It was first broadcast on January 15, , and originally aired twice a week on Saturdays and Sundays until December Starting from January , it air on Saturday nights at pm. Episodes are also widely distributed online. The show is viewed internationally over the internet and satellite television. The show's popularity and social commentary has drawn the attention of academics and foreign media, and after concerns from Chinese regulators in the show's format was tweaked to de-emphasize factors such as financial wealth.
'World's biggest dating show' coming to Australia on SBS2
Adam Looking For Eve is the totally starkers dating show you need to see.
Naked people were on my screen. Not sensual naked people in a TV or movie love scene. Not the glimpse-of-something-that-looks-like-something naked of a medical programme. And not even the carefully-pixelated nakedness of even the most raucous reality TV. It was pm on a Tuesday. I had just finished eating dinner. Needless to say I was NOT prepared for it.
Chinese dating show If You Are The One calling on Aussie contestants
M eng Fei has a tip for candidates looking to succeed on the long-running Chinese dating show he hosts, If You Are the One. So I think rather than trying to excel in a particular criterion, one should ensure you do not fail in any. The show has remained consistent over the years: one male contestant stands at the mercy of a rotating cast of young women. After making his sales pitch, the women one by one pull themselves out of the running never was there a sadder sound than the beuuuu of an If You Are the One contestant pressing her reject button.
Fifty million Chinese can't be wrong. That was probably the thinking behind SBS 2 picking up If You Are the One , the dating show with 24 girls and one man looking for love and marriage, which boasts these audience figures in its homeland. It was the right decision: the potent blend of brutal honesty, quirky personalities, and pithy insight into the different social mores and customs of Chinese culture has seen it become something of a phenomenon in Australia in the two years it has been airing here. A group of dedicated fans who live-tweet the show have formed a community and closely follow the fortunes of the contestants after they pair up and leave the show. Last week, a panel put on by the Confucius Institute in Melbourne, featuring a former contestant from Australia, Joe Sweeney, sold out.