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S.Korean hostesses ‘invade’ Chinese live streaming industry

Imagine there's a place where someone can go and sit down for an intimate chat with a gorgeous South Korean beauty; a place where even a simple cheap gift will cause her to blush with praise for the gift-giver.
Source: Global Times | 2016/7/14 20:03:00

Canadian TV subscribers number down, but price up: report

Some 200,000 Canadians cancelled their TV subscription last year, showed a report released by Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/7/14 9:18:02

Big Bang Theory returns to Sohu TV with full ninth season

After months of waiting, Chinese fans of The Big Bang Theory will finally be able to watch the ninth season of the show on in China. The announcement was made at a launch ceremony for the show, which is showing exclusively on Chinese streaming site Sohu TV, in Beijing on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2016/7/13 19:58:00

Emmy excitment

Hollywood begins the runup to its annual prizegiving season Thursday with Game of Thrones tipped once again to dominate the field at the announcement of the television industry's 2016 Emmy Awards nominations.
Source: AFP | 2016/7/13 20:08:00

Dialogue 2011/09/12 Global debate with Tony Blair

Tony Blair talks about global issues on CCTV program Dialogue.
Source: cntv.com | 2016/7/8 21:24:56

Chinese 'Ode to Joy' TV series seducing audiences in Vietnam

"I get really excited about the 'Ode to Joy' episodes and it's a truly realistic and moving TV series," a Vietnamese fan of the series told Xinhua.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/7/8 15:52:03

Pablo Escobar’s brother asks to review new season of Netflix’s ‘Narcos’

The brother of the late Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar has asked Netflix to allow him to review the second season of the hit series Narcos before its release.
Source: AFP | 2016/7/6 19:03:01

Sino-South Korean online series to debut on Saturday

Online series Gogh The Starry Night, coproduced by Chinese online streaming platform Sohu TV and South Korean film company Kim Jong Hyuk Studio, marks a fresh attempt to explore new forms of collaboration between Chinese and foreign producers.
Source: Global Times | 2016/7/5 19:23:01

Chris Evans quits as lead host on BBC’s popular motoring show ‘Top Gear’

British broadcaster Chris Evans on Monday announced he was to step down as lead presenter of BBC's hit motoring show Top Gear after only one series, which received mixed reviews.
Source: AFP | 2016/7/5 19:23:01

British TV comic and actress Caroline Aherne passes away at age 52

British television star Caroline Aherne, who became a household name after starring in comedy hits The Royle Family, The Mrs Merton Show and The Fast Show, has died of cancer aged 52, her publicist announced Saturday.
Source: AFP | 2016/7/3 17:53:01

‘Game of Thrones’ season finale scores record ratings

Hit fantasy TV show Game of Thrones pulled in nearly 9 million viewers Sunday, its highest one-day audience figures ever, for the season six finale broadcast on HBO.
Source: AFP | 2016/6/29 19:18:00

Half of US households have streaming TV services: survey

Streaming television services from companies like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu have reached a key milestone - half of US households are now subscribing, a survey showed Monday.
Source: AFP | 2016/6/28 19:13:01

China’s watchdog restricts foreign-adapted TV programs

China’s top press and media watchdog, the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT), has released new guidelines that will place limitations on foreign-adapted TV shows, while promoting original Chinese programming.
Source: Global Times | 2016/6/21 20:28:01

Live streamer stirs up controversy by playing a woman

"Hi Du She, thank you for your flower. And Ice Cream, thanks for your hugs," Yu Zhengtai told two of his viewers as several virtual flowers suddenly appear on the computer screen.
Source: Global Times | 2016/6/12 19:08:01

Officials urge more cooperation in films and TV series translation

China wants more cooperation with other countries on film and TV series translation.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/6/11 21:23:57

International symposium on film and TV translation and dubbing kicks off in Beijing

As the trend towards international coproductions continues to grow in the Chinese film industry, script translation and film dubbing are becoming increasingly important fields.
Source: Global Times | 2016/6/7 20:43:01

New Chinese TV series breaks nation’s silence on the Korean War

Featuring a subject that had been forbidden for years, China's first Korean War TV series hit small screens throughout the nation on May 28.
Source: Global Times | 2016/6/5 19:13:01

70 years of TV

House of Cards star Michael Kelly revealed Thursday he binge-watches the show with his wife when he isn't filming - but complained that she had cheated on him by getting ahead.
Source: AFP | 2016/6/5 18:28:01