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Amazon to launch a new competition series 'K-Pop: The Search for the Next K-Pop Superstar'?

By yckim124   Tuesday, April 4, 2017   37,358   953   0
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Amazon is in talks of launching its first competition series.


According to an exclusive report by The Hollywood Reporter, Amazon is in the negotiation stage of streaming a new global competition program titled 'K-Pop: The Search for the Next K-Pop Superstar'.  


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'K-Pop: The Search for the Next K-Pop Superstar' will be a competition program in which the contestants around the globe compete for a recording contract with a major Korean entertainment agency. Training for singing, dancing, acting, and style will take place with a panel of judges and mentors. 


"The series will be executive produced by Arthur Smith (Hell's Kitchen, American Ninja Warrior) and Toby Gorman (American Idol) for A. Smith & Co. Productions, Arnold Rifkin (Live Free or Die Hard) for Cheyenne Enterprises, and Jesse James Dupree (Mighty Loud Entertainment) and Justin Lee (CJ Entertainment)", stated The Hollywood Reporter.


What are your thoughts on 'K-Pop: The Search for the Next K-Pop Superstar'? Do you have an Amazon Prime subscription?

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atlkpopfan Wednesday, April 5, 2017

I'm wondering how many of the contestants will be Korean or at least speak Korean.  And if it's a kpop superstar, will there primary focus be to promote in Korea?  Also, which company in Korea will they be signed with?

krell Wednesday, April 5, 2017

(Joking) How about (K-pop Rapper) IRON vs. TOMMY LEE in a 'Rap Down / Smack Down' BATTLE  for the K-POP AGES !!! ... The AMAZON TV Show can be hosted by ... (drum roll) ... HEATHER LOCKLEAR (TOMMY LEE's ex-wife) ... 

krell Wednesday, April 5, 2017

https://en. wikipedia. org/wiki/Tommy_Lee ...=^=... https://en. wikipedia. org/wiki/Heather_Locklear

exoapink4tw Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Just curious of how much the producers actually know about Korea and the culture and the industry. The Snoop Dog & Taeyeon incident showed us that there are massive rifts between the countries' music

krell exoapink4tw Wednesday, April 5, 2017

http://www.allkpop.com/article/2016/12/wiz-khalifa-claims-taeyeon-lied-about-mama-collaboration-cancellation ... You mean WIZ KHALIFA (not 'Dog the Rapper') and TAEYEON. No 'big deal' on the 'mix up' here.

exoapink4tw krell Thursday, April 6, 2017

Lmao wups

mh3697 Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Why is everyone already bashing on the show? Honestly I think itll be interesting how the whole program will be handled and how these American producers can spice up the cliche survival program format.

krell mh3697 Wednesday, April 5, 2017

I believe that you that you are suggesting that these 'REALITY SHOWS' are *OFTEN* 'STAGED AND RIGGED' to be 'entertaining' to the (viewers = 'suckers' ?) audience. It is a TV SHOW. The AUDIENCE for it may NOT be very many who speak HANGUL, or are even of ASIAN heredity in ANY WAY.

RAS33 Wednesday, April 5, 2017

their is nothing korean about this!

MeniNova RAS33 Thursday, April 6, 2017

That is true.

k_kid Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Let Kpop be Kpop. Why try to Americanize it?

RAS33 k_kid Wednesday, April 5, 2017

this

krell k_kid Wednesday, April 5, 2017

As a reason WHY ; how about because AMAZON thinks that they can earn some MONEY by creating this TV SHOW? ... Also, these 'Purity of K-pop' comments are ALWAYS AMUSING (to me).

krell k_kid Wednesday, April 5, 2017

But, IF AMAZON wanted to 'preserve' the 'PURITY of K-pop' ; how about having (Rapper) IRON and his CHEESY ex-GF featured on the AMAZON TV Show. In the name of K-pop *PURITY* ... ...=^=... http://www.allkpop.com/article/2017/03/rapper-iron-tells-his-side-of-the-story-after-violent-assault-arrest

k_kid krell Thursday, April 6, 2017

"Purity of Kpop?" What are you talking about? And what does Iron's assault charge have to do with anything? All I said was let Kpop keep their own identity. Whenever Kpop becomes Westernized like 'Make it Pop' in Nickelodeon or 'Dramaworld', it's a little awkward. You went into a whole different direction with this.

krell k_kid Thursday, April 6, 2017

Okay ; I see the point that you are making it here.

krell k_kid Thursday, April 6, 2017

To be honest, my above message posts 'come off' as a bit more 'antagonistic' than I would wish. I regret that. I appreciate that you 'called me out' on it ...

RayAlkay Tuesday, April 4, 2017

amazon sit your asses down seriously ?

JohnF Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Actually, I do have Amazon Prime... Cool! :D

dreambigger Tuesday, April 4, 2017

i mean they have nothing to do with k-pop... why..

ahgase88 Tuesday, April 4, 2017

what.....lol

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