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TV: BBC'S The Voice: a few things you might not know

By Gloucestershire Echo  |  Posted: January 25, 2014

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:: The Voice was created by John De Mol, a Dutch media tycoon responsible for the Big Brother and Deal Or No Deal formats.

:: The BBC reportedly won a bidding war with ITV securing the rights to the show for £22million.

:: ITV then launched the sixth series of Britain's Got Talent on The Voice UK's opening night - March 24, 2012 - which many believe was a deliberate attempt to start a 'ratings war'.

:: There have been two winners so far - Leanne Mitchell, coached by Sir Tom Jones in the first series, and Andrea Begley, mentored by Danny O'Donoghue, in the second series. Neither have taken the charts by storm - yet.

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  • Saffy  |  January 25 2014, 7:44PM

    One thing I do know - the voice is *****

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