《男人帮》(nan ren bang) - 'Men's clique' (unofficial translation), is a new popular drama TV series, portraying love-related affairs from an amusing manly angle. 41 years old 孙红雷-Sun Honglei ('7 Swords', 'If you are the one 2') is the show's most famous actor, leading to show to surprising viewing-rate heights.
《男人帮》正在天津(Tianjin)、北京(Beijing)、东方(Dong Fang, an east coast satellite station)、浙江(Zhejiang)和安徽(Anhui)五大卫视热播，该电视剧是由赵宝刚导演，孙红雷(Sun Honglei)、黄磊、汪俊、王珞丹、姚笛等主演的都市爱情剧。据数据统计，从10月22日浙江卫视《男人帮》开播以来，一直是全国卫视收视率第一。网络点击率统计显示，截至10月31日中午12时，《男人帮》点击量创下历史新高，突破2亿。除了话题热议外，还有网友创作《男人帮》的Q版漫画。
"Nan Ren Bang" is currently popularly broadcasted in the 5 big satellite TV stations of Tianjin, Beijing, Dong Fang, Zhejiang and Anhui. This TV series is directed by Zhao Baogang, while Sun Honglei, Huang Lei, Wang Jun, Wang Luodan and Yao Di are the stars of this city-romantic show. According to statistics, since October 22nd, when the Zhejiang satellite "Nan Ren Bang" was first broadcasted, the series constantly has the highest viewing-rate among satellite TV shows across China. Internet 'click rate' stats show that by October 31, midday, "Nan Ren Bang" has established a new 'internet-clicking' high record, passing 200 million clicks. Except for being a hot discussion topic, some netizens have created a Q-animation version of the show.
"Nan Ren Bang" includes hotspot topics of roommates, spiritual romance, teacher-student romance, men-women equality and office romance. The three men in the show belong to different job sectors of society. Through their description of each love-life experience, analyzing men's delicate mental state when it comes to love, the show attempts to reveal the essence of love from men's angle. "Nan Ren Bang" applies American narrating techniques, using one topic in each episode to draw forth the story. This opens a new path for China's mainland TV show market. People in charge of the TV station say they strongly support "Nan Ren Bang", saying that this new series can give a pleasant fresh feeling to spectators.
Original article published by 京华时报 jinghua.cn
 卫视 wèi shì - Satellite
热播 rè bō - Popularly broadcasted
 电视剧 diànshìjù - TV series
导演 dǎoyǎn - Director
 主演 zhǔ yǎn - Leading actors
 爱情剧 àiqíng jù - Romantic drama series
 收视率shōushìlù - Viewing rate, TV rating
 网络点击率 wǎngluò diǎnjī lù - Internet clicking rate, here referring to the number of internet searches involving 《男人帮》
 话题热议 huàtí rèyì - Hot discussion topic
 Q版漫画 Q-bǎn mànhuà - Q-type animation; an animation style, in which characters' heads are exceptionally large.
 同居 tòng jū - Roommates, living together
精神恋爱 jīngshen liànài - 'Spiritual' romance, a deep emotional romance (unlike one that focuses on sexual pleasures)
师生恋 shī shēng liàn - Teacher-student romance
男女平等 nánnǚ píngděng - Men-women equality
 办公室恋情 bàngōngshì liànqíng - Office-romance
 社会分工 shèhuì fēngōng - Society's job sectors
 微妙心态 wēimiào xīntài - Delicate mental state
 视角 shì jué - Visual angle, an angle from which a (movie or TV) story is told
 美剧 měi jù - American shows
 叙事手法xùshì shǒufǎ - Narrating style
 耳目一新 ěr mù yī xīn - Fresh, pleasant and new