Television Programs

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

As Olympics wrap up, still no coverage in North Korea

Feb 24, 2018

While millions of people around the world get ready to watch the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, North Koreans are still waiting to see the first event

Ex-women's player Mleczko to do color analysis for NHL game

Feb 23, 2018

Former U.S. women's hockey player is getting the chance to do color analysis for a nationally televised NHL game

Report: Russian curler drops doping appeal; to return medal

Feb 21, 2018

Russian state TV reports that curler Alexander Krushelnitsky will give back his Olympic bronze medal after failing a drug test at the Pyeongchang Winter Games

As athletes struggle, Kim Jong Un dreams of Olympic glory

Feb 19, 2018

Dreams of East Germany? Though his athletes struggled in Pyeongchang, Kim Jong Un wants to turn North Korea into a sports powerhouse

Blackface in Chinese Lunar New Year sketch draws criticism

Feb 17, 2018

A comedy sketch that featured a Chinese woman in blackface has drawn accusations of racism after being broadcast on Chinese state television's Lunar New Year variety show, although some people were left wondering why it would be considered offensive

Puzzling yet popular, Americans are learning to love curling

Feb 16, 2018

Americans are slowly growing to love curling, embracing the sport at the Pyeongchang Olympics for its chess-like strategy and oddball factor.

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