BBC and China Central TV to Open Story Development Center

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HONG KONG — reports: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and China Central Television (CCTV) are to set up a center for story development.

The center is part of an agreement between the two state-backed broadcast giants that was signed Monday (Nov. 18) at the Sichuan TV Festival in Chengdu, China.

They said that the center will develop documentaries for TV audiences which will focus on the Chinese and Asian markets, but also possibly target global audiences. The deal is expected to last an initial three years. Read the rest of this entry »