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THE SUPERSTARS AND THEIR DUET PARTNERS PERFORM LIVE,
ON THE SEASON FINALE OF ABC'S "DUETS"
The Winner is Announced
"The Finale" - The votes have been tallied and a winner is revealed in the very special, live finale episode of "Duets." But before America's votes are announced, the Superstars and their partners will take to the stage and perform together one last time. 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. The winner of the competition will receive a recording contract with Hollywood Records. The Season Finale of "Duets" airs THURSDAY, JULY 19 (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.