Category:2000s Estonian television series
Pages in category "2000s Estonian television series"
The following 21 pages are in this category, out of 21 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 21 pages are in this category, out of 21 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Eesti Laul – Eesti Laul is an annual music competition organised by Estonian public broadcaster Eesti Rahvusringhääling. It determines the countrys representative for the Eurovision Song Contest, and has been staged every year since 2009, the contest was introduced in 2009, replacing the former Eurolaul festival, used since Estonias first participation in Eurovision in 1993. Since its introduction, the competition has been one of the most popular programmes in Estonia, it is also broadcast on radio. In 2012, the semifinals averaged 199 thousand viewers, and over an estimated 296 thousand people in Estonia watched the final, the contest was introduced by ERR, the organisers of the contest, with a different philosophy on the contest used previously. Eesti Laul was introduced to produce an Estonian contest, with Estonian musical tastes being presented to a European audience, the contest is also an open one, with all information of the songs being revealed in the selection process. The festival has produced three top-ten placings for Estonia at the contest, the winner of the Eesti Laul has been chosen by televoting and panels of jurors since its inception. The competition makes an impact on music charts in Estonia. The introduction of semifinals in 2011 raised the number of contestants from ten to twenty. The introduction of a grand final hosted in Saku Suurhall has attracted tourism to the city. Most of rules are dictated by those of the Eurovision Song Contest, however, regulations have been introduced by the Estonian broadcaster. The competitions official rules are released by ERR early in preparation for each years Eest Laul, there is a limit of six people on stage for each performance. All vocals had to be live, human voices are not allowed on backing tracks. Entries usually are not publicly broadcast until the songsare previewed on television, until 2017, competing songs were only permitted if they were written by all-Estonian team. Since 2017, foreign collaborations were allowed as long as 50% of the authors were Estonians. Artists and songwriters were allowed to submit up to three songs each with an exception to rule for songwriters who participated in songwriting camps organised by the Estonian Song Academy. The twenty selected songs in the contest are shown to the Estonian public through two semi-finals, from each semi-final, five acts get through to the final show. The first winner of Eesti Laul was Urban Symphony with the song Rändajad, at Eurovision, the group changed Estonias previous fortunes at Eurovision, qualifying to the final, and placing 6th in the final with 129 points. Entries which did not qualify for the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest are listed in red and this list includes those who have acted as presenters of Eesti Laul
2. Eesti otsib superstaari – Eesti otsib superstaari is an Estonian reality-competition gameshow airing on TV3. It debuted on 11 March 2007 and it has become one of the most popular shows in Estonia. Part of the Idol franchise, it originated from the reality program Pop Idol created by the British entertainment executive Simon Fuller, the program seeks to discover the best singer in Estonia through a series of nationwide auditions. The outcomes of the stages of the competition are determined by the viewers. Through telephone and SMS text voting, viewers have chosen as winners Birgit Õigemeel, Jana Kask, Ott Lepland, Liis Lemsalu, Rasmus Rändvee, the format features a panel of judges who critique the contestants performances. The judges are former recording artist, music critic and journalist Mihkel Raud, singer Maarja-Liis Ilus and singer, composer and pianist Rein Rannap and Radio DJ, journalist and TV producer Heidy Purga belonged to the judging panel of the first season. To date, five seasons have been broadcast, as summarised below, the hosts were actress Aigi Vahing and choreographer Jüri Nael. The judging panel consisted of singer, guitar player, music critic and journalist Mihkel Raud, composer and pianist Rein Rannap and radio disc jockey, the winner of the series was Birgit Õigemeel, who won a recording contract and 100000 kroons. She used the money dedicated for the contract on building her own recording company MTH Publishing. In January 2008 she released her debut album and held the number one spot for several weeks. Since winning the show, Õigemeel has released three albums and several singles. The runner-up, Luisa Värk also has released an album and several singles, main article, Eesti otsib superstaari, victory to Jana Kask before Arno Suislep The second season of Eesti otsib superstaari debuted on 3 February 2008. Actors and comedians Ott Sepp and Märt Avandi emerged as the new presenters, the judging panel remained the same. The Finale of the series was held in the Linnahall arena to an audience of 3000 people, more than 70000 calls and text messages were sent during the televoting. The series was won by Jana Kask, who collected 52, Kask signed a record dea while the album was not released by the recording company because of riskful situation in the local music market. In late summer, Kask started collaboration with manager Ivar Must, main article, Eesti otsib superstaari, victory to Ott Lepland before Birgit Varjun The third season of Eesti otsib superstaari premiered on 6 September 2009. In autumn 2008, TV3 announced that the season would be postponed due to the recession. The auditions for the series started in August 2009
