Friday, May 12, 2006
China's ancient Shaolin Temple is entering the age of reality TV with a show of its own. "Chinese Kung Fu Star Search" will invite viewers to vote for their favourite martial arts masters by text messages or through the Internet after each episode. "Regardless of nationality, skin colour or style, anyone who practises Chinese kung fu is welcome to take part," Xinhua said. The eight-month contest is aiming to knock the "Inner Mongolian Cow Sour Yoghurt Supergirl" show from the top spot in China's ratings. full story.