American Idol and The Voice, usually oversized spectacles, have become test cases for TV under lockdown. The results so far have been both affecting and unsettling, emotional and apocalyptic.
Taylor Swift is returning to The Voice as a mega mentor in the upcoming 17th season of the NBC singing competition series. The Blank Space singer will offer advice to each team of artists as they prepare for the knockout rounds in the show.
Jordan Pruitt, a contestant on the third season of The Voice, has filed a lawsuit accusing her former manager, Keith Thomas, of sexually abusing her beginning when she was 14 years old. Pruitt also sued her former record label, Hollywood Records, and its parent company, the Walt Disney Co., alleging that they had failed to prevent the abuse.
The Maroon 5 frontman wrote a lengthy Instagram post Friday, saying the NBC Emmy-winning show “went on to be a life shaping experience that will be close to my heart forever.”
NBC is switching up its Tuesday primetime block again by swapping freshman drama The Village and Season 16 of The Voice. The scripted show will now occupy the 8 p.m. slot and the alternative series will take over the 9 o’clock hour. New Amsterdam will remain at 10 p.m.
NBC’s talent show fell to its lowest adults 18-49 rating ever on Tuesday night, posting a 1.0 in the key demo. It also failed to finish first in its time period for the first time in its spring cycle. ABC’s comedy Bless This Mess, on the other hand, premiered with the network’s best rating in the time period since late October.
NBC has firmed up its schedule for the rest of the broadcast season, setting late winter and spring premiere dates. The slate includes two new series, drama The Enemy Within and The Village, and two returning sophomores that debuted last midseason, comedy A.P. Bio and comedic drama Good Girls. Additionally, NBC has set premiere dates for reality series The Voice and World Of Dance.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fresh off an Emmy Award win, John Legend is sticking with television and becoming a coach on NBC’s “The Voice.” Legend won an Emmy on Saturday as a producer of NBC’s “Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert,” making him an EGOT — the term for someone who’s won an Emmy, Grammy, […]
American Idol was down slightly in the Nielsen overnight numbers from last Monday, but ABC’s new version of the singing competition series still managed to retain most of its audience from last week. On NBC, The Voice held onto its comfortable lead over Idol, averaging a 2.3 and 10.7 million viewers for the night, making it the top-rated and most-watched show of the night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grammy winner Kelly Clarkson is joining the hit singing competition “The Voice” as a coach, but not for another year. NBC announced Thursday that the “Stronger” singer will join Adam Levine and Blake Shelton as coaches for the show’s 14th season. Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson has been announced as a coach on […]
NBC has announced the one-time American Idol contestant will look to uncover potential singing stars when she joins fellow coaches Blake Shelton, Adam Levine and Miley Cyrus for the fall season of the reality singing competition.
NBC has announced the first-ever live real-time voting and results show for The Voice, which will air on Monday, Nov. 7. The two-hour special will feature performances, voting and results all taking place during the same episode.
Beginning today, it’s a battle for swipes with NBC’s The Voice. Two weeks after NBCUniversal announced a multi-year television partnership with Snapchat to produce shows based on its TV properties and designed for the photo-messaging app’s audience, the media company is rolling out its first entrant: The Voice on Snapchat.
NBC will unveil new episodes of The Voice and Superstore during the Summer Olympics. Superstore, which is heading into its second season, will air a special Olympics-themed episode on Aug. 19, immediately following Olympics coverage. A 30-minute preview of the season 11 opener of The Voice, featuring the debuts of new coaches Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys, will premiere on Aug. 21, immediately following the Games’ closing ceremony.
As viewers navigate their way through a maze of hundreds of original television series, networks do their part to provide guideposts. For NBC, The Voice does the trick. For a few years now, television’s most popular reality competition series has helped funnel viewers into promising shows of all genres, but this season the network has doubled down. A whopping 10 programs — including two more this week — will have premiered immediately behind The Voice.
On the heels of ABC’s rare Monday night win last week, NBC reclaimed the top spot last night, having the top-rated show in every half hour of primetime. The Voice was the night’s top show.
