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Posted on: January 27, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Shining Stars Talent Show Returns to MCTV Network

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January 27, 2022 – Midland residents with special talents, star-quality stage presence, or weird human tricks: It’s your time to shine! The MCTV Network is set to record its 11th annual Shining Stars Talent Show on Saturday, March 12 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Entrants will be given up to 30 minutes to set up and deliver a 3 – 5 minute performance. Performances can include singing, dancing, playing an instrument, creating a hand-drawn masterpiece, juggling, and more. After the show airs, viewers can vote for their favorite Shining Star by sending an email to, sending a message to MCTV’s Facebook page, or by commenting on the YouTube video. The entrant with the most votes will receive a message board on Community Messages, a Facebook recognition, and may have an opportunity to perform for a live audience at MCTV's Honors Night in November 2022.

 The completed program will be televised on MCTV via Charter Spectrum channel 191 and AT&T U-verse channel 99; available on Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire Stick devices via the MCTV Network app; streamed live and on-demand at; and posted on the MCTV Network Community Voices YouTube channel.

To enter, call MCTV at 989-837-3474 by Thursday, March 10 to schedule a performance time. Time slots are limited.

Shining Stars Talent Show is open to Midland County residents. Proof of identity and Midland County residency will be required. All ages are welcome; however, parent/guardian consent will be required for performers under 18 years of age. Performance content must be approved by staff to schedule a time slot.

In accordance with the City’s COVID-19 policy, participants will be expected to wear a facial covering when not performing and respect physical distancing requirements.

To learn more about the MCTV Network, visit or follow MCTV on Facebook.

The MCTV Network is located in the lower level of the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library at 1710 W. St. Andrews Rd. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Evening and Saturday hours are available by request. MCTV is a service of the City of Midland. 

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