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dbt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-04-12 04:41 AM
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China campaign cuts entertainment TV by two-thirds
Source: BBC

Satellite broadcasters in China have cut entertainment TV by two-thirds following a government campaign, state news agency Xinhua has reported.

An order by the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) to curb ''excessive entertainment'' came into effect on 1 January.

The number of entertainment shows aired during prime time each week has dropped to 38 from 126, said the watchdog. <snip>

The order, which was issued in October 2011, limits each of the country's 34 satellite channels to two entertainment programmes each week and a maximum of 90 minutes of entertainment content every day from 7:30 to 10 p.m.


Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-16405804
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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-04-12 11:52 AM
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1. Dropped from 38 to 126? I guess I need need a new abacus.
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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-04-12 07:24 PM
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2. LOL! Need a new typist, too!
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