New reality TV show hunts football star

Adil112 Goldie

Joined: 24 December 2006
Posts: 2325

Posted: 24 May 2007 at 3:24am | IP Logged
New reality TV show hunts football star
May 24, 2007 12:01 AM

Buoyed by the success of 'Cricket Star', the reality programme on cricket launched last October, its producer are planning to encore with football this time.

The London-based Emerging Media, which has bought the Indian reality TV content provider Investors in Cricket (IIC), is set to launch 'Soccer Star', in July.

"The company has already entered into a partnership with Liverpool Football Club, which will offer its specialised Training to the winner of the show Many LFC stars and coaches will participate in the testing process and anchor the show," said Manoj Badale, Chairman of Emerging Media.

"The programme expansion is part of the company's plan to expand its suite of programmes to eight in the next two years. We have a Rs 250 crore outlay for this purpose," Badale added.

Soccer Star is the second in the series produced by the company It launched its 'Cricket Star', a talent search programme from 11 cities in India in October 2006, which is planned as an annual feature from now on. Unlike in the first two programmes, the company wants to enter into non-sport areas, including gaming shows in the next phase. The Cricket Star programme of 2006 spanning 61 episodes, involving participants from 11 cities in India, was also broadcast in some Asian countries, Middle East and in packets where Indian population is significantly present like in London and in the US.

The programme was simulcast on Doordarshan National, ZEE Sports, ZEE TV (India) and Sony Entertainment Television Asia (UK).

  • Page 1 of 1

Go to top

Related Topics

  Topics Author Replies Views Last Post

Author: TinkyWinky   Replies: 1   Views: 1341

TinkyWinky 1 1341 27 June 2007 at 2:38pm by Princess3ne
17th May_Cricket Star

Author: Highranger   Replies: 6   Views: 1854

Highranger 6 1854 14 June 2007 at 1:13pm by hydAZ
Who will be cricket star?

Author: lovelyprincesst   Replies: 5   Views: 1230

lovelyprincesst 5 1230 28 May 2007 at 5:12pm by ahmed316us
Cricket Star - Help Desk

Author: buttercup   Replies: 0   Views: 1213

buttercup 0 1213 11 May 2007 at 10:45pm by buttercup

Forum Quick Jump

Forum Category / Channels

  • Please login to check your Last 10 Topics posted

Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.

Popular Channels :
Star Plus | Zee TV | Sony TV | Colors TV | SAB TV | Life OK

Quick Links :
Top 100 TV Celebrities | Top 100 Bollywood Celebs | About Us | Contact Us | Advertise | Forum Index