A Hit Chinese TV Show Ignites Heritage Luxury

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A 70-episode TV show called Story of Yanxi Palace, which airs on the Chinese online video platform iQiyi, recently set a record for web TV show when over 700 million people (half of the nation’s population) tuned in on a single day. Read More

Ten Korean Reality TV Shows that Got a Chinese Remake

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South Korean reality series featuring actor and ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ stars Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill and Simon Pegg is only one of many to have been adapted for Chinese viewers. Read More

‘The Rap of China’ Returns After Off-Beat Year

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China’s first hip-hop reality show shone a spotlight on the local rap scene, but ultimately artists found themselves cast in a bad light. Read More

Remake of Hit Taiwanese TV Series ‘Meteor Garden’ to Premiere on Netflix

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The 2018 remake of Taiwanese television series 'Meteor Garden,' produced in 2001, will premiere exclusively on Netflix on July 13. Read More

Chinese Fantasy Show Accused of Stealing Harry Potter’s Magic

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Harry Potter fought off Dementors, won Ginny Weasley’s heart, and vanquished Voldemort, but he’s now got a new challenge on the horizon: A Chinese drama that appears to have snitched a storyline directly from the series. Read More

Anthony Bourdain’s China Lessons Revisited

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"The one thing I know for sure about China is, I will never know China. It’s too big, too old, too diverse, too deep. There’s simply not enough time." -Anthony Bourdain Read More

Meet China’s Latest Unlikely Gay Icon

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Tanned, curvy, glamorous, and “old” by idol standards at 25, the Shanghainese talent show contestant has taken China’s social media by storm. In particular, Wang has secured a firm fan base of gay men and feminists through her stint on “Produce 101.” Read More

Everything’s a Joke for China’s Goddess of Gags

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At a white-walled photo studio, China’s queen of stand-up comedy is struggling to keep a straight face. With eyelids coated in glitter and hair styled into waves, Wang Siwen looks every bit like she belongs on the glossy pages of fashion magazine Harper’s Bazaar China. Read More

Chinese TV Can’t Air Eurovision After Cutting Gay-Themed Act

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LGBTI-related content in China’s media has decreased in recent years, experts say. Read More

The Popular TV Shows Taking Chinese Soft Power Abroad

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Overseas episodes of much-loved programs are increasingly aligning with the national government’s development goals. Read More