“The Masked Singer” Renewed for Season 2

Fox’s most-watched unscripted show in 11 years is coming back to a second season. 

The Masked Singer has been renewed for a second season half-way through its first season.

The show pits costume-wearing celebrities against one another in a singing competition. The celebs’ identities are kept secret from each other and the judges until they are booted. 

The show is based on the Korean show King of Mask Singer. The panel of judges includes — Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger, and Robin Thicke. The show’s host is Nick Cannon. 

“The response to The Masked Singer has been fantastic and we are thrilled to bring it back for another season,” said Rob Wade, Fox’s president of Alternative Entertainment and Specials, in a statement. “I am so happy to see a singing Peacock burst into pop culture! The Masked Singer is unique, bold, original, and embraces the DNA of all the best Fox unscripted shows. We look forward to season two being even more fun, weird, and wonderful than the first.” 

So far, four celebs have been unmasked — Antonio Brown, Tommy Chong, Terry Bradshaw and Margaret Cho.