing Qing, an ordinary student with a dual personality.
Where to Watch: 30 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
13. Little Bear
What it's about: Maurice Sendak's Little Bear is an educational Canadian children's television series based on the Little Bear series of books which were written by Else Holmelund Minarik, and illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Originally produced by Nelvana for Nickelodeon, it currently airs on Treehouse TV in Canada and Nick Jr. in the United States. It was first shown in the UK on the Children's BBC, and a part of Toy Box BBC video collection in the late 90s. It was also shown on Nick Jr UK and now airs on Tiny Pop. A direct-to-video/DVD full-length feature film was also created after the series ended.
Where to Watch: 65 episodes (35%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).
14. Princess Agents
What it's about: During the Warring Period, the Western Wei enslaved large numbers of civilians. The slave girl, Chu Qiao, is thrown into a forest along with other slaves and becomes the next hunting target for the rich lords. She is saved by the Prince of Northern Wei, Yan Xun. Afterwards, she is brought into a powerful family of Yuwen and witnesses their bloody power struggle. Seeing this, she swears to take her younger sister and flee from the situation. However, she catches the attention of Yuwen Yue, and undergoes strict training while building a sense of companionship with Yan Xun. Unfortunately, Western Wei goes into battle and Yan Xun’s family is slaughtered. After that incident, Yan Xun grows ambitious and cruel to avenge for the things and the people he lost. He doubts Chu Qiao and takes advantages of her loyalty and love many times, disregarding their relationship as well as the sacrifices he will have to make for power. Disappointed with the man she once loved, Chu Qiao eventually breaks off her relationship with Yan Xun and chooses to fight with Yuwen Yue, destroying Yan Xun’s plans of vengeance. She eventually convinces Yuwen to free the country from slavery, becoming a successful military strategist/female general in the people’s hearts.
Where to Watch: 57 episodes (49%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Google Play & YouTube).
15. The Disguiser
What it's about: Set in the Japanese occupation era, the rich yet naive young master Ming Tai is trained to become an agent, and is later sent to become an underground spy for the Communists. Together with his brother and double agent Ming Lou, they try and bring down Wang Wei's Kuomintang Secret Service Headquarters.
Where to Watch: 41 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
16. A Love So Beautiful
What it's about: It tells the love story of two childhood sweethearts that spans 19 years. Chen Xiao Xi is a cute and small girl with a lot of positive energy. She gets to know Jiang Chen, a tall and proud genius boy, at school and tries everything to pursue him. The drama depicts the beautiful and pure heart throbbing love of seventeen years olds, but also delves into the topic of making mistakes andhow to find back to each other again.
Where to Watch: 24 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
17. Empresses In The Palace
What it's about: The Legend of Zhen Huan, also known as Hou Gong Zhen Huan Zhuan, is a Chinese television series based on the Internet novel of the same name. It first aired in China on 17 November 2011.It was announced in 2013 that the drama will be exported to the U.S and re-edit into six TV movies and broadcast on mainstream TV channels in the U.S.
Where to Watch: 6 episodes (8%) are available to watch free online (Tubi TV). 6 episodes (8%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 6 episodes (8%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).
18. Rescue Heroes
What it's about: Rescue Heroes is a Canadian/American animated children's television series produced by Nelvana, CBC and CBS. Based on the 1995 Fisher Price toy line of the same name, the series tracks the adventures of a team of globetrotting emergency responders who save people from a variety of disasters. Rescue Heroes stars Norm Spencer as Billy Blazes, Lenore Zann as Wendy Waters and Martin Roach as Rocky Canyon.Three seasons of Rescue Heroes were produced and aired from 1999 until 2002. YTV aired the series as a feature of their "Playtime" block, and re-runs of the series were aired internationally. In 2003, Nelvana released Rescue Heroes: The Movie.
Where to Watch: 30 episodes (48%) are available to watch free online (Tubi TV). 13 episodes (21%) are available to stream on a subscription service (ConTV & Dove Channel).
