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THE SUPERSTARS AND THEIR DUET PARTNERS PERFORM
MOVIE SOUNDTRACK FAVORITES, ON ABC'S "DUETS"
One Amateur is Eliminated and the Five Remaining Partners Move on to the LIVE Shows
"Movie Night" - Superstars Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Jennifer Nettles and Robin Thicke take the stage with their remaining Duet partners and perform some of the most beloved songs from their favorite movie soundtracks. After a very dramatic solo showdown, one amateur is eliminated, leaving only five to perform in the live shows. Hosted by Quddus, the series is a one-of a kind singing competition that takes the Superstars out from behind the judges' panel and onto the stage, on "Duets," WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20 (9:31-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Duets" stars Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Jennifer Nettles, Robin Thicke and Quddus.
"Duets" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,L parental guideline.
SEASON(S): 1 (9 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES: presumably canceled on 3/21/13 as the series was not among abc's summer 2013 plans
DESCRIPTION: (from ABC's press release, May 2012) ABC announced today the eight young amateur singers who will partner with Superstars Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Jennifer Nettles and Robin Thicke in the network's newest music series, "Duets," premiering THURSDAY, MAY 24 (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET). Hosted by Quddus ("Total Request Live"), "Duets" is a one-of a kind singing competition that takes the Superstars out from behind the judges' panel and onto the stage. Clarkson, Legend, Nettles and Thicke individually set out on a journey across America looking for undiscovered talent worthy of being their Duet Partners. Ultimately, each Superstar will choose two singers to be his/her partners. Together the Superstars and their partners take the stage each week and perform in front of a live studio audience. In the end, only one duet will be at the top of the charts, and the winning partner will receive a recording contract with Hollywood Records.