China Broadcast of Eurovision Contest Revoked After Anti-LGBT Censorship

The European Broadcasting Union has canceled the contract of China’s Mango TV to screen Saturday’s finale of the Eurovision Song Contest. Mango is one of China’s top TV operators and is part of the Hunan Television group that has multiple business rela…

The European Broadcasting Union has canceled the contract of China’s Mango TV to screen Saturday’s finale of the Eurovision Song Contest. Mango is one of China’s top TV operators and is part of the Hunan Television group that has multiple business relationships with Lionsgate. The decision was taken after Mango TV edited the Wednesday transmission […]

China’s Mango TV Banned From Airing ‘Eurovision Song Contest’ After LGBT Censorship

The Eurovision Song Contest, the biggest music contest in the world, is set to air this weekend on channels around the world. However, not, it seems, in China, after the European Broadcasting Union banned Chinese broadcaster Mango TV from blocking LGBT…

The Eurovision Song Contest, the biggest music contest in the world, is set to air this weekend on channels around the world. However, not, it seems, in China, after the European Broadcasting Union banned Chinese broadcaster Mango TV from blocking LGBT elements of the event. Mango TV, the online video arm of Hunan TV, blacked out the performance of Ireland's Ryan O’Shaughnessy, which featured two male dancers and pixelated a rainbow flag during another song. It also…