Singer Mariah Carey leaving 'American Idol'

2013-05-31 09:21:51

Mariah Carey will leave 'American Idol' and go on a world tour next year, following on the heels of Randy Jackson after the show suffered from a ratings slump. Season 12 finale of 'American Idol'

Actor Rob Lowe to headline JFK-assassination TV movie

2013-05-29 09:49:37

Rob Lowe will portray slain President John F. Kennedy in a television movie based on a book by TV news commentator Bill O'Reilly and author Martin Dugard.

Children's gala to feature overseas programs

2013-05-29 09:08:16

The International Children's Day gala, on CCTV, will feature a host of treats for the viewers, including a number of programs from overseas, in addition to mini-dramas and classic nursery rhymes.

Chinese TV series find a new voice in Africa

2013-05-25 00:54:07

When Mao Doudou and Her Sweet Days, a 36-episode light comedy about a modern Chinese couple, was dubbed in Swahili and broadcast in East African countries, Omar Ahmed became a big fan.

Season 12 finale of 'American Idol'

2013-05-17 15:13:49

Candice Glover, a soul singer from rural South Carolina, was named "American Idol", becoming the first female singer to win the television singing competition since 2007.

Jack Bauer is back: TV thriller '24' to return in 2014

2013-05-14 08:51:25

Emmy-winning television thriller "24" will return in the summer 2014 with its lead star, Kiefer Sutherland, after a four-year hiatus.

Walters to announce retirement

2013-05-13 14:24:21

Pioneering journalist Barbara Walters, the first woman to co-anchor a US evening news program, plans to announce her retirement on "The View" on Monday.

A black actress breaks a television barrier

2013-05-13 13:33:55

To portray Olivia Pope, Kerry Washington is always in gravity-defying heels. How else to make that sexed-up power stalk down the White House corridors?

NBC names Seth Meyers as new 'Late Night' host succeeding Fallon

2013-05-13 11:16:07

"Saturday Night Live" veteran Seth Meyers has been chosen as the new host of "Late Night" when Jimmy Fallon moves to "The Tonight Show" in 2014.

Carrie Underwood to sing NBC's 'Sunday Night Football' theme

2013-05-08 09:01:47

Country singer Carrie Underwood will sing the opening theme to NBC's "Sunday Night Football" program when the new season kicks off in September.

Celebrity diving show 'excessive'

2013-05-03 14:18:00

A Thursday article in the People's Daily, criticized two TV stations for airing a reality show featuring celebrities exhibiting their diving skills.

Youku releases British dramas

2013-05-02 18:00:52

Leading Chinese video website will release the third season of the BBC drama Sherlock, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, simultaneously with BBC later this year.