Contestants compete in a series of challenges designed to highlight their creativity and filmmaking skills in an effort to become the next big internet star.
Football Icon was a British television programme shown on Sky One. The programme gave young, unsigned football players between the ages of 16 and 18 a chance to win a contract with the then Premiership champions, Chelsea. Thousands of players who entered were whittled down to fourteen finalists, all of whom were put to the test at their Cobham training ground. The players were eliminated week by week until only the final three remained, when then-manager José Mourinho and his staff selected a winner.
MTV Icon was a series of annual television specials produced by MTV between 2001 and 2004, each paying homage to a musical artist or band selected as a cultural icon, in a format similar to the network's annual Video Music Awards and Movie Awards events. A live audience of musicians, celebrities, and fans would view a biographical film produced by MTV depicting the career of that year's chosen icon, interspersed by celebrity introductions and live performances of popular artists playing cover versions of the icon's songs. The iconic artist would then accept an award and perform a live set of their own at the close of the show. The series celebrated Janet Jackson in 2001, Aerosmith in 2002, Metallica in 2003, and The Cure in 2004.
Solo Icon, formerly Solo Idol, is a Solomon Islands yearly singing competition, established in 2006 but not part of the Idol franchise. McPherson Baea won the inaugural competition, and Fay Indu was the winner of Solo Idol in 2007. David Auna won Solo Idol 2008, and Jeddy Dyer was the winner in 2009; Solo Icon 2010 was won by Joshua Bshaller Pa'ahanua. The competition was named "Solo Idol" from 2006 to 2008, but changed its name to "Solo Icon" in 2009.
Pakistan Sangeet Icon is a reality-based singing competition shown on MTV Pakistan, Indus TV and Gkaboom. It is based on the popular British show Pop Idol and its American counterpart American Idol. The show aims to find the most talented young singer in Pakistan. The show begins with a cross-country tour in which aspiring singers audition in front of three judges, namely Ali Haider, Mekaal Hasan and Pappu. Eventually the number of performers is narrowed down with each competitor performing live. Viewers have two hours following the broadcast of the show to phone or text in their votes for their favourite competitor. On the following week, the competitor with the fewest votes is eliminated. The two remaining finalists battle it out during the Finale and viewers have more time allotted to vote. The next day, the competitor with the most votes is declared the winner and is awarded One Crore Rupees.
Iconoclasts is a Sundance Channel show. Each episode pairs two "creative visionaries" who discuss their lives, influences, and art, most of whom are longtime friends with the other person featured in the episode. The series premiered on November 17, 2005, and has had six six-episode seasons.
Icons was a documentary TV show on G4 that originally focused on significant people, companies, products, history, and milestones in world of video games. It was relaunched in 2006 and focused entirely on pop culture. It was cancelled soon afterwards. On May 10, 2006, it was announced that Icons was relaunching on June 3 with an episode focusing on J.J. Abrams. The show will feature a broader scope on things and people "men 18–34 care about, admire and emulate." Future episodes would focus on Marc Ecko, The Onion, and Family Guy. This change in format had been suspected, due to the recent episodes about George A. Romero, Frank Miller and the history of the King Kong franchise. The classic video game themed episodes continued to air on the network sporadically until 2008, under the new name of Game Makers.
Animal Icons is a television show from Animal Planet about animals in popular culture. This program tells us about fictional animals from franchises that include Garfield, Godzilla, King Kong, Batman, Spider-Man and Bugs Bunny. The episodes for example are: ⁕"It Came from Japan" - About Godzilla and all the Giant monsters of Japan ⁕"King Kong" - About King Kong the Giant Gorilla ⁕"Animated Animals" - About animated animals such as Bugs Bunny ⁕"Comic Book Creatures" - About fictional animals in comics like Batman and Spider-Man ⁕"Animal on Wheels" - About an auto species ⁕"Hollywood Horses" - About among horse ⁕"Political Animals" - About animal symbols ⁕"Garfield" - About Garfield, one of the world's most famous fictional cats ⁕"Jaws" - About the great white shark in the Jaws movies ⁕"Christmas Animals" - About fictional animals during Christmas ⁕"Star Wars Creatures" - About fictional creatures in the Star Wars universe ⁕"Hollywood's Prehistoric Superstars" - About dinosaurs in movies ⁕"Primetime Pets" - About animals on Prime time television
People magazine covers that have made a lasting impact on American culture are highlighted.
Egos and Icons is the title of an hour-long TV program that airs on Canadian music television station, MuchMusic. Each broadcast focuses on a specific individual music artist or a music group and features their interviews, live performances, video clips and information. The program is a lot like Spotlight, except that it doesn't play music videos of the artist they're showcasing, just more information and interviews.
The Young Icons is an American biographical television series aimed at children between the ages of 10-16 years old, which debuted in first-run syndication on September 18, 2010. The series is created and executive produced by Byron Allen and distributed through his production and distribution company Entertainment Studios. The series profiles young people and their accomplishments. Its second season began airing on March 5, 2011.