NBC Adds Nick Lachey As Host Of ‘The Winner Is’

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The NBC network has tapped former 98 Degrees singer and reality star Nick Lachey to star as host of their upcoming singing competition The Winner Is. Lachey will headline the show where talents of all ages will compete in a dueling competition that will feature a diverse catalogue of music from every genre.

“Nick is a versatile, seasoned host and we are thrilled to be working him,” Paul Telegdy, the President of Alternative and Late Night Programming at NBC, shared. Adding, “With Nick at the helm on air and an original format from Talpa that includes surprising and competitive twists, viewers are sure to be immersed and entertained.”

‘The Winner Is’ will have contestants set to be judged by the audience. Prior the hearing the results they can either take a cash prize and go home or attempt to make it to the next round with a chance at the winning the series’ title. The show comes from Talpa Media US, who is the company behind the hit singing series ‘The Voice’ on NBC.

Auditions for ‘The Winner Is’ will take place in soon in Seattle, Philadelphia, Houston and Raleigh, NC.. The competition will air on NBC in the fall with additional details on the way.