C-stars Out in Glamorous Force at the 2017 Chinese Drama Awards

It’s the annual Chinese Drama Awards in Beijing and this year’s gala including plenty of popular and familiar faces of C-ent. 2016 was a decent year for C-dramas though nothing hooked me quite like Nirvana in Fire did in 2015 and Three Lives Three Worlds, Ten Miles Peach Blossoms is doing right now to start off 2017. I’m checking out this ceremony for the pretty stars and no one disappointed.

The Three Drama Belles Liu Shi Shi, Zhao Li Ying, and Tang Yan all showed in in various shades of blue gowns and shined in their own way, with only Zheng Shuang skipping the event due to being sick. The men were decked out in black tie and it was a tie for me between Hu Ge and Yang Yang for who looked the most dashing. Too bad Yang Mi and Mark Chao wasn’t there together, I could have used their smexy onscreen hotness from Peach Blossoms on the red carpet. Continue reading

Tang Yan Selected as 2016 Golden Eagle Goddess for China’s Top Television Awards Show

Mainland Chinese entertainment shows has evolved greatly from the tendency towards bombastic stage spectacles, but the love of shiny things remains a deeply rooted custom. This weekend is the Golden Eagle Awards, China’s television awards show equivalent of the Golden … Continue reading

Chinese and Korean Stars Descend on the 2015 Bazaar Star Charity Night in Beijing

There was plenty of glitter across both sides of the strait this past week – Taiwan held its highest television honors with the Golden Bell Awards while the popular Chinese and Korean stars alighted for the Bazaar Star Charity Night in Beijing. I … Continue reading

Famous Chinese Actresses Try on the Cinderella Ballgown for Size

There’s a viral photo shop series going around this past week featuring a handful of the currently most popular Chinese actresses spliced into the iconic Cinderella live-action movie poster featuring Lily James. It’s totally worth checking out even if the photo shop skills … Continue reading

Star-studded Wuxia C-drama Ancient Sword Fantasy with Li Yi Feng and Yang Mi Premieres in Early July

Sometimes I wonder if SARFT releases decrees and suggestions and the Chinese networks give a collective shrug and go back to their regularly scheduled programming. A little over a month ago SARFT issued a suggestive letter that it wished all … Continue reading