Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
2003   2001  
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Himself - Narrator (2 episodes, 2001)
Paul Adam ...
 Himself - Judge (2 episodes, 2001)
...
 Himself - Judge (2 episodes, 2001)
Nicki Chapman ...
 Herself - Judge (2 episodes, 2001)
David Wilson
(2 episodes, 2001)

Comic-Con 2017: All Aboard the IMDboat

 | 

July 20 to 23, 2017

Get entertainment news, trailer drops, and photos with IMDb's coverage of 2017 San Diego Comic-Con featuring host and IMDboat captain Kevin Smith. Watch our exclusive celebrity interviews, and tune in to our LIVE show from 3:30 to 5 p.m. PDT on Saturday, July 22.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con

Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Music | Reality-TV

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 January 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

English Popstars  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of Popstars: Germany (2000) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

The surprise hit of the year
22 March 2001 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

STAR RATING:*****Unmissable****Very Good***Okay**You Could Go Out For A Meal Instead*Avoid At All Costs

In the early monthes of 2001,the whole of the country was tuning in as the clock ticked to the finals of the ''Popstars'',to see who the final selections would be out those auditioning for their shot at superstardom.When the finalists were finally drawn,and the single recorded,such was the alarming widespread success of the show that the band's (Hear 'Say,in case nobody knew)debut single flew straight to the No.1 spot on the Pepsi Countdown,and becoming the 3rd biggest selling British record to top the charts behind Elton John's Candle In The Wind and Band Aid's Do They Know It's Christmas?

Were the viewing public not kept so up-to-date with the proceedings,this could be deemed a shameful process of elimination.But instead of evoking scorns,Popstars is actually an engrossing parody of all the manufactured pop that clitters the charts these days.And more to the point,it's real life,making it even more engaging.Sure,the final band members picked are kind of common and cocky,and a lot of emphasis is placed on their sex appeal rather than any actual genuine talent they may have,but it's hard not to become endeared to their personas as the weeks drag by.It's almost mind-bending that the musically gifted Myleene was finally picked to be honest.But it's not just the finalists that should receive the most attention.Who could easily shake off sly panalist judge ''Nasty'' Nigel Lythgoe,Tony Hadley lookalike judge Paul,and idiotic University attendant Darius,with his awful rendition of Britney Spears''Baby One More Time''?This show intelligently grips you in a week-by-week affair ,until it's gripping climax.Shrug off it's initial appearance,and you are left with quite the year's biggest surprise so far.****


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page