'The Voice': Dish from Carson Daly

Carson Daly had his doubts about The Voice. Before he watched an episode of the original Dutch show that his program is based upon, the late-night host wasn’t sure he was up for hosting a singing competition. "God bless The Singing BeeAmerica’s Got Talent, and all the other shows out there, I just don’t think those types of shows are really what I want to do," he recalls thinking during his first meeting with NBC. But it turns out, it was exactly what he wanted to do.

After viewing the first episode, the former host of MTV’s TRL, saw the potential and a chance to, as he says, once again act as "a pop-culture traffic cop." "With the chairs, I thought it was a little cheesy at first. Then I took the whole season home and I watched it. And I thought it was great, [especially] the different chapters of the show, like the blind auditions, and the battle round, and the ring, and the live shows. I thought, ‘Wow. This is really good.’" Read More...



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