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TV Show Highlights the Lives of Professional Hostesses

A popular thriller set in 1980s Taiwan humanizes the women behind a difficult and stigmatized profession

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Five Most Typecast Chinese Actors

Besides unoriginal plots and characters, some Chinese shows even reuse actors

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Top Reality Show of 2018: Dunk of China

The smash-hit variety show combined basketball with pop culture to lure millions into watching

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Hair Razing

Two recent dramas offer new explanations to why the wife of Emperor Qianlong cut her hair—and got herself banished from court

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Meteroic Flop

Netflix remake of beloved teen drama slammed for slavish devotion to “socialist values”

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New Variety Shows of Spring 2018

Celebrities singing, celebrities cooking, celebrities raising kids—oh, and some street dancers too

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TV’s latest Zhuge Liang wins audiences with English

It was the only thing the genius Three Kingdoms strategist couldn’t do

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TWOC’s 5 Best and 5 Worst Shows of 2017

Sun Jiahui, author of Show of the Week, looks over the year in Chinese TV

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