Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, January 14th: Looking back at the 2019 TV series: the main theme has become a hot spot on the screen
Xinhua News Agency reporter Shi Jingnan
Looking back at the Chinese TV drama market in 2019, realistic-themed works constitute the mainstream. A series of realistic masterpieces such as "Icebreaker", "It's All Good", "Little Happy", "Old Tavern", "Diplomatic Situation" won a lot of praise and ratings, and different types of main theme TV series have become hot spots on the screen.
A few days ago, the Director of the State Administration of Radio and Television "Television Guide" magazine and other issues released the "Research Report on the TV Drama Industry in 2019". The report pointed out that in 2019, the TV drama IP fever began to cool down, the main theme of the theme exploded, and the TV dramas that deeply reflected the reality of life aroused the resonance of the audience.
In 2019, TV screen dramas continue to be produced. Especially to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, the State Administration of Radio and Television organized the "I Love You China-A Hundred Days Exhibition of Excellent TV Shows", which provided a wealth of choices for the majority of audiences. The selected 86 ceremonial dramas have various themes, including reflections of major historical events, records of changes in the times, and inspirational stories of youth struggles; both urban themes, rural themes, and military, commercial, and other industry dramas.
For example, "Passionate Years" pays tribute to the silently dedicated New China builders such as "two bombs and one star"; "The Great Turn" and "Diplomatic Situation" tell the glorious stories of the older generation of leaders; "In the Distance" and "Pentium Age" "Through the ordinary people's dream-to-dream journey, they interpret the dramatic changes in the express delivery industry and the electric locomotive industry in China;" Old Tavern "and" Surge "etc. use ordinary small figures as cuts to map the waves of the great era of change; 》 A true presentation of the new look of contemporary soldiers, praising the spirit of struggle in the new era ...
The report pointed out that keeping abreast of the times and focusing on social changes, many TV series have become "explosive models", and also let the audience see the changes in the main theme TV series: not only can it be serious and touching, but it can also be warm and affectionate.
People in the industry believe that some dramas can form hot spots not entirely because of the superiority of the subject matter, but also of high quality, with "high quality" and "good reputation". "Today, audiences and platforms are becoming more and more rational, and different types of subject matter expressions are different, but the content is king, which will always be the" main theme "of the film and television production industry," said Yu Jie, general manager of Shangshi Film.
Screenwriter Song Fangjin believes that the combination of theme and genre creation is the biggest change in screens in 2019. For example, "Diplomatic Situation" shows grand historical content, but the details are vivid and well received by the audience. "These works are not simply propaganda. They are actually a combination of propaganda, content, genre and creation. They are of very high quality." Song Fangjin said that the theme of the theme transitioned to a young and diversified theme, showing a valuable innovation. spirit.
In addition to ceremonial dramas, some realistic-themed dramas have also received widespread attention, which has aroused strong resonance. For example, "It's All Good" focuses on "native families", "Youth School", "Take Your Dad to Study Abroad", and "Xiao Huanxi" face "educational anxiety" all hit the difficulties and pain points of contemporary Chinese families.
Experts believe that these works have a certain social topicality, and the creators are full of courage to face social issues, showing a warm and kind background of truth, kindness, beauty, and hard-working works that touch people's hearts, conveying the power of realism.
According to the report, in 2019, realistic TV dramas dare to describe social realities, are good at shaping typical characters, can stand out and gain the audience's favorite; on the other hand, the TV audience's aesthetic taste and cultural interest also show a mainstream tendency in multiple choices. "Realism", "Shengzhengxinxin" and "new user thinking" have become the three key words of the national drama market in 2019. TV drama creators should continue to take this as their direction, and strive to launch more thought-provoking, artistic and well-made masterpieces, and dedicate more exciting "Chinese stories" to the audience.