Monday, 19 September 2011
Super Girl, the Chinese version of Pop Idol, acheived an audience of 400m in 2005
"Super Girl has attracted regulatory scrutiny before. The show was first launched in 2004 and hit its 400m viewership peak in the final episode of the 2005 season, but was suspended once before and repeatedly criticised. Aside from unease about creating stars with the help of audience votes, officials criticised it as profane and “unhealthy”."