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Fox Renews ‘The Four: Battle for Stardom’ for Season 2

The Singing Competition to Return This Summer

On the heels of its season one finale, Fox has greenlit its new music competition series, “The Four: Battle for Stardom” for a second season. It will return this summer for an unconfirmed number of new episodes.
 
“’The Four’ is truly a next-generation show,”
said Rob Wade, President, Alternative Series & Specials, Fox Broadcasting Company. “It has pushed past the boundaries of traditional music competition series by focusing on recording artists in an epic battle to become a superstar.  And for the winner, guided by music giants Sean “Diddy” Combs, DJ Khaled, Meghan Trainor and Republic Records, this is just the beginning. We’d like to thank our panel, our ringleader, Fergie, the contestants and our incredible production team for delivering concert-quality shows every week. And we look forward to pushing the boundaries even further in season two.”
 
The logline: This season on”The Four: Battle for Stardom,” four fierce recording artists, spanning all music genres, have fought to defend their coveted seats in front of a panel of industry experts: Record producer and songwriter Sean “Diddy” Combs, record-producer DJ Khaled and artist and songwriter Meghan Trainor.  Fergie has served as host, guiding the contestants, while they have battled it out against new recording artists determined to take their spots in the competition. At stake is the ultimate prize: The panel of industry experts become key players on the winner’s team. This season’s group of star-makers will help shepherd the winner’s career to help make him or her a breakout star. Additionally, as part of this season’s grand prize, the winner will be named an iHeartRadio “On The Verge” artist.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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