Spring TV's Most Buzzed-About Shows: Why You Should Watch

From The Voice to Game of Thrones, find out the hot new shows to get on your radar (11 Photos)

Jennifer Graham Kizer on Apr 15, 2011 at 5:32PM

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Spring TV's Most Buzzed-About Shows: Why You Should Watch


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'The Voice'

When: Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET on NBC; premiering April 26 at 9 p.m. ET. After two airings, it moves to its regular timeslot on May 10

What It's About: Like American Idol, The Voice features a nationwide audition process and a singing competition to find America's next great vocal talent. Unlike Idol, it foregoes judges for an all-star panel of musician coaches, including Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine and country singer Blake Shelton. Another twist: Xtina and company will choose the finalists blindly, while their backs are to the stage.

Why You Should Check It Out: The Voice is a spin-off of The Voice of Holland, a proven hit in Europe. Guess what other show was based on a hit vocal competition in Europe? That would be American Idol, which spun off of the British series Pop Idol.

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