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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TELEVISION

    Channel hop

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Mark Peters

    ... for racial insensitivity, not just for its offensive "browning up", but also for its social stereotyping and demeaning attitude towards Tongan culture. I'll let you decide ...

  2. News - World - TELEVISION

    Sony's web TV deal with Viacom could be start of pay-TV revolution

    Posted Aug 17th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... The New York Times Agreement to show Viacom channels on Sony's on-demand platform challenges pay-TV model Web TV deal may help revolutionise viewing habits In a deal that may signal the start of a new era of competition for entrenched cable and satel ...

  3. Comment - Blogs - TELEVISION

    'Fresh Off the Boat' is the first Asian American sitcom in 20 years, but will it be any good?

    Posted May 16th 2014, 08:11pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... thanks to executive meddling and an inability to straddle the line between sharp cultural satire and offensive racial pandering. (Case in point: In a misguided attempt to make All-American Girl ... to describe Asian immigrants who have just arrived in a new country with little to no knowledge of its customs or culture. In promotional interviews, Huang has explained that by taking ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TELEVISION

    Channel hop

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by Mark Peters

    ... is a nation obsessed with tea, it's part of its cultural identity. They drink it by the bucketful, consuming a whopping 165 million cups a day, if internet statistics are to be believed. Why do ...

  5. News - China Insider - TELEVISION

    A Bite of... Britain? China food show parody causes social media storm

    Posted May 15th 2014, 03:05pm by Patrick Boehler and Andrea Chen

    ... documentary series A Bite of China. The spoof, made by a British comedy duo, has set tongues wagging for its mockery of Britain’s culinary culture and the exaggerated, almost mystical tone and imagery ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TELEVISION

    Channel hop

    Posted May 10th 2014, 10:39pm by Mark Peters

    ... the show has run its course. Although the satirical jibes at celebrity pop culture still create the odd giggle and occasional guffaw, the adventures of the Griffin family now seem a little stale ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TELEVISION

    A Bite of China: patriotic, nostalgic food porn back for second season

    Posted May 06th 2014, 07:25am by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com Some viewers say that the award-winning, visually appealing documentary makes them proud to be Chinese A Bite of China, which has just entered its second season, is a documentary about Chinese food, but it is also food por ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TELEVISION

    Channel hop

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:17pm by Mark Peters

    ... "bro-grammers". Created by Mike Judge (Beavis and Butt-head), Silicon Valley is a sharp send-up of big business and cultish corporate culture, and, while I didn't get half of the in-jokes, ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TELEVISION

    Standing ovation or lost in translation? The 'accidental' popularity of American comedy shows in China

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:19pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... late-night satirical comedy programmes. Featuring parody broadcasts that mock everything from international politics to popular culture, The Daily Show and The Colbert Report are products of American ... before, [as well as] a younger generation which somewhat worships western culture... And there are also people who are a bit more progressive and appreciate [humourous discussion] on topics ...

  10. News - World - TELEVISION

    Letterman’s decision to quit Late Show means end of a TV era

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 09:12pm by AP

    ... later, Letterman will leave with an unparalleled comic legacy of laser-focused sarcasm and an ironic sensibility that saturated the culture. Meanwhile, the famously private Letterman gave ...




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