1. 'The Voice' Creator John de Mol Expands TV Production Empire Across Europe

    March 24, 2014 5:47 AM EDT Talpa, the production company run by The Voice creator John de Mol, has set up a group of joint ventures that will see the company produce on location across several major European territories. The new companies include Talpa UK, a joint venture w ...

  2. BMG to Buy Talpa Music

    February 10, 2014 6:52 AM EST BMG is to acquire Benelux music publisher Talpa Music, a key player in electronic dance music, for an undisclosed sum.  The acquisition is expected to be finalized later this month. At that time, BMG will merge its operations in the Netherlands ...

  3. 'The Voice U.K.' Audience Dips For Episode Two, Remains Ahead of Last Year's Ratings

    January 21, 2014 1:35 AM EST The ratings for the third season of 'The Voice U.K.' on the BBC continue to trend ahead of last year, even though the second episode Saturday night drew a smaller audience than the season opener.  The BBC, which has been looking to bolst ...

  4. 'The Voice U.K.' Third Season Opener Pulls Strong Ratings

    January 14, 2014 5:27 AM EST The third season opener of "The Voice U.K." on Saturday night drew much stronger ratings than the second season debut in some good news for the BBC, which has been looking to bolster the show's performance. The singing competition&# ...

  5. 'Voice' Producers Land Another Singing Battle at NBC

    May 29, 2012 4:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 The producers of "The Voice" have taken its battle rounds set in a boxing ring and turned it into another singing show for NBC. The network, which airs "The Voice," has given a green light to "The Winner Is," a vocal ga ...

  6. 'The Voice' Producers, NBC Greenlight New Singing Competition 'The Winner Is'

    May 29, 2012 4:05 PM EDT The producers of "The Voice" have taken its battle rounds set in a boxing ring and turned it into another singing show for NBC. The network, which airs "The Voice," has given a greenlight to "The Winner Is," a vocal g ...

  7. Christina Aguilera to Join Twitter for 'The Voice'

    March 15, 2011 7:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 C hristina Aguilera says she will finally start tweeting. Having famously avoided typing her thoughts in 140-character bits, Aguilera said Tuesday while promoting NBC's "The Voice" that she "will join Twitter in honor of the show ...

  8. Blake Shelton Joins NBC's 'The Voice' As Judge

    March 07, 2011 3:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Country singer Blake Shelton has been cast as the fourth judge and coach on NBC's singing competition show "The Voice." Shelton will be on a weekly panel with Christina Aguilera , Cee Lo Green and Adam Levine. Shelton is among country ...

  9. Universal Partners With 'American Idol' Rival 'The Voice Of...'

    January 19, 2011 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group has signed a recording and services deal with the producers of a new television singing competition "The Voice Of ...," which launches in the United States this spring to rival the popular "American Idol" ...

  10. 'American Idol' Rival Launching on NBC

    December 14, 2010 11:53 AM EST 0 0 0 NBC is teaming with Mark Burnett and John de Mol to launch a new singing competition program that takes aim at Fox's "American Idol" and its upcoming series "The X Factor." The broadcaster has acquired the rights to "Th ...

  11. NBC, Mark Burnett to Launch 'Idol' Rival

    December 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST NBC is teaming with Mark Burnett and John de Mol to launch a new singing competition program that takes aim at Fox's American Idol and its upcoming series The X Factor. The broadcaster has acquired the rights to The Voice of Holland, a format ...