How South Korea's King Of Mask Singer became American TV hit The Masked Singer

Craig Plestis standing next to one of the costumes worn by celebrities to hide their identities in the first season of The Masked Singer. PHOTO: SMART DOG MEDIA
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LOS ANGELES - A serendipitous discovery over Thai food - that is how television producer Craig Plestis stumbled on the idea he would turn into one of Hollywood's biggest hits in recent years.

In 2017, he was dining with his family at Khao Soi, an eatery in Los Angeles, when his daughter nudged him to look at the TV screen everyone else was glued to.

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