Charles Zhang

Sohu, Lego given MIPCOM keynote blocks

Charles Zhang, the boss of Chinese streaming site Sohu, has been confirmed as MIPCOM keynote speaker. Zhang is CEO and chairman of the China-based and Nasdaq-listed Sohu, and will give a ‘Media Mastermind’ keynote. Sohu has been increasingly working with international content companies, licensing drama and factual shows from BBC Worldwide and ITV Studios among […]

BBC cuts Chinese VOD deal

BBC Worldwide has licensed a raft of drama and factual programming to Chinese streaming and on-demand video site Titles included in the package deal include documentaries Frozen Planet (pictured) and Earthflight. Scripted shows include Ripper Street, Mad Dog, Sinbad and Silk. Sohu, which is listed on the US Nasdaq exchange, recently became the first […]

Ellen is first US talker in China

Online video service Sohu Video has become the first Chinese platform to pick up a US-produced talk show. The eleventh season of The Ellen DeGeneres Show is heading to’s online platform following a deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. Episodes will be subtitled in Chinese and deliver within 48 hours of their original […]