NBC’s hit singing competition “The Voice” has been picked up for a fourth and fifth seasons, NBC announced earlier today. Seasons 4 and 5 will air in the Spring and Fall of 2013.
“This pickup will assure the many dedicated ‘Voice’ fans that this innovative show will continue to bring some of the most talented new voices to the world’s attention through all of next year,” NBC’s Robert Greenblatt said in a statement. “With the addition of Usher and Shakira as rotating coaches to join Christina, Cee Lo, Adam and Blake in the next cycle, we know that this incredibly addictive program will remain even more relevant as we move forward through this exciting season. My hat is off to John de Mol, Mark Burnett, and everyone who produces this classy and highly entertaining show for us.”
As previously reported, Shakira And Usher will join Blake Shelton and Adam Levine as coaches in the upcoming fourth season.
“The Voice” has been averaging a 4.5 rating in the adults 18-49 demographic on Monday nights and a 4.3 on Tuesdays.
“The Voice” airs Mondays and Tuesdays on NBC.