Final Episode of Game of Thrones Delayed by Tencent

Tencent Video delays ‘Game of Thrones’ finale in China

"We will notify you of another broadcasting time", the company told fans on the social media website Weibo after claiming there had been "transmission medium problems" stopping the stream on Tencent's video service.

But the Chinese internet giant has heavily censored some Game of Thrones episodes, removing scenes featuring sex and excessive gore, in line with Beijing's broader push to clean up content seen as vulgar or not in line with its socialist values. "Tencent Video want us to renew membership after this?"

FBN's Maria Bartiromo and Dagen McDowell on viewers" reaction to the "Game of Thrones' finale. Game of Thrones is one of the most popular shows in China, with the season being viewed more than "550 million times on Tencent Video during the most recent season", the Journal reported. Rural America feels the sting of Trump's China trade war The movie channel of state-run broadcaster CCTV has recently scrapped scheduled programming in favor of so-called "red classics" set during the Korean War, featuring the resounding defeat of American invaders at the hands of heroic Chinese soldiers.

An HBO spokesperson told the Journal the network had no issue with transmitting the episode, but Tencent was restricted from airing it by the Chinese government because of ongoing trade disputes with the United States.

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WTF?! The escalating trade war between the USA and China is having unexpected consequences, including, it seems, blocking the Game of Thrones finale in China.

The US and China have been embroiled in a yearlong trade war, with both sides upping the ante by imposing new tariffs on each other's products over the past two weeks. Tariffs now apply on more than $200 billion of Chinese goods sent to the United States, and $110 billion of USA exports to China. Other Chinese productions with U.S. links are said to be facing similar issues.

Beijing (CNN Business) The burning question for millions of "Game of Thrones" fans in China on Monday: Is the US-China trade war now being fought in the battlefields of Westeros?

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