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  • Actor Rob Lowe to headline JFK-assassination TV movie

    2013-05-29 09:49

    Rob Lowe will portray slain President John F. Kennedy in a television movie based on a book by TV news commentator Bill O'Reilly and author Martin Dugard.

  • Children's gala to feature overseas programs

    2013-05-29 09:08

    The International Children's Day gala, on CCTV, will feature a host of treats for the viewers, including a number of programs from overseas, in addition to mini-dramas and classic nursery rhymes.

  • Chinese TV series find a new voice in Africa

    2013-05-25 00:54

    When Mao Doudou and Her Sweet Days, a 36-episode light comedy about a modern Chinese couple, was dubbed in Swahili and broadcast in East African countries, Omar Ahmed became a big fan.

  • Season 12 finale of 'American Idol'

    2013-05-17 15:13

    Candice Glover, a soul singer from rural South Carolina, was named "American Idol", becoming the first female singer to win the television singing competition since 2007.

  • Jack Bauer is back: TV thriller '24' to return in 2014

    2013-05-14 08:51

    Emmy-winning television thriller "24" will return in the summer 2014 with its lead star, Kiefer Sutherland, after a four-year hiatus.

  • Walters to announce retirement

    2013-05-13 14:24

    Pioneering journalist Barbara Walters, the first woman to co-anchor a US evening news program, plans to announce her retirement on "The View" on Monday.

  • A black actress breaks a television barrier

    2013-05-13 13:33

    To portray Olivia Pope, Kerry Washington is always in gravity-defying heels. How else to make that sexed-up power stalk down the White House corridors?

  • NBC names Seth Meyers as new 'Late Night' host succeeding Fallon

    2013-05-13 11:16

    "Saturday Night Live" veteran Seth Meyers has been chosen as the new host of "Late Night" when Jimmy Fallon moves to "The Tonight Show" in 2014.

  • Carrie Underwood to sing NBC's 'Sunday Night Football' theme

    2013-05-08 09:01

    Country singer Carrie Underwood will sing the opening theme to NBC's "Sunday Night Football" program when the new season kicks off in September.

  • Celebrity diving show 'excessive'

    2013-05-03 14:18

    A Thursday article in the People's Daily, criticized two TV stations for airing a reality show featuring celebrities exhibiting their diving skills.

  • Youku releases British dramas

    2013-05-02 18:00

    Leading Chinese video website Youku.com will release the third season of the BBC drama Sherlock, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, simultaneously with BBC later this year.

  • Reality show searches for 'Top Commander'

    2013-04-23 10:19

    Yunnan Satellite TV has launched its second season of Soldiers' Sortie, a weekly reality show featuring 120 young officers competing for the crown of "Top Commander".

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.