Five new TV shows voted 'most exciting'

2012-06-13 10:13:42

Fox thriller "The Following", HBO's "The Newsroom" and Fox comedy "The Mindy Project" were among five TV shows deemed the most exciting new series soon to be seen.

TV show apology to students

2012-06-12 15:15:39

Chinese reality shows Only You, in which candidates vie for jobs in front of a group of chief executive officers, came to Beijing to apologize to students who have returned from overseas for criticizing them.

Youku contest attracts millions

2012-06-05 10:43:41

I am Legend, a weekly contest hosted by video-sharing website, has attracted 10 million clicks in three days since its May 26 premiere.

'Desperate Housewives' actress dies

2012-06-03 10:02:19

"Desperate Housewives" actress Kathryn Joosten, who won two Emmy awards for her supporting role as a nosy neighbor on the show, died of lung cancer.

CBS declares victory in television season

2012-05-23 09:54:42

CBS declared victory in the 2011-12 television season, saying it was the most-watched US network for the 9th year, but Fox said it still has the nation's most-watched show with "American Idol".

TV fest to let viewers pick best of best

2012-05-16 16:52:28

Local TV fans can view acclaimed foreign and domestic TV productions on local TV channels and will be invited to take part in an online vote to choose their favorite TV series next month at the 18th Shanghai Television Festival.

Youths share pains, gains

2012-05-15 14:54:28

Beijing TV station recently recruited 90 youths, who will soon turn 18 years old, to share their growing pains and gains with guest stars.

'Desperate Housewives' find happy endings

2012-05-15 10:12:56

For eight years, the women of Wisteria Lane battled alcoholism, cancer, cheating husbands and direct attempts, but in the finale, four "Desperate Housewives" lived a fairy tale ending.

Britney Spears officially joins 'Factor'

2012-05-15 10:12:50

Britney Spears and former Disney Channel star Demi Lovato officially joined the U.S. version of "X Factor".

NBC to air 'Voice' twice a season

2012-05-14 10:10:46

The struggling NBC network announced 16 new TV shows for the 2012-2013 season, and in a show of confidence said it will broadcast singing contest "The Voice" in the fall as well as the spring.

Grey's Anatomy stars sign up for two more seasons

2012-05-11 10:38:17

'Grey's Anatomy' stars Ellen Pompeo, Patrick Dempsey, Sandrah Oh, Justin Chambers, James Pickens Jr. and Chandra Wilson have reportedly signed up for two more seasons.

Dish subscribers could lose 'Mad Men' in dispute

2012-05-06 17:05:55

Subscribers to Dish Network Corp could lose TV shows such as "Mad Men and "The Walking Dead" as a result of a dispute between the satellite TV company and AMC Networks Inc over programming fees and a 4-year-old lawsuit.