NBC will air a special 30-minute preview of The Voice following the Closing Ceremony of the Rio Olympics on Sunday, August 21. Also, an original episode of returning comedy Superstore will air on Friday, August 19 following the games. Both episodes will begin at 10:30 PM following Olympics coverage.
It was announced during NBC’s upfront in May that Superstore would premiere an original Season 2 episode following one night of coverage during the games.
The Voice preview episode will feature blind auditions and introduce new judges Alicia Keys and Miley Cyrus as they take their spots in the red chairs next to returning judges Adam Levine and Blake Shelton.
Superstore stars America Ferrera and Ben Feldman and a unique family of employees at a super-sized megastore. Ferrera is the store’s most stalwart employee who holds the place together, and Feldman plays the naive dreamer determined to prove work doesn’t have to be boring. Mark McKinney, Lauren Ash, Colton Dunn, Nico Santos and Nichole Bloom also star.