Law Professor’s Quirky Lectures Attract Millions of Online Fans

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Viewers appreciate that behind Luo Xiang’s ridiculous stories and anecdotes is someone who reveres the sanctity of his profession. Read More

Headlines from China: Five Box Office Hits to Be Re-released to Support Movie Theaters in China

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China Film Co.'s distribution arm in Beijing announced that the company would send the film prints of five box office hits to movie theaters for re-release. Read More

‘Lost In Russia’ and the Search for a Chinese Netflix

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Chinese movie theaters complained when the film’s producers inked a deal with TikTok owner ByteDance, but the agreement isn’t likely to pose a threat. Read More

Regulators Unveil Rules for TV Shows, Aiming to Lift Industry

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To improve the quality of TV shows rather than boost profits, regulators set a limit of 40 episodes, though the benefit to video platforms is unclear. Read More

Reality Shows Present Slice of Indoor Life During Epidemic

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Several television and online platforms are premiering shows shot within the confines of people’s homes, including those of celebrities. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent’s WeTV Partners with BEC World to Distribute Thai Dramas

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Tencent Video's international streaming platform WeTV has formed a strategic partnership with BEC World, the operator of Thailand Television Channel 3, to exclusively stream drama series produced by Channel 3 in 2020. Read More

Bytedance’s Douyin Reaches 400 Million Users

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Bytedance’s short video app Douyin has surpassed 400 million daily active users (DAU), according to its 2019 annual report released on Sunday. Read More

China’s Hottest TV Show Right Now is Striving to Provide Space for Mainstream Debate

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"I Can I BB" is more than a debate competition -- it's a forum to organize discussion around topics that preoccupy its huge audience of Chinese millennials. Read More

Why China’s Cancer Patients Are Sharing Their Lives on Douyin

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Livestreaming platforms offer young patients a source of support, a sense of community, and the chance to redefine themselves. Read More

Bilibili Notches Q3 Revenue Beat, But Losses Widen as Expansion Takes Hold

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The platform is broadening beyond its ACG roots to online learning and music. Read More