The unlikely story of Ben Taub, a Princeton student whose audition for The Voice eventually led him to Syria and a job writing for The New Yorker.
The Voice 3
The Voice opened its penultimate episode last night with a version of “Hallelujah” sung by the coaches–Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine, and Blake Shelton–and all 20 contestants, and even host Carson Daly. Each was holding a sign with the name of one of the victims of Friday’s shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary… continue reading
NBC has added an additional hour to The Voice‘s third-season premiere week in order to compete directly against The X Factor‘s debut (never mind poor Big Brother). The X Factor‘s second season continues Thursday, meaning that between the two shows, there will be six hours of just those two music competitions next week, never mind… continue reading
When it debuts its new season this fall, PBS’ Sesame Street will parody NBC’s The Voice, and the show has released a clip from the segment that is pretty hilarious. Between this and PBS Digital Studios’ Mister Rogers’ “Garden of Your Mind” (followed by Bob Ross remixed), PBS is doing a brilliant job of combining… continue reading
One of the best ads during the Super Bowl was a promo for The Voice‘s second season, and it had a surprise ending that made it even better. Now, NBC has re-edited the same promo, and not very well, injecting another reality star, Bruce Jenner, in the place of Betty White. It’s somewhat clever in… continue reading
NBC’s decision to air two seasons of The Voice every year means that the show may need to cast new coaches for its spring edition, potentially replacing some or all of the current coaches: Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine, Cee Lo Green, and Blake Shelton. Having screwed up its second season, the show will also make… continue reading
The Voice will return for a third season, which is unsprising, but NBC will only wait a few months in-between seasons, airing it in the fall. I’m excited that it will be back, but think having it return so soon could be a pretty big mistake. All four judges–Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton, Cee Lo Green,… continue reading