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ABC Planning "High School Musical" Reality Competition

First Posted: 03/28/08 03:46 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 01:25 PM ET

High School Musical

Variety:

ABC is finally getting a piece of Disney's "High School Musical" franchise.

Net is developing a multiepisode reality competish themed to the "High School Musical" concept, with a nationwide talent hunt followed by a group of contestants studying at a music conservatory to hone their skills.

ABC is targeting a summer airdate for the "High School Musical" reality series.

Contestants will be eliminated each week until a final winning performer is chosen. Net is keeping details of that top prize under wraps for now, however.

Reality skein will include plenty of "High School Musical"-themed moments -- with appearances by the franchise's stars likely. Network is in discussions with a production company to handle the show, but that deal hasn't been finalized.

Read the whole story: Variety

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