Hong Kong – Sony Pictures Television International (SPTI) announced that its joint venture with China Film Group, Huaso Film/Television Digital Production Company Limited (Huaso), will launch a 24-episode one hour drama series called The Game on China’s state broadcaster CCTV8 on September 22 at 7:30pm. It will be the first television drama series produced by Huaso following the television movies it has produced for CCTV. The Game is a suspense-filled series in a rare collaboration with script consultants from Hollywood and China. In addition to the unique writing collaboration, the production team was made up of seasoned executives from CCTV and SPTI. The Game is directed by Hong Kong’s Yuen Ying Ming, who has directed numerous highly-acclaimed drama series in Greater China over the past 20 years. Yuen’s celebrated works include The Greed of Man, Looking Back in Anger on TVB; The Legend of Da Qi Hero and The Best Tea House in China.