Popular crosstalk club to debut reality TV series on Tencent Video

Deyunshe, or Deyun Club, the most popular and well-known traditional Chinese crosstalk club, is set to debut a reality show on Thursday on Chinese streaming site Tencent Video.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/26 17:43:40

Hollywood's Chateau Marmont turns to 'hand-selected' clientele

For nearly a century Chateau Marmont has been an adopted home and playground for Hollywood's elite, discreetly hosting sophisticated Golden Age icons and raucous Brat Pack celebrities.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/23 16:13:40

Video recaps pose major challenge for TV drama producers

After a TV drama airs, it doesn't take long before snippets from the latest episode are uploaded to various social media platforms, either by viewers eager to share their favorite moments with friends or amateur reviewers looking to break down the latest plot twists.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/19 23:10:12

Netizens accuse Hunan TV station of disrespecting women after female performers filmed from suggestive angle

Hunan TV station, one of most popular TV stations among young Chinese people, has found itself at the center of a storm of controversy after viewers complained that women performers were filmed from what they felt was an improper angle during a promotional gala on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/19 18:54:27

Hong Kong TV station TVB and Chinese mainland video platform Youku to cooperate

Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) in the Hong Kong Special Administration Region has signed a cooperation agreement with one of the Chinese mainland's major streaming platforms in an effort to expand in the mainland market.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/18 13:43:40

Cautious Hollywood edges back to work

When veteran Hollywood actor Gregg Daniel was offered an audition for a new movie in Los Angeles, he nearly didn't show up - the pandemic was well under way, and "no one was shooting."
Source: Global Times - AFP | 2020/8/17 17:08:42

Big budget Chinese drama set during Korean War to end filming in December

A Chinese TV drama marking the 70th anniversary of China's move to support North Korea during the Korean War (1950-53) began filming in Beijing on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/16 16:33:40

TV series 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' set for gritty reboot: reports

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is getting turned upside-down as a gritty drama set to be executive produced by Will Smith, Hollywood trade publications reported Tuesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/12 16:03:40

Chinese online stores provide paid service for people to rant about fictional TV character

Online stores on Chinese ecommerce sites such as Taobao and Xianyu have begun introducing a service that offers customers the opportunity to vent their anger at the fictional character of Lin Youyou, the young woman who seduces a rich married man in the Chinese drama Nothing But Thirty.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/10 21:03:40

Fighting for Charity

A series of special episodes aimed at promoting poverty alleviation projects in severe poverty regions on popular Chinese reality show Go Fighting have become a hit on social media.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/9 17:13:40

China's 'Hollywood': Hengdian World Studios regains vitality as coronavirus brought under control in China

Walking down a street at Hengdian World Studios, China's equivalent to Hollywood, at least seven different film crews can be seen busily going about shooting films or TV shows, while performers dressed in various period costumes are everywhere.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/9 16:53:41

Golden Globes voters hit with antitrust lawsuit brought by Norwegian journalist

The exclusive group of film journalists that awards the Golden Globes was accused Monday of sabotaging non-members while gorging on lavish perks and unparalleled access to Hollywood stars.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/4 18:03:41

Bollywood star discharged after catching coronavirus

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan said Sunday he had been discharged from the hospital, three weeks after being admitted with "mild" coronavirus symptoms after testing positive for the disease.
Source: AFP | 2020/8/3 18:13:40

Filming ramps up at China's equivalent to Hollywood – Hengdian World Studios

More than 100 crews have returned to work at China's version of Hollywood, Hengdian World Studios in East China's Zhejiang Province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/3 15:48:40

Young music talents seek recognition

A group of young talents appearing on the competition show The Coming One: Superband have turned to the small screen to show their love for music, as well as respect toward copyright.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/2 17:30:17

Emmy takeaways: record for black actors and new nominees

The Emmy nominations on Tuesday yielded a step forward for diversity and nods aplenty for ESPN's popular Michael Jordan documentary.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/29 16:18:40

'Succession,' 'Watchmen' set to grab top Emmy nominations

The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards nominations honoring the best and brightest in television will be announced early Tuesday, kicking off an unusual awards season clouded by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/28 17:43:40

Depp faces court of public opinion after libel trial

Johnny Depp walked into the hallowed halls of London's High Court three weeks ago seeking to expunge the stain of being branded a "wife beater" by The Sun tabloid.
Source: AFP | 2020/7/28 16:43:41