Chinese dating show if you one

The Chinese hybrid goes by the English name is forty-minutes of blinged out cultural kitsch, ridiculous sound effects, vulgar sets, neurotic lighting and terrible 90s pop, and yet some how we’re completely charmed.SBS 2 recently upped the show’s airings from one night a week to threein the prime time slot of pm; ratings are up 11%.

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The hosts are allowed to have real personalities, too.

Presenter Meng Fei is like a Chinese Kochie, presiding over his vulnerable contestants like a cool intellectual uncle.

Starting in 1999 he became a producer and host for Jiangsu Satellite Television's main channel.

Meng Fei became the lead host of Fei Cheng Wu Rao in 2010.

”), and regular healthy doses of sarcasm (“Search online for the traits of a genius! The expected sexual politics are played out with the men taking shots (“My wife should be a good cook and presentable”, “She meets my height and weight requirement”), and the women giving just as good as they get (“I’d like to find a Chinese husband so I can hen-peck him, we can’t do that in Korea”, “He’s too skinny, he doesn’t make me feel secure”).

‘s cross-section of life is the most revealing window we have into China on TV.

Born in 1971 in Chongqing, Meng moved to Nanjing with his parents in 1982. Between 19, Meng worked as a printing assistant at the JSBC's printing factory.

in Literature from Nanjing Normal University and has a postgraduate degree from the Jiangsu Party School in Philosophy.

The network pulled the massive flop after just four weeks.

People couldn’t stand the vapid contestants, smug host James Kerley, or the single-episode formula.

At the beginning of last November, a Chinese teacher and colleague at my school sent me a message on We Chat (the Chinese near-equivalent of Whats App) asking if I was looking for a girlfriend in China.

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