The Voice Season 17 release date: When does show come back on TV in fall 2019?

The Voice Season 17
Blake Shelton returns in The Voice Season 17 with Legend, Clarkson and Stefani. Pic credit: NBC

The Voice Season 17 is returning this fall with only one of original four coaches  — Blake Shelton.

Season 16 wrapped in May 2019 with Maelyn Jarmon emerging as the winner. With the fall TV season only a month away, fans are excitedly looking forward to the return of the hit singing competition on NBC.

Ahead of the return of The Voice for season 17, here is everything we know.


The Voice shared a sneak peek trailer for Season 17 on August 14.

Host and coaches

The Voice longtime host Carson Daly is returning for Season 17.

The Voice confirmed on May 24 that Adam Levine was leaving after Season 16.

Levine also confirmed the news on Instagram.

Blake Shelton is now the only one of the original four judges that launched the reality singing completion that will return for The Voice Season 17. The original four coaches were Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera, and CeeLo Green.

Shelton is returning in Season 17, with John Legend, and Kelly Clarkson, while Gwen Stefani will return to replace Levine.

Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are dating, so Shelton should be happy to have her back.

Levine’s departure came after he was the focus of a controversy involving his contestants Reagan Strange, 14, and DeAndre Nico, 22. Both were up for elimination and were competing for an “instant save.” But Strange could not perform because she fell ill. After Nico’s performance, Levine shocked everyone when he declared that he wanted people to vote for Strange.

Fans have also been speculating that his departure was due to his dissatisfaction with recent changes in rules and format of the show. It was also rumored that he did not like that the fact that the show appears to favors country musicians.

Season 17 format

The change in format in Season 16 in which the knockout rounds were eliminated and cross battles introduced will not be retained. The show will return to the traditional format which includes a knockout round, according to TV Guide.

The Voice Season 17 release date

The Voice Season 17 premieres on NBC on Monday, September 23, at 8 p.m. ET. A second episode will air the next day, Tuesday, September 24. Subsequent episodes will air at the same time schedule on Monday and Tuesday.

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