Series Review: Chinese Variety Shows

Along with being a C-drama and C-movie fan, I also enjoy quite a few Chinese variety shows as well. Most of these shows involve celebrities competing against one another or facing some interesting, sometimes potentially embarrassing, situations. Rather than reviewing them individually, I thought I’d give an overview of a selection of the shows that I am currently enjoying or have started checking out. Hopefully you’ll find something here that you may enjoy.

For non-Mandarin speakers, most of these series are not subtitled, but there are some that you can still enjoy despite the language barrier.

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Chat Station: Run Brother (Ep. 10) and Run For Time (Finale)

Didn’t expect Run for Time to end so quickly. Ady An and Meng Ge Ge (actor Joe Xu Hai Qiao) co-starred in this episode as people from the past.

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Chat Station: Run Brother (Ep. 7) and Run For Time (Ep. 6)

Interesting tidbit: the ancient setting and costumes in each episode is created by Yumama. Cool. Ella Chen is featured in both shows at the same time. Ha!

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Chat Station: Run Brother (Ep. 5) and Run For Time (Ep.4)

Ruby Lin and more are here with us this week. Maybe this could kick-off the release of some productions sitting prettily on the back burner?

I have to work (like always) so will chat later tonight!

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Chat Station: Run Brother (Ep. 4) and Run For Time (Ep.3)

Sorry, I missed last week! Was just too caught up with life and work. If you’re watching any other shows, hit us up in the comment section for a recommendation. I haven’t watched this week’s episodes yet so you ladies can chat about them first. I have work tomorrow morning so see you in the afternoon!

Elvis, Gina, Hawick, and Luo Jin are here with us!

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