Social Psychology and Mass Communication: Bottlenecks and Breakthroughs of Chinese Dating Shows
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Dating shows
Mass communication
Social psychology
Variety show production



Submitted : 2023-01-16
Accepted : 2023-01-31
Published : 2023-02-15


Among the films released by major platforms in 2022, dating shows are one of the popular programs on major platforms, and as of July 2022, there were 18 romance variety films including those that have been and are to be broadcasted. This paper used case stude and qualitative research methods to analyze the reasons for the current boom of dating variety shows from the perspective of sociology and communication. This paper also used literature analysis and comparative analysis to summarize the bottlenecks in the development of domestic relationship observation variety shows and propose feasible solutions.


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