Video-Streaming Site Bilibili Surprises Viewers by Taking Almost All Foreign Films Offline

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Bilibili, one of the most popular Chinese video-sharing sites, has taken a large number of TV shows and movies offline since Wednesday, to the dismay of its millions of young users. Read More

TCB in RMB: HS Entertainment Group plans for IPO

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HS Entertainment Group, a film and TV show production and distribution firm that produced Chinese actress-turned-director Zhao Wei’s "So Young," is aiming to raise RMB 900 million through the second-board market. Read More

How ‘Bojack Horseman’ Became a Voice for a Generation of Disenfranchised Chinese

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Previously referred to as diǎosī (屌丝), the outlook of China's "losers" is characterized by "funeral (丧 sāng) culture" that sums up their bleak perspective on life. And when it comes to funeral culture, one television show stands above them all: "Bojack Horseman." Read More

Sports Broadcast Copyright in China: the Stranglehold of Originality

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Copyright in sports broadcasts is not explicitly recognized in China by statute, though it has been recognized in some Chinese copyright cases. Read More

TCB in RMB: Great Wall Buys Gu Changwei’s Premiere Age

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Some big deals in film and television in our weekly wrap of China entertainment investment and M&A activity. Read More

Remake of Japanese Drama Not Chinese Enough, Say Fans

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The Chinese remake of a hit Japanese television series set in an overnight diner has failed to sate Chinese viewers, many of whom complain that the show lacks local flavor. Read More

TCB in RMB: Alibaba Forges a Stronger Alliance with Pokemon

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Alibaba Pictures, the film arm of China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba, launched an immersive experience park in Hangzhou, where Alibaba is headquartered. Read More

Panda TV Gets 1 Billion RMB Series B Funding Round

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Panda TV (熊猫直播), a Shanghai-based game streaming website, has raised RMB 1 billion in series B funding (in Chinese) led by Industrial Innovation Capital Management (兴业证券兴证资本), causing a stir in the sector. Read More

VP of TV Unit Takes over as CEO of Leshi, YT Jia to Remain Chairman

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Jia Yueting, the legendary Chinese corporate leader, will step down as CEO of Leshi Internet Information & Technology Corp Beijing. Read More

Four Culture and Globalization Lessons from LeEco’s Successes and Failures

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In some of those areas, LeEco has made incomplete progress. In others, we failed entirely. What follows is my understanding of why we were not able to achieve our goals in this area as well as key takeaways that other Chinese companies can use in their globalization process. Read More