If you are the one china dating show
“When you came on stage you looked like a noodle,” a third woman tells the slim young man in front of her.
“Sorry.” Bold, blunt and deliciously weird, China’s biggest TV dating show is wildly popular in the one market where the show is broadcast for an English-speaking audience: Australia.
The episodes, filmed in the Chinese city of Nanjing, will go to air on SBS2 over two Sunday nights, starting this Valentine's Day.
By the end of the class, Australian students, half expecting an hour of lecture on news censorship, control, and propaganda—all the things usually associated with China and its media—feel suitably entertained, if not enlightened.A Melbourne man who woke from a coma speaking fluent Mandarin has found love on a Chinese dating show.Ben Mc Mahon met Sydney lawyer Feng Guo on If You Are The One during one of two special episodes featuring Australian contestants.Pan Wang does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond the academic appointment above.University of Technology Sydney provides funding as a founding partner of The Conversation AU.