3. Eesti otsib superstaari (season 1) – The first season of Eesti otsib superstaari started on March 11,2007 and continued until June 14,2007. It was won by Birgit Õigemeel, the show was hosted by Jüri Nael and Aigi Vahing. The judges were Mihkel Raud, Heidy Purga and Rein Rannap, auditions were held in Tallinn, Tartu, Pärnu and Jõhvi in January 2007. The participation was allowed to everybody aged between 16 and 25,2,500 people sang in auditions and only c.100 were chosen by the judges to sing at the theatre round. The theatre round took place in Eesti Nukuteater in Tallinn, after three rounds at the theatre round 32 young singers were qualified to the semi-finals. The semifinals took place in April 2007, four semifinals, plus a second chance semi-final were held in TV3 studios. Eight singers who did not made it to the final were chosen by the judges to the second chance round, with a huge margin Luisa Värk won the televoting and qualified to the final. Eight shows, plus eight Eesti otsib superstaari, Lava taga shows were aired during the finals. E. M. The bottom two, Raimondo Laikre, Anna-Liisa Supp Eliminated, Anna-Liisa Supp Rivo Kingi – Sway by Dean Martin Raimondo Laikre – Aint Misbehavin by Hank Williams, the single was titled Kas tead, mida tähendab…. The single reached second place in Radio 2 Years Hit Awards and her second single 365 Days was released in January 2008. With this song Birgit compeated in Estonian Eurovision Song Contest national final – Eurolaul, on January 25,2008 her self-titled debut album was released by MTH Publishing. Her album reached the top of Estonian album charts for many weeks, Birgit also made a contract with charty fond Dharma. Birgit gives the charity fond 10 kroons for every copy of her album. From her debut album four singles were released, in Autumn 2008 Birgit took part of another TV3 reality show Laulud tähtedega. Birgit and her star-singer, politician Margus Tsahkna, were the runner-ups, the runner-up, Luisa Värk, also took part of the Eurovision Song Contest Estonian national final – Eurolaul 2008. With Margus Vaher she sand a song God Inside Your Soul, and with band traFFic she sang a song Its Never Too Late and placed 8th. She released her album on December 4,2008. The album was named Tunnete allee, Taavi Peterson, who reached the third place, went on a tour with one of the judges – Rein Rannap
4. Eesti otsib superstaari (season 2) – The second season of Eesti otsib superstaari started on February 3,2008 and lasted until June 2008. The hosts of first season were replaced by two male comedians/actors, Ott sepp and Märt Avandi, heidy Purga, Mihkel Raud and Rein Rannap continued as judges. Auditions took place in towns as in first season. The first audition took place in Pärnu on January 12,2008, three other auditions were held in Tartu, Jõhvi and Tallinn. Age limits were widened from 16–25 to 15–30, unlike the first season, acoustic instruments were allowed to use in auditions. More than 2,300 people sang in the auditions, only about 100 of them qualified to the theatre round. Theatre round took place in Eesti Nukuteater, Tallinn,30 of 100 new singers were chosen by the judges to the semi-finals. Unlike from the first season three semi-finals were held, plus a second chance semi-final, the Semi-finals took place in Club Privé in Tallinn. Ten singers sang in each semi-final, after nationwide televoting, three of them were qualified to the finals. Ten singers who failed to qualified to the finals were given a chance by the judges. Kristiina Piperal won the second round and was the tenth finalist. During the finals 9 shows were aired on TV3, keit Triisa – Think by Aretha Franklin from a film The Blues Brothers Timothy Jarman – Sway written by Pablo Beltrán Ruiz from a film Shall We Dance. Kirstjan Laas – Come What May by Ewan McGregor and Nicole Kidman from a film Moulin Rouge. /, on October 30,2008 she released her first single Leaving You For Me, which was said to be written by Swedish composers specially for Jana. Although later in the media it was out that the song had been previously sung by Martin Kesici. One year after winning the show Jana Kask has not released her debut album, Kask has said that she has done anything and she dont know why the album has not released by her record company. Kasks producer Alar Kotkas explained that album has not been released due to the risks in the market, in August 2009, when the auditions of third season of Eesti otsib superstaari had already begun, Janas debut album had still not been released. Since Alar Kotkas had not released the album, Jana started collaboration with Ivar Must, in September 2009 Jana and her new manager Ivar Must, announced that debut album is completed. When album will be released is unknown at the moment, one of few finalists who are still active in music industry is Taavi Immato, who got 7th place
5. Eesti otsib superstaari (season 3) – The third season of Eesti otsib superstaari premiered on September 6,2009. The winner of the season is Ott Lepland, in Autumn 2008 TV3 announced that the third season will be postponed to the future. The show was replaced by new show Eesti otsib lemmiklaulu, in June 2009 TV3 announced that the auditions for third season will start in August 2009. In July 2009, Estonian Public Broadcasting announced that one of the judges, Purga is a director of ERRs radio station, Raadio 2. ERR explained that the decision was made, because there is a lot work to do in Raadio 2 at the moment, several days later TV3 announced new hosts and a new judge. The hosts for the season are an Eurovision Song Contest-winning rockstar Tanel Padar. Heidy Purga was replaced by singer Maarja-Liis Ilus, auditions for 2009 were held in Pärnu, Rakvere, Tartu & Tallinn Only about 60–80 singers qualified to the Theatre round. Theatre rounds were held on September 7 &8,2009 in Vene Teater,25 new singers qualified to the semi-finals. Twenty-five new singers qualified to the rounds,13 female and 12 male. The studio rounds take place in two weeks, first week is girls week and the second is boys week. During the week two shows are taking place, in the first show all girls or boys are participating. The judges have the right to one participant directly to the final. Among others eight new singers are sent to the second show, in the second show four singers are sent to the finals by televoters. E. M. Both superfinalists performed three songs, a well-known Christmas song, their own performance of the season and winners song. The winner was chosen by viewers through telephone and SMS voting