CBS: <Criminal Minds>, <The Big Bang Theory>
CBS-Columbia Broadcasting System, is one of the three major US commercial broadcasting television networks, and produced lots of criminal series such as <CSI>, <Criminal Minds>, <The Big Bang Theory>, <How I Met Your Mother>, etc. Among them, “Big Bang” tells about funny stories happening among scientists andbecoming one of the hottest series in China.
NBC-National Broadcasting Company is the first national broadcasting giant in America. It produced <Friends>, <Heroes>, <The West Wing>, <Law & Order>, etc. While in China, <Friends> is one of the most influential and classical American series among university students. The reason why they are glued to the laptop to watch this TV series day and night is because they want to improve English and know more about American lifestyle through it. Besides, they are recommended by English teachers as well to help students strengthen their listening and speaking skills.
ABC: <Desperate Housewives>, <Lost>
ABC-America Broadcast Company, is the third American broadcasting giant together with CBS and NBS. Its soap operas include<Desperate Housewives>, <Lost>, <Boston Legal>, <Dancing With The Stars>, <Grey’s Anatomy>, <Ugly Betty>, <Revenge>, etc. Among them, <Desperate Housewives> and <Lost> have received good response from Chinese audiences, and their ratings are always rising on various video websites.
FOX: <Prison Break> , <Lie to me>, <24 Hours>, <House M.D>
FOX Broadcasting Company produced lots of famous American series, like <BONES>, <24 Hours>, <X files>, <House M.D>, <FRINGE>, <Prison Break>, <Lie to me>, etc. <Prison Break> and <Lie to me> are spectacularly hot in China for their excellent stories and scenes, and attracted millions of loyal fans in China.
CW: <Gossip Girl>, <The Vampire Diaries>, <Nikita>
CW-Columbia Broad-casting System and Warner Bros. Network, produced <One Tree Hil>, <Veronica Mars>, <Smallville>, <Gossip Girl>, <The Vampire Diaries>, <Nikita>, <Everybody hates Chris>, <Gilmore Girls>, <Supernatural>, <Veronica Mars>, etc. <the vampire diaries>, <Gossip Girl> and <Nikita> are extremely hot in China not only because of celebrity effect, but also of wonderful story plots. Owing to the huge success of these American series, some American stars such as Maggie Q, Leighton Meester, Blake Christina Lively, Nina Dobrev, Ian Joseph Somerhalder, and Paul Wesley are all well-known in China now.