Starting in 1999 he became a producer and host for Jiangsu Satellite Television's main channel.
Meng Fei became the lead host of Fei Cheng Wu Rao in 2010.
Precedents for television that portrayed people in unscripted situations began in the late 1940s.
Queen for a Day (1945–1964) was an early example of reality-based television.
Between 19 he worked as a cameraman for the sports department of JSBC.
He was an editor and producer, as well as head cameraman for the 1995 documentary series Towards Atlanta (Chinese: ), and continued his journalist career at JSBC's Channel 2 between 19.
Producer-host Allen Funt's Candid Camera, in which unsuspecting people were confronted with funny, unusual situations and filmed with hidden cameras, first aired in 1948, and is often seen as a prototype of reality television programming.In 1948, talent search shows Ted Mack's Original Amateur Hour and Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts featured amateur competitors and audience voting.In the 1950s, game shows Beat the Clock and Truth or Consequences involved contestants in wacky competitions, stunts, and practical jokes.The 1946 television game show Cash and Carry sometimes featured contestants performing stunts.Debuting in 1948, Allen Funt's hidden camera show Candid Camera (based on his previous 1947 radio show, Candid Microphone) broadcast unsuspecting ordinary people reacting to pranks.Critics have argued that reality television shows do not accurately reflect reality, in ways both implicit (participants being placed in artificial situations), and deceptive or even fraudulent, such as misleading editing, participants being coached in what to say or how to behave, storylines generated ahead of time, and scenes being staged or re-staged for the cameras.