EXCLUSIVE: The Masked Singer is preparing to bewitch to the mic all but again for ITV in September. The British version of the Korean singing contest is decided to be among the main tranche of UK leisure reveals to be filmed in front of a live studio viewers following the coronavirus pandemic.
Produced by Argonon-backed Bandicoot TV, the expose will return to Bovingdon Studios, north of London, for its 2d season shoot, which will happen over eight nights beginning on September 14.
SRO Audiences, which is facing ticketing for the expose, said on its internet blueprint that viewers participants will must conform to detailed coronavirus steering and protocols sooner than attending. These breaking tips will be removed or refused entry.
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Government pointers on social distancing will be enforced, that implies that folk can handiest take a seat together if they are allotment of the same social bubble. Temperature checks will additionally be performed on arrival, even supposing the steering does no longer reveal one thing about sporting a conceal. Audience participants will additionally wish to supply their mobile phone numbers for take a look at and mark applications.
SRO warned, on the opposite hand, that folk attend at their very possess possibility. “It’s a necessity that you just know that we’re no longer ready to be sure that you just would no longer be uncovered to COVID-19. Subsequently, you should retain in tips both your possess clinical correctly being (and any particular dangers linked with COVID-19) and that of these on your household or others with whom you most definitely might perchance additionally fair come into contact with. By attending the filming, you resolve that you just know the dangers,” it said.
The Masked Singer is able to film in front of an viewers after the UK authorities greenlit indoor performances final week. Moreover to The Masked Singer, a sequence of diversified UK studio reveals are being staged in front of an viewers all but again from this month, at the side of BBC Two’s QI and ITV’s Household Fortunes and Britain’s Received Talent.
ITV director of television Kevin Lygo has beforehand said that getting The Masked Singer serve into manufacturing will be more manageable than some diversified reveals because it’s far filmed in an “enclosed, guarded role.” The celeb singing contest became a ample hit for ITV earlier this yr, garnering live audiences of as a lot as six.4M viewers. It became hosted by comic Joel Dommett, while the judges integrated Ken Jeong, who functions on the Fox version.