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YouTube responds to controversial video of dead body

YouTube, the world's largest video sharing network, responded Tuesday to a controversial graphic video of a dead body posted by one of its most popular stars over the weekend.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/3 10:32:16

Top Hollywood women launch anti-harassment initiative

More than 300 top women in Hollywood - from Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence to Emma Thompson and Cate Blanchett - unveiled an initiative on Monday to tackle pervasive sexual harassment in workplaces, calling special attention to their "sisters" in less than glamorous blue-collar jobs.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/2 17:03:39

Shows about tradition and culture hits of the year in China

From essay-reading program The Reader to the popular relic-focused show National Treasure, TV programs seeking to take advantage of Chinese audience's growing interest in traditional culture had a great year in 2017.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/26 19:26:20

Increasing number of Chinese streaming series making their way to foreign markets

While Chinese web dramas and films used to be associated with crude production quality and poor content, more recent productions from Chinese streaming platforms are becoming a source of pride for Chinese audiences. This became especially true after the worldwide broadcast rights to streaming giant Youku Tudou's crime/suspense drama Day and Night were purchased by Netflix in November, which was seen by fans of the series as proof that Chinese streaming shows had reached a point they could compete on the global stage.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/25 18:23:19

BBC drama 'McMafia' explores depths of global crime

New BBC drama McMafia will delve into the murky depths of global crime when it airs in January of 2018, exploring the ties between the corporate world and mobsters.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/20 18:33:39

Zheng Xiaolong's new spy epic hits small screens

Chinese director Zheng Xiaolong, well-known for TV productions including Red Sorghum and The Legend of Zhenhuan, has returned to the small screen with a new spy war production: Wild Rose.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/18 17:13:39

Golden Globe nominations hold some surprises

The Golden Globe nominations came out Monday, with dark fantasy "The Shape of Water" gaining seven nominations to be the biggest "winner" in the film section, while "Big Little Lies" led the TV categories with six nominations.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/12 18:14:32

Golden Globes ramp up against backdrop of Hollywood scandals

Fairy tale romance The Shape of Water led the Golden Globe nominations with seven on Monday as Hollywood launched an awards season expected to be overshadowed by the sexual misconduct scandal engulfing the movie industry.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/12 17:08:39

HBO announces second season of 'Big Little Lies'

US cable network HBO has announced a second season of the series Big Little Lies, with A-listers Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon both set to return to executive produce and star in the Emmy-winning show.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/10 16:58:39

TV channel launches Afghan-Chinese documentary film on Belt and Road Initiative

The Kabul News TV, an Afghan private TV channel, broadcast an Afghan-Chinese short documentary film on the stories of the Belt and Road Initiative on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/6 17:53:51

Spacey out of 'House of Cards'

The sixth and final season of House of Cards - the hit Netflix series thrown into crisis by sexual assault allegations against Kevin Spacey - is to resume production early next year without its star, an industry source told AFP on Monday.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/5 18:18:39

'House of cards' to resume production next year without Kevin Spacey

The TV series "House of Cards" will resume production of its sixth season early next year without staring the actor Kevin Spacey, chief content officer for Netflix said here on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/5 8:47:36

Sohu TV announces 2018 release slate

Chinese streaming site Sohu TV released a new content strategy that emphasizes AI driven content at its World Conference in Beijing on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/29 18:48:37

Huayi Brothers Media Corp announces new focus on TV series and quality stories

At a press conference in Beijing on Friday, Huayi Brothers Media Corp, one of China's leading entertainment companies, announced its "I Plan" project, which will see the company place more emphasis on new TV and Internet programs.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/26 18:43:40

US networks sack TV host Charlie Rose over sexual misconduct claims

Charlie Rose, one of the US' most well-respected television news hosts, was sacked on Tuesday by several US networks, becoming the latest powerful man to fall from grace following allegations of sexual misconduct.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/22 16:48:39

US TV outlet CBS fires journalist over alleged sexual misconduct

Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), a major US TV news outlet, fired its veteran journalist Charlie Rose on Tuesday following accusations of sexual misconduct.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/22 8:16:39

Sohu TV places hopes on live-action adaptation of popular Chinese comic book 'Touch Me'

Chinese streaming platform Sohu TV released a new romance drama series Touch Me, starring Xing Zhaolin, on Monday in the hopes to continue its leading position when it comes to self-produced content.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/20 17:53:39

Ministry of Public Security's Shield Entertainment Center to work with Chinese streaming platform iQiyi

In a press release sent to the Global Times on Tuesday, Chinese streaming platform iQiyi announced that it has entered into a five-year cooperation agreement with the Ministry of Public Security's Shield Entertainment Center, which mainly works on police-themed TV and movie productions, to produce new TV and film works.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/15 17:58:41