The Legend of Bruce LeeOctober 4, 2008
The story of the legendary martial arts icon Bruce Lee following him from Hong Kong to America and back again, leading up to his tragic death at the age of 32.
The Return of the Condor HeroesMarch 17, 2006
The Return of the Condor Heroes is a Chinese television series adapted from Louis Cha's novel of the same title. It is the second installment of a trilogy produced by Zhang Jizhong, preceded by The Legend of the Condor Heroes and followed by The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber. It was first broadcast on 17 March 2006 in China and subsequently broadcast in other Asian countries such as South Korea, Taiwan and Singapore.
The Legend of QinFebruary 14, 2007
The Legend of Qin follows the Qin dynasty from when the Emperor of the Qin, King Zheng conquered the other 6 nations and unified China, to the rise of the king of Western Chu, Xiang Yu, who capture the capital city, Xianyang.
The Legend of the Condor HeroesFebruary 1, 2003
The Legend of the Condor Heroes is a Chinese television series adapted from Louis Cha's novel of the same title. It is the first installment of a trilogy produced by Zhang Jizhong, followed by The Return of the Condor Heroes and The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber. It was first broadcast on CCTV in China in 2003.
Journey to the WestFebruary 9, 1986
Journey to the West is a Chinese television series adapted from the classical novel of the same title. The series was first broadcast on CCTV in China on 1 October 1986. The series became an instant classic in China and is still being praised as the best and most authentic interpretation of the novel. Unadapted portions of the original story were later covered in the second season, which was released in 1999.
The Book and the SwordMarch 20, 2009
The Book and the Sword is a 2008 Chinese television series adapted from Louis Cha's novel of the same title. The series was first broadcast on CETV-3 in China in 2009. It starred Qiao Zhenyu, Adam Cheng, Niki Chow and Liu Dekai in the leading roles.
Demi-Gods and Semi-DevilsDecember 11, 2003
Demi-Gods and Semi-Devils is a Chinese television series adapted from Louis Cha's novel of the same title. It was first aired in China on CCTV on 22 December 2003.
Laughing in the WindMarch 25, 2001
Laughing in the Wind is a 2001 Chinese television series produced by Zhang Jizhong, starring Li Yapeng and Xu Qing in the leading roles. The series is an adaptation of Louis Cha's novel The Smiling, Proud Wanderer. It was first broadcast on CCTV in China in 2001.
A Bite of ChinaMay 14, 2012
This series explores the history, traditions and culture of Chinese food. Filmed at over 160 locations across China, this series truly is a feast for the senses. The seven-episode documentary series introduces the history and story behind foods of various kinds in more than 160 locations in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. The documentary has also been actively encouraged as a means of introducing Chinese food culture to those unfamiliar with local cuisine.
Han Wu Da Di, also released under the title The Emperor Han Wu in some countries, is a 2005 Chinese television series about the life of Emperor Wu of the Han Dynasty, and is based on the historical texts Records of the Grand Historian and Book of Han.
Legend of Hua MulanJuly 18, 2013
A retelling of the story of the strong willed Hua Mulan, who ends up joining an all male army in place of her elderly father.
Romance in the RainApril 3, 2001
Romance in the Rain is a Chinese drama television series produced by Chiung Yao, a famous novelist in Taiwan. Romance in the Rain is an adaptation of her 1964 novel Yan Yu Meng Meng. The series follows the Lu family in 1930's Shanghai, China. It stars Zhao Wei, Ruby Lin, Leo Ku, and Alec Su. It was shown on television in the following countries and regions: mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, the United States, Malaysia, South Korea, Vietnam, Australia, Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand, France, Philippines, and Russia.
Dream of the Red ChamberMay 2, 1987
Dream of the Red Chamber, released in 1987, was a television series produced by CCTV adapted from the classic Chinese novel Dream of the Red Chamber. It gained enormous popularity with its superb music, cast, and plot adaptation. It was first filmed in Beijing in Mandarin. Then it was translated into Cantonese, Shanghainese, and other languages and aired in the rest of China. It is 36 episodes long.
The TV series is regarded by many within China as being a near-definitive adaptation of the novel. A TV remake of the novel started airing in 2010; however, much objection was raised over the unorthodox costume design and other contested interpretations.
The Loyalty of Yue FeiJuly 4, 2013
Yue Fei rose from lowly ranks to become a famous military commander who led the defense of Southern Song against northern Jin invaders before being wrongfully put to death by his own government. In Chinese culture even to this day, General Yue Fei's name is synonymous with the word "loyalty." While the plot is based on historical sources, it also includes elements of fiction and draws ideas from the novel Shuo Yue Quanzhuan (說岳全傳) and other folk tales on the general's life.
Founding Emperor of Ming Dynasty is a 2006 Chinese television series based on the life of Zhu Yuanzhang, the founding emperor of the Ming Dynasty.