The Masked Singer‘s new format is shaking issues up.
Viewers witnessed that firsthand through the season eight premiere, through which two contestants have been unmasked and despatched dwelling. On this season of the The Masked Singer, there are a record 22 costumes to consider and just one performer per spherical will transfer on to the subsequent stage of the competitors.
So, on the Sept. 21 episode, viewers watched as Harp, Hedgehog, Hummingbird and Knight sang their hearts out for superstar panelist Robin Thicke, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Ken Jeong. And, regardless of Hedgehog and Knight doing strong performances of “Love Me Do” by The Beatles and “Puttin’ on the Ritz” by Fred Astaire, respectively, they have been each eradicated.
As for the superstar identities beneath the frilly costumes? Knight was unmasked first and was revealed to be Star Trek star William Shatner. Hedgehog was unmasked second, revealing Monty Python alum Eric Idle beneath the cuddly costume.