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'Stones and Thrones'

Wielding a replica broadsword, Indian tourist Akshay Mannur duels with friends - re-enacting scenes from Game of Thrones on the Northern Ireland pilgrimage trail for devotees of the blockbuster fantasy TV show.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/21 16:48:40

Sohu TV to focus on small-budget self-produced content

Sohu TV will focus on producing small-budget quality and popular content, said Zhang Chaoyang, the streaming platform's CEO, on Wednesday at a promotional event in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/18 19:28:40

Loughlin pleads not guilty

US actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, accused of paying a $500,000 bribe to secure their daughters' entry into a prestigious California university, on Monday pleaded not guilty to money laundering charges.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/16 19:48:43

Chinese proficiency contest held in Latvia

The 16th Chinese Bridge, an annual Chinese proficiency contest for school kids, college students and adult learners of Chinese, was held at the University of Latvia on Friday and Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/14 17:23:39

Kim Kardashian: lifestyle mogul and lawyer?

US television star Kim Kardashian, known for her reality shows and marriage to hip-hop artist Kanye West, is studying law and hopes to pass her California bar exams by 2022, the magazine Vogue reported on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/11 18:03:41

HBO brings down curtain on TV phenom 'Game of Thrones'

Who will win the battle for the Iron Throne? Millions will be perched on the edge of their own seats to find out as Game of Thrones, set in a turbulent medieval fantasy world of dragons and sword fights, reveals its final political twists and action-packed turns.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/11 16:03:40

Actress Lori Loughlin faces new charge in college bribery scandal

US actress Lori Loughlin was hit with a second charge on Tuesday stemming from a college admissions bribery scandal, increasing the likelihood that she could serve time in prison.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/10 18:48:40

Huffman pleads guilty to bribery charges

Actress Felicity Huffman and a dozen other parents agreed on Monday to plead guilty to using bribery to get their children into prestigious universities.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/9 17:48:40

AMC greenlights third series in 'The Walking Dead' universe

US broadcaster AMC announced on Monday it approved a third series in The Walking Dead universe - set to premiere in 2020, following the wildly successful original show and its spinoff Fear the Walking Dead.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/9 17:43:40

New Netflix series inspired by real-life story of German young drug king

A new Netflix series billed as the teenage Breaking Bad is inspired by a real-life German youth who ran an online drug empire from his bedroom, its creators told AFP.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/9 17:38:40

'Smallville' actress pleads guilty to racketeering in sex cult case

US actress Allison Mack pleaded guilty on Monday to racketeering after recruiting women to a cult-like secret society that turned followers into "slaves" branded with the leader's initials and coerced into having sex.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/9 17:38:40

As HBO mega-hit series 'Game of Thrones' ends, critics hail the coming of Norway's 'Game of Trolls'

Game of Thrones may be about to take a final bow, but fans of the television series need not despair - "Game of Trolls" is coming.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/8 16:48:39

China to introduce regulations for programs intended for underage audiences

Programs for people under the age of 18 should not lead them to talk about fame, wealth or love, said a regulation released by the National Radio and Television Administration Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/4 21:16:54

BBC Studios brings its latest nature documentary 'One Planet' to China

The latest natural history documentary from BBC Earth, One Planet: Seven Worlds, will screen in China and the UK this autumn, BBC Studios announced at a press conference in Beijing on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/1 18:18:39

Tech to warm your heart

Producer and host Jiang Changjian is still very busy even though his tech show Innovate Tomorrow ended a week ago.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/31 17:43:39

Case Dropped Against US Actor Accused Of Hate Attack Hoax: Attorneys

Chicago authorities on Tuesday dropped the charges against a US television actor accused of fabricating a hate crime, in a shock move that enraged the city's police and mayor, who dismissed it as a "whitewash."
Source: AFP | 2019/3/27 15:08:40

New Chinese food documentary captures overseas audiences' attention after Netflix debut

No matter where you go, it's easy to see that China is well-known for its yummy and diverse dishes. Chinese restaurants can be found in almost every corner in the world. However, there are many dishes and types of cuisine that people outside of China may not be familiar with. Chinese director and producer Chen Xiaoqing is looking to change that with his new mouth-watering foodie docu-series, which is now streaming on Netflix.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/21 18:48:40

New Chinese docu-series retraces the footsteps of foreign documentaries filmed in China in the 1970s

The first thing any Italian who wants to understand China does is go seek out reputed Italian film director Michelangelo Antonioni's 1972 documentary Chung Kuo, Cina, says Italian journalist Gabriele Battaglia, also known as Lao Gao, in a voice-over at the beginning of a new Chinese docu-series about the film.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/20 18:13:40