Vijay TV youth show 'Entertainment Quotient' launches on 18 August

MUMBAI: After the culmination of the talent hunt show Airtel Super Singer, Star India's Tamil channel Vijay TV has announced the arrival of a new talent hunt property, Orbit EQ (Entertainment Quotient).

Launching on 18 August, the show has been slotted for Friday, Saturday at 8 pm.

According to an official release, EQ is an inter-collegiate state level cultural competition for TV. The main objective of this programme is to bring to centre-stage the budding talent in college students. Essentially EQ is a show where colleges in Tamil Nadu compete against each other in a set of entertainment events comprising of: choreo teams, classical music, classical dance, light music solo, light music group, fusion music, dramatics, mono acting, folk arts and variety entertainment.

The college that emerges victorious in the finals will win loads of prizes and the prestigious Rolling Trophy. But that's not all; this show could pave the way to exciting career options for all those talented college students who aspire to enter the entertainment industry, as EQ will emerge as the favourite hunting ground for fresh talent by an industry that is continuously on the look out for fresh and emerging talent, the release adds.

The EQ of colleges will be judged by Malgudi Subha and dance master Sridhar. Prominent film personalities like Shobana will also be part of the jury panel. The show will be hosted by Shiva of Radio Mirchi fame. The co-host is Tejashri.

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