Local ‘Idol’ worship

World Brief

Some 1.7 million viewers saw 23-year-old National Serviceman Taufik Batisah win “Singapore Idol” on MediaCorp TV Channel 5 on Wednesday, making it the highest-rated local English-language program since 2001, according to Taylor Nelson Sofres.

Via mobile phone (SMS texting) and phone lines, 1.1 million votes were cast during the final. Over 3 million votes were cast throughout the show’s season, which bowed with 1.2 million viewers on Aug. 9.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Scene News from Variety

Loading