Now that the "awards season" is over, FOX's The Masked Singer swings back with the next round in the singing competition series' fifth season. Host Nick Cannon, panelists Jenny McCarthy, Ken Jeong, Nicole Scherzinger, and Robin Thicke, and guest panelist/episode singer Chrissy Metz (This Is Us) welcome our Spicy 6 of Black Swan, Chameleon, Piglet, Robopine, Russian Dolls, and Yeti back to the stage and one step closer to the ultimate prize: the golden mask trophy. Here's a look at what viewers can expect this week from "The Spicy 6 – The Competition Heats Up!":
Now here's a preview for this week's round as the competition heats up for the Spicy Six- followed by a look at the final masked singers performing "I'm A Believer" from The Monkees and Metz shoots down Jeong's guess:
An Updated Look The Masked Singer Season 5 Masks
Here's an updated look at the official key art images for our previously-announced masks as well as "wildcard" contestants, along with accompanying clues videos:
This season, there will also be a masked celebrity known as Cluedle-Doo who will make regular appearances to interrupt the show and offer more clues for the viewers and panel (with their identity revealed by the end of the season)- here's a look:
"I'm so happy to announce a new season of 'The Masked Singer'," said Rob Wade, President, Alternative Entertainment & Specials, FOX Entertainment, in a statement at the time the series was officially renewed. "This show brings joy to so many families across the country, especially during these trying times, and we can't wait to get even more celebrities suited up in crazy costumes for an hour of pure fun every week." Other celebrities who've performed on the popular competition series include Gladys Knight, Donny Osmond, Seal, Patti LaBelle, Drew Carey, Lil Wayne, Mickey Rourke, Rob Gronkowski, Tori Spelling, Dionne Warwick, and more.
Including the wildcard competitors, Season 5 contestants boast a combined 26 Grammy nominations, nine multi-platinum singles, four Academy Award nominations, three Super Bowl appearances, six Gold Medals, and two World Records. FOX's The Masked Singer is produced by FOX Alternative Entertainment. Cannon, Craig Plestis, James Breen, and Rosie Seitchik serve as executive producers, with Breen serving as showrunner. The series is based on the South Korean format created by Mun Hwa Broadcasting Corp. The singing competition series returns in March 2021.