Doctor What, medical detective format

HONG KONG — “Dr What: Diagnosis Unknown,” a series represented by Los Angeles and London based formats company Small World IFT has been made as show for China’s Zhejiang TV.

The show, a studio-based medical detective game, airs in China as “Health 007” from Wednesday (July 16) in a 10pm slot. It is a co-development between NHK Enterprises of Japan, Zhejiang TV and Legend Media of China.

Five seasons totalling more than 55 episodes have previously aired on Japanese public broadcaster NHK as “Dr G’s Case File.”

“Through the re-enactment of the cases we hope the Chinese viewers will enjoy the deduction of a diagnosis as our viewers in Japan do. The medical information discussed is educational for viewers of all age,” said Okado Hiroya, senior producer, content development center at NHK.

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