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List of popular China Central Television shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top current and cancelled China Central Television TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best China Central Television TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on China Central Television, as this list covers the entire history of the network. This list is sorted by popularity, so the shows with the most votes are at the top of the list.

Shows here include everything from The Return of the Condor Heroes to The Legend of Bruce Lee.

Although television fans in different locations grew up with China Central Television on different channels, most of us got the same shows, so don't let your favorite China Central Television TV shows sink to the bottom of the list! The list of top China Central Television television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the China Central Television network, even ones that are no longer on the air.

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Century Sonny is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
Century Sonny Century Sonny: The Adventure of the Extra-Galactic Prince is the first large scale 3D-CGI Chinese animation TV series in China.

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Dali Princess is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
Dali Princess Ruby Lin, Liu Tao Dali Princess is a Chinese television series produced by CCTV in 2006. This series completed filming on 22 January 2006. Spanning over 31 episodes, series focuses on the lead character Aiyue's ...more

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The Legend of Bruce Lee is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
The Legend of Bruce Lee Michael Jai White, Ray Park, Mark Dacascos The Legend of Bruce Lee is a 2008 Chinese biographic martial arts television series based on the life story of martial artist and actor Bruce Lee. The 50 episodes long series was produced and ...more

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The Return of the Condor Heroe... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
The Return of the Condor Heroes Liu Yifei, Yang Mi, Huang Xiaoming The Return of the Condor Heroes is a Chinese television series adapted from Louis Cha's novel of the same title. It is the second instalment of a trilogy produced by Zhang Jizhong, preceded by ...more

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Music Up is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
Music Up Music Up, also known as Crazy for the Song, is the first Chinese animation idol TV series in China. It was distributed by Shanghai Animation Film Studio and produced by Welkin-Animation.

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SkyEye is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
SkyEye SkyEye is a combo 2D and 3D-CG Chinese animated TV series in China.

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The Blue Mouse and the Big Fac... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
The Blue Mouse and the Big Faced Cat The Blue Mouse and the Big Faced Cat is a Chinese animated series from mainland China. The first part was produced in 1995 and the second in 2000.

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Myth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
Myth Hu Ge The Myth is a 2010 Chinese television series based on the 2005 Hong Kong film of the same title. Jackie Chan, who starred in the original film, was credited as the producer for the series, while ...more

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Romance in the Rain is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
Romance in the Rain Zhao Wei, Alec Su, Leo Ku Kui Kei Romance in the Rain was a 2001 Chinese-language costume drama based on producer Chiung Yao's 1964 novel Yan Yu Meng Meng, which follows the Lu family in 1930s Shanghai, China. Starring Zhao Wei, ...more

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Tortoise Hanba's Stories is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
Tortoise Hanba's Stories Tortoise Hanba's Stories is a large scale 3D-CG Chinese animation TV series in China. It is also referred to as "The Story of Hanbagui" or "Hanbagui".

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3000 Whys of Blue Cat is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
3000 Whys of Blue Cat 3000 Whys of Blue Cat is the first large-scale Chinese animated series-American-Canadian in mainland China with an emphasis on science. The series is produced by "Beijing Sunchime Happy ...more

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Wanderings of Sanmao is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
Wanderings of Sanmao Wanderings of San Mao is a Chinese animation TV series in China based on the famous manhua character Sanmao. The series was invested, produced and broadcast by CCTV. It is also known as ...more

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The Dreaming Girl is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
The Dreaming Girl The Dreaming Girl is a Chinese animated television series. It is produced by "Beijing Golden Pinasters Animation Company" in Beijing with the collaboration of CCTV.

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Black Cat Detective is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
Black Cat Detective Black Cat Detective is a Chinese animation television series produced by the Shanghai Animation Film Studio. It is sometimes known as Mr. Black.

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A Mobile Love Story is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
A Mobile Love Story Christopher Lee, Wallace Huo A Mobile Love Story is a twenty-one episode Chinese Romance Idol Drama starring Taiwanese heartthrob Wallace Huo and Mainland singer-actress Han Xue with Singapore superstars Christopher Lee and ...more

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Dinosaur Baby Holy Heroes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
Dinosaur Baby Holy Heroes Dinosaur Baby Holy Heroes is a cartoon series created in China. The series has been shown on China Central Television since 2009.

