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'Friends' to air in China next year

November 22, 2003|From Associated Press

China, meet Ross, Monica, Joey, Chandler, Phoebe and Rachel.

The Chinese state broadcaster, China Central Television, will begin broadcasting the popular U.S. sitcom "Friends" to the world's biggest potential audience next year, the Beijing Star Daily newspaper reported in Friday's editions.

In Chinese, the show will be called "laoyouji" -- "Old Friends' Story."

The show is already quite popular in China. Bundles of counterfeit DVDs of various "Friends" seasons are widely available on the streets of Chinese cities for less than $6 and sell well alongside fake Hollywood movies.

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