Following the success of ‘Super Star’, Amrita TV has now launched ‘Super Star Junior’ for aspirants in the 10-15 agegroup. The show, which was launched on December 11, will be on air Monday-Friday at the 8-9 pm slot. ‘Super Star Junior’ proposes to have all the ingredients of reality TV and attempt to select a complete music performer, involving viewers as the final jury.
From the nearly 9,000 children who registered for this unique talent hunt, 10 contestants will be shortlisted to participate in the performance rounds of the show. Amrita TV has conducted auditions across Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhikode. Well-known music directors and singers like Deepak Dev, George Peter, Gayatri,Manjari and Jyotsana would form the jury panel.
All the selected 10 contestants will undergo music orientation, grooming and performance training from music director Alphonse. Staged in a supportive and talent nurturing venue with brilliant sets, state-of-the-art lighting and sound delivery, the programme will be targeted at the entire family.
Hindustan Lever is the main brand sponsor, while Hutch is the co-sponsor of ‘Super Star Junior’.
The final 10 contestants will fight it out for the ‘Super Star Junior’ crown based on public voting through SMS, with one contestant being eliminated every week. The Grand Finale will be a triangular contest, which is scheduled for mid-February 2007.
Amrita TV will be beaming the programme worldwide, which will include, besides India, the UK, Europe, the US, the Middle East, Australia, Canada. The programme will also be webcast through JumpTV, USA.