Season 3 of Fox’s hit music game show Beat Shazam, featuring Jamie Foxx and Corrine Foxx, makes its return on Monday, May 20. Grammy-, Golden Globe- and Academy Award-winning actor and musician Jamie Foxx returns as host and executive producer.
Executive-produced by Mark Burnett and Jeff Apploff, BEAT SHAZAM is a unique and interactive game show in which three teams of two race 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 highest score will outlast the competition and go against Shazam, the popular song identification app, for the chance to win up to one million dollars.
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 of alternative entertainment and specials for Fox. “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.”
“I am beyond excited that Beat Shazam is getting picked up for a third season,” said Foxx. “Huge thank yous 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
Viewers also can play along with Best Shazam’s Webby Award-winning play-at-home game, available exclusively on the Shazam app. During each all-new episode, viewers can compete to win a $10,000 cash prize. Download the app, Shazam the show during the live broadcast or on video-on-demand to compete and enter to win.
Beat Shazam was created by Jeff Apploff and Wes Kauble and is produced by Apploff Entertainment and MGM Television in association with Shazam. Mark Burnett, Jeff Apploff, Barry Poznick, Rich Riley, Lauren Zalaznick and Jamie Foxx serve as executive producers. Celebrity guests who have appeared in the series include Mariah Carey, Snoop Dogg, Shaquille O’Neal, Michael Bolton, Smokey Robinson, TLC, and Lance Bass.