TikTok, JiangsuTV Board China’s Got Talent


Fremantle, Syco Entertainment and Star Canxing have confirmed that China’s Got Talent is set to return with TikTok China and JiangsuTV serving as the new broadcast partners.

Locally known as Dian Zan Da Ren Xiu, the brand-new season of China’s Got Talent will premiere on October 31, and will air weekly on Sundays at 9 p.m. Produced by Star Canxing, JiangsuTV and TikTok China will simulcast the series.

TikTok China, which has an average of more than 600 million daily users, will be the exclusive online broadcast platform. China’s Got Talent will be TikTok China’s first-ever adaptation of an international format. JiangsuTV will be the exclusive television broadcaster.

Ganesh Rajaram, general manager and executive VP of sales for Asia at Fremantle, said: “We are very excited to have this landmark format continue to entertain audiences across China on both linear and digital channels. Partnering with TikTok, JiangsuTV and Star Canxing in this way will help us to maximize the series’ potential to reach a wider audience and find China’s next superstar.”

Chen Di, VP and chief director of Canxing Production, Shanghai Canxing Culture & Media Co., said: “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: TikTok 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 TikTok 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!