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Where to Watch: 44 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
20. Tientsin Mystic
What it's about: Frequent flooding and drowning were common occurrences in Tianjin (Tientsin) in the early 1900s. But when a local shipping magnate was found drowned to death chained to a statue on the bottom of riverbed, police department's underwater recovery team captain Guo De You was their primary suspect, since he was the only one in the city who could stay underwater long enough to complete the deed. The businessman son's Ding Mao tried to prove Guo's guilt, but his own forensic discovery and another bizarre drowning in the same vicinity challenged his initial impression. Together with spirit medium Gu Ying and news reporter Xiao Lan Lan, they peeled away the mystery and found the clues pointed to an incident occurred over 20 years ago when an evil cult was ravaging the city. Now, the cult was once again causing havoc. To stop their resurgence, the team must investigate the unexplained, mind-bending cases that plagued their city.
Where to Watch: 24 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
21. Here to Heart
What it's about: She has more than work on her mind. Wen Nuan decides to quit her high-paying job in England to work as an executive assistant to the founder of a high-tech company in China. Zhan Nan Xian started the company with his classmates and used his financial savvy to weather the economic downturn and keep the company successful. It turns out that Wen Nuan and Nan Xian were in a relationship in the past. Can Wen Nuan make herself indispensable to Nan Xian in both his work and his life?
Where to Watch: 48 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
22. When a Snail Falls in Love
What it's about: Detective Ji Bai and new criminal profiler Xu Xu may seem like an awkward teacher-student pair at first glance, yet they are actually the best partners in the police force, solving one crime after another. Ji Bai slowly falls in love with Xu Xu, yet she is a girl who is as slow as a snail when it comes to love. Just as Xu Xu starts to reciprocate Ji Bai's feelings, the dormant "Angel's Killer" reappears.
Where to Watch: 16 episodes (76%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
What it's about: When a mysterious box arrives at his door, a doctor and father is forced to participate in a twisted killing game, or risk losing everything.
Where to Watch: 3 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
24. Fighter of the Destiny
What it's about: Chun Chang Sheng was abandoned in a flowing river and plucked up by a Taoist monk. He’s actually the fourth Prince of the Chen’s Royal bloodline. He’s plagued with an incurable illness, fated not to live past the age of 20. To find a cure, he leaves his temple, armed with a promise of marriage scroll, to become a student at a famous academy. He meets Xu You Rong and they slowly fall in love after hopping through the trials and tribulations of his journey .
Where to Watch: 52 episodes (93%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).
25. The Vigilantes in Masks
What it's about: The Vigilantes in Masks is a Chinese television series produced by Chinese Entertainment Shanghai. Previous adaptations include a 1960 Hong Kong television series, a 1994 film, a 2005 TVB production, a 2008 SBS South Korean television drama, Iljimae, and a 2009 MBC South Korean adaptation The Return of Iljimae. The story is based on folktales of a Robin Hood-style hero who lived in the Ming Dynasty.
Where to Watch: 30 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).
26. Singles Villa
What it's about: Love thy neighbor? Think again! Singles Villa may be the hottest apartment complex around, but all its tenants face eviction if they fall in love with one another. Residents Qiao Sheng Yu and Jiang Ke Xin agree to these terms — up until they fall in love, that is. On top of making sure that whatever happens behind closed doors stays behind closed doors, things get even trickier for these loving neighbors when Ke Xin's former sweetheart Chi Bo Yuan turns up on her doorstep.
Where to Watch: 24 episodes (51%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
27. Love Through a Millennium
What it's about: Based of the popular Korean drama Queen In Hyun's Man, this Chinese version tells the same story of a love that happens between two people from different eras. Imperial scholar official, Gong Ming accidently time-travels two thousand years into the present where he meets actress Lin Xiang Xiang. Their story is one of love, fate, and commitment.
Where to Watch: 28 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
28. Diamond Lover
What it's about: Xiao Liang is the CEO of the world's biggest Diamond company. He's reserved, strict and counts every penny while doing business. He also chooses to close himself off from people, insisting relationships are of no worth in his life. Everything turns upside down when he meets Mi Dou, a woman who changes his views in life and teaches him what it means to be alive and happy.
Where to Watch: 24 episodes (35%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
29. Frankenstein Family
What it's about: The series centers on a family where both parents are mad scientists, and where both brother and sister are modded humans called "creatures." The family members aim to become a "normal" family.
Where to Watch: 12 episodes (86%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll).