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The beat rolls on as FOX renews 'Beat Shazam' for a 4th season


Fri, Jan 31st 2020 05:30 pm

Jamie Foxx returns as host and executive producer; Corinne Foxx to return as deejay

FOX has renewed interactive music game show “Beat Shazam” for a fourth season. Jamie Foxx will return as host and executive producer, along with executive producers Mark Burnett, Jeff Apploff, Barry Poznick and Lauren Zalaznick. His daughter, Corinne Foxx, also will return as deejay.

“Beat Shazam” averaged 3.2 million multiplatform viewers in its third season. The series ranked among summer 2019’s Top 25 broadcast programs among adults 18-49. “Beat Shazam” has garnered 3.0 million total engagements across all social channels. Conversation around “Beat Shazam” also grew 22% season-over-season. Over the course of its three seasons, “Beat Shazam” has awarded contestants more than $9 million.

The interactive music game show pits three teams of two against the clock and each other as they attempt to identify the biggest hit songs of all time. In the end, the team with the most money banked will outlast the competition and go against Shazam, the popular song identification app, for the chance to win $1 million. The series has featured numerous celebrity guest stars, including Mariah Carey, Shaq, TLC, Snoop Dogg, Odell Beckham Jr., Michael Bolton and Smokey Robinson.

Shazam is one of the world’s most popular and highly rated music apps, and lets users identify songs simply by listening to the music playing around them. With pioneering innovation in music identification, Shazam helps people discover and interact with video or audio content across devices and mediums. Shazam has been downloaded over 1.5 billion times around the world and counts more than 25 million Shazams each day. For more information, visit www.shazam.com.

Foxx also will lend his ear to “The Masked Singer” as a guest panelist in the season three premiere episode, airing Sunday, Feb. 2, immediately following Super Bowl LIV on FOX.

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