Starting on April 5th, French TV viewers could experience an interactive live broadcast of the final stage live shows of singing competition “Nouvelle Star” (the French adaptation of “Pop Idol”) in virtual reality.
— D8 (@D8TV) March 24, 2016
Every week until the finale in May, viewers will have the opportunity to not only experience the five live shows in 360°, but also to directly vote for their favorite contestant from within the virtual reality experience through a Twitter integration.
The live 360° broadcasts are available on the show’s official website and the D8 (the channel that airs it) app. Viewers can watch the live shows in gyro mode on their mobile device or, for a truly immersive experience, with a virtual reality headset. On the show’s website, viewers can order a free “Nouvelle Star”-branded Google Cardboard. …
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