‘A Little Reunion’ Dives Headlong Into China’s Thorniest Themes

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The popular drama series has been well-received by viewers, who appreciate that it hasn’t shied away from weighty social issues. Read More

China Puts Down ‘Overly Entertaining’ Shows Ahead of Anniversary

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China’s television regulator banned broadcasters from showing any costume or pop idol dramas that are “overly entertaining” in advance of the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic on Oct. 1. Read More

China’s Feel Good Hit of the Summer is Bringing Rock Music to New Audiences

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iQIYI reality show 'The Big Band' is finally putting rock music in the mainstream Chinese spotlight. Read More

China Forbids TV Shows From ‘Sensationalizing’ Child Stars

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The treatment of minors on reality TV programs has long faced scrutiny from authorities, media, and netizens. Read More

“Rap of China” Gears Up for Season 3 Despite Waning Interest

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As the global horizon for Chinese rap expands, future prospects for the show that blew it up might be starting to shrink. Read More

TV Drama Highlights Gender Discrimination in Chinese Families

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The popular series “All Is Well” has netizens weighing in on whether all is indeed well for women in China’s modern families. Read More

Spring Festival Gala 2019: More Idols, Fewer Foreigners, and No Pigs

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The world's "most-watched" TV program was a dull slog in 2019, as its struggle for relevancy in modern China becomes increasingly difficult. Read More

The Search for China’s Next Big Boy Band is Emphasizing “Social Responsibility” Over Sexiness

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As the authorities get increasingly nervous about the rise of the “Fan Economy” and the influence of the stars at its center, show creators are having to come up with new ways for light entertainment to meet the heavier demands of the widely-touted “New Era”. Read More

Court Rules Against Studio That Charged for Child Actor Roles

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A father whose son was promised a ‘No. 1 role’ in a film will recoup half the fees he paid for his kid’s three scenes and one line. Read More

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January 23, 2020 - February 3, 2020

January 23, 2020 - February 2, 2020