With a viewing audience of up to 50 million per episode, this popular Chinese dating show is a cultural phenomenon. A lone male suitor has to impress a panel of 24 single women, who can then register their interest or disinterest in the man through the use of their podium lights. Season 9 contains 38 episodes. Season 10 contains 48 episodes. If You Are The One.
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Why Australia has fallen bizarrely in love with a Chinese dating show
The program, which is watched by 50 million people in China, has developed a cult following in Australia where it is screened on SBS2. Twenty-eight Australians 18 women and 10 men will be flown to China, with costs shared In a twist, the Australian women will join six Chinese nationals willing to move to Australia in the event of a romantic match, to make up the strong panel. Five Australian men will be quizzed in each of the two special episodes. To be eligible, candidates must be resident in Australia. Two new episodes are screened on weekends and five others repeated during the week.
If You Are The One: The crazy Chinese dating show
Fei Cheng Wu Rao simplified Chinese: Jiangsu Television and taped in Nanjing. It was first broadcast on January 15, , and originally aired twice a week on Saturdays and Sundays until December From January to March , it aired on Saturday nights at 9:
Throughout the routine the girls register their interest, or brutal disinterest, by turning off their lights. If the candidate gets a date, the couple wins a bunch of home appliances and a honeymoon to the Aegean Sea. If You Are the One regularly draws over 36 million viewers in China. Here in Australia, the Chinese dating show has developed a cult following since its introduction to SBS 2 last year.