Name of Podcast: 西瓜波普聊影视（xī guā bō pǔ liáo yǐng shì)
What topics are covered? This podcast is mainly about popular TV series and films in Europe and America.
Why is it good to listen to? If you like watching TV shows and movies and you want to improve your Chinese listening comprehension, then this Chinese podcast is a good choice to you. The hosts have all studied movie degrees outside China, and they often give professional analysis on the significance of the movie and TV show, its filming technology and actors’ acting skill.
To listen or subscribe to the podcast, you can go to: http://www.lizhi.fm/1791589/
How often are the podcasts updated? This podcast is updated on a weekly basis.
Length of the podcast:Generally it varies from 45 mins to 90 mins.
Description of the podcast The podcasters speaking at a normal speed and clear Mandarin accent. The main hosts are often female, and sometimes some guests will appear in the studio. The podcast doesn’t have any background noise. The title literally means “Watermelon Pop talking about film and TV series”. It is very suitable for people who are into TV series and movies, and some background knowledge is required. Through this podcast, you can know what TV shows and movies are popular among Chinese young people. As usual, an advanced level in the Chinese language is necessary to understand this podcast. The hosts and guests often have a heated discussion in the program and make comment on some features of these hot movies and TV series. In a recent podcast, the podcasters discussed Bojack Horseman in Chinese.
Summary: If you’re a fan of TV series and movies in western countries, then this podcast is worthwhile listening to. It covers a lot of popular European and American movies and TV series among Chinese young people, and you are sure to find the ones you like in this podcast!