Television Programs

China blocks John Oliver on social media after scathing show

Jun 22, 2018

A popular Chinese social media site is blocking users from posting about "Last Week Tonight" and its host John Oliver after the HBO news satire program aired a segment making fun of Chinese President Xi Jinping

World Cup games to air on free TV amid problems in Australia

Jun 20, 2018

World Cup matches will remain on free-to-air television in Australia until the end of the group stage after a telecommunications company with live streaming rights continues to have difficulties delivering its service

World Cup telecasts experiencing quality issues Down Under

Jun 18, 2018

An Australian telecommunications company with streaming rights to the World Cup has allowed the SBS network to televise matches for 48 hours while it attempts to resolve a series of disruptions that have plagued the service

Trump shows Kim a video laying out the stakes of summit

Jun 12, 2018

President Donald Trump, the former reality television star with a knack for theatrics, used a dose of Hollywood magic as he sought to persuade North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during their historic summit

White House restricts US press access to Kim Jong Un summit

Jun 12, 2018

White House restricts journalists' access to parts of Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un

'I'm so happy': Dennis Rodman weeps as Trump and Kim meet

Jun 12, 2018

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman openly wept on television in a live interview from Singapore, as President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met for the first time

Peppa Pig wins street cred, attracts censors in China

May 2, 2018

A cherubic British cartoon character has become an unlikely target of China's censors as online fans use her porcine likeness in sardonic memes and "gangster" catchphrases

Channel 9 loses cricket TV rights after 40 years

Apr 13, 2018

Australia's Channel Nine loses rights to televise cricket after 40 years

Communist Party will regulate China's media, film industry

Mar 23, 2018

The Communist Party is taking direct control of China's broadcasters and will regulate everything from movies and TV to books and radio programs in a move that tightens party supervision over public life

Column: Predicting the future for these Olympians

Feb 25, 2018

Olympians make their mark, but where will they be in 10 years? Here are some guesses

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