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Series: The Winner Is
A Talent Show meets Game Show from the creators of The Voice; much like The Voice, its U.S. version (which premiered in June 2013) is broadcast by NBC. Unlike most reality talent shows, which aim to give away fame and/or record deals, this show is all about money, with a top prize of $1,000,000.

Basically, a pair of singers performed for a mob of 101 panelists of various music-related backgrounds. After each set of performances, the panel voted on which performer should go on, and the results were shown to them (but not who the vote counts belonged to). Either player could take a cash buyout and concede defeat to their opponent (who advances), or sit back and watch the winner of the duel be revealed the old fashioned way. After three duels, the winning performer with the highest vote count gets to automatically advance to the episode's final, while the remaining two competed in a semi-final for a larger amount of money. The winner moved on to the final, and the winner of that moved on to a final episode with a $1,000,000 prize.

Unfortunately, NBC did not get the memo that the original Dutch version was a complete flop; history repeated, and NBC cancelled it shortly before its season finale (which did get aired, thankfully)

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