FOX Renews ‘Beat Shazam’ for Season 3
More episodes inbound
If you’re a fan of “Beat Shazam” you should be happy to know that new episodes are on their way. FOX has renewed the series, which is hosted and executive-produced by Jamie Foxx, for a third season.
The network also confirmed that Foxx will return as host and executive producer for Season Three, along with executive producers Mark Burnett, Jeff Apploff and Barry Poznick. Corinne Foxx, the daughter of Jamie Foxx, will also return to the series as deejay.
“I am beyond excited that Beat Shazam is getting picked up for a third season,” said Foxx. “Huge thank you’s to our creator, Jeff Apploff, and to Mark Burnett and MGM, as well as the team at FOX for believing in us and giving us the opportunity to help change more peoples’ lives through our shared love of music.”
“Jamie Foxx is a one-of-a-kind entertainer who continues to bring his signature high energy and love of music to this show,” said Rob Wade, President, Alternative Entertainment and Specials, Fox Broadcasting Company. “It really is great fun for the whole family – including Jamie and his daughter, Corinne, our resident deejay. Together with the brilliant Mark Burnett and Jeff Apploff, they have inspired contestants, audience members and viewers at home to play along, and we can’t wait to see the BEAT SHAZAM band re-unite for Season Three.”
“I really love this show and really love working with Jamie and Corinne,” said Burnett. “Season Three will have even more family-friendly music fun that brings families together to both watch the series and to try to BEAT SHAZAM themselves!”
“BEAT SHAZAM is all about giving real people a chance to make a life-changing amount of money for knowing the biggest hits on the radio,” added Apploff. “We cannot wait to see which amazing contestants will take home the $1,000,000 in Season Three!”
The show has done well for FOX, averaging three million multi-platform viewers. The series ranks among the summer’s Top 20 broadcast programs among Adults 18-49. It is this summer’s most social broadcast game show and has garnered 19 million total engagements across all social channels.