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THE SHOW GOES LIVE AND AMERICA GETS TO VOTE AS THE SUPERSTARS
AND THEIR DUET PARTNERS PERFORM THEIR FAVORITE SONGS
FROM THIS MILLENNIUM, ON ABC'S "DUETS"
"Songs from the 2000's" - It's the first LIVE show, and Superstars Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Jennifer Nettles and Robin Thicke take the stage with their remaining Duet partners and perform their favorite songs from this millennium. At the end, the polls will open and America will get to choose who stays in the competition and who is sent home. 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," THURSDAY, JUNE 28 (8:00-9:00 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.