censorship, costume dramas, tv dramas, yanxi palace

Beijing Banning TV Dramas for Not Being Communist Enough

The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) obsession with censorship has now resulted in a complete ban of all costume drama series from TV. The shows were banned because they lead impressionable young Chinese onto “wrong paths.” Banning TV dramas Since 2012, the Chinese government has placed strict rules on broadcasting palace dramas. Such shows only account ...

Max Lu

A scene from Yanxi Palace.