American Idol reality show has always been under discussion in quite a lot of social media circles. No matter which kind of reality show people talk about, the discussion always moves toward american idol show at the end. The show has a lot to talk about and to follow as well. Ever since it had achieved the name and fame, there so many other countries which followed american idol show and got local fame but no one seemed match the fame that has been associated with this particular show. This show, so far has successfully completed a decade and during this period it has provided quite a number of american idol winners and other participants to the music and pop industry of united states. Its universality to hunt singing sensations has really been a worthwhile contribution to Hollywood and other music and media industries in United States and western countries.
The show has a lot of primary features that have been adopted in different kinds and formats of the shows as well. Particularly in Asia where most of the countries are inclined towards western ways to do their shows and get success. There are three peculiar things that other shows have adopted from american ideal show which are mentioned below:
Talent Hunt: American Idols show introduced means to search for singing talent by going to different cities and holding auditions in famous places to invite people with free entry and an affordable way to show their singing talent. This has been very popular among medias around the world. Afterwards, there have been quite a number of shows which have adopted this particular way to search of for the talent such as, cooking shows, dancing shows, thrill and adventure oriented shows and any other reality shows.
Distributed Judgement: This show was the first to have introduced a voting system to eliminate contestants irrespective of judges’ decisions. As the show is based on the objective to provide famous pop singers, rock stars, playback singers and even Hollywood actors, therefore, it gives importance to the people’s judgement who want to see their favorite contestants to move up the tables.
It also signifies to the participants that in order to achieve desired name and fame they need to develop appropriate and well balanced mix of talent, confidence and the outlook in their personality to become a sensation. Voting formats have been adopted by shows with different formats as well , partly due to their own marketing and partly because of the channels’ pressure to improve their TV ranking.
While most of the people of more than 40 years of age who have different kinds of taste think that these features are not good contributors to provide the right kind of talent to the industry, the fact remains that people should see what they like to see. Even if it is the weirdest thing to show, if people want to see it, media would let them see it for its own survival.