China popular dating show

26-Jun-2016 23:48 by 10 Comments

China popular dating show

Wang said that the show is a window into Chinese society at large, and that through it, "you can tell what China is thinking about and chasing after." The show's focus was intended to be young professionals.While most of the contestants are in their twenties, there have been instances of male contestants as old as 48 appearing on the show.

In the initial format of the show, the contestants reported things such as their annual earnings, their material possessions, etc.

The revised program scrubbed contestant information such as bank account information and salaries etc.

Also omitted is the 'final opinions' on a departing male contestant from the women; previously this part of the show was especially prone to pointed insults and ridicule.

It was first broadcast on January 15, 2010, and originally aired twice a week on Saturday and Sundays until December 2014.

Since January 2015, It currently airs on Saturday nights at 8 pm on Jiangsu TV.

; literally: "Not Sincere, Don't Disturb", known in English as If You Are the One) is a Chinese dating game show hosted by Meng Fei.

Loosely based on the Taken Out format, the show is produced by JSBC: Jiangsu Television and taped in Nanjing.

During this phase several contestants earned notoriety and became internet sensations.

Female contestant Ma Nuo became a media interest after her controversial remarks to a male contestant that she would "prefer to cry in a BMW" than laugh riding on the back of a bicycle.

The show's popularity and social commentary has drawn attention of academics and foreign media, and after concerns from Chinese regulators in 2011 the show's format was tweaked to de-emphasize factors such as financial wealth.

“If You Are the One" is currently the most-viewed dating show in the Chinese-speaking world.

In 2013, the show began broadcasting on SBS Viceland in Australia, in an hour-long version with English subtitles provided by SBS.