What Reality Show 101 Tells Us About Contemporary Femininity in China

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In contemporary China, sassy idols like singer Wang Ju – also referred to as “the Chinese Beyonce” – are garnering attention for embodying the rise of female empowerment. 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

Odd TV Partnership to Promote Chinese Travel in Europe

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Movies and TV shows have proven to influence Chinese travel behavior. Recently, China Global Television Network and Lyon-based Euronews formed a partnership to promote travel on each other's TV networks, but will it work? Read More

China’s Museums Are Twisting the Truth to Chase TV Ratings

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The surging popularity of the country’s history shows is making accuracy a thing of the past. Read More

How Onscreen ‘Losers’ Mirror the Lives of Young Professionals in China

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Depicting characters who fail in their attempts to attain higher social status, film and TV evoke harsh realities of life in today’s China. Read More

Headlines From China: Which Chinese Cities Sell The Most Movie Tickets?

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Four regions with the best box office growth are Xizang (Tibet), Hainan, Qinghai, and Guizhou. Beijing, on the other hand, has become the slowest growing box office, with only 7.75% of growth from 2016. Read More

Boy Band Boot Camp Bears Uncanny Resemblance to Hit K-Pop Show

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iQIYI’s new online talent show ‘Idol Producer’ has won fans despite plagiarism allegations. Read More

Hunan TV Mogul Arrested for Alleged Corruption

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Long, 55, headed the Shenzhen-listed Hunan TV for nearly two decades. He was behind Hunan TV’s $1.5 billion investment in the U.S. film studio Lionsgate in 2015 for a three-year co-production partnership. Read More

Teen Stars and Red Films: What China Baidu-Searched in 2017

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Here are some of the top searches from Baidu, providing insight into what had Chinese netizens in stitches, gnashing their teeth, or reaching for tissues over the past year. Read More

Former ‘Voice of China’ Producer Moves Toward IPO

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The former producer of “The Voice of China” has completed pre-IPO fundraising, earning a valuation of 21 billion yuan ($3.2 billion) — though trademark disputes involving the Dutch creator of the show and several Chinese licensees remain unsettled. Read More