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CHINA AXES ITS MOST POPULAR TV SHOW

September 20, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

China’s State Administration of Radio, Film and Television has axed one of the country’s most popular television shows ever, Super Girl, which, at its peak in 2005, attracted 400 million viewers. Officially, the show was removed because it repeatedly violated rules limiting the length of television shows to 90 minutes. The talent contest, produced by […]

ADMISSIONS DOWN IN U.S., UP ALMOST EVERYWHERE ELSE

January 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

While the number of movie tickets sold domestically tumbled 7 percent in 2010, they smashed records in other countries, published reports indicated on Wednesday. In France admissions totaled 206.5 million, the highest since 1967. Total box office receipts came to $1.7 billion. China’s State Administration of Radio, Film and Television reported that the nation’s theaters […]