Shanghai, China – Iris Xia, Deputy General Manager of Star China International Media Limited, announced Season 1 ratings for its Canxing Productions’ new show Sing! China. The music competition program earned record breaking #1 ratings for each of its first 7 episodes. The 13 episodes format aired weekly from this summer on Zhejiang Satellite TV.
Star China will be seeking a distribution partner at MIPCOM. Sing! China earned major online visibility as well – within its first 2 days, it received over 500 million total views on Tencent and Youku video sites and broke online records by receiving over 37 billion views for the first season. National Market share was over 30% which was 5 times higher than the second place show.
“Star China is proud of the debut of Sing! China, our new singing talent show, which audiences have come to treasure. Audiences connected with the show in a very personal manner and we will soon work on Season 2 due to popular demand,” said Xia.
Sing! China is an original music talent show created by Canxing Production which searches to find talented singers with dreams to attain recognition in the Chinese music industry. Four main judges each ride a chariot and rush to the stage to choose the contestant they desire. The concept and the stage design are based on the theme of “The War of Music.” Judges team up with selected contestants and guide them in a series of competitions.