“We Got Married: Global Edition” has become the most watched variety show on the Chinese media site iQIYI. The show was viewed around 9,320,000 times in a day after it was uploaded onto the site and ranked number one in views. It was a rarity for a foreign program, taking into consideration that the top ten spots are usually taken by Chinese videos.
The popularity of the show brought forth an overwhelming response from Chinese fans who left more than 8,000 comments in a day. Many asked on the official Facebook page for an extension to the 15-episode run.
“We Got Married: World Edition” features 2PM‘s Taecyeon and his pretend “wife,” Taiwanese idol Wu Ying Jie, who is also known as Gui Gui. Lee Hong Ki also appears on the show with Japanese actress, Fujii Mina. It is currently being broadcast to 22 different countries. It has run four episodes so far and is slated for eleven more.