tv dramas

TV and bold scenes don’t go together, says Pooja Sharma


August 6th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) It's not right to showcase bold scenes in family-based TV dramas, says actress Pooja Sharma, who recently shot a sensual number for her show "Ruk Jaana ... Read more...

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Chinese concerned at TV’s negative effects


February 25th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 25 (IANS) A majority of people in China are concerned over certain TV programmes that could negatively affect or mislead teenagers, says a survey.The online survey -- conducted ... Read more...

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China to have 3D TV channel


December 28th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) The trial run of China's first 3D TV channel will start Jan 1.The channel will officially start later in January, reported Shanghai Daily.The satellite channel will ... Read more...

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Chinese actor arrested for attacking policeman


December 14th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 14 (IANS) A Chinese actor, who played an intelligence agent in a popular TV show, has been arrested for attacking a police officer 13 years ago, officials said ... Read more...

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China bans commercials during TV dramas


November 28th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 28 (IANS) China has barred the airing of commercials during TV dramas effective Jan 1 next year.China's top broadcasting watchdog, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television ... Read more...

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Malaysian preacher warns ‘horror movies’ could turn Muslims into polytheists


April 30th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 30 (ANI): A Malaysian Islamic preacher, Mohammed Daud Che Ngah, has warned that locally produced horror movies and TV dramas could turn Muslim viewers into 'polytheists'."I think the ... Read more...

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China bans films, TV shows featuring time travel to discourage re-writing of history


April 15th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15 (ANI): The Chinese government has banned films and TV shows that feature time travel, as it wants its citizens to uphold the country's values and not promote anything that ... Read more...

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China to cut down smoking scenes in films, TV dramas


February 13th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): China's film and broadcast watchdog has issued a circular ordering to cut down smoking scenes in films and TV dramas.The decision was taken after complaints last month ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Human excreta, skinny jeans, adult films ’selling like hot cakes in N.Korea’


December 29th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 29 (ANI): Skinny jeans, adult films and even human manure were among some of the must-have items for North Koreans, according to a South Korean professor who has interviewed ... Read more...

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1000 North Koreans jailed for watching South Korean TV shows, films


December 6th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Dec 6(ANI): Over 1000 North Koreans have reportedly been jailed for secretly watching South Korean television shows and films, a Seoul-based defector group has said.North Korea Intellectuals Solidarity (NKIS) said that ... Read more...

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Brit TV dramas portray characters with mental health issues as ‘dangerous’


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): A study of peak-time British programme has indicated that television dramas too often portray characters with mental health problems as "dangerous".Almost half (45 pc) of fictional characters with ... Read more...

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Arthur Penn, Noted Filmmaker Passes Away At 88


September 30th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Sep 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Celebrated filmmaker Arthur Penn who was nominated for the coveted Academy awards thrice in his life passed away on Tuesday at 88. The director ... Read more...

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40-yr-old TV dramas starring Sean Connery and Maggie Smith found


September 13th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 13 (ANI): America's Library of Congress has rediscovered an archive of 40-year-old TV dramas.The dramas feature stars including Sir Sean Connery, Dame Maggie Smith and Sir Michael Gambon at the ... Read more...

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Chinese watchdog proposes stricter rules for reality show participants


June 11th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): Participating in matchmaking shows on Chinese television is going to be far more difficult, for contestants will now have to undergo stricter screening procedures and be cautious ... Read more...

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‘Emmerdale’ named ‘Most Sexually Active Soap’


April 1st, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): 'Emmerdale' has been voted the 'Most Sexually Active Soap' in a magazine's survey.Inside Soap magazine scrutinised 'EastEnders', 'Coronation Street', 'Hollyoaks', 'Home and Away', 'Neighbours' and 'Emmerdale' for 14 ... Read more...

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Malaysia denies curbs on Tamil TV shows (Lead)


June 3rd, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 3 (IANS) Malaysia Tuesday denied it had banned Tamil TV shows from being aired on state controlled media, saying the accusation was "baseless". "Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) through its ... Read more...

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John Hurt geared up to reprise Quentin Crisp role


April 30th, 2008 - 6:23 pm ICT by admin
London , Apr 30 (ANI): Academy Award winning actor John Hurt is all set to reprise his legendary role of British eccentric Quentin Crisp in a sequel to classic 1975 ITV ... Read more...

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Now, watch your favourite ITV shows on iTunes


April 23rd, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by admin
London, April 23 (ANI): Got an iPod? Like classic TV dramas? Well, then you just got luckier, for UK commercial broadcaster ITV is set to make a selection of its hit ... Read more...

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TV star Jason Beghe slams Scientology on YouTube


April 15th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Apr 15 (ANI): Once a strong promoter of the Church of Scientology, US TV star Jason Beghe has left the religion behind and dubbed it "destructive" and a "rip off" ... Read more...

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