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Trivia / Star Search

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  • Dueling Shows: The revival did this with American Idol in 2003. Idol won out with the Star Search revival lasting only two years.
  • Follow the Leader: Inevitable for the revival where home viewer voting and celebrity judges were added.
  • Franchise Killer: After the 2003 revival was pummeled in the ratings by Idol, no further attempts have been made to revive the series.
  • Long Runner: Ran for 12 years in syndication.
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  • Un-Cancelled: CBS revived it to compete against American Idol.


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