Country of origin Malaysia
Final episode date 5 November 2006
Program creator Ng Ping Ho
|Created by Ng Ping Ho|
First episode date 3 September 2006
Number of seasons 1 (as of 5 November 2006)
Executive producer Ng Ping Ho
|Starring Chelsia Ng
Opening theme Scarecrow Adams by Disagree
Original language(s) Bahasa Malaysia, English
Number of episodes 10 (as of 5 November 2006)
Similar Ghost, One in a Million, Gol & Gincu The Series, The 8TV Quickie
Realiti is a Malaysian television series starring Chelsia Ng, Ashraf Sinclair, Melissa Maureen, Alvin Wong, Azizan Nin, Radhi Khalid and Maria Farida. It is produced by Ng Ping Ho under Popiah Pictures. Its first season which was aired on 8TV, having run from 3 September to 5 November 2006.
This drama series revolves 5 contestants of the fictional Idol-styled television singing contest called Malaysian Star. Former rock star Mac assumes responsibility as the vocal coach for the contestants, Amir, Melody, Burn, Nickson, and Baby. The story also depicts the hard path which the contestants take to become the champion of a competition. Each of them has their deep secret, dark past and complicated background. Only one of them would emerge winner.
Malaysian Star contestants
Malaysian Star Crew and Proxies
The contestants' family and friends
- Episode 1 (aired 3 September 2006)
Five contestants of the singing competition Malaysian Star face the reality that if they want to be stars, they have to behave like one whatever their personal problems are. On their first 'live' performance, one of them fainted on stage and eventually declined to continue her journey.
- Episode 2 (aired 10 September 2006)
An emergency audition was held to look for a replacement in the competition, and eventually Amir was selected, yet in an unexpected manner. Burn's rebellious streak begins to show, Baby and Melody fight, and all this under a reporter's prying eye.
- Episode 3 (aired 17 September 2006)
It's time to meet the fans, but the five contestants learn that fame has its price. Melody and Burn find each other pleasant distractions, Amir's willingness to help gets him in trouble with Dayang, and Baby meets a face from her past.
- Episode 4 (aired 24 September 2006)
While the contestants strut their stuff for a photoshoot, Amir runs back to his kampung. Jay, a producer with Malaysian Star, tries to spin the story to the show's advantage. Meanwhile, Baby does her best to convince a photographer to put her on the cover and Burn tries to get Melody to come out of her shell.
- Episode 5 (aired 1 October 2006)
The contestants are to perform an unplugged concert, but it is overshadowed when Baby gets a poison pen letter. Amir's confidence takes a blow when he has to perform an English song, Nickson argues with Calvin about how he should present himself. Meanwhile, Melody and Burn get even more drawn to one another.
- Episode 6 (aired 8 October 2006)
It's only a week until the first Malaysian Star showdown, but the contestants have more than just elimination on their minds. Baby has to contend with a blackmail letter from someone who knows a secret from her past, Burn discovers Melody's dependence on drugs and Nickson's mum sets him up on a blind date.
- Episode 7 (aired 15 October 2006)
The first showdown begins and one contestant will be eliminated. But before that, Mac discovers Melody's drug problem and Burn fights to keep her on the show, Amir gets a chance to sign a recording contract but only if he does not win Malaysian Star, and Nickson is unhappy that his mum has moved back in with his dad.
Eventually, it is Burn who received the elimination and he fumes in front of the camera in the aftermath.
- Episode 8 (aired 22 October 2006)
Melody gets hospitalised as a result of a drug overdose and Burn is brought back into the competition. Nickson's mother moves in with him to escape her abusive husband and Baby and Amir's relationship grows closer.
- Episode 9 (aired 29 October 2006)
Amir finds himself as the man in the middle when Baby suspects Dayang of stealing her photograph of Fazrina, while Burn reluctantly agrees to help Joe sell drugs in order to raise money to help Melody.
- Episode 10 (aired 5 November 2006)
Melody wakes up from her coma and rejoins the competition, Baby confronts her relationship with Fazrina and Amir clashes with Jay again. And all this with the grand finale as well!
During the finalé, Mac confronts Jay regarding the latter's plot to rig the votes. Eventually, Melody wins the competition and the recording contract with Rock Records. At the final moments of the episode, Burn was deliberately run over by a car driven by Joe.