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FremantleMedia’s Singapore Idol back for third season

FremantleMedia's Singapore Idol will return for its third season in August on Mediacorp TV Singapore Pte. Ltd in Singapore. The new season will once again be hosted by Singaporean actor-comedian Gurmit Singh and co-hosted by last season's SI winner Hady Mirza. Returning to the judging panel are musician Dick Lee; managing director of Mediacorp Radio, Florence Lian and music producer and director of Hype Records, Ken Lim. The show returns after a three-year hiatus with a few new elements (among them, the 'Judge's Save' and the allowing of musical instrument-playing Idol hopefuls), with this year's crop vying for a recording contract with Universal Music.
July 6, 2009

FremantleMedia’s Singapore Idol will return for its third season in August on Mediacorp TV Singapore Pte. Ltd in Singapore. The new season will once again be hosted by Singaporean actor-comedian Gurmit Singh and co-hosted by last season’s SI winner Hady Mirza. Returning to the judging panel are musician Dick Lee; managing director of Mediacorp Radio, Florence Lian and music producer and director of Hype Records, Ken Lim. The show returns after a three-year hiatus with a few new elements (among them, the ‘Judge’s Save’ and the allowing of musical instrument-playing Idol hopefuls), with this year’s crop vying for a recording contract with Universal Music.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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