The Sing-Off

The Sing-Off TV show cancelledNetwork: NBC
Episodes: Ongoing (hour)
Seasons: Three

TV show dates: December 14, 2009 — November 28, 2011
Series status: Cancelled

Performers include: Nick Lachey (host), Ben Folds, Shawn Stockman, Nicole Scherzinger, and Sara Bareilles (judges).

TV show description:      
This singing competition TV series is hosted by recording artist Nick Lachey. The show scours the country in search of the best a cappella groups, ranging in various sizes and ages.

The competition begins with 8-16 singing groups who have been chosen by audition. They each perform popular songs in weekly competitions and one group is eliminated each week via judges voting. Prior to the live finale, viewers help decide the winner.

The winning singing group walks away with a Sony Music recording contract and $200,000.

Series Finale:     
Episode #20
sing-off last episodeIn the final episode of the third season, Urban Method, Dartmouth Aires, and Pentatonix were left standing and perform with the judges. Smokey Robinson also performs.

Urban Method is eliminated because they received the fewest number of votes from viewers. Dartmouth Aires (from Dartmouth College) is the runner up group and Pentatonix wins.
First aired: November 28, 2011


What do you think? Do you like The Sing-Off TV series? Do you think it should have been cancelled or renewed for another season?

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  1. Susan says

    The only show left that had any true talent. These artists WORKED TOGETHER and showed what it means to work as a team. My family and I anxiously awaited this show every week. So sad that other trash remains on tv. Let’s pray SMASH doesn’t get canceled!

  2. Jeanne Bernier says

    Everything decent on TV seems to get cancelled! Really sorry to see this show go–hopefully another network will pick it up. This showcased REAL talent-unlike some other reality shows…

  3. says

    It is with deep regret and sadness that I have learned that The ” Sing- Off ” was cancelled for their fourth season. Growing up in New York with ” Broadway Musicals ” , and singing in chorus’s throughout my childhood and adulthood, the ” Sing-Off ” was and still is the most educational and entertaining musical television series that I have ever experienced. The program was brilliantly produced and flawlessly executed. For me, it was exactly like being back at the ” theatre ” in New York . At this time in our country, where our people need and deserve uplifting and joy in our lives, for the ” Sing- Off ” to be cancelled is especially troublesome.
    To illustrate this, check out the number of hits that Street Corner Symphony ( Season 1 ) has had on ” Hey, Soul Sister ” and that’s only one group ( and they weren’t even the winners ) !!!! Furthermore, the judges were exemplary professors who evaluated each group’s performances with kindness , dignity and knowledge.

    Thank you for the opportunity to express myself !!

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