From Melissa Leong of the National Post:
- Q&A: The judges of YTV’s The Next Star
“There are no Simon Cowells on this reality television singing competition. â€œWhat we don’t do is slice and dice kids for the sake of entertainment value. This show is all about having fun,â€ says Christopher Ward, a judge on the top-rated YTV talent show, The Next Star. More than 4,000 Canadian youths, aged 15 and younger, have auditioned for their chance to become the next Justin Bieber. The judges spoke to Melissa Leong about the show’s third season.” Read more.