FOX confirmed this week that the network has renewed the network’s latest music competition series, “The Four: Battle for Stardom”. The show will return for a second season this summer, the announcement was made today by President, Alternative Series & Specials, Fox Broadcasting Company.
“THE FOUR is truly a next-generation show,” said Wade. “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 show has been a consistent hit for FOX, the show is the highest-rated new unscripted series in nearly four years both among Adults 18-49 and Total Viewers. This season, four recording artists, spanning all music genres, have fought to defend their coveted seats in front of a panel of industry experts. Those experts include Grammy Award-winning musician, record producer and songwriter Sean “Diddy” Combs, record-producing hitmaker DJ Khaled and Grammy-winning recording artist and songwriter Meghan Trainor.
Eight-time Grammy Award-winning and multi-Platinum solo artist 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 elite 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.
In the epic season finale airing tonight (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX, the FOUR – Candice Boyd, Vincint Cannady, Evvie McKinney and Zhavia – will battle each other to be named winner.
The series was created by Armoza Formats and is produced by ITV Entertainment in association with Armoza Formats. David George, Adam Sher, David Eilenberg, Becca Walker, David Friedman, Avi Armoza, Moshiko Cohen and Elwin Viztelly de Groot are executive producers. Additionally, Sean “Diddy” Combs serves as a producer on the series.