NBC’s musical competition series “The Voice” will debut its first-ever, 10-part “Comeback Stage” companion series in its upcoming 15th season, premiering Monday, Sept. 24 8/7C).
Kelsea Ballerini will serve as the companion series’ fifth coach and mentor six deserving comeback artists who did not get past the Blind Auditions. These six will compete for a chance to re-enter The Voice competition and earn a spot in the Top 13 live shows in November.
The Comeback Stage series will air on several platforms, including YouTube, The Voice Official App, IGTV (Instagram), Facebook and NBC.com beginning on Monday, September 24th.
Team Alicia’s Chris Blue was crowned champion of this season of The Voice. His win earned him a recording contract.
CHRIS BLUE NAMED CHAMPION OF ‘THE VOICE’
Popular Member of Team Alicia Earned America’s Top Vote
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — May 23, 2017 — Chris Blue was crowned champion of NBC’s three-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice” tonight, earning the grand prize of a recording contract and being named winner of season 12.
Blue, 26, from Knoxville, TN, was a member of Team Alicia. Follow him on Twitter @Chrisbluelive.
Blue grew up in a family of seven in a tiny house. His mother decided to put the family in a band called the Blue Family, where they sang at local churches. The band later became known as the Blue Brothers and performed across the Midwest. For the past six years, Blue has worked as a worship leader, where he met his fiancée, a cancer survivor.
The current cycle of “The Voice” is averaging a 3.0 rating in adults 18-49 and 12.6 million viewers overall on Mondays and a 2.9 in 18-49 and 12.5 million viewers on Tuesdays in “live plus seven day” averages from Nielsen Media Research, keying regular NBC wins on both nights. So far this cycle, both “Voice” editions have ranked in broadcast television’s “live plus same day” weekly top 10 in adults 18-49 and total viewers each week the show has aired.
“The Voice” is a presentation of MGM Television, Talpa Media USA Inc. and Warner Horizon Television. The series was created by John de Mol, who serves as executive producer along with Mark Burnett, Audrey Morrissey, Lee Metzger, Chad Hines, Amanda Zucker, Kyra Thompson and Jay Bienstock.
Oscar, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, BAFTA and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Hudson will join Miley Cyrus, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton as a coach on season 13 of NBC’s three-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice.”
Hudson was a coach on the U.K. version of The Voice earlier this year – where she was the winning coach.
NBC is solidifying its Monday lineup for mid-season.
The network has ordered three more episodes of time travel drama Timeless; set the series premiere date for Taken (the prequel series to the Taken films), and the return date for the next cycle of The Voice.
Taken will premiere on February 27th – following the cycle premiere of The Voice. For more, read on.
Each of this season’s judges on The Voice will choose an artist to be on their team over the course of The Voice On Snapchat, a five-episode video audition series.
Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys will review user-submitted videos – over twenty thousand have been submitted – and each week, one of them will choose an artist to represent their team.
New installments of The Voice On Snapchat will be available every Monday until September 19th. Follow the jump for details.
NBC has announced its 2015 Fall Premiere dates – beginning with Sunday Night Football on Thursday, September 10th and Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris on Tuesday, September 15th. Event series Heroes Reborn begins on Thursday, September 24th.
Other new shows making their debut include: Blindspot (pictured above, Sept. 21), The Player (Sept. 24), People Are Talking (October 16) and Chicago Med (Nov. 10).
Fan favorites returning include: The Voice (Sept. 21), The Blacklist (Sept. 24) and Grimm (October 30).
For a complete list of NBC’s premieres, follow the jump.