July 30, 2016  
Home > News > TV

'The Voice' Announces New Twists in Season 3

August 13, 2012 (9:21 am) GMT
The newly-changed format allows coaches to 'steal' contestants from each other during the battle rounds.

"" will stiffen the competition, both among the coaches and among the contestants, in its upcoming third season. During a news conference in Malibu, California on Sunday, August 12, executive producer Mark Burnett, who was joined by , , and Green and host Carson Daly, announced some new twists in the next installment of the singing competition.

One of them is that the show will let coaches "steal" the proteges of other coaches during the battle rounds. This way, the contestant who is about to be sent home can get a second chance if another coach sees the potential to polish the aspiring singer better.

The reality series also adds a "knockout round," in which the number of contestants on each coach's team will be cut from 10 to just 5. Accordingly, there will only be 20 talents performing on stage when the show enters its live performance round.

"The Voice" season 3 will premiere Monday, September 10 at 8 P.M. on NBC. , , and have been tapped as the advisers for Xtina's, Blake's, Adam's and Cee-Lo's teams respectively.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Find Out How Jaden Smith Tricked His Dad Will Smith Into Letting Him Drink on His Birthday
  2. Jean-Claude Van Damme Walks Out of TV Interview After Reporter Asks This Question
  3. Matt Damon Will Take a Break From Acting Next Year
  4. Kanye West Launches Twitter Rants About Apple and Tidal Beef
  5. Tyler Posey Clarifies 'I Am Gay' Snapchat Video, Apologizes for Fake Coming Out
  6. Nick Jonas Offered $2 Million to Perform at RNC
  7. Director Paul Feig Slams Sony for Deleting 'Ghostbusters' Pro-Hillary Tweet
  8. 'Game of Thrones' Set to End With Season 8, Spin-Off Plan Confirmed