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  1. Comment - Blogs - ENTERTAINMENT

    Reality diving show makes tepid splash on China television

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 01:11pm by Ernest Kao

    ... What could make better entertainment than a reality television show about one of the mainland’s most venerated national sports? Diving. The programme showcases celebrities from across the region and has all the lights and stage glamour of a high-productio ...

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    Old-school Chinese popcorn machine baffles MythBusters but leaves netizens amused

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 01:49pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Presenters of the Discovery Channel’s popular science-entertainment television show MythBusters  have unexpectedly found themselves at the butt of jokes on Chinese social media. The show was ridiculed online after the episode Express Popcorn  aired in Chi ...

  3. News - China - ENTERTAINMENT

    Elton John dedicates Beijing concert to Ai Weiwei

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 11:36am by Ernest Kao

    ... Staff Reporter A recent shout-out by pop legend Elton John to dissident artist Ai Weiwei at the singer's first concert in Beijing could have easily made it his last there. In front of a sold-out concert at the MasterCard Centre on Sunday, the British ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Daredevils attempt to jet off harbour on homemade aircraft at Red Bull Flugtag

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:51pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Soaring ambitions prove to be a flight of fancy They were far from being magnificent men in their flying machines- and most ended up in the drink. Dozens of funky "flying machines" took off from a purpose-built ramp on the Central harbourfront yesterday in the vain hope of achieving airborne glory in the Red Bull Flugtag. Watch: Funky ...

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    Western A-listers such as Nicolas Cage are being tempted to live in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... to Hong Kong Film Critics Society president Ernest Chan Chi-wa. Now it seems the city could be a potential second home for Western movie industry heavyweights eyeing the lucrative mainland market. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Ani-Com & Games fair to kick off amid new rules

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Ban on sales of limited-edition figurines sees big exhibitors pull out but hardcore fans undeterred Games fair kicks off amid new rules Fans will pour into the Convention and Exhibition Centre for the five-day Ani-Com & Games (ACGHK) fair today, an extravanganza held annually to promote the latest in comic books, animation and computer games. At least ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Sisters score hit with the mother of all Gangnam parodies, Harilela-style

    Posted May 07th 2013, 02:48pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Mother of all Gangnam parodies, Harilela-style Those who think Gangnam Style has been laid to rest in the annals of pop history have never met these Harilela sisters. Sherina Utamchandani and Hersha Chellaram's Mama Style- their take on South Korean pop sensation Psy's megahit- has received 12,500 views on YouTube in less than a week. ...

  8. News - China - ENTERTAINMENT

    State broadcaster CCTV slams anti-Japanese war dramas

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

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com A Chinese peasant brutally “karate chops” the enemy in half with one swipe of his “iron palm”. Out on the battlefield, a Chinese soldier destroys an incoming fighter plane – by tossing a hand grenade into the sky. In another scenario, a James Dean-lookalike who wears sunglasses, a leather jacket, slicked back hair and rides a motorcycle, portrays ...

  9. News - China - ENTERTAINMENT

    Rival celebrity diving shows fail to make a splash with critics

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by EARNEST KAO

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Media and bloggers criticise the reality specials that force contestants to perform risky stunts Rival celebrity diving shows fail to make a splash Two rival television variety shows about one of the mainland's favourite sports premiered last weekend to generally poor reviews, despite having star-studded rosters of contestants, including some from ...



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