China's imperial palace drama, Story Of Yanxi Palace, shatters viewership records

Palace intrigue, backstabbing concubines and dramatic plotlines involving maids and eunuchs. China simply cannot get enough of imperial palace dramas.

Yet another period piece set in the Forbidden City during the Qing dynasty, like 2011’s Empresses In The Palace – one of the most successful dramas in the genre – has become a smash hit.