World Idol is the title of the international version of the television show Pop Idol. The competition was held in December 2003. After presenting the competitors, viewers from the 11 participating countries were allowed to vote by telephone.
The points awarded (Eurovision style) were:
The judges of the competition were:
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Other similar formats
With the success of Pop Idol other channels and companies created programs with similar formats. These include:
Deutschland Sucht Den Superstar (Germany; RTL)
Fame Academy (BBC)
Project Fame (M-NET) (South African pan-African contest)
The X Factor (ITV1)
Minutes to Fame (TVB)
The Next Big Things (SPH MediaWorks)
Project SuperStar (MediaCorp)
Operación Triunfo (TVE, Telefe, Megavision and Televisa) had its own spin-offs:
Operazione Trionfo (Italy)
Fama (Brazilian Globo)
Star Académie (Quebecois TVA)
SuperStar (Arab World)
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