Television Networks

CCTV can only air in Taiwan on reciprocal basis, says culture minister

Taiwan's culture minister Lung Ying-tai. Photo: SCMP

Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai said the issue should be addressed in context of Taiwan’s television industry development and stressed the importance of reciprocity.

Tuesday, 30 April, 2013, 1:09pm 3 comments

State media regulator suspends TV network after vulgar talk show

Gan Lulu performs at the Lady Gaga Nightclub in Shenzhen. Photo: Edward Wong

China's State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) took a Jiangsu television network off the air on Friday after a popular television game show violated broadcasting regulations and created "negative influence on society”, the Beijing Dai

30 Nov 2012 - 8:16pm

Channel hop

Our capacity for reality is becoming severely tested (how much more news of earthquakes, tsunami warnings, bomb attacks and global pandemics can a couch potato handle?), so it is perhaps no coincidence that demand for fantasy and escapism on the small screen is growing.

7 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Stay tuned for job opportunities

Market insiders predict Beijing Olympics will spur growth in region

New media platforms, high-quality programming and viewers hungry for more choice and specialisation mean sports broadcasters will be in big demand in Asia.

5 Jan 2008 - 12:00am


Do you think Discovery Bay has a problem with its teens?

I refer to the report, 'Discovery Bay drug reports spur patrols' (July 16). We read it with concern as it has portrayed Discovery Bay as an unsafe place for youngsters. It remains an extremely safe community, and the actions of isolated individuals do not detract from this.

21 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

AXN to produce own shows targeting local audience

AXN, the cable-television channel operated by Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE), plans to start producing its own programmes to attract more local viewers and broaden its revenue stream, a senior executive says.

20 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Fang-tastic names

Sunday Young Post readers Rufus Redsell, 16 and Olivia Boswell, 15, have won the Rock's Up Characters Naming Competition with their simple, yet catchy entries: 'Fang' for Rock Boy and 'Flame' for Rock Girl respectively.

26 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Hong Kong People

1. Todd Miller (MD of AXN Action TV), actress Kelly Lin and Stephen Ng (president and CEO of Cable TV) are pictured at the launch of AXN, a new television channel carried on Cable TV.

28 Aug 2000 - 12:00am

Now TV is taking us back to the middle ages

The answer to life, the universe and everything - as Douglas Adams fans will know - is 42. The task is to define the question more narrowly.

Finally, this column has come up with the definitive question: at what age do men first have premonitions of middle age? Answer: 42.

30 Aug 1997 - 12:00am


ViaSat and Northern Telecom have signed an agreement to jointly develop fixed site and direct-to-home satellite telephony networks in the Asia-Pacific region.

27 May 1997 - 12:00am