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

Viral post causes debate in China about the negative impact of British animated TV series 'Peppa Pig' has on children

While British animated series Peppa Pig has won numerous awards for best pre-school animation, some Chinese parents are now choosing to blacklist the show.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/15 17:33:40

Amazon to launch 'Lord of the Rings' TV show

Amazon said on Monday it had acquired the global television rights to The Lord of the Rings, based on the celebrated fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien, with a multi-season commitment.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/14 17:43:40

Amazon to turn "The Lord of the Rings" to TV series

American e-commerce and cloud computing company Amazon announced Monday it had closed a massive deal with Tolkien Estate and Trust, acquiring global TV rights to "The Lord of the Rings" based on J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy novels with a multi-season commitment.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/14 16:01:00

Online novel adaptation 'My Huckleberry Friends' proves to be a hit on iQiyi

Popular Chinese online novels have always been a good source of content for streaming TV show adaptations in recent years, especially for stories aimed at younger audiences.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 16:23:40

Streaming drama 'Your Highness' to hit Sohu TV on Thursday

Self-produced original content, including dramas and reality shows, has become an increasingly important part of Chinese streaming site Sohu TV's business strategy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/8 17:43:39

Netflix suspends 'House of Cards' production

Production of award-winning House of Cards sixth season has been suspended indefinitely in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against its star Kevin Spacey, Netflix announced on Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/1 17:23:39