NBC has introduced a significant schedule change that can have an effect on The Voice followers. The singing competitors will solely air within the fall for its 2021-2022 cycle. That implies that as an alternative of airing twice a yr, as per common, followers will solely get to look at the show annually, beginning with subsequent yr.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, this marks the primary time the show has solely aired one season in a yr since 2012. Since 2012, NBC has aired two complete seasons of the show per yr– one within the spring and one within the fall.
On Friday, Frances Berwick, chairman leisure networks at NBCUniversal Television and Streaming, advised reporters, per The Hollywood Reporter, “We wish to eventize this iconic sequence. The greatest approach to shield the model whereas super-serving followers is to supply one wonderful cycle this season.”
Here’s what you might want to know:
‘The Voice’ Has Seen Its Ratings Fall Steadily
As highlighted by THR, numbers for the hit NBC sequence have steadily fallen through the years.
“… Across each cycles and each nights on which it airs, the sequence has slipped by greater than 25 % in adults 18-49 and about 12 % in whole viewers.”
The outlet continues, “The transfer is just like one ABC made with its long-running sequence ‘Dancing With the Stars’. Beginning with its twenty seventh version in 2018, the show has aired solely a single cycle every season.”
Who Will Join the Judges for Season 21?
— Blake Shelton (@blakeshelton) March 30, 2021
Next season, which would be the twenty first, Ariana Grande will be part of the illustrious panel of judges.
Both Grande and The Voice made the announcement on March 30, revealing that the “Positions” singer might be taking the place of Nick Jonas.
Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, and John Legend might be again to guage, as nicely.
In a lighthearted interview with Hota Kotb on The Today show, which might be seen under, Blake Shelton lately stated, “There’s one chair on ‘The Voice’ that looks like, recently it is type of was like this revolving door of various coaches that we’re in a position to herald. And they by no means tell us who it will be, by the way in which. I believe we discovered about two days in the past. The producers texted us and stated it was going to be Ariana.”
Shelton added, “I’m enthusiastic about it. I’m a fan of hers, I’m not going to lie. We’re nonetheless going to beat the crap out of her, you understand, on the show. It’s our job — they pay us to win, Hoda. They do not pay me to lose.”
Blake’s assertion concerning the last chair being a ‘revolving door’ of types is correct– Jonas returned to the show earlier this yr rather than Shelton’s fiancee, Gwen Stefani, who judged the season prior.
Jonas, nonetheless, appears to be in good spirits about his impending departure, writing on Twitter, “Congrats @ArianaGrande! You’re going to kill it subsequent season! Welcome to the household.”
— NICK JONɅS (@nickjonas) March 30, 2021
The present season of The Voice Monday and Tuesday nights at 8 p.m. Eastern and Pacific Times on NBC.