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Should TV dramas be historically accurate?

( Updated: 2015-01-07 08:15

xuedongi60 (China)

As I see it, the main storyline and trend must adhere to true history, but some unimportant things can absorb some folklores or fiction. It is just a TV drama and it has its commercial intention. But some screenplays distort the history intentionally just to draw people's attention and that always make people indignant and some departments should inspect carefully. 

Should TV dramas be historically accurate?

A scene from a time-travel TV drama Startling by Each Step. Chinese regulators have imposed tough new conditions on the production of such TV dramas because these time-travel TV dramas “lack positive thoughts and meaning” and feature fabricated plots.

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