The Fox reality singing competition series will return this fall with its second season

By Natalie Stone
May 13, 2019 03:53 PM

More celebrities will be going incognito for The Masked Singer.

On Monday, Fox announced that the reality singing competition series has been renewed for a third season — before season 2 has even aired.

The network also revealed that the show will premiere immediately following Super Bowl LIV on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. Following the season 3 premiere, the show will move to Wednesdays, when it will regularly air from 8-9 p.m. ET.

Earlier this year, weeks after season 1 premiered, the network announced that the show had been renewed for a second season.

Since its premiere in early January, the series had shot to the top of the ratings list, quickly becoming the network’s most-watched unscripted series.

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The Masked Singer features 12 celebrities contestants singing and dancing in head-to-toe costumes that completely obscure their identities.

The mystery stars compete two at a time, with the audience and a judging panel voting on who the winner of each matchup is.

Joining the audience and host Nick Cannon is a group of celebrity panelists — Robin ThickeJenny McCarthyNicole Scherzinger and Ken Jeong — who try their best to correctly identify each performer based on what little clues they get during each episode.

T-Pain as the monster on The Masked Singer
Michael Becker/FOX (2)

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Although the celebrities get to use their real voices while singing, during pre-taped interview clips (which feature hints about their identities), their voices have been distorted.

At the end of every episode, the losing celebrity’s identity is finally revealed.

T-Pain, who competed as the monster, won season 1.

The Masked Singer season 2 will air Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET this fall on Fox.

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