« Alter ego fuses talent and technology to revolutionize the singing contest show in a way Fox can do, ”said Rob Wade, president of alternative entertainment and specials at Fox. “We are thrilled to bring together the fantastic will.i.am, Alanis, Grimes, Nick and Rocsi as they search for the next big song star, allowing amazing singers to make their dreams come true and perform like never before. . “
According to Hollywood journalist, the show will feature people “from all walks of life whose singing dreams have never been realized.” They will perform not as themselves, but as their “dream avatar”, using motion capture and special effects technology to “become the performer they always wanted to be”.
Alter ego will be broadcast alongside The masked singer Wednesday fall evenings on Fox; Nick Lachey, one of the judges of Alter ego, was the winning contestant (as “Piglet”) in the final season of The masked singer.