Colors has announced a licensing deal with internationally renowned production and distribution giant, Keshet International by acquiring the format rights for its reality show, Rising Star. The show is one of the world’s most celebrated singing-based reality shows with live viewer engagement at its core. Rising Star is slated for an early 2017 launch on Colors and will be produced by Optimystix Entertainment.
Rising Star is a first-of-its-kind futuristic interactive engagement-led format which puts the power of determining a contestant’s fate in the hands of the viewers. Through its app based mass talent-led format, the show will welcome budding singers from across the country, bringing them together on a common platform.
The Rising Star format, created and produced by Tedy Productions and Keshet Broadcasting, has since its inception in 2013, enthralled global audiences with the most vivid talent. With more than 250 episodes globally to its credit, the format has been aired across more than 16 countries including Israel, USA, Brazil, Portugal, Argentina, China, Cambodia and Indonesia amongst others.