A show you can expect to be as intriguing as its name – “The Day I Ran China” is produced by Discovery Channel and Mango Television or MGTV, China’s premier media platform. It highlights foreign apprentices who try out new job opportunities in China. With more than 120,000,000 hits in China and overseas, it’s hard to miss its appeal.
The reality show explores how people would react in a new environment as they try out new fields of work which are all linked to the fast-growing development of the powerhouse nation. Some of the nine major industries featured in the show include artificial intelligence driving systems, express delivery, and smart buses.
“The Day I Ran China” is a smart way to introduce China’s efforts to people in a simple manner. Viewers can watch and be awed by how the country uses sustainable material in the real estate sector, or understand the role of tourist policemen. The show even details what there is to know about the Mars simulation.
“The show is new in its angle of seeing China, its content and way of broadcasting. It symbolizes Mango TV’s new attempt to cooperate with the Discovery Channel,” said deputy director of the international cooperation bureau under the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television Zhou Jihong in a seminar discussing the show.