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Best Weekly Variety
Voice is an outstanding key television program of CCTV-1, which broadcast on every Saturday night, 50 minutes per episodes. In this program, role models for Chinese youth are invited as the guest speakers to transfer positive energy and listen to the voice of thought. On the 2017 National Day holiday, as a result of the 4th anniversary of the major initiative OBOR, the lecture launched a series of four "OBOR" special programs to visit the four major cities in Moscow, Budapest, Hamburg, Rotterdam, promoting the global development with Chinese solutions with the international perspective of an objective interpretation of the "OBOR" through inviting local authority guests to speak, youth representatives from two countries to exchange and interact, social life visiting and other forms.
Day Day Up
Day Day Up is a popular Chinese talk show broadcast on the Hunan Television in August, 2008. The show is co-hosted by Wang Han, Da Zhangwei, Qian Feng, Wang Yibo. The theme of the program is etiquette and morality, divided into Song, Dance, Talk and Play. It has drawn great attention from the public especially student groups and other young people for its humor, style, and the public figures who appear as guests. The Chinese title of Day Day Up comes from the old saying, "Study well and climb higher everyday".
Waiting for Me
As the first public interest program which aims at looking for the lost in China, Waiting for Me always regards "Assist people with their dream of being together with no more wait" as the most essential purpose. It focuses on the normal people and uses stories that full of warm and truth to deliver love and goodness. Furthermore, the program is truly doing nonprofit and giving help to audiences, which thousands of people achieve their people-searching dream.
Yi Zhan Dao Di
Yi Zhan Dao Di is a quiz show,which is one of the brand programs of JSBC and the first domestic question and answer show hosted by a couple, man Li Hao and his wife Guo Xiaoming. The show broadcasts at 21:20 every Monday. It is a program with fun and knowledge in the form of answering questions between players. The program seeks to create a form with a popular style by providing opportunities for all participants no matter how old he/she is, where he/she comes from or what his/her educational background is. What’s more, the performance by all kinds of players on the stage attracts more attention and publicity. The punishment mechanism of this show is to let the losers fall into the pit, which not only stimulates other players on the site but brings audiences with strong visual impact at the same time.
Hubei Satellite TV "Informal Talks" is a deliberately novel and well-produced weekly broadcast of global cultural exchange programs. The program was launched at April 24, 2015 on Hubei TV. The program aims to demonstrate the similarities and differences between the cultures of all countries in the world through discussion of topics and highlight the great charm of Chinese culture. The Informal Talks program invites young people from 11 different countries to hold discussions on the theme of "similarities and differences in cultures of all countries in the world". In addition, each episode of "Informal Talks" begins with a topic of that younger generation concern about, follow the theme for in-depth logical discussion. And the program also talks about differences among different culture in the world to enhance communication among countries along the Belt and Road. Thus to find cultural resonance and highlight charm of Chinese culture.
Best Seasonal Variety
Dream Home Dream Maker IV
Dream Home Dream Maker has a breakthrough in the traditional theme of the decoration program which aims to just beautify the appearance of the house instead of focusing on the housing problems closely related to the family story and the fate of the characters. The program stirrings to show the goodness of humanity through the transformation of the subversive space layout with humanistic design as well as the warm and bright story ending.
Singer is a new Chinese music competition program, broadcast in the Hunan Satellite TV in 2018. This program does deep annotation from the perspective of the word---singer, using the music of high quality and real emotion to communicate and establish contact with the audience. While inheriting the classical songs and restoring the original music, Singer stands at the height of artistic values, highlighting the dissemination of musical masterpieces and the emergence of the singer's personality charm. Singers in this program are not only from China, but also from UK, Philippines and other countries. Singer is a program which not only represents the age and status of Chinese music and also carry on the mission of boosting Chinese music.
The Nation’s Greatest Treasures
In the Nation’s Greatest Treasures, stories of China’s top treasures come to life, leading Chinese museums team up to present 27 treasures whose stories are told by our Guardians of the Treasures. The celebrity plays a role in a mini theatre play about the past story of the treasure. The specialist is focusing on the treasure’s modern day story. Audiences and academic professionals vote for their favourite nine treasures from each museum and they are later featured at a special exhibition in the Nation’s Greatest Treasures. The program uses the genre of variety show as its form and the narrative of documentary film as its style, creating a brand-new way of expression.
Bravo China is a large-scale Chinese opera showcase in China. It aims to show the survival of Chinese opera in its reformation and innovation. Participants from all around the world can give a performance of Chinese opera in each episode. In the final episode, competitors who stand out from previous episode will give a superb showcase of Chinese opera with opera masters and Chinese popular stars. This program stirrings to show the efforts and perseverance of normal people chasing their dreams as well as the charm of Chinese opera through stories of each participant.
Letters Alive Ⅱ
Letters Alive for the second season was created by Share Media and co-produced by Tencent Penguin Film, Heilongjiang broadcast TV station and Share Media. The show was mainly about reading letters by celebrities, broadcast on Tencent Video and Heilongjiang Satellite TV from September 12th, 2017. Many established Chinese stars were invited to take part in the second season. We aim at exploring history with letters, and taking audiences into those still refreshing historic scenes and life stories so as to touch those palpable emotions and social aspects.
Everlasting Classics, the first large-scale poetic culture&music program in China, has been broadcast on CCTV-1 channel in 2018. Based on the principle of promoting the creative transformation and innovative development of outstanding Chinese traditional culture, it assembles the power of music and culture, and uses the original form to combines traditional poetry with modern music, lets the Chinese classic culture be popular again in the new era. The program gathers hundreds of "Singers of Classics" from different filed, invite four guests, Kang Zhen, Wang Liguang, Yu Chengqing and Zeng Baoyi. The program launches a lot of high-quality representative music that makes the combination of poetry and pop music become a new trend.
Super Star SingerⅡ
Super Star Singer is a large star crossover music reality show which comes back in April, 2017, with a total of 13 programs, the first 1-10 games for the promotion, the 11-12 games for the semi-finals, the first 13 games for the finals. The first guests of the program are Yao Chen, Chen Jianbin, Jiang Shan, Miao Pu, Ren Jialun, Liang Yimu. Super Star Singer packed with all famous film stars and athletes and gives them a chance to show their unknown music talent. A double-layered mechanical stage spices up the competition. Votes from the judges and audience determine the fate of competitors. Multiple forms of performance including musicals and live band redefine the concept of musical reality show.
The Sound is the first sound competition showcase of China, which is directed and broadcast by Hunan Satellite TV. The entry points of this showcase are lines and dubbing. The showcase invites four guests who are lines professors or have beautiful sound to compare their lines ability, dubbing ability and interaction ability. Every showcase is divided into three parts. Through sound competitions, that night the audience will choose their favorite “The King of Voice”at last. The winner will take part in “The Annual Voice Awards”of the final show of the season.
Back to Field
Back to Field gives a simple request for stars and guests: to go to the fields to pick, to build a stove, to use the only traditional household items in the farmhouse, to live a self-sufficient life. If there is additional demand, they will need to exchange their labor. The good life is acquired at the cost of manual labor. By allowing the guests to return to life itself, the program tells the simple guileless, such as to appreciate the value of a meal, talk about the hospitality of Chinese people.
Puzzle Masters differs from past seasons, focusing on the youth's brain, looking for 14 to 26 years old boy genius. Intellectual youth will become the main melody throughout this season. There more than hundreds of strongest intellectual youth take part in the program. After more than two months to select 100 talent youth from 100000 teenagers, through Over 100 People, The Captain Audition, Teams PK Tournament, and International Competition, it decides who the global brain is this season.