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Star Academy, called Operación Triunfo ("Operation Triumph") in Spanish-speaking countries, is a highly successful television pop music talent contest with viewer voting and reality show elements.
There are many versions of the Star Academy or Operación Triunfo show, each country having its own slight variations, but the basic concept remains the same: contestants live in a boarding-school called "The Academy", managed by a director, and various teachers coach them in several artistic disciplines. The participants are filmed with cameras throughout the day and night (an idea borrowed from another of Endemol's major reality shows Big Brother ). Once a week, the contestants have to face a prime time show, where they sing the song they've prepared during the week before, as well as recapping their trials and tribulations at The Academy from the past week. The live show will often feature special guest stars, with whom some of the contestants have the opportunity to sing. Based on the judges' verdicts and viewer voting, the weakest contestant is dropped. The eventual winner is awarded a record deal and usually some amount of money.
Big Brother is a Dutch reality competition television franchise created by John de Mol Jr., broadcast in the Netherlands and subsequently syndicated internationally. As of 26 November 2018, there have been 445 seasons of Big Brother in over 54 franchise countries and regions.
The public entity RTVE participated with Gestmusic, a Spanish branch of Endemol, in the development of a music program in 2001. The objective was to promote three musical careers and to find the new representative of Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest. After carrying out a series of auditions for thousands of people throughout Spain, on October 22, 2001, the first Operación Triunfo series on Spanish Television (La 1) began airing. A total of 16 contestants were candidates for the prize. Although production company Gestmusic created the format, Star Academy first premiered in France on October 20, 2001, two days before Operación Triunfo began airing in Spain.
The Corporación de Radio y Televisión Española, S.A. is the state-owned public corporation that assumed the indirect management of the Spanish public radio and television service formerly called Ente Público Radiotelevisión Española in 2007. RTVE is the largest audiovisual group in Spain broadcasting in the Spanish language. Since January 2010 it is financed exclusively by public subsidies.
Endemol was a Dutch-based media company that produced and distributed multiplatform entertainment content. The company annually produced more than 15,000 hours of programming across scripted and non-scripted genres, including drama, reality TV, comedy, game shows, entertainment, factual and children's programming.
Star Academy has reached markets as different as India, the Arab World and the United States, becoming the first Spanish format ever acquired by these countries. This show is similar to the Idols franchise, but different in that it also shows the contestants' lives together in the "Academy" where they are trained; American Idol shows nothing of the contestants' personalities or relationships with each other. Star Academy is in essence a singing competition, where the lowest vote-receiver each week must leave the show, ending finally when only one person remains.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States or America, is a country composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles, the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles. With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City. Forty-eight states and the capital's federal district are contiguous in North America between Canada and Mexico. The State of Alaska is in the northwest corner of North America, bordered by Canada to the east and across the Bering Strait from Russia to the west. The State of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The U.S. territories are scattered about the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, stretching across nine official time zones. The extremely diverse geography, climate, and wildlife of the United States make it one of the world's 18 megadiverse countries.
Idols is a reality television singing competition format created by British television producer Simon Fuller and developed by Fremantle. The format began in 2001 with the British television series Pop Idol; its first adaptation was the Polish series Idol in 2002. It has since become the world's most widely watched television franchise, as well as one of the most successful entertainment formats, adapted in over 46 regions around the world, with its various versions broadcast to 150 countries. An estimated worldwide audience between 3.2 billion and 6.5 billion viewers have watched variants of the show, and the franchise has generated more than $2.5 billion in revenue.
In 2011, most Star Academy series outside of Africa and the Middle East were phased out in favor of another musical competition format from Endemol, The Voice . In 2017, the series was revived in Spain after six years of absence.
The Voice is an international reality television singing competition franchise. It is based on the reality singing competition The Voice of Holland, which was originally created by Dutch television producer John de Mol. Many other countries have adapted the format and begun airing their own versions since 2010. It has become a rival to the Idols franchise, Rising Star and The X Factor.
There were more than 30 franchises of Star Academy all around the world, with 103 winners. Just the Spanish one is still going on.
