Keshet's star rises across Latin America

DetailsJuan Fernandez Gonzalez | 08 May 2015

Keshet International's talent show format Rising Star is achieving great audience success across Latin America, especially in the key markets of Brazil and Argentina.

risingSeason two of the Brazilian version, Super Star, and season one of the Argentinean version, Elegidos, are drawing great audience interaction and audience share.

Season two of Super Star debuted on Globo on 12 April, and it has since aired four more weekly episodes and averaged a consistent audience share of 30% with an 11% rating. The talent show is one of the most popular regarding social engagement, with more than 4.8 million votes cast over the first four episodes. The Globo channel app has seen an increase in downloads since the season began, jumping to more than 900,000 registered users.

Elegidos premiered on Argentina's Telefe on 14 April and has since aired seven episodes drawing an average audience share of 35.6% and a 15% rating. The show is showing a steady increase in app downloads with almost five million votes cast to date.

In addition to Rising Star, free-to-air (FTA) TV station Telefe has also acquired Boom! from Keshet to air this autumn.