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  1. News - China - ENTERTAINMENT

    CCTV's Spring Festival Gala show challenged by provincial broadcasters

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... challenge to CCTV gala night When China Central Television (CCTV) announced late last month that Canadian singer Celine Dion would perform for the 2013 Spring Festival Gala, the news wasn't met ... increasing competition from provincial-level broadcasters that host their own shows to ring in the Lunar New Year. All broadcasters are required by authorities to air CCTV's gala on Saturday, ...

  2. News - China Insider - ENTERTAINMENT

    Ai Weiwei’s surprise television appearance embarrasses Chinese state broadcaster

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 05:25pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... a comedy series aired on CCTV1 and CCTV2. The show features comedic sketches, many of which are submitted by viewers or found online. In one of the sketches, a dozen people are asked to describe ... "sleepiness". The show was first broadcast on the night of September 7. CCTV temporarily made the video archives of  Mr Bo Le’s Sketches Show  inaccessible on Monday. When it allowed access again, ...

  3. News - China Insider - ENTERTAINMENT

    Confusion as CCTV airs ‘Game of Thrones’ amid ban on other US shows

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 05:35pm by Reuters and Patrick Boehler <a href=

    ... and it was unclear why those particular programmes had been singled out. The Beijing News  reported on Monday afternoon that national broadcaster CCTV would eventually air The Big Bang Theory. However it will be dubbed in Chinese and “excessive content” will be cut, the newspaper said, citing an unidentified CCTV employee. Disgruntled fans shared subtitled screenshots from a Big Bang Theory episode ...

  4. News - China - ENTERTAINMENT

    State broadcaster CCTV slams anti-Japanese war dramas

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 05:25pm by Ernest Kao

    ... accounts. Over half of the 300 new TV shows approved for production last year featured a revolutionary theme. But barefaced nationalist propaganda can get stale quickly. State-run CCTV News aired ... Cinema and Television Department, told CCTV. “The history of the Sino-Japanese war was one of great tragedy and aggression. It is worth remembering as an important piece of history, not something ...

  5. News - China Insider - ENTERTAINMENT

    The Simpsons comes to China in Sohu online-streaming deal

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 12:54pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Chinese state media later reported that CCTV, the traditional national broadcaster, would air an edited version of the series, sparking an outcry among its fans. The reports did not say whether ...

  6. News - China - ENTERTAINMENT

    Fake footage lands 'A Bite of China' in hot water

    Posted May 16th 2014, 03:22am by KEIRA HUANG

    ... to make it appear there was only one. Gu further accused CCTV of lax ethical standards and for unnecessarily risking human life. The director of the episode, Li Yong, responded yesterday, telling ...

  7. News - China - ENTERTAINMENT

    'Looking for Leehom' most entertaining scene in Spring Festival Gala

    Posted Feb 11th 2013, 08:44pm by Chris Luo

    ... discussed by netizens across China, with many calling it the best part of the entire gala. CCTV, host of the gala, was not happy with the scene. Homosexuality in China remains a sensitive topic ... reposts. In a survey conducted by Sina Weibo, so far 20,240 people believe Lu Chen’s statement compared to 3,683 who trust CCTV. ...

  8. News - China Insider - ENTERTAINMENT

    Celebrity power couple Faye Wong, Li Yapeng divorce after eight years of marriage

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 09:05pm by Shirley Zhao Xiaoying

    ... State-owned CCTV also put the news on its Weibo page. Citing an anonymous source said to be close to Li, it said the couple had signed a divorce agreement in Urumqi, Xinjiang, where Li was born, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Harlem Gospel Choir to perform in Hong Kong this week

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Gospel Choir will perform two shows in Hong Kong on Friday and Saturday. The group will also tour three major cities on the mainland and perform at the CCTV's New Year's Eve gala ...



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