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Jamie Foxx to Host New Game Show, ‘Beat Shazam’

That app you whip out in a hurry to try and figure out that song you are hearing is making its way to your television screen. “Beat Shazam”, starting May 25th might just be your new favorite game show.

Jamie Foxx Beat Shazam Promo

Ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Jamie Foxx is heading back to our television screens.

The Golden Globe, Academy Award-winning, Django chain whipping star is set to host a new game show, Beat Shazam. You read that right, Shazam, the music discovery app you use late at night in the club to figure out the song you just heard will be the center of a TV show.

Beat Shazam is an interactive game show that pits two teams against each other and the clock to name your favorite Top 40 songs. The team with the most points or money continues moves on in the competition to go up against the Shazam app for a chance to win huge cash prizes.