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Creators behind ‘Game of Thrones’ stir race controversy

What if the South had won the American Civil War?
Source: AFP | 2017/8/3 18:28:39

HBO hacked, upcoming episode of Game of Thrones leaked online

The entertainment giant Home Box Office (HBO) became the latest victim of cybercriminals in Hollywood, as unknown hackers claimed to have stolen 1.5 terabytes of data from HBO.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/3 8:16:44

StarTimes brings Beijing TV dramas, movies to Lusaka, Zambia

Chinese pay-television operator StarTimes has launched the 2017 Beijing TV dramas and movies broadcasting season in Lusaka, the Zambian capital.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/2 17:35:20

‘Game of Thrones’ script leaked after HBO hack

HBO said Monday its network was victimized by a cyberattack, and media reports said the hack resulted in the leak of a script of the popular series Games of Thrones and content from other productions.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/1 18:08:39

New series about middle-aged divorcee sparks discussion in China

Chinese mainland TV series The First Half of My Life has remained one of the most discussed topics on Chinese social platforms since it hit small screens in China three weeks ago.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/26 17:03:39

‘Stranger Things’ new season to explore impact of Upside Down world

The cast of Netflix's breakout supernatural mystery series Stranger Things received a hero's welcome on Saturday at San Diego's annual Comic-Con as they revealed new plot details and footage for the anticipated second season.
Source: Reuters | 2017/7/24 18:08:39

New Chinese ‘Tarantino-esque’ animated film inspires confidence in the future of the industry

For a long while animated films produced in China have been labeled as childish and lacking in quality, but in recent years a streak of high quality works have started to change people's opinions about the animation industry in the Chinese mainland.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 18:38:39

Netflix shares jump as subscriptions top 100 million

Netflix on Monday reported that its number of subscribers climbed more than expected, topping 100 million worldwide and sending shares in the leading on-demand television service soaring.
Source: AFP-Global Times | 2017/7/18 17:18:39

Winter is here: HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ kicks off season seven with cameo by pop sensation Ed Sheeran

Game of Thrones returned for its season seven premiere Sunday, ending a longer-than-usual wait for fans.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/18 16:58:39

TV series highlights China's reform under Xi's leadership

Chinese State television on Monday began airing a political documentary that features the achievements of reforms led by the Communist Party of China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/18 0:03:40

BBC television unveils British actress Jodie Whitaker as first female ‘Doctor Who’

British actress Jodie Whittaker was unveiled Sunday as the first woman to play Doctor Who, telling fans of the cult BBC science fiction series they should "not be scared by my gender."
Source: AFP | 2017/7/17 16:53:39

China to air political documentary on reform

A political documentary on China's ongoing reform will be aired starting Monday on China Central Television, the state broadcaster.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/16 23:45:24

Indian censors want ‘cow’, ‘Hindu’ beeped in director Suman Ghosh’s new documentary film ‘The Argumentative Indian’

Indian censors have refused to certify a documentary film featuring Nobel prize-winning economist Amartya Sen unless words like "cow" and "Hindu India" are beeped out, the director said Wednesday, in the latest dispute involving the sensitive film board.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/13 18:33:40

Experts predict this year’s Emmy Awards to see fierce competition

Television industry experts are predicting a wide open race for this year's Emmys when the nominations are announced Thursday, with awards juggernaut Game of Thrones out of the running.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/12 16:18:39

Actor Nelsan Ellis of ‘True Blood’ fame passes away at age 39

Nelsan Ellis, an actor best known for his role in the vampire series True Blood, has died. He was 39 years old.
Source: AFP | 2017/7/10 18:08:39

PGC streaming program ‘Hi, Let’s Go!’ wins Best Travel Log Award during Fourth Sohu TV Producers’ Conference

The Fourth Sohu TV Producers' Conference was held in Beijing on Tuesday night. The conference aims to promote the creation of Professional Generated Content (PGC), content created by independent producers ranging from individuals to small teams, on Chinese streaming platforms.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/29 18:58:40

China bans 40 TV commercials for rule violations

China's TV and radio watchdog banned 40 television commercials Friday for violation of state rules.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/23 21:15:39

Comedy host Noah 'stopped eight-10 times' by US police

Trevor Noah, one of the most prominent comedy hosts in the US, has spoken out against the wider problem of racial bias among police, saying he has been stopped by US officers "eight to 10 times."
Source: AFP | 2017/6/22 16:03:40