'Rising Star' Canada Premiere on CTV

Sunday, June 22, 2014
Rising Star

Canadian broadcaster CTV acquires talent show 'Rising Star' from Keshet International. Local version to be aired Sundays at 9 PM beginning June 22 with a special two-hour premiere.

'Rising Star' sees aspiring singers – including solo vocalists, duos, and vocal groups – perform alone behind a giant wall of TV screens displaying the faces of viewers at home who have shown their support for the performance. As viewers, the judging panel, and the studio audience vote, competitors and viewers see how they’re doing in real time through a live vote meter. Once the competitors’ votes reach a certain level, the screen in front of them slowly rises and a new star is revealed. More details in press release.