Yup. That’s right NBC. Kick Simon Cowell RIGHT WHERE IT HURTS. The Voice will get the LIVE shows started during election week with a 3 NIGHT EXTRAVAGANZA. And since Tuesday night will be all about the American presidential election, The Voice will go head to head with the X Factor on Wednesday and Thursday. Poor Simon! LET THE WHINING BEGIN.
The X Factor live shows begin on November 1.
Via Press Release:
AMERICA DECIDES ON NBC’S ‘The Voice’ AS HIT SERIES GOES LIVE WITH BROADCASTS DURING ELECTION WEEK ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7 AND THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – October 22, 2012 – NBC’s “The Voice” gets “Election Fever” in a three-night event in which America will vote for the first time this season to help decide which artists get into the Top 12 as the popular vocal competition series will have special live broadcasts on Wednesday, November 7 (8-10 p.m. ET) and on Thursday, November 8 (8-9 p.m. ET) — as well as its regular airing on Monday, November 5 (8-10 p.m. ET).
This will give the hit show five hours over three nights that week. “The Voice” will not be broadcast on Tuesday, November 6 due to NBC News’ Election Night coverage.
To date, “The Voice” is the #1 unscripted program on the major networks in adults 18-49 and total viewers, with the Monday edition averaging a 5.1 rating, 13 share in adults 18-49 and 13.9 million viewers overall. That makes “The Voice” the #4 series overall on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in 18-49 and the #9 show in total viewers (excluding sports pre- and post-game shows).
“The Voice” is a vocal competition show that features celebrity musician coaches Christina Aguilera, CeeLo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton as well as Carson Daly as host and Christina Milian as Social Media Correspondent. “The Voice” is a presentation of Mark Burnett’s One Three Media, Talpa Media USA Inc. and Warner Horizon Television. The series is created by John de Mol, who executive-produces along with Burnett, Audrey Morrissey, Stijn Bakkers and Lee Metzger.
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