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[08/18/14 - 08:18 AM]
ABC's "Rising Star" Is Up 14% Against Fox's NFL Coverage on Sunday
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 17.

[08/12/14 - 10:09 AM]
ABC Is Up Year to Year in Total Viewers for the 7th Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 4-10.

[08/12/14 - 08:50 AM]
"Running Wild with Bear Grylls" Hits Series Highs in Its Third Week in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, August 11.

[08/06/14 - 08:42 AM]
"America's Got Talent" Ranks as the #1 Show of the Night in Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 5.

[08/05/14 - 09:58 AM]
ABC Surges to 7-Week Highs to Deliver Its Strongest Non-NBA Week This Summer
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 28-August 3.

[08/04/14 - 08:25 AM]
ABC's "Wipeout" and "Rising Star" Post Demo Gains Against the NFL Hall of Fame Game
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, August 3.

[07/30/14 - 08:51 AM]
NBC Wins Tuesday Night in 18-49 and Total Viewers Among the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 29.

[07/29/14 - 09:53 AM]
ABC Grows Its Overall Audience Year to Year for the 5th Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 21-27.

[07/29/14 - 08:54 AM]
"Running Wild with Bear Grylls" Is the #2 New Reality Show Premiere This Summer on the Big 4
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, July 28.

[07/28/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC Earns 2nd on Sunday in Viewers with "Rising Star" Improving Its Slot Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 27.

[07/22/14 - 09:56 AM]
ABC Is Up the Most with Its 4th Straight Week of Year-to-Year Viewership Gains
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/21/14 - 08:38 AM]
ABC Takes 2nd on Sunday in Viewers with "Wipeout" and "Rising Star" Improving Their Time Periods
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/15/14 - 09:17 AM]
ABC Grows Week to Week and Year to Year by Double Digits
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.

[07/14/14 - 08:49 AM]
ABC's "Wipeout" Builds to a New Season High and "Rising Star" Delivers a Best-Since Premiere Number in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 13.

[07/09/14 - 09:44 AM]
ABC Is the Only Net Up from the Year-Ago Week with Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 30-July 6.

[07/07/14 - 08:33 AM]
NBC Special "Miley Cyrus: Bangerz Tour" Ranks #2 in Its Time Period Among the Big 4 Networks in Women 18-34
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 6.

[07/07/14 - 08:26 AM]
ABC's "Rising Star" Holds Steady and Beats its Original CBS and NBC Competition by 71% from 9-11pm in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 6.

[07/01/14 - 10:08 AM]
ABC Airs 7 of the Week's Top 20 Broadcast Programs in Adults 18-49 with "The Bachelorette" and "20/20" Finishing Among the Top 10
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 23-29.

[06/30/14 - 08:39 AM]
Special Sunday Edition of "Last Comic Standing" Finishes Within a Tenth of a Rating Point of #1 in Its Time Period Among the Big 4 Networks in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 29.

[06/30/14 - 08:27 AM]
ABC Is #1 on Sunday with "Rising Star" Beating NBC and CBS from 9-11pm in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 29.

[06/24/14 - 09:58 AM]
ABC Claims 3 of the Week's Top 15 Broadcast Shows in Adults 18-49 With "The Bachelorette" and "Rising Star" Finishing in the Top 10
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 16-22.

[06/23/14 - 08:43 AM]
NBC Wins Its First Sunday Among the Big 4 Networks Since the Olympics in February in 18-49 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 22.

[06/23/14 - 08:18 AM]
"Rising Star" Is ABC's Top-Rated Summer Series Debut in 2 Years in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 22.

[06/19/14 - 06:37 PM]
First Contestants on "Rising Star" Announced - Whose Performance Will Raise The Wall? Find Out Sunday, June 22 On ABC!
The first 3 weeks - "Qualifiers" - showcase approximately 30 acts, and these episodes will be 2 hours each.

[05/16/14 - 09:02 AM]
Josh Groban to Host with Brad Paisley, Kesha and Ludacris as the Panel of Experts on the Next Evolution of Live Television -- ABC's "Rising Star"
Groban, Paisley, Kesha and Ludacris will appear together for the first time on The 2014 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 18 on ABC, with Ludacris hosting the BBMA festivities.

[03/25/14 - 12:01 PM]
ABC's Groundbreaking Summer Singing Competition Series "Rising Star" Launches Instagram Campaign to Power the Search for America's Best Singers
Aspiring solos, duos, and vocal groups (up to 5 members), from all music genres, can submit audition videos via Instagram Direct beginning today.

[03/24/14 - 12:00 PM]
ABC Announces Its 2014 Summer Schedule
Returning series include "The Bachelorette," "Motive," "Extreme Weight Loss," ""Mistresses," "Wipeout" and "Rookie Blue."

[03/17/14 - 06:01 AM]
ABC's New Groundbreaking Summer Reality Series "Rising Star" Kicks Off Nationwide Auditions on Saturday, March 29th
The U.S. series is helmed by executive producers Ken Warwick ("American Idol") and Nicolle Yaron ("The Voice").

[11/18/13 - 11:52 AM]
ABC Brings Israel's Top Rated Reality Series "Rising Star" to U.S. from Keshet DCP
The singing competition for ABC will mark the company's first foray into the market since its formation in October.







RISING STAR (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/22/14 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (summer 2014)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2014) Internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter Josh Groban, country music superstar Brad Paisley, pop music sensation Kesha, and hip hop artist and actor Ludacris have signed on to ABC's "Rising Star," which premieres SUNDAY, JUNE 22 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT). "Rising Star" completely reinvents the traditional singing competition as--for the first time ever--the audience has the final say in real time. The show follows a group of aspiring singers as they perform live. During the performances, viewers vote in real time via an App to determine if the singer will advance in the competition. If the voting reaches a certain threshold, the performer moves on. In addition, the performer can see how the voting is going throughout the performance, so the feedback is immediate and dramatic. Groban, Paisley, Kesha and Ludacris will appear together for the first time on The 2014 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 18th at 8:00 pm on ABC, with Ludacris hosting the BBMA festivities.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Brad Paisley as Judge
· Josh Groban as Judge
· Kesha as Judge
· Ludacris as Judge
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ken Warwick as EP
· Nicolle Yaron as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Keshet Broadcasting
· Tedy Productions