'Deutschland sucht den Superstar' Season 12 Premiere on RTL

Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Heino, DJ Antoine, Mandy Capristo and Dieter Bohlen in Deutschland sucht den Superstar

German broadcaster RTL launches new season of 'Deutschland sucht den Superstar' on Wednesday, January 7 (8:15-10:15 PM).

'Deutschland sucht den Superstar' is an adaptation of FremantleMedia's singing competition format 'Idols'.

In 12th installment of German 'Idols' there will be a new jury, new rules and "many surprises" according to RTL press release. Dieter Bohlen, Heino, DJ Antoine and Mandy Capristo are judges in this season.

For the first time singers up to the age of 40 could apply. Casting took place in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and other countries.

Previous season of 'Deutschland sucht den Superstar' aired from January to March, 2014, achieved 4.07 million average viewership in 3+ and 3.07 million in ad-revelant 14-59 demo (18.8% share).