Chinese Broadcasting Station Under Fire For Allegedly Plagiarizing Hyoris Homestay

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Chinese Broadcasting Station Under Fire For Allegedly Plagiarizing Hyoris Homestay
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Chinese Broadcasting Station Under Fire For Allegedly Plagiarizing Hyoris Homestay

Chinese broadcasting station Hunan TV was recently accused of plagiarizing JTBCs Hyoris Homestay, following their previous plagiarism controversy regarding tvNs Youns Kitchen.

The station recently posted on their official Weibo account, Hunan TVs new variety program Dear Visitor (literal translation) will be scheduled to air after Chinese Restaurant (literal translation) this October. It will air every Saturday at 10 p.m.

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Chinese broadcasting station accused of plagiarizing 'Hyori's Bed & Breakfast'
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Chinese broadcasting station accused of plagiarizing 'Hyori's Bed & Breakfast'

Chinese broadcasting station Hunan Television is under fire once again with plagiarism accusations regarding JTBC's 'Hyori's BedBreakfast' following accusations of plagiarizing tvN's 'Youn's Kitchen'.

Hunan Television recently announced on their official Weibo page, "Hunan Television's new variety program 'Dearly Accommodations' will air this coming October. It is scheduled to air on Saturdays at 10 p.m.'" 

According to the description, 'Dearly Accommodations' revolves around two couples running guest houses where viewers will get to observe the lives of two different couples.

Chinese Audition Program Under Fire With Accusations Of Plagiarizing Produce 101
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Chinese Audition Program Under Fire With Accusations Of Plagiarizing Produce 101

The Chinese audition program, Birth of a Star, (literal translation) was recently accused of plagiarizing Mnets Produce 101.

On June 8, a netizen published a blog post titled, How Produce 101 was copied by a Chinese audition program, along with screenshots from the show. The post pointed out how everything from receiving rankings, singing a group song, battling in the center of the stage, and wearing colors based on rankings, is all so similar to Produce 101.

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Chinese boy group production show 'Idol Evolutionism' under fire for blatantly plagiarizing 'Produce 101'
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Chinese boy group production show 'Idol Evolutionism' under fire for blatantly plagiarizing 'Produce 101'

Another Chinese program is under fire for blatantly plagiarizing a Korean show. 

This time, it's regarding the hit Mnet idol production program 'Produce 101'. Recently, a Chinese content platform released a teaser for their upcoming boy group production show titled 'Idol Evolutionism'. 

'Idol Evolutionism' is a competition where a total of 111 trainees will compete to debut in a boy group. Sounds similar? It's no exaggeration to say the concept of the Chinese show is exactly same as 'Produce 101' season 2. 

Im Young Min Of “Produce 101 Season 2” Under Fire For Allegedly Sharing Song Preferences Spoilers + Mnet Responds
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Im Young Min Of “Produce 101 Season 2” Under Fire For Allegedly Sharing Song Preferences Spoilers + Mnet Responds

“Produce 101 Season 2” contestant Im Young Min might be receiving a penalty.

A screenshot of a group chat between fans of Im Young Min recently surfaced on online community sites. In the group chat, one person claiming to have exchanged texts with Im Young Mins older brother shared a screenshot of their conversation. The person appearing to be Im Young Mins brother wrote, 1. Never 2. Oh Little Girl, indicating which songs Im Young Min wanted to perform for his concept evaluation. Though it is unclear whether this information affected the votes, Im Young Min was ultimately assigned to Never.