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SuperStar price tag Sk80 million

PUBLIC broadcaster Slovak Television will spend Sk80 million (€2 million) to produce the music talent search TV show Slovakia is Looking for a SuperStar.

The broadcaster hopes the show will attract new viewers to the channel, which would consequently pump up advertising.

According to the SME daily, the show will qualify as the most expensive TV programme ever produced in Slovakia.

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