Re: Asian tv

Mary Laskowski (mkschnei@uiuc.edu)
Fri, 14 Apr 2000 09:21:13 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks to all who responded regarding my Asian T.V. question. If I could
get more information I would definitely pass it on. I believe at this point
the professor is going to try and track down the Asian food store where he
thinks he saw this on tape :)
Mary Laskowski

At 06:08 PM 4/13/2000 -0700, you wrote:
>
>Dear Mary,
>
>It looks like a garbled transliteration from Mandarin.
>Could it be "Bianshi bu ti gushi"? (in pinyin)?
>
> Can the faculty nmember be a little more specific. For example - what
>country does it come? What is it about? There is a TV station here in Hong
>Kong called Asia TV http://www.atv.com.hk/ - maybe you could have him take
>a look there?
>
>As for VCD. It is the most popular format in China and Hong Kong at
>present. You can play them on CD-ROM's or special VCD players. Nowadays
>you can also buy combination LD and VCD players, or combination DVD, VCD,
>LD players (but they are expensive). Please be aware that most media that
>you buy from China or Hong Kong unless specified at NTSC will be in PAL
>format so you will need a system capable of playing PAL.
>
>Please let me know if I can help in any other way.
>
>Victoria Caplan
>Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Library
>Media Resources & Microforms
>
>
>
>On Thu, 13 Apr 2000, Mary Laskowski wrote:
>
>> Hello all,
>> I have a faculty member who is looking for an Asian television series
>> entitled Pienshipute Kushih, or something approximating that :)
>> Unfortunately he isn't sure of the spelling and I haven't been able to find
>> anything. Any ideas? Also, he has found several titles he is interested in
>> in a VCD format. Could someone clue me in on that as well??
>> Thanks so much,
>> Mary Laskowski
>>
>