The format is one of several new series which are likely to pop up on TV screens across the globe in the next few years.
has jaws dropping at MIPCOM, the world's biggest TV market in Cannes, by having contestants have sex first before deciding if they like each other.
The "messages to the future" included a mother's birthday greetings to her children as they grew up without her.
Long popular on Chinese television, dating shows have started to adopt a more traditionally focused format to widen their appeal by including not just singles looking for love, but their parents as well.
Once upon a time in a more coy era people made an effort to get to know each other -- perhaps learning each other's names -- before hopping into bed together.
But for the swipe-right generation raised on dating apps like Tinder that is so last century, television executives believe.