[03/25/11 - 10:52 AM] ABC Announces Its 2011 Summer Schedule Newcomers include "101 Ways to Leave a Game Show," "Expedition Impossible," "The Hot Zone," "Take the Money and Run" and "America's Karaoke Challenge."
[03/08/11 - 10:52 PM] Development Update: Tuesday, March 8 Updates include: Ben Koldyke, Brooke D'Orsay nab leads in ABC comedy pilots; Rick Gomez, Richard T. Jones join FOX's "Council of Dads"; and Natalie Dormer to star in ABC's "Poe."
SEASON(S): 1 (6 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES: confirmed as canceled on 3/13/12
DESCRIPTION: (from ABC's press release, July 2011) Did you know that some of America's biggest singing sensations started with karaoke? Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and others began that way. Who will be the next singer to leap from the karaoke circuit to superstardom? "Karaoke Battle USA" shines the spotlight on the best karaoke singers across the country in six one-hour episodes, hosted by Joey Fatone (*NSYNC, "Dancing w/the Stars") and premiering with a two-hour episode, FRIDAY, AUGUST 12 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Note: The series will air regularly Fridays from 9:00-10:00 p.m., ET. "Episode 101" was shot at the Las Vegas House of Blues. The series is filmed in House of Blues locations in Houston, Chicago, New York and Los Angeles.