Fox simply introduced the judging panel and host for its latest singing competitors, “Alter Ego.”
The music-focused judges will embrace “Ironic” singer Alanis Morissette, Grimes, Nick Lachey and “Black Eyed Peas” alum will.i.am. Rocsi Diaz — who co-hosted the BET program “106 & Park” — will host.
“Alter Ego” will characteristic contestants who disguise their true identities and carry out as their “dream avatar,” showcasing their distinctive efficiency model by way of movement seize know-how.
“‘Alter Ego’ merges expertise and know-how to revolutionize the singing competitors present in solely a means Fox can do,” mentioned Rob Wade, president of different leisure and specials at Fox. “We’re so excited to carry the incredible will.i.am, Alanis, Grimes, Nick and Rocsi collectively as they seek for the following massive singing star, permitting unbelievable vocalists an opportunity to comprehend their desires and carry out like by no means earlier than.”
Matilda Zoltowski, who has labored on expertise exhibits together with “World of Dance” and “Dancing with the Stars,” will function the present’s government producer. The present is about to take the time slot of “Sport of Abilities.”
“Alter Ego” would be the second Fox collection on which Alanis Morissette has appeared, following her function on the community’s animated comedy “The Nice North.” Lachey was a contestant on “The Masked Singer” final season. Will.i.am serves as a coach on the UK model of “The Voice.” And Canada-born Grimes — a ok a Claire Boucher — is the accomplice of Tesla founder Elon Musk and lately launched her idea album “Miss Anthropocene.”
“Alter Ego” will pair with Season 6 of “The Masked Singer” on Wednesday nights at 9 p.m. within the fall. “Masked,” hosted by Nick Cannon, options star panelists guessing the identities of celebrities by deciphering clues all through the season. After performances conclude, the viewers and panelists vote for his or her favourite singer, and the least well-liked contestant takes off their masks to disclose their id.
“The Masked Singer” additionally appeared to have influenced a brand new courting present on Netflix referred to as “Sexy Beasts,” through which visitors take a look at chemistry with others with out ever seeing their faces — that are masked by cutting-edge Hollywood film prosthetics. Fox additionally placed on a derivative of “The Masked Singer” titled “The Masked Dancer,” through which celebs disguise their identities with elaborate costumes to carry out in entrance of a panel of judges.