The Sing-Off

NBC (ended 2014)


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The Sing-Off
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Vocal-only groups get a chance to compete for a recording contract from Sony Music in this NBC take-off on American Idol.


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    • Bring back The Sing Off!!

      This is one of the best talent shows on tv. Acapella is growing in popularity and there is so much more that can be done with it. I love it because the singers have to have amazing talent to succeed. There is no instruments to hide behind. The judges are fantastic. They're positive, yet give critical, helpful advice. No harshness. I was bummed to find that season 5 was just one night. I hope the network figures out that there is still a big audience for this show and will bring it back for a full season this year.moreless
    • Home Free

      I heard their rendition of Ring of Fire which, after following some trails, I discovered The Sing Off program. Is it still happening or has it been cancelled?
    • Fuuuuun

      I was drawn to this show because I love accapella... it's real, natural talent. This show has all of it and with different ages and styles and backgrounds of passionate performers make it great to watch over and over again!
    • I agree that the sing-off in the best show casing raw talent

      I agree that the sing-off in the best show casing raw talent, Plus has the best group of judges they don't tear into the groups and make them feel terrible, the give them direction not belittle them

      love the show, love that talent, love the judges and Nick

    • Snooze-Off

      A Capella singing ranges the gamut of sounds and styles, from the lush vocal harmonies of Honey in the Rock to the eccentric style of The Bobs, but you wouldn't know it from this show, which grabs 8 of the most conventional A Capella groups it can find and sticks them up on stage to do battle. A couple of the songs were interesting, most notably a cover of Queen's Somebody to Love, but even the best groups were more notable for the choreographed showmanship than for doing anything especially interesting with the music.

      It didn't help that the sound was off. Consistently throughout the show microphone's would shift in volume, seriously undercutting the bands. It's a fairly shocking failure in a show devoted to lots of people singing; perhaps wireless mikes just don't work as well when 20 people use them at once? Whatever the reason, it made the show feel rather messy.

      I only watched the first episode, and even then I wound up skipping past the boring band bios and the judges comments (what do I care what judges have to say about dull songs?) I have no intention of watching any more of this. FAIL.moreless

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