No ‘American Idol,’ No Problem! Fox to Launch New Singing Competition ‘The Four’

Moving on! Fox is building a new singing foe patrician The Four, severe ABC’s arriving reboot of American Idol.

Fox Television Group co-CEO Dana Walden announced during a Television Critics Association press debate executive event in Beverly Hills on Tuesday, Aug 8, that a array has strictly been ordered, Variety reported. Walden even threw some not-so-subtle shade during other singing competitions, saying, “They’ve turn most some-more about luminary panels and most reduction about star making.”

The Four facilities a opposite linear format than Idol. Rather than auditioning and expelling thousands of dynamic singers, a uncover starts with usually 4 finalists comparison by yet-to-be-secured song attention experts. The performers will be challenged by other new singers dynamic to take their desired spots. If any of a 4 finalists are outperformed, they will be sent home and replaced.

Though producers have nonetheless to secure an part count, a array is approaching to be brief. “I consider it could be anywhere between 4 and 8 [episodes],” Fox executive Rob Wade told Variety. “It’s really different. … You wish there to be vigour on America and a judges to find a star in a brief volume of time. we consider that’s what works best.”

Idol resolved a strange run on Fox in Apr 2016 after 15 seasons. A reconstruction is slated to premiere on ABC in 2018 with Ryan Seacrest returning as a host. Katy Perry is a usually decider reliable so far, yet a source exclusively told Us Weekly that Idol alum Chris Daughtry will also join a panel.

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