Esports TV Show Doesn’t Take Us Seriously, Chinese Gamers Say

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A new Chinese TV show aimed at gamers seems to have completely missed the mark. Read More

Headlines From China: Bilibili Removes Friends’ Related Videos Following Alleged Copyright Infringement

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Chinese video-streaming platform Bilibili on Monday removed all videos related to the American television sitcom "Friends." Read More

China’s Entertainment Industry Threatens Legal Action Against Re-Edited Fan Videos

 /  Legal  / 
Streaming platforms and production companies are reminding people that, while abridged versions and mini reviews of popular programming have eager audiences in China, they can still constitute copyright violations. Read More

The Top 10 Male Chinese Actors That You Should Know

 /  News  / 
In January 2021, "Star Power List," a popular social media account under Shanghai Zixiao Cultural Media Center, announced its list of the top 10 male actors in 2020. Read More

Headlines From China: China’s Top Three Streaming Giants Join Hands to Launch First Virtual Cinema Project for 2021 Spring Festival

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The top three Chinese streaming sites Youku, iQIYI and Tencent Video have announced recently their collaboration in launching the first-ever online cinema program together during the Spring Festival. Read More

Viewers Say New Kung Fu Series Lacks Kick

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The director of “Lu Ding Ji” acknowledged flaws in his martial arts drama but also said lead actor Zhang Yishan isn’t entirely to blame for the poor reviews. Read More

E-Commerce Platforms Vie To Boost Singles’ Day Shopping With TV Galas

 /  Livestreaming  / 
The competition is heating up to promote this year’s Singles’ Day sales with splashy televised galas on major satellite TV networks. Read More

Chief Curiosity Officers and Celebrity-Owned Brands

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Chinese celebrities are ubiquitous in the domestic marketing scene, serving as a crucial link between content and commerce. Brands have been keen to engage stars in new ways, moving beyond the standard ambassador or spokesperson roles to finding new ways of engaging with fan-consumers, such as through e-commerce livestreaming.  Read More

Headlines from China: Can Music Save China’s Satellite TV Networks?

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The third season of dance battle TV show “Street Dance of China” was live-streamed for eight hours straight on Chinese video streaming website Youku last weekend. Read More

Fall Online Reality Show Preview

 /  TV  / 
Once the province of major satellite TV networks, reality shows on video streaming platforms have been gaining ground, as the new media players are increasingly focused on developing their original content to build audiences and attract brands. Read More


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