As a Chinese version of American idol, Super Girls contest draws(吸引) the largest audiences in the history of Chinese television, which brought a "show fever" to the whole nation.
Different kinds of talent shows are held one by one. Why did these shows receive so much attention? Why should some ordinary people receive levels of enthusiasm (热情) that even super stars don't get?
Just as someone points out, the success of these shows is no doubt related to the factor of audience participation(参与). The selection process is conducted by citizens voting through phone calls or SMS. In this sense, these shows are not only a commercial success, but also a general civil mobilization(动员), which created new game rules for entertainment.