Remember this talent show? It aired from 1983-2003, with its peak in the late ’80s and early ’90s. Back in the day when reality TV ceased to exist, viewers would sit on their couches to see which singers, dancers, and comedians would get the best ratings and win Star Search.
TV network ABC wants to revive the show and are looking modern-day judges to give the coveted 4-star ratings. They’ve approached former American Idol judge Paula Abdul to potentially join the show, but she reportedly demanded a hefty paycheck so no deal was made.
Paula Abdul: Nope, I’m not exactly going to go with this show. I really like your dress, though.
While we wait for ABC to cast talent show judges, let’s take a stroll down memory lane and see some of today’s top performers who started off as big dreamers at Star Search.
Before he was a boy band hottie, Justin Timberlake was a cowboy wannabe on Star Search.
Britney Spears appeared in a 1991 episode of Star Search.
At 8, Christina Aguilera was already hitting the high notes.
Who do you think should judge Star Search?