Here’s some news on the upcoming NBC reality show “The Voice.” I love the concept and think it just might bring to television what “American Idol” is missing especially post Simon Cowell. Plus, I’m still crushin’ on Carson Daly from his days on MTV’s “Total Request Live” (TRL). Daly, who has sustained a career beyond MTV with his own show on NBC “Last Call with Carson Daly” is the host for this new reality series premiering on April 26, 2011 at 9:00 PM ET/8:00 PM Central.
From Reality TV World‘s blog:
Frenchie Davis apparently won’t be the only face reality TV viewers may recognize when The Voice premieres Tuesday, April 26 at 9PM ET/PT on NBC.
“The Voice” is being produced by Mark Burnett, who also previously produced “Rock Star: Supernova” for CBS.
Burnett had confirmed “The Voice” was open to prior participants of other reality singing competitions — even winners — in a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter.
“It’s a meritocracy,” he said. “It doesn’t matter where you came from. If you won American Idol and you wanted to try this, too, you could.”
(read the full article HERE)
Entertainment Weekly wrote:
Davis auditioned during a Thursday taping of the show by performing Katy Perry’s “I Kissed a Girl.” The show’s “coaches” Judges Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton rejected the singer, but Christina Aguilera voted “yes,” putting Davis on her team. On “The Voice,” judges cannot see the contestants until after they’ve rendered a verdict.
(read full article HERE)
VIDEO: Commercial for NBC’s The Voice
VIDEO: Promo for NBC’s “The Voice”