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'The Sing-Off' finale results: Did Home Free, Ten or Vocal Rush win Season 4?

After a whirlwind two weeks of competition, the resurrected fourth season of NBC's "The Sing-Off" has come to an end. The three a cappella groups left in the competition -- country boys Home Free, backup singers Ten, and high school students Vocal Rush -- are all incredibly talented. Which one won? In the end, despite valiant efforts from the other two groups, it was the country stylings of Home Free that took home the title. Host Nick Lachey tells Zap2it the boys caught the judges' attention from the very beginning. "They hit the ground running. They were one of the groups that stood out from Day 1," Lachey says. "They just had a great sound together. They certainly got better as the show went along, but really came into it with an already very polished stage presence and sound. I'm very, very proud of those guys. They worked really hard. I thought they truly deserved... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/12/the-sing-off-finale-results-did-home-free-ten-or-vocal-rush-win-season-4.html

'The Sing-Off' Retains 92% of Last Week Despite 'X Factor' Finale and 'Charlie Brown Christmas'

"The Sing-Off" (1.2/4 in adults 18-49, 4.4 million viewers overall) retained 92% of last week’s 18-49 rating.  Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Tvbythenumbers/~3/ypDeEprC58w/

TV ratings: 'X Factor' finale way down from last year, 'Big Bang Theory' rerun leads Thursday

Fast National ratings for Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013The good news for "The X Factor" finale Thursday was it scored its best Thursday ratings in more than two months. The bad news is that it ended a season that saw heavy ratings losses compared to last year with more of the same -- the finale was down 36 percent in viewers and 45 percent in adults 18-49 vs. the final episode of 2012.Elsewhere Thursday, "The Sing-Off" had its lowest outing thus far this season, dipping a tenth of a point in the 18-49 demographic vs. last week. A "Big Bang Theory" repeat scored the night's biggest audience by a wide margin, and an encore of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" did pretty well for ABC -- topping both singing competitions in their common hour.Thursday hour by hour:8 p.m.CBS: "The Big Bang Theory" rerun (11.1 million viewers, 6.9/12 households)/"The Millers" rerun (7.6 million, 4.8/8)ABC: Special - "A Charlie... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/12/tv-ratings-x-factor-finale-way-down-from-last-year-big-bang-theory-rerun-leads-thursday.html

"The Sing-Off" Ties for #1 in Its Slot Among the Big 4 and Is #1 Outright Among Adults, Men and Women 18-34

NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 18.  Read More... http://www.thefutoncritic.com/ratings/2013/12/19/the-sing-off-ties-for-number-1-in-its-slot-among-the-big-4-and-is-number-1-outright-among-adults-men-and-women-18-34-594105/20131219nbc01/

TV ratings: Barbara Walters' 'Most Fascinating People' up; 'X Factor' finals down over last year

Fast National ratings for Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013There are a fair amount of reruns this week before the holidays, meaning the shows that aren't reruns have less competition -- and it paid off for Barbara Walters' "Most Fascinating People of 2013" special, which was the top show of the night and also up 1.2 million viewers over last year's broadcast.Elsewhere, "The X Factor" finals was up just slightly over last week, but down a couple million viewers from last year's finals. "The Sing-Off" was down from last week also.Walters' special led ABC to a win, as the alphabet network averaged 7.2 million viewers and a 4.9/8 share in households. The next three networks all finished fairly close together -- CBS was second with 5.96 million and a 3.9/7, NBC was third with 5.3 million and a 3.1/5 and FOX was fourth 5 million and a 3.2/5. The CW was last with 1.4 million and a... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/12/tv-ratings-barbara-walters-most-fascinating-people-up-x-factor-finals-down-over-last-yera.html

Exclusive Sing-Off Sneak Peek: Nick Lachey and Jewel Duet (and Dance!) to "It Had to Be You"

  Thanks to her impressive musical knowledge and her easygoing charm, Jewel has had no trouble fitting in on this season of The Sing-Off. But it seems no one has taken to Season 4's new addition more than...   http://www.tvguide.com/News/Sing-Off-Jewel-Nick-Lachey-Duet-1074855.aspx?rss=breakingnews

'The Sing-Off' Announces First Tour

NBC's The Sing-Off is hitting the road for its first live tour. The winning a cappella group of season four – to be announced during the holiday strip's final episode airing Monday, Dec. 23 – will join a handful of finalists for The Sing-Off Live Tour! , which kicks off a 32-night jaunt Feb. 19 in Verona, N.Y. Along with favorite performances from the seven-episode season, the tour will feature individual sets from each act, as well as new group numbers, Ultimate Sing-Off battles and other surprises.  Read More...   http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/ovbnsYQdooY/story01.htm

TV ratings: 'Scandal' rises with fall finale and 'Big Bang Theory' tops Thursday

Fast National ratings for Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013The fall finales of "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy" delivered ratings gains for ABC Thursday, with both shows growing in both viewers and adults 18-49 and helping ABC score a solid second place for the night.First place went to CBS, which per usual was led by "The Big Bang Theory." The Eye's numbers will likely come down some as its Denver and San Diego affiliates aired an NFL game, but its lead should hold. Elsewhere Thursday, "The Vampire Diaries" and "Reign" rose a bit in viewers over last week. "The Sing-Off" dropped some from Wednesday's episode but stayed in front of "The X Factor" in adults 18-49.CBS averaged 11.3 million viewers and a 7.0 rating/11 share in households for the night, pending updates for the local NFL broadcasts. ABC (7.1 million, 4.7/8) came in second. NBC (3.9 million, 2.5/4) edged FOX (3.7 million, 2.3/4) for third place, and The... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/12/tv-ratings-scandal-rises-with-fall-finale-and-big-bang-theory-tops-thursday.html

'The Sing-Off' Season 4: Meet Orlando-based VoicePlay

Two years after the last season of NBC's "The Sing-Off" aired -- and following the success of the movie "Pitch Perfect" and Internet phenomenon Pentatonix, who won Season 3 -- a cappella singing is en vogue again. Zap2it spoke with each of the groups competing in Season 4 of the reality competition. Up next: VoicePlay, an Orlando-based group with a secret weapon. VoicePlay, one of the groups competing on "The Sing-Off" Season 4, has a secret weapon: Honey LaRochelle, their fiery-haired female singer. The formerly all-male group began in high school as a barbershop quartet. "We kind of evolved our sound through the years and added a fifth guy," explains Geoff Castellucci. "For 'The Sing-Off' we wanted a little more of an edge of a sound, so we decided to put out a call to a good friend of ours, Honey, and she's adding a spark." Castellucci says the group's sound is contemporary pop,... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/12/the-sing-off-season-4-meet-orlando-based-voiceplay.html

'The Sing-Off': Meet the impressive high schoolers of Vocal Rush

Two years after the last season of NBC's "The Sing-Off" aired -- and following the success of the movie "Pitch Perfect" and Internet phenomenon Pentatonix, who won Season 3 -- a cappella singing is en vogue again. Zap2it spoke with each of the groups competing in Season 4 of the reality competition. Up next: Vocal Rush, a group of insanely talented high school students. You'll probably feel extremely unaccomplished when you find out that the members of Vocal Rush, one of the highlights of the premiere of "The Sing-Off" Season 4, are all high school students. "The group started in March of 2011 as an after school program that our director started, and after doing it for so long and constantly singing and performing, it became part of the curriculum" at Oakland School for the Arts, explains group member Sarah Vela. If that weren't enough, they'll also make you feel extremely uncool when they... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/12/the-sing-off-meet-the-impressive-high-schoolers-of-vocal-rush.html
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