Ratings: Voice Opener Dips But Boosts Blacklist, 3 CBS Sitcoms Fall, Following Slips to New Low

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NBC’s The Voice opened Season 6 with 15.7 million total viewers and a 4.7 rating (per finals), dipping 8 percent in the demo from its Cycle 5 opener but up 15 percent and a tenth versus its year-ago premiere. READ MORE

The Voice Season 6 Premiere Recap: All the Singing Ladies (All the Singing Ladies)!

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I’m not sure what the sidewalks in your town are looking like right now, but where I live in Jersey City, they’re covered in a terrine of mud-blackened ice; found objects (I kid you not, I spotted a half-finished bottle of Arizona Iced Tea lodged in a snowbank today); wayyyy too many dog droppings (sigh); and sadness.

But just when you start thinking about crawling into a cave for another six months of hibernation, …READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL

The Voice Exclusive: Season 6 Coaches 'Going for the Throat This Year,' Blake Shelton Teases

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Shakira and Usher are back for their second go-’round on The Voice — so don’t expect any learning curve as they battle to land the best singers from the Season 6 Blind Auditions. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

The Voice's Jacquie Lee on Adult Emotions, Jack White Jams and 'Hateful 12-Year-Olds' — Plus: What Xtina Taught Her About Songwriting

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Ladies and gentlemen, make way for “Bertha Cee Lo Green.”

Yes indeed, that’s the name The Voice‘s Season 5 runner-up Jacquie Lee says she gave to the elderly woman who lives in her stomach (the same old lady that rival coach Cee Lo Green accused her of swallowing after a rousing rendition of The Jackson 5′s “Who’s Lovin’ You”). READ MORE

The Voice's Matthew Schuler Talks 'Hallelujah,' Miley Tunes and That Superfast Four-Chair Turn

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How’s this for a nifty twist of fate?

As college student Matthew Schuler found himself getting hooked on Season 3 of The Voice — and getting inspired by eventual winner Cassadee Pope — he also found himself becoming enamored with the music and life story of British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran.

“He left his home at 16 and went to London to really pursue his dream,” Schuler explains. “And I got to thinking, …READ MORE

The Voice Champ Tessanne Chin on Reggae-fied Beatles Tunes, the Drama of 'I Have Nothing' and the Heart & Adam Lambert Songs She Skipped!


“Do you trust me?” That’s a question Tessanne Chin found herself frequently answering (in the affirmative) in conversations with coach Adam Levine during her winning run on Season 5 of The Voice.

Indeed, in her freewheeling TVLine interview, the Jamaican powerhouse reveals she was initially reluctant about her mentor’s choices on everything from …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Reality Check: How Tessanne Won The Voice by Slaying a Played-Out Song! Plus: #TeamAdam Sabotage, X Factor's Nauseating Ending!


The Voice and The X Factor have concluded their respective seasons with righteous wins by Tessanne Chin and Alex & Sierra — so how come the former finished on an epic glory note, while the latter show left us with ear-piercing microphone feedback? READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Ratings: The Voice Down 10% Vs. Previous Finale, NCIS Steady, Person of Interest Dips

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The Voice‘s latest coronation ceremony was witnessed by 14 million total viewers, while scoring a 4.0 demo rating (per finals) — down 10 percent on both counts from the NBC hit’s June finale but within spitting distance of its year-ago audience.

All told, the singing competition …READ MORE

The Voice Season 5 Finale Recap: And the Winner Is… [Plus: 15 Additional Awards!]

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Cee Lo, put down your Handbook of Inscrutable Song Choices. Xtina, tuck away your décolletage. Carson Daly, park the promotional Kia in the garage.

Another installment of The Voice has come to its feel-good conclusion — and all that’s left are the inevitable debates about …READ MORE

The Voice: 25 Best Performances of Season 5


It’s down to Tessanne Chin, Jacquie Lee and Will Champlin when The Voice airs its Season 5 finale tonight (9/8c) — but dozens of other vocalists played vital roles in making this the most competitive installment in the history of NBC’s reality singing juggernaut. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS