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NBA, 'South Park' episodes spotlight Hollywood's China dilemma

Credit: Reuters- Published on October 10, 2019
China's removal of animated comedy "South Park" from online sites just as it dropped U.S. basketball broadcasts highlighted a tension familiar to Hollywood studios - the need to please Chinese authorities in order to reach the country's vast audience.
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Published on October 11, 2019 -  01:05
DJ Zedd Banned From China For Liking 'South Park' Tweet
DJ Zedd Banned From China For Liking 'South Park' Tweet . Zedd will not be touring in China in the near future. . I just got permanently banned from China because I liked a South Park tweet. , Zedd, via Instagram. After last week's 'South Park' episode, "Band in China," was critical of Chinese government censors, . the Chinese government banned the show from the Chinese internet. . The Comedy Central show recently took shots at China for banning it from the Chinese internet. . 'South Park' character Randy Marsh yelled, "F--- the Chinese Government" in Wednesday's episode. . The episode, titled "SHOTS!!!," was the 300th episode of 'South Park,' now in its 23rd season. . The show issued a tweet mocking China's decision, which was liked by Zedd, resulting in his ban from the country

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