China is stepping up censorship of foreign TV shows streamed online and has ordered leading video streaming websites to stop showing the popular shows The Good Wife, The Big Bang Theory, NCIS and The Practice.No word yet on this story from Jeffrey Katzenberg a man quite silent about human rights abuses.
The order has come down from the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television and the watchdog has not given any reason for the ruling.
The popular show The Blacklist has also had episodes that criticized the Chinese government cut recently.
Sunday, April 27, 2014
China Tells Hollywood Who's in Control: 'Big Bang Theory' Axed as China Steps Up Censorship of Overseas TV Online
The Hollywood Reporter reports:
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