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  • Writer's pictureKyriakos Tsinivits

'American Song Contest' pushed back to March 21

The 'American Song Contest' has been pushed back a month. It was set to premiere on the NBC on February 21, 2022, it will now make its launch in March 2022.

The Contest has been pushed back a month in order to give the production team more time to get on top of obstacles due to COVID and having a live audience.

In its place NBC have slotted in 'America’s Got Talent: Extreme' for February. According to the NBC the show features “outrageous, unique and jaw-dropping acts of enormous scale and magnitude”.

The 'American Song Contest' will air on Monday, March 21 at 8 p.m. ET, and run for eight weeks, with a Grand Final on May 9. The Grand Final will take place just one day before the 'Eurovision Song Contest' is set to take place in Turin, Italy on May 10.

The show is based on the 'Eurovision Song Contest' and will feature no less than 56 artists and entries competing for the title of Best Original Song in the competition. The performances will represent all 50 American states, along with five U.S. territories, as well as Washington, D.C.

The live shows will feature three qualifying rounds, two semi-finals, and a massive Grand Final, where one state or territory will come out on top.

The 'American Song Contest' is executive produced by Audrey Morrissey, Anders Lenhoff, Christer Björkman, Peter Settman, Ola Melzig, and Gregory Lipstone alongside Propagate’s Ben Silverman and Howard T. Owens.  Propagate in association with Universal Television Alternative Studio are producing the show.

Keep your eyes open as further information comes around about the upcoming 'American Song Contest', and follow @aussievisionnet for all the latest news as soon as we hear about it.


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