Fremantle and Syco to produce "China’s Got Talent" for Tik Tok and JiangsuTV

The Star Canxing production serves as the first-ever Chinese adaptation partnering with Tiktok. Both JiangsuTV and Tik Tok China will broadcast the entertainment series.

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Fremantle, Syco Entertainment and Chinese production company Star Canxing recently unveiled the return of a brand-new season of "China’s Got Talent" with new broadcast partners; Tik Tok China and JiangsuTV. “We are very excited to have this landmark format continue to entertain audiences across China on both linear and digital channels," Ganesh Rajaram, General Manager, EVP Sales, Asia at Fremantle said. "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." 

"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. Locally known as Dian Zan Da Ren Xiu, the new series will premiere on 31st October 2021 and will air weekly on Sundays at 9pm.

The new season, consisting of 11 episodes,  is produced by Star Canxing. Both JiangsuTV and Tik Tok China will simulcast the entertainment series. The Got Talent format was created by Simon Cowell and is co-owned by Syco Entertainment and Fremantle, with Fremantle taking on all distriubtion tasks. "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," Rajaram said. "The charm of the show is that ordinary people have the opportunity to fulfil their dreams in 'China’s Got Talent!'” 

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. Created by Simon Cowell, the Got Talent franchise holds the Guinness World Records. The show displays a competition between ordinary people in exchange for tempting prices. The show has now been sold to 75 territories and watched by over one billion viewers worldwide.  

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.” Ganesh Rajaram General Manager, EVP Sales, Asia, Fremantle