Fox Renews Jamie Foxx's Beat Shazam Before Mariah Carey's Guest Spot

Things are looking pretty good for Jamie Foxx right now. Foxx is the star of one of the summer's most talked-about movies in Baby Driver, he's got that whole movie career going on, and now his weirdo Fox show Beat Shazam has been renewed for a second season. And to think, he started off in showbiz doing stuff like this:

Foxx will return as the co-creator and host of Beat Shazam, a new musical game show that debuted on May 25. The show's title doesn't refer to music "beats" as I thought it did for a long time and therefore, it confused the heck out of me. It's a command, as in BEAT Shazam. Contestants try to guess songs before opponents can, and in the finals they go up against Shazam, the algorithm-based phone app famous for identifying songs. Then they win a lot of money.

The timing of the show's renewal wasn't accidental. Fox is using the news to promote a special guest appearance by Mariah Carey on tomorrow's episode. Fox also praises Beat Shazam as the summer's No. 1 music series, so take that, all you other summer music shows if you even exist.

Beat Shazam airs Thursday nights at 8/7c on Fox.

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