The latest season of Fremantle and Syco Entertainment's format "China’s Got Talent" with new broadcast partners Tik Tok China and JiangsuTV, has seen an increase in ratings since its debut on 31 October from 100 million views to 460 million cumulate views on TikTok China* across the first three episodes. “We are proud that this landmark format is proving to be a real success with audiences across China," Ganesh Rajaram, General Manager, EVP Sales, Asia at Fremantle said. "Partnering with Tik Tok, JiangsuTV and Star Canxing and enabling our audience to access the show on both linear and digital platforms has truly helped us to reach and entertain as many fans as possible with this new season.”
"China’s Got Talent" is 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. Created by Simon Cowell, the Got Talent franchise holds the Guinness World Records title as the most successful reality TV format ever. The show premiered on Jiangsu TV with 15 million viewers across the first broadcast and all repeats. The Got Talent format is co-owned by Syco Entertainment and Fremantle. Fremantle is the global distributor of both the finished tape and the Got Talent format.
Since its aunch in 2006, the format has been sold to over 75 territories and watched by more than one billion viewers worldwide and generated 380 million hits on the topic of ‘Got Talent’ across Chinese social networks, including Weibo and Baidu. The second episode, which aired on 7 November, was the highest rated primetime entertainment show across free to air, satellite and pay TV channels, more than doubling the broadcaster primetime average audience for young adults 15-44/15-35 and up +95% on the primetime share for total viewers.
Known as Dian Zan Da Ren Xiu, the brand-new season of "China’s Got Talent" airs weekly on Sundays at 9pm and comprises of 11 episodes. Produced by Star Canxing, both JiangsuTV and Tik Tok China simulcast the entertainment series. Video app, Tik Tok China is the exclusive online broadcast platform, with one of China’s top satellite channels, JiangsuTV, the exclusive television broadcaster.
We are proud that this landmark format is proving to be a real success with audiences across China. Partnering with Tik Tok, JiangsuTV and Star Canxing and enabling our audience to access the show on both linear and digital platforms has truly helped us to reach and entertain as many fans as possible with this new season” Ganesh Rajaram General Manager, EVP Sales, Asia, Fremantle