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Romance of the Three Kingdoms is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
Romance of the Three Kingdoms Romance of the Three Kingdoms is a Chinese television series adapted from the classical novel of the same title by Luo Guanzhong. The series was produced by China Central Television and was ...more

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Chess Player is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
Chess Player Go Player is a children's animated series. It was produced in China. The show spans two seasons with 26 episodes in each. The story focuses on the journey of a young, gifted Go player, Liuer ...more

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Zhen Guan Chang Ge is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
Zhen Guan Chang Ge Yan Tang, Zhang Tielin, Chen Baoguo Zhen Guan Chang Ge is a Chinese historical television series directed by Wu Ziniu. It was first aired on CCTV-1 in China in 2007. The series is based on the events in the Zhenguan era of the ...more

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Dream of the Red Chamber is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
Dream of the Red Chamber Dream of the Red Chamber, released in 1987, was a television series produced by CCTV adapted from the classic Chinese novel Dream of the Red Chamber. It gained enormous popularity with its ...more

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The Return of the Condor Heroe... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
The Return of the Condor Heroes The Return of the Condor Heroes is a Hong Kong television series adapted from Louis Cha's novel of the same title. It was first broadcast on CTV in 1976 in Hong Kong.

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The Legend of Qin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
The Legend of Qin Qin's Moon follow through the Qin dynasty time when the Emperor of the Qin, King Zheng conquers the other 6 nations and unified the whole of China to the rise of King Western Chu, Xiang Yu who ...more

The Best Current TV Shows the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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Amazing Detective Di Renjie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
Amazing Detective Di Renjie Diana Pang, Jiang Xin Amazing Detective Di Renjie is a 2004 TV series.

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Moment in Peking is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
Moment in Peking Zhao Wei, Pan Hong, Yueming Pan Moment in Peking is a 2005 Chinese television series produced by CCTV. It is adapted from the novel Moment in Peking by Lin Yutang, who was nominated for a Nobel Prize in 1940 and 1950.

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World Film Report is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
World Film Report World Film Report is a China daily movie news/variety show broadcast on CCTV-6. It is broadcast two episodes per Sunday from 18:20 to 19:00 and from 21:30 to 22:10. It is first global movie ...more

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Journey to the West is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
Journey to the West Liu Xiao Ling Tong, Yan Huaili, Xu Shaohua Journey to the West is a Chinese television series adapted from the classic novel of the same title. The series was first broadcast on CCTV in China on 1 October 1986. The series became an ...more

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Stage of Youth is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
Stage of Youth Choi Siwon, Cho Kyuhyun, Lee Donghae Stage of Youth is a 12-episode Chinese drama that first aired on January 26, 2009 on CCTV2 as a tribute to the 2008 Summer Olympics. It is also the first lead role for Super Junior member Han ...more

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The Adventures of Little Carp is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
The Adventures of Little Carp The Adventures of Little Carp is a half-hour animated Chinese TV series adapted from the Chinese folktale "The Carp Jumps Over the Dragon Gate". The series revolves around a carp ...more

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The Great Revival is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
The Great Revival Ady An The Great Revival, also known as Wo Xin Chang Dan, is a Chinese television series based on the conflict between the Yue and Wu states in the Spring and Autumn Period. The Chinese title of the ...more

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Jin Mao Xiang is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
Jin Mao Xiang Jin Mao Xiang is a Chinese television series first broadcast on CCTV in China in 2004. It was produced in collaboration by a number of companies, including the Communication University of China. ...more

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The Book and the Sword is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
The Book and the Sword Niki Chow, Adam Cheng, Liu Te Kai The Book and the Sword is a 2008 Chinese television series adapted from Louis Cha's novel of the same title. The series was first broadcast on CETV-3 in China in 2009. It starred Qiao Zhenyu, ...more

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Towards the Republic is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
Towards the Republic Towards the Republic, also known as For the Sake of the Republic and Zou Xiang Gong He, is a Chinese historical television series first broadcast on CCTV in China from April to May 2003. The ...more

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The Drive of Life is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
The Drive of Life Raymond Lam, Charmaine Sheh, Damian Lau The Drive of Life is a 2007 grand production drama by TVB and CCTV as a joint production. It was specially filmed to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong back to China ...more

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Madam White Snake is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
Madam White Snake Madam White Snake is a wuxia TV drama series jointly produced by MediaCorp and Taiwanese producer Young Pei-pei's Workshop. It was aired in 2001. Starring a pan-Asian cast including celebrity ...more

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The Shadow of Empress Wu is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
The Shadow of Empress Wu The Shadow of Empress Wu, also known as Riyue Lingkong, is a Chinese television series about the relationship between Wu Zetian, the only female emperor in Chinese history, and Xie Yaohuan, a ...more

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The Story of Han Dynasty is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
The Story of Han Dynasty The Story of Han Dynasty is a Chinese television series based on the events in the Chu–Han Contention, an interregnum between the fall of the Qin dynasty and the founding of the Han dynasty in ...more

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Big Family is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best China Central Television TV Shows
Big Family Chen Baoguo