Keshet’s ‘Rising Star’ garners strong viewership in India, Israel

MUMBAI: Keshet International (KI) has said that its interactive talent format Rising Star has garnered strong viewership in Israel and India.

In Israel, Rising Star has maintained its position as the number one talent show in Israel. Back in 2017, Rising Star was the highest rated show in Israel overall and maintaining their success in the upcoming years.

Rising Star, which is consistently in the top five shows in Israel, has been averaging 26.1% audience share and 17.4% rating. The show leads X Factor by 23% in ratings and 21% in share.

The Indian version has been re-commissioned for a second and third series by Colors TV. This follows the success of series one, which attracted three million voters across the series, and marked the country’s first ever real-time voting show.

The second season premiere of Rising Star India achieved an average rating of 2.2. The second episode performed even more strongly with an average rating of 2.3.

Rising Star has achieved unprecedented global success as the second seasons of the show recently aired in Turkey and Indonesia; a third season was broadcast in Brazil – garnering an average share of 31%. In Greece, the season finale was watched by more than half of the country’s TV viewers. So far, the show has attracted more than 200 million viewers’ votes worldwide.