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[08/02/18 - 10:09 AM]
FOX Unveils "The Masked Singer," A New Celebrity Competition Series with a Groundbreaking Twist
Nick Cannon will host the series, due in January 2019, with Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke serving as panelists.

[11/13/17 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 13
Updates include: Nickelodeon renews "I Am Frankie"; ABC extends "Roseanne" revival with extra episode; and Patrick J. Adams, Meghan Markle eyed for exit from USA's "Suits."







MASKED SINGER, THE (FOX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
11/13/17 - 8/2/18
STATUS:
currently in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from FOX's press release, August 2018) FOX has ordered the new celebrity competition series THE MASKED SINGER, to premiere in January 2019. Based on an international hit, which already is a viral phenomenon with more than half a billion fans worldwide, and the No. 1 top-trending video of 2017 on YouTube, THE MASKED SINGER features celebrities facing off against one another with one major twist: each singer is shrouded from head to toe in an elaborate costume, complete with full face mask to conceal his or her identity. Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke serve on the panel and play detective, alongside host Nick Cannon.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Jenny McCarthy as Panelist
· Ken Jeong as Panelist
· Nick Cannon as Host
· Nicole Scherzinger as Panelist
· Robin Thicke as Panelist
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alex Rudzinski as DIR
· Craig Plestis as EP
· Izzie Pick Ibarra as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Endemol Shine North America
· Smart Dog Media