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‘Beat Shazam’ Season 5: Plot, Cast, Production And Other Details

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Beat Shazam is a popular American musical game show that has been airing on Fox since 2017. The series revolves around teams of two people – one who knows the song and one who doesn’t – trying to identify a hit song from 30 seconds of audio before the timer runs out. Teams try to beat an animated character named “Shazam” as they compete for cash prizes. In this blog post, we will talk about Beat Shazam Season 5 plot, cast, production, filming reviews, rating expectations, release date renewal status revenue awards!

About Beat Shazam Season 5:

Beat Shazam Season will be premiering on Fox next summer and is set to air every Wednesday at the same time as Masterchef (season 13). The show has been produced by Warner Horizon Television. It was previously known as Knock Off, but it didn’t work out due to legal issues with NBC’s upcoming Unsolved Mysteries reboot. It is hosted by Jamie Foxx, who replaced the show’s previous host Dwayne Carter (Lil Wayne), when he quit before his contract was completed after season three.

Release date of Beat Shazam Season 5 :

The release date for season 5 of Beat Shazam has not been announced yet, but it is expected to be on screens in 2022.


Beat Shazam Season is an American musical game show based on the app of the same name created and developed by Distinctive Software, Inc. Producers of the show are David Eilenberg and Jennifer Mullin from Radar Pictures along with Jeff Apploff from Apploff Entertainment. The executive producers include Craig Armstrong, Rich Riley, Mark Burnett, Barry Poznick, and Ryan Seacrest, who had been hosting it since its inception in 2016 till 2018 when Jamie Foxx took over as the host.

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The show was filmed in Los Angeles. All the 36 episodes of Season Four were shot during May-October 2018 at The Culver Studios, Stage 14, and Studio 19.


The show has been nominated for the 2018 Teen Choice Awards in the category of Choice Music Reality Show. It also received nominations at AARP’s The Magazine’s 12th Annual Movies For Grownups® Awards, 2019 PRISM awards, and IGN Summer Movie Awards for Best Competition Series.


The show has been making a decent amount of revenue and is expected to do the same in 2019. The total budget for filming Season Five was $42 million, with each episode costing around $750,000 which includes the salaries of cast and crew members.

The Starring Cast:

  • Season five stars a new host who is joined by an all-new panel of celebrity superfans which include music artists Chris Daughtry,
  • Mark McGrath, and
  • CeCe Winans.
  • Season Five also includes famous comedian Brad Williams as the “on deck” performer to compete against contestants in Shazaming songs.

The Plot:

The show is based on a competition where contestants try to identify songs as they are played. The emcee starts with identifying the first song and then two additional competitors join him/her in an attempt to be the next person to name a tune that follows. If a contestant guesses correctly, he or she can stay for another round of play. If not, they are eliminated for the rest of that round. The winner is awarded a cash prize and progresses to “Beat Shazam”, where he/she will attempt to identify music played by artists without any hints from the emcee or other competitors.

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Season Four was the highest-rated season of the show. The premiere episode garnered a total of 0.95 million viewers and an 18-49 rating/share of 0.54/09, whereas the finale had ratings as high as 0.89 million viewers and a 17-49 rating/share of 0.52/09.


Beat Shazam is a great new music game show. It has all the right ingredients to be a hit. The rapid-fire pace keeps you interested and engaged from beginning to end, while also being simple enough for anyone to play along at home. Jamie Foxx is an excellent host who does more than just read the questions, he gets the viewer involved with his energy and humor.”Beat Shazam is a great new music game show. It has all the right ingredients to be a hit.”

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