ITV have today confirmed the rumours that they will be showing The Voice from 2017.
The channel have signed a three year deal with Talpa Global garnering the rights for the singing competition which has been on the BBC since 2012.
In addition to airing The Voice, the channel has confirmed that they will air two series of The Voice Kids as well an ITV2 spin-off show.
ITV’s Director of Television Peter Fincham said of the news, “ITV is the natural home of big entertainment so we are thrilled that The Voice and The Voice Kids are both joining our family alongside brilliant shows like The X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent, Saturday Night Takeaway and I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here.”
John de Mol, Talpa founder and creator of The Voice added, “we are delighted that The Voice has found a new home at ITV. With the addition of The Voice Kids we are excited about working with ITV in 2017 to develop and expand The Voice experience for the UK audience after completing what we think will be a fantastic upcoming season on the BBC, who have been a great partner.”
The final series of the BBC’s incarnation of The Voice will air early next year with Boy George and Paloma Faith joining Will.i.am and Ricky Wilson on the panel.