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Chinese Online Video Sites Pull Several Popular American TV Shows

Posted April 27th, 2014 @ 3:20pm by KFBK News

Chinese online video sites say authorities have ordered them to stop showing four popular American TV shows, including 'The Big Bang Theory' and `The Good Wife.'

The move suggests government attention is intensifying on the online streaming industry, which is less regulated than state-controlled television.

A spokeswoman for Youku said the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television didn't give a reason for its order.

A senior manager at another video streaming site said it received an order last week to `clean their website.'

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