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

Headlines from China: Alibaba to Become the Controlling Shareholder of AcFun

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After a new round of financing and assets reorganization, Alibaba will own over 50 percent of AcFun, making Alibaba the controlling shareholder of this video-sharing site. Read More

Hit Mobile Game ‘Honour of Kings’ Inspires Celebrity TV Show

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Thanks to the game’s extensive fan base and an A-list cast featuring actresses Angelababy and Lin Chi-ling, the new TV show “Kings Attack” has already gained 220 million views — though some unimpressed online commenters have called it “IQ-lowering” programming. Read More

Chinese Millennial Audiences Relish Relics and Re-Enactment

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“National Treasure” marks the first time that CCTV (China Central Television)’s variety channel has officially distributed a program on Bilibili, a streaming website known for youth-oriented, user-generated content. Read More

Chinese Drama’s Portrayal of British University Shocking, Says Provost

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The University of Nottingham Ningbo is seeking legal advice following its unflattering depiction on a Chinese TV series. Read More

Headlines from China: These Chinese TV Production Companies Make Waves in Third Quarter of 2017

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As of October 31, all listed Chinese film and TV production companies have released their Q3 reports. Among all the TV production companies, Huace Media has been leading the competition over the past three quarters. Read More