by Lucas Kavner
HuffPost recently announced the conceit of NBC’s second new singing competition show, The Winner Is, which sounds pretty great and not remotely confusing: The show’s contestants, who will be comprised of all ages and include both solo acts and groups, will face an in-studio panel led by one celebrity judge while they compete for a cash prize of $1 million. Here’s where the twists come in: the contestants can negotiate a deal with their opponent. Before hearing the results, contestants can choose to either leave the competition in exchange for a predetermined cash prize or stay in the game.
American Idol, The Voice, Duets, that karaoke one they tried for a while, and now this! As the exciting, money-driven twist on the classic formula proves, America can’t get enough of singing competitions. And that’s why so many new singing competition-based television shows are hitting the air waves in the next few months, and we’re all excited.
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