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The Masked Singer 

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A singing competition guessing game based on Korean format King of Mask Singer. 12 celebrity performers wear costumes to conceal identities. One singer is eliminated each week and unmasked. Small hints are given for the viewer guess along.
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Jenny McCarthy ...  Self - Panelist 51 episodes, 2019-2020
Andrew Scully ...  Security Guard / ... 51 episodes, 2019-2020
Matty Castano ...  Security Guard / ... 50 episodes, 2019-2020
Nick Cannon ...  Self - Host 49 episodes, 2019-2020
Adam Hutson ...  Security Guard / ... 49 episodes, 2019-2020
Ken Jeong ...  Self - Panelist 49 episodes, 2019-2020
Dymone Priestley ...  Security Guard / ... 49 episodes, 2019-2020
Nicole Scherzinger ...  Self - Panelist 49 episodes, 2019-2020
Robin Thicke ...  Self - Panelist 49 episodes, 2019-2020
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The Masked Singer is a singing competition guessing game based on the Korean format King of Mask Singer. The performers are celebrities wearing elaborate head to toe costumes to conceal their identities from the host, panelists, audience, and other contestants. 12 celebrities appear on the show with one singer eliminated each week and unmasked. Small hints are given to help viewer play and guess along. The "who-sung-it" is hosted by Nick Cannon and features a star-studded detective playing panel: Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke. For season 1, the competitors are all "household names" and have a combined 65 Grammy nominations, 16 multi-Platinum albums, 16 Emmy nominations, 9 Broadway shows, 4 Super Bowl titles, and 4 stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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All. Are. Unmasked. See more »


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A Masked Singer National Tour was set to take place in Mid-2020 featuring 2 celebrity hosts and a mystery celebrity, due to Covid-19 the tour was postponed to 2021 and eventually the show was postponed indefinitely. See more »

Crazy Credits

(Season 4): "Due to health restrictions, visuals of audience featured in this episode included virtual shots as well as shots from past seasons. The use of these visuals was for creative purposes only and did not impact the actual audience voting and outcome." See more »

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Version of The Masked Singer: Bulgaria (2019) See more »

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Misses the point of the original.
12 April 2019 | by leeychuSee all my reviews

The whole point of the original Korean version of the show was to build or re-build the brand of current artists, not has-beens, and to show off the vocal prowess of current artists. Don't get me wrong, Gladys Knight was and is amazing, and I am still a fan, but she has already worked hard to establish herself as an all-time great and does not need to showcase her talents anymore. The Korean show focuses on current artists who may not have another opportunity to display their vocal talent, or for those who recently went MIA due to unfortunate circumstances to climb back into the limelight. I am digressing, but my point is, the emphasis was on the vocal talent where contestants sing songs that move audiences, not on the superficial frittering of trying to guess who the singer is. They compete and sing their heats out, and then the voting happens based on vocal talent alone. Then when they are unmasked at the end, we are impressed. Also, why the hell is Jenny McCarthy a judge? I can understand Scherzinger even though she is more of an entertainer than a true singer, but McCarthy doesn't even accept scientific facts as reality.


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2 January 2019 (USA) See more »

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