[ former contestants from season 1]
The theme for this year is ‘Fantasy world’. Superstars is a reality show where they recruit D-list stars, have them live together, put them into groups each week, and train them to do musical numbers for weekly shows. It reminds me of dancing with the stars but not really. It’s a more flashy show, they don’t have trained professionals helping them out on stage, and the style is more like a cabaret show. Let me tell, the show is colorful.
The contestants are competing for a truckload of money. Last year, ‘Gof Akara Amarttayakul won. He took home 10 million baht (286,956.40 USD) in cash and other prizes. In total, he won 17 million baht (487,825.8749 USD). Yes, a whole lot of “Do-Ri-Me”. The last standing 3 finalist don’t leave empty-handed either. Fluke, Tak Bongkot, and Jik Naowarat, last years losing finalist, took home prizes worth more than 2 million baht (57,391.2794 USD). Not too shabby.
Last year there were 14 contestants. This year, there are only 10. Superstars will air every Saturday nights at 9:30pm on Modern 9 starting September 26, 2009. You can check out their website here.
The new contestants:
Film and lakorn actor, Oil Thana. I don’t consider him a D-lister. What is he doing on this show?