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Hyo Min and Kyuhyun Couple With Chinese Stars for ‘We Got Married’

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2012.01.27 17:22 Mwave Park, HyunMin

MBC will be jointly producing Chinese version of We Got Married along with SMG to mark the 20th anniversary of diplomatic ties between China and Korea.

The show will be airing on China’s SMG’s New Entertainment Channel on February 13-14 at 8:00 pm. The channel is available to 180 million viewers residing in Shanghai and its neighboring provinces.

In the show, a total of three virtual couples will be appearing. Two couples will feature familiar faces, as they′ll consist of a Korean and a Chinese star, while the remaining couple is made up of two Chinese stars. T-ara’s Hyo Min coupled with BOBO’s Fu Xinbo and they completed shooting in Korea in December. The couple composed of Super Junior’s Kyuhyun and Chinese actress Lou Yi Xiao and the Chinese couple, Jin Wei and Zhu Chi Dan, shot footage of their ′newly-married life′ in Shanghai.

Hyo Min and Kyuhyun Couple With Chinese Stars for ‘We Got Married’

MBC has taken responsibility of planning, directing and editing while SMG was in charge of casting and supporting the shooting in China.

An official from the Hallyu Content Task Force Team of the Entertainment Division at MBC stated, “Rather than just exchanging programs, we aimed at creating a chance for two countries’ people to better understand each other by showing the two countries’ youngsters’ dates and marriage on the basis of a proven program format with Korean and Chinese stars.”

Hyo Min and Kyuhyun Couple With Chinese Stars for ‘We Got Married’

The official continued, “The program will serve as a chance to upgrade the Korean Wave by carrying on the K-Pop craze to MBC variety shows.”

Meanwhile, officials are currently discussing airing the Chinese version of We Got Married across the world via MBC′s YouTube channel. MBC is planning to take this opportunity to broadcast MBC variety programs across the globe via YouTube, so wherever you are, you′ll be able to catch the show!


Photo credit: MBC, Weibo

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