Miley Cyrus has been named a key adviser for the upcoming 10th season of NBC’s The Voice. Coaches for the upcoming season of The Voice are Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Pharrell Williams and Christina Aguilera.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — CeeLo Green says he has grown personally and professionally and wants to return to NBC’s “The Voice.” “I’ve talked very possibly about doing ‘The Voice’ again,” Green said in an interview Wednesday. “So I just kind of put that out there, wishful thinking, kind of willing it. Because I would love […]
The Voice returned strong last night and boosted NBC’s new drama The Blindspot to the network’s best rating for any scripted series in a year. NBC easily won the night over CBS with those two shows.
NEW YORK (AP) — Gwen Stefani is returning as coach of NBC’s “The Voice” for its ninth season. The network announced Wednesday that Stefani would be back on the job joining coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Pharrell Williams. Stefani is a three-time Grammy winner who has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide. She […]
The acquisition of Talpa Media, established by John de Mol, the Big Brother creator, is the latest move by the British broadcaster to bolster its content and sell shows globally.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stevie Nicks is joining “The Voice” as an adviser to Adam Levine’s team for the upcoming season. Filming is currently underway on the show’s seventh season. Nicks, the 66-year-old Fleetwood Mac singer, has been working with Levine and his 12 team members as they assign songs and rehearse with the contestants […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC says Gwen Stefani will be a coach on “The Voice” next season. The network said Tuesday that Stefani will join Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and another previously announced new coach, Pharrell Williams, on the singing contest’s seventh edition. The two newcomers will drop by “The Voice” on May 5. NBC […]
Gwen Stefani is near closing on her deal to join NBC’s The Voice for the upcoming seventh season, according to an individual with knowledge of the deal. Stefani will replace a pregnant Christina Aguilera on the upcoming fall season. Aguilera is set to return for the following spring season.
In a battle of reality competitions, NBC’s The Voice finished first on Monday among viewers 18-49, while the season premiere of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars topped the night among households. The Voice averaged a 4.0 adults 18-49 rating from 8 to 10 p.m., according to Nielsen overnights, the top program of the night in the demo and up 8 percent from a 3.7 last week.
The Voice remained nearly as strong in week two as it was in week one. The NBC reality show posted a 4.5 adults 18-49 rating from 8 to 10 p.m. last night, down only 4% from last week’s season premiere. The show dominated each half hour, peaking with a 4.9 from 9:30 to 10. NBC won all six half hours on the night.
The Voice returned to big numbers last night, though not quite as big as last fall’s debut. The hit NBC singing show posted a 4.7 adults 18-49 rating in its sixth-season premiere from 8 to 10 p.m. Monday night. That was down 8% from its fifth-season premiere in September, but up 18% from the show’s fall finale in December. It was also a tenth behind the fourth-season premiere last spring, which posted a 4.8. The show was easily the highest-rated program of the night on broadcast.
Twitter and its users took control of NBC last night in the final minutes of the network’s hit reality competition series The Voice, ushering in a new era of television viewer connectivity and quite likely changing the way other broadcast networks will look at their signature competition hits.
The singing competition helped NBC capture a 4.0 rating among 18-49s and an 11 share. ABC’s “S.H.I.E.LD.” got off to a monstrous start at 8p.m. with a 4.6, according to Nielsen data, and helped lead-out “The Goldbergs” to a 3.2, making it the top comedy debut this season and best for any ABC sitcom in two years. CBS tied with ABC for second place behind “NCIS and NCIS: Los Angeles,” while Fox, which kicked off its premieres last week, suffered from the strong comptition.
The singing competition helped NBC dominate Monday night, with a 4.6 in the key 18-49 demographic, which helped lift the network’s new drama “The Blacklist” at 10 p.m. “Hostages,” CBS’s 10 p.m. show didn’t have a strong showing with a 1.8. ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars” fell 26% from last week’s debut to a 2.3, but “Castle” grew 5% to a 2.2 at 10 p.m.