The Masked Singer returns to FOX for a 4th season on Wednesday September 23. Ahead of the premiere, FOX aired a sneak peek special that introduced all 16 masks, with the first clues of the season. Also, clips included the making of each costume and more.
Nick Cannon hosted, and the judges, Robin Thicke, Jenny McCarthy, Ken Jeong and Nicole Scherzinger were on hand to talk up the new season.
According to a press release: The Season Four celebrity contestants combined have sold more than 281 million records worldwide, appeared in more than 5,475 episodes of television and 151 films, appeared in five Super Bowls, have four stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People.
Appearing on Wednesday’s premiere are: Popcorn, Sun, Giraffe, Snow Owls (The Masked Singer’s first ever duo) and Dragon.
Meet the new costumed celebrities, and check out the clues.
First clue: Mirror, mirror on the wall, what makes me the biggest miracle of all? Lots of movie theater imagery in the clue package for this female celebrity.
First Clue: If you’re looking for a hint to my identity, you should know that I share something in common with a powerful giant. This male giraffe is quite the dandy.
First Clue: I’m a broccoli lean, mean, heart pumping machine, after it’s how I got my six pack. Broccoli sports a letter jacket. Would it be too on the nose to speculate that he’s an athlete?
First Clue: I assure you that even though I may be cold blooded, I have a warm and glowing flow with H20. She glows in the dark!
First Clue: If you want to know how I instantly appeared, here is the prescription number to my identity. Serpent has six robotic snake arms. It’s the animatronic costume on The Masked Singer.
First Clue: If you want to hawk clues to find me my identity, just look into stocks and bonds. Dragon calls himself a “creative type.”
First Clue: If you want a hint about me, I own who I am. I know that my voice can go high, but my dishes go deep. So, she’s a singer who also cooks?
First Clue: It’s very fitting that I have so many appendages. After all, I’m known for having a lot of hands to latch on to. Squiggly monster has his “very own” microphone inside his costume.
First Clue: If you’re trying to figure out who I am, here’s a hint. This sun knows how to shine like a torch, even during the freezing winter. Nick mentions there is a “surprise” hidden in the costume.
First Clue: Some might say that my career had a magical start. Watchamacallit sounds like an old lady.
First Clue: A special set of keys reversed my game forever. Tic Tac whoa. Could he be a game show host?
First Clue: Check the Gremlin manual and you will see, I can thrive when the temperature is a cool 66.5 degrees. That hint seems very specific!
First Clue: If you want to know who’s behind my mask, you’ll need to figure out who’s under. The Mushroom costumes seems designed for a woman, but that’s definitely a man’s voice!
First Clue: You can try and figure out who we are, but as for who is more talented, it’s a tie. A man and woman make up this duo. The two sit in faberge egg that is mobile.
First Clue: Living in the ocean can be dangerous, so it’s always good to find a quiet place to hide. Seahorse has a deep voice, but is definitely a woman.
First Clue: If you’re looking for a hint about this baby alien, all you have to do is look to the stars.