Fremantle, Syco Entertainment and Chinese production powerhouse Star Canxing today announce the return of a brand-new season of China’s Got Talent with new broadcast partners; Tik Tok China and JiangsuTV.
Created by Simon Cowell, the Got Talent franchise holds the Guinness World Records title as the most successful reality TV format ever and once again Chinese hopefuls will once get their shot at fame and hear the golden buzzer.
Locally known as Dian Zan Da Ren Xiu (点赞达人秀), the brand-new season of China’s Got Talent will premiere on 31st October 2021 and will air weekly on Sundays at 9pm. The new season will comprise of 11 episodes. Produced by Star Canxing, both JiangsuTV and Tik Tok China will simulcast the entertainment series. Video app, Tik Tok China, which has an average of more than 600 million daily users will be the exclusive online broadcast platform, while one of China’s top satellite channels, JiangsuTV, will be the exclusive television broadcaster.
China’s Got Talent will be Tik Tok China’s first ever adaptation of an international format and is one of the most highly anticipated long form programming content to come to the platform.
Ganesh Rajaram, General Manager, EVP Sales, Asia at Fremantle says: “We are very excited to have this landmark format continue to entertain audiences across China on both linear and digital channels. Partnering with Tik Tok, JiangsuTV and Star Canxing in this way will help us to maximise the series potential to reach a wider audience and find China’s next superstar.
Chen Di, Vice President and Chief Director of Canxing Production, Shanghai Canxing Culture & Media Co., Ltd comments: “Got Talent has consistently had fantastic ratings in China and has been widely loved by the Chinese public. It’s our pleasure to partner again with Fremantle, SYCO, and the new broadcasters: Tik Tok China and Jiangsu satellite TV, which will help us to bring a freshness to the show. In this season, there are new sections and many surprises as we incorporate short Tik Tok videos to showcase the dreams and aspirations of our talented contestants. The charm of the show is that ordinary people have the opportunity to fulfil their dreams in China’s Got Talent!”
Got Talent is the talent show with NO age limit, NO talent restrictions and NO cultural boundaries. Acts ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous – in fact, anyone doing anything – are given the chance to win the hearts of a nation. At stake: a life-changing opportunity. Since its launch in 2006, this award-winning family show has been breaking audience ratings records everywhere and is now one of the most successful and progressively expanding entertainment brands in the business. It has now been sold to 75 territories and watched by over one billion viewers worldwide.
The Got Talent format was created by Simon Cowell and is co-owned by Syco Entertainment and Fremantle. Fremantle is the global distributor of both the finished tape and the Got Talent format.