Sunday, March 13, 2016
Soft power by accident? Food for thought from a Chinese dating show
Wanning Sun, hongkongfp.com
If You Are the One (ITATO hereafter, or Feicheng Wurao in Chinese) is a hugely popular dating show from Jiangsu Satellite TV, a provincial Chinese television station based in Nanjing. Started in 2010, the show has also been bought and screened by numerous television networks, including in countries such as Korea, Brunei, Singapore (StarHub) and the US (on its Chinese-language television channels).