|Region||Local name||Channel||Winner||Main Presenters|
| Project Fame |
| M-Net |
| Star Academy Maghreb |
|Nabila El Kilani|
|Akademia E Yjeve||TV Klan|
Season 1, 2006: TBA
| Star Academy Arabia |
Season 1, 2003–2004:
| Operación Triunfo |
DirecTV (Live) (Season 4)
Season 1, 2003: Claudio Basso
| Alejandro Wiebe, "Marley" (Season 1–4)|
Germán Paoloski (Season 5)
| Star Academy Wallonia |
Season 1, 2002: Mélanie Martin's
| Star Academy Flanders |
Season 1, 2005: Katerine Avgoustakis
| FAMA |
| Rede Globo |
Season 1, 2002: Vanessa Jackson
| Star Academy |
| Nova Television |
|Season 1, 2005: Marin Yonchev||Maria Ilieva|
| Star Académie |
| Operación Triunfo |
| Tusker Project Fame |
| M-Net (Africa) (Season 1)|| Gaetano Kagwa (Season 1)|
Fumnilayo Raimi (Season 2)
Mich Egwang (Season 3–5)
Sheila Mwanyigah (Season 3–5)
Season 1, 2011: Davis Ntare, Peter Msechu & Alpha Rwirangira
| Gaetano Kagwa |
| Star Academy |
| TF1 (Season 1–8)|
NRJ 12 (Season 9)
Season 1, 2001–2002: Jenifer Bartoli
| Níkos Aliágas (Season 1–8)|
Mathieu Delormeau (Season 9)
Tonya Kinzinger (Season 9)
| ვარსკვლავების აკადემია |
|Rustavi 2|| Sopho Khalvashi |
| Fame Academy |
| RTL II |
Season 1, 2003–2004: Become One
| Star Academy - Super Star Academy |
| Epsilon TV |
Plus Channel Cyprus
| Star Academy Magyaroszag |
Season 1, 2016: Renáta Szőcs
| Fame Gurukul |
|SET India|| Mandira Bedi (Season 1-Celebrity)|
Manav Gohil (Season 1-Celebrity)
|Celebrity Fame Gurukul|
Season 1, 2005: Amit Sareen
| Operazione Trionfo |
Season 1, 2002: Bruno Cuomo
| Star Academy |
Season 1, 2011: Cancelled
Season 1, 2011: Alisher Egemberdiev
| Televisa |
Season 1, 2002: Darina Márquez
| Fabrica de Staruri |
|Prime TV |
|Andreea Raicu (Season 1)|
Dan Negru (Season 2)
Marius Vizante (Season 3)
| Star Maker |
Season 2, 2002: Cancelled
| Operación Triunfo |
Season 1, 2012: Mayra Alejandra Goñi
| Pinoy Dream Academy |
| ABS-CBN |
| Pinoy Dream Academy: Little Dreamers |
Season 1, 2008: Philip Nolasco
| Fabryka Gwiazd |
Season 1, 2008: Martyna Melosik
| Academia de Estrelas |
Season 1, 2002–2003: Mané Crestejo
| Academia de Famosos |
Season 1, 2003: Romana
| Operação triunfo |
|RTP|| Catarina Furtado (Season 1–2)|
Sílvia Alberto (Season 3–4)
| Star Factory |
Season 1, 2003–2004: Alex Velea
|Laura Iordache |
| Фабрика звёзд|
Season 1, 2002: Pasha Artemyev
| Фабрика звёзд. Возвращение|
Fabrika Zvyozd. Vozvrachtcheniè
| Новая Фабрика звёзд|
Novaya Fabrika zvyozd
Season 1, 2017: Guzel Hasanova
| Фабрика звёзд. Россия-Украина|
Fabrika Zvyozd. Rossiya-Ukrayina
Season 1, 2012: Russia
| Operación Triunfo |
| TVE (Season 1–3, 9–)|
Telecinco (Season 4–8)
Season 1, 2001–2002: Rosa López
Season 1, 2002: Magnus Bäcklund
| Akademi Türkiye |
Season 1, 2004: Barış Akarsu
| Star Akademi Türkiye |
Season 2, 2008: Bahadır Sağlam
| Star Akademi |
Season 3, 2011: Giray Songül
| Fame Academy |
| BBC One |
| Comic Relief Does Fame Academy |
|Fame Academy Bursary|
Series 1, 2003: Vishal Gopal
| Фабрика зірок|
Season 1, 2007–2008: Olga Tsibulska & Alexander Bodyansky
|Andriy Domansky (Season 1, 3)|
Dmitry Shepelev (Season 2)
Vasilisa Frolova (Season 1)
Masha Efrosinina (Season 3)
Oleksandr Pedan (Season 4)
Erika (Season 4)
| Фабрика Суперфiнал|
Season 1, 2010: Oleksiy Matias
| Україна сльозам не вірить |
Ukraine Does Not Believe in Tears
Season 1, 2010: Volodymyr Kozhevnikov
| The One: Making a Music Star |
| ABC ||George Stroumboulopoulos|
| Star Academy: Ngôi nhà âm nhạc |
Season 1, 2012: Phạm Quốc Huy
| Star Academy Vietnam: Học viện ngôi sao |
Season 1, 2014: Hoà Nguyễn (Hoà Minzy)
| Project Fame West Africa |
Season 1, 2008:
| Dare Art Alade (Season 1)|
Funlola Raimi (Season 1)
Joseph Benjamin (Season 2-present)
Adaora Oleh (Season 2–6)
Bolanle Olukanni (Season 7-present)
| Операција триумф|
| Ana Mihajlovski |
|"Gala de los ganadores" (The Winners Gala)||No winners|
|EUROBEST||Chenoa (from Spain)|
|WORLDBEST||Elodie (from France)|
|Chenoa (finalist of Operación Triunfo 1)||"It's Raining Men"|
|Mélanie Martin's||"Like a Prayer"|
|Lemar (finalist of Fame Academy 1)||"With or Without You"|
|Mané Crestejo and Lília Matos||"Sussudio"|
|Notis Christodoulou||"1,2,3… Maria"|
|Nolwenn Leroy||"I Will Always Love You"|
|Sita Vermeulen||"All I Wanna Do"|
|Korni||"We Will Rock You"|
|Bruno Cuomo||"Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word"|
|Darina Márquez||"Mujer contra mujer"|
|Vanessa Jackson||"De volta pra mim"|
|Miguel and Davinia (Operación Triunfo 3's finalists)||"As"|
|Emanuel (finalist of Operación Triunfo 1)||"Feel"|
|Alistair (Fame Academy 2's finalist)||"Everything I do"|
|Nalanda (finalist of FAMA 1)||"Whenever"|
|Mónica Rodríguez||"Lady marmalade"|
|Elodie Frégé||"S'il suffisait d'aimer"|
|Bruno (Star Academy 1)||"The cup of life"|
|Yulia Savicheva(finalist of Fabrika Zvezd 2)||"Thorn"|
|Wilfred Le Bouthillier and Marie-Elaine||"Turn around"|
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