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'La La Land' leads Golden Globe nominations

Dreamy musical romance La La Land, set in modern-day Los Angeles, topped nominations for the Golden Globes on Monday, as Hollywood's awards seasons revs up in the march to the Oscars.
Source: AFP | 2016/12/13 17:43:39

Sohu TV drama 'Medical Examiner Dr. Qin' receives more than 1.2 billion views

According to statistics released by streaming company Sohu TV on Saturday at a press conference in Beijing, the entire first season of drama Medical Examiner Dr. Qin, which released its last episode on December 1, has been viewed more than 1.2 billion times on Sohu TV.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/11 17:43:39

British actor Peter Vaughan of 'Game of Thrones' fame passes away at age 93

British actor Peter Vaughan, best known for his role as Maester Aemon in hit television series Game of Thrones, died Tuesday at the age of 93.
Source: AFP | 2016/12/7 18:38:39

Jimmy Kimmel to host 2017 Oscars

Late night television presenter Jimmy Kimmel ended months of speculation Monday over who would host the Oscars in February - announcing that he has been tapped to front the glitzy televised ceremony.
Source: AFP | 2016/12/6 18:03:39

Goosebumps and bruises as Victoria's Secret models take to Paris catwalk

It took a fair bit of cheek - and not a little phlegm on a freezing Paris night - for the brash US lingerie brand Victoria's Secret to hold its first-ever fashion show in the city that invented sexy underwear.
Source: AFP | 2016/12/1 20:08:40

Politician Balls wins hearts in UK TV dance show

Britain's tabloids mourned Monday after former politician Ed Balls was booted out of a television dance contest, having won hearts with his try-hard attempts to improve his clunky "dad dancing."
Source: AFP | 2016/11/29 19:08:39

Chinese studio debuts 'P.King Ducking' character on Disney Junior in US

It seems the time has finally come for Chinese-made cartoons, with Disney Junior recently picking one up for several territories including the U.S. When the new cartoon debuted, it became the first Chinese animation ever to air on U.S. channels.
Source: People.cn | 2016/11/24 10:10:46

China officially denies rumored ban on S.Korean pop stars

Rumors that China's media watchdog has expanded an unofficial ban restricting the broadcast of South Korean TV shows in the Chinese mainland have increased recently.
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/23 20:08:39

TV drama 'Hey, Kids' takes on China's struggle with traditional values

While period dramas such as Legend of Zhen Huan and Nirvana in Fire dominated TV screens in recent years, three dramas focusing on social realities were the big new hits this year - Hey, Daddy, which focuses on the lives of older men; Ode to Joy, which follows a group of women as they try to build their careers in the big city; and Hey, Kids, which takes a look at different outlooks when it comes to having children.
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/23 19:13:40

Sohu TV's 'Foxes in the Screen' receives more than 60 million views since Monday debut

Sohu TV's new streaming drama Foxes in the Screen has become the platform's newest hit after its debut on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/23 17:33:39

Reality TV show bombarded for pairing 'intern' dad with 4-year-old girl

A Chinese reality TV show has been widely criticized for organizing "parent internships," allowing celebrities to live day in and day out with children who are not their own. The outrage follows the pairing of a 23-year-old man with a 4-year-old girl; the two have become a hit "couple" online.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/22 9:14:48

Streaming site Sohu TV to deepen collaboration with producers of professionally generated content

The creation of professionally generated content (PGC) on Sohu TV has grown rapidly over the last six months, Ma Yi, general manger of Sohu TV's Product and Technique Center, announced at the Third Sohu TV's Producers Forum on Thursday in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/20 20:08:39

Sohu TV to debut fantasy series 'Weapon Soul' on Wednesday

Japanese anime, manga and games culture has become very popular in China. Leading this charge is Sohu TV's newest streaming show Weapon Soul, which pulls heavily on the Japanese magical weapon genre.
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/15 17:13:39

Streaming website Sohu TV to turn classic martial arts novel into online drama series

Sohu TV's CEO Charles Zhang said the streaming platform will remake Hong Kong novelist Louis Cha's classic martial arts work The Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils into a streaming drama in 2017 as part of a long-term strategy to boost its self-produced content at Tuesday's Sohu World Conference held in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/9 19:33:39

'The Simpsons' renewed through season 30, setting new record for longest primetime series

Hit animated comedy The Simpsons will return for two more seasons on US television network Fox – its 29th and 30th – and thereby will set a record as the primetime scripted series with the most episodes.
Source: AFP | 2016/11/6 19:33:39

American style entertainment show 'Welcome to Joy Town' being streamed online in China

Chinese entertainment shows have become even more popular among various streaming platforms, with streaming site iQiyi's now broadcasting Welcome to Joy Town, which went online on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/6 19:33:39

Mexican lawmakers go after 'narco series' over concerns of bad influence on children

Mexican lawmakers want the country's terrestrial television networks to stop broadcasting “narco series” during primetime hours over concerns they could influence children in a country beset by organized crime.
Source: AFP | 2016/11/2 19:23:40

Intimate prortrait

The writer of hit film The Queen returns to his favorite subject this week with a new Netflix series offering perhaps the most private portrait yet of Britain's head of state.
Source: AFP | 2016/11/2 18:43:39