A survey released by Chinese dating website revealed that 75 percent of Chinese women want their husbands to make twice as much money as they do.However, there are 33 million more Chinese men than women because of gender preferences and the one-child policy.They will detail all the ways in which a man is not worthy of their love for the whole country to watch on the China's most popular dating show.
Compared with Western cultures, China has traditionally had a vastly different value system towards marriages and family.
In many ways, dating shows became a powerful way to facilitate these changes.
By looking at the development of Chinese television dating shows, we can see how love and marriage changed from a ritualized system mired in the past to the liberated, Western-style version we see today.
‘If You Are The One’ — in Chinese, ‘Fei Cheng Wu Rao’ — has become an unlikely hit for Australia’s youth-oriented SBS2 channel since the network decided to start broadcasting it with English subtitles in 2013.
Non-Chinese contestants have remained rare, however. The upcoming Australian specials will be the most diverse episodes to date.