NBC’s The Voice and ABC’s Dancing With The Stars will battle it out on two nights starting the week of April 2. NBC just announced the scheduling pattern of its live portion of The Voice, which will kick off with the first live performance show Monday, April 2, which will air against Dancing‘s performance edition from 8-10 PM; and the first Voice live elimination round on Tuesday, April 3, which also will go head-to-head with Dancing‘s result show from 9-10 PM. The last Voice live performance episode will be on Monday, May 7, followed by a two-hour live finale on Tuesday, May 8.
For the rest of its run this season, Dancing will face the seventh season of NBC’s America’s Got Talent with new judge Howard Stern. The talent competition series will debut with two-hour episodes on Monday, May 14 (8-10 PM) and Tuesday, May 15 (8-10 PM) before settling into its regular time periods of Monday 8-9 PM and Tuesday 9-10 PM. NBC’s new Tuesday night lineup starting on April 3 will be The Biggest Loser at 8 PM, The Voice at 9 PM and the new Fashion Star at 10 PM. Fashion Star debuts March 13.