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SARFT Bans TV Adverts During Dramas, Online Comedy Follows

Posted December 1st, 2011 at 12:58 am (UTC+0)

This is a news report from Dragon TV, a major Chinese television network. It’s been embedded onto Youku, China’s leading online portal. This might be future for Chinese television, as SARFT (广电总局 State Administration of Radio Film and Television) announced on Monday that beginning in January, 2012, ads will be banned from the middle of […]



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