Jamie Foxx and his daughter Corinne will be returning to the interactive music game show Beat Shazam for a third season. Fox has renewed Beat Shazam for season three, with both Jamie and Corinne committed to remaining with the series as host and deejay, respectively.
Jeff Apploff and Wes Kauble created the show and serve as executive producers with Jamie Foxx, Mark Burnett, Barry Poznick, Rich Riley and Lauren Zalaznick.
“I am beyond excited that Beat Shazam is getting picked up for a third season,” stated Jamie 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.”
According to Fox, the series’ second season has been averaging 3 million viewers.
“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 executive producer Jeff Apploff. “We cannot wait to see which amazing contestants will take home the $1,000,000 in Season Three!”
The Plot: The interactive music game show pits three teams of two against the clock and each other as they attempt to identify the biggest hit songs of all time. In the end, the team with the most money banked will outlast the competition and go against Shazam, the popular song identification app, for the chance to win one million dollars. The series has featured numerous celebrity guest stars including Mariah Carey, Snoop Dogg, Odell Beckham, Jr., Michael Bolton, Smokey Robinson, and more.