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  1. Hot Reality Format 'Rising Star' to Show on China's CCTV-3

    7:38 am PDT 09/11/2014
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    Enlight Media signed a two-season deal with the state broadcaster READ MORE

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  2. How Kesha's "F—ing Rock God" Jesse Kinch Won 'Rising Star'

    2:56 pm PDT 08/25/2014
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    Brad Paisley, Ludacris and Josh Groban share their advice for the series' first champ READ MORE

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  3. Morgan Freeman Sucks on Helium Balloons With Jimmy Fallon (Video)

    5:00 am PDT 07/25/2014
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    The actor transformed his iconic voice into a squeak on "The Tonight Show," while Justin Theroux told Jimmy Kimmel that he used to make snow cones in a Japanese circus. READ MORE

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  4. 'Rising Star': What to Expect During the Duels

    7:00 am PDT 07/12/2014
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    The second stage of the ABC singing show calls for Walls in front of only half the contestants, and advice from all three experts. No duets necessary. READ MORE

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  5. 'Rising Star': Meet the Third Week's Singers (Video)

    2:06 pm PDT 07/07/2014
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    A friend of a Gossip Girl, a beach babe and an inspirational story counted among this week's "Rising Star" hopefuls. READ MORE

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  6. Mediaset Takes Keshet's 'Rising Star' for Italy's Canale 5

    2:57 am PDT 07/04/2014
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    The program, which uses a special app to allow at-home viewers to participate, will start with an eight-episode run. READ MORE

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  7. 'Rising Star': Meet the Second Week's Singers (Video)

    6:00 am PDT 07/02/2014
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    THR scavenges for more on the ABC show's inaugural contestants, including a theater breakout, a captivating actress and a Justin Timberlake look-alike. READ MORE

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  8. 'Rising Star' Artist Deal Between Keshet DCP, Universal Music

    3:46 am PDT 07/01/2014
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    Outside the U.S. and Israel, Universal Music Group will have the exclusive option to sign all contestants of the interactive singing show. READ MORE

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  9. 'Rising Star': Josh Groban Talks Hosting, Mentoring and Yelling Backstage

    2:48 pm PDT 06/30/2014
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    The singer tells THR how he's handling his live-TV duties while quieting his coaching instincts: "I was crushed — I was like, are you kidding me?" READ MORE

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  10. 'Rising Star': Kesha on Not Swearing on Live TV or 'Shitting on People's Dreams'

    2:24 pm PDT 06/30/2014
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    Ludacris reveals why rappers have less of a chance of success on the ABC show, and Brad Paisley advises upcoming hopefuls to go with a hot Disney track. READ MORE

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  11. Keshet UK, France's Atlantique Greenlight Ron Leshem's 'Crater Lake'

    11:27 am PDT 06/30/2014
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    Leshem created Israeli drama “The Gordin Cell,” adapted by NBC for the US as spy-thriller “Allegiance.” READ MORE

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  12. 'Rising Star' Recap: West Coast Voting Actually Saves Contestants

    8:24 am PDT 06/30/2014
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    An off-Broadway star, a cattle farmer, a private investigator, a harp player and a disabled YouTube star sing (and rap) in attempts to raise the Wall. READ MORE

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  13. 'Rising Star': Meet the First Week's Singers (Video)

    1:40 pm PDT 06/26/2014
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    THR scavenges for more on the ABC show's inaugural contestants, including an "X Factor" alum, a YouTube star and a mutual friend of Brad Paisley. READ MORE

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  14. Music Choice Play Launches 'Inside Rising Star'

    11:49 am PDT 06/24/2014
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    Network’s first episodic series, to be hosted by Cumulus Radio’s Ralphie Aversa, will recap each week's episode of the new ABC singing competition show. READ MORE

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  15. 'Rising Star' Premiere: Over 5 Million Vote in Real Time

    5:56 pm PDT 06/23/2014
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    The ABC show's accompanying app was downloaded 1 million times while the new series also was No. 1 in social media engagement, registering some 130,000 tweets Sunday night. READ MORE

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  16. 'Rising Star': Inside ABC's Singing Show With Ludacris, Kesha and Brad Paisley (Photos)

    4:46 pm PDT 06/23/2014
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    Josh Groban hosts the American debut of the breakthrough Israel reality competition, in which viewers vote for contestants in real time via a smartphone/tablet app to raise an elaborate 70-foot wall. READ MORE

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  17. 'Rising Star': Ludacris on Voting Honestly, Cursing on TV and Becoming a Villain

    3:52 pm PDT 06/23/2014
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    "Within the first three or four seconds, he blew me away," the ABC show's expert said of his favorite, rocker Jesse Kinch. "He killed it up there!" READ MORE

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  18. 'Rising Star': Brad Paisley on Scouting Talent, Voting With His Son and That Bill Clinton Joke

    2:18 pm PDT 06/23/2014
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    "They'll find out that I'm a smart ass!" the country chart-topper told THR of becoming more familiar with viewers. "I think humor fixes everything." READ MORE

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  19. 'Rising Star' Premiere Recap: Real-Time Votes, Instagram Auditions and a Very Powerful Spell

    12:08 am PDT 06/23/2014
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    ABC's singing show with Josh Groban, Ludacris, Kesha and Brad Paisley was sprinkled with musical highs, commandeered consoles and a surprise tryout. READ MORE

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