From Kung Fu Peddler To Media Powerhouse

Across China, people are tuning in to programs from Hong Kong's leading TV network, Television Broadcasts Ltd. (TVB). In the southern city of Shenzhen, 90% of viewers get TVB's Chinese soap operas. Along the Russian border, TVB's gangster movies are big hits. "It's a wonderful fit," says Fung Shing Kwong, general manager of TVB International Ltd., the company's overseas distribution arm, "between our product and the market."

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