The 2015 instalment of Shop Idol is to be broadcast as a six part documentary series on BBC2. The half hour episodes will follow the retail entrants as iSellMobile search for the UK’s best mobile sales staff.
A BBC press release stated: ‘BBC Productions will make Mobile Phone Idol, which will go behind the scenes of Shop Idol 2015 – known as the ‘Pulitzer Prize of telecoms.’
Backed by retailers, networks and manufacturers, Shop Idol is an industry recognised measure of a store staff member’s abilities. The competition consists of store visits, quizzes, challenges, interviews, voting and presentations to ensure only the very best make the final six.
Head Shop Idol Judge, Christian Azolan described the series as “A great opportunity to highlight the excellent standard of mobile retail staff that iSellMobile’s Shop Idol attracts.”
The series is expected to air in mid to late 2015 in the 10pm time slot.