A special one-hour episode of The Voice will air after NBC's coverage of Super Bowl XLVI.
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"There is no better showcase on television than to follow the Super Bowl, and we believe The Voice is deserving of such high-profile exposure," said Bob Greenblatt, NBC Entertainment chairman, who announced the show was getting the plum time slot. "The attention-grabbing blind audition phase of The Voice has mass appeal and will fittingly team up with the biggest sporting event of the year."
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The show, one of the few bright spots in the prime-time ratings for NBC, should be in its second season by the time the Super Bowl rolls around on Feb. 5. It's expected to return midseason with two-hour episodes and run Mondays at 8/7c, though a Season 2 premiere date is as yet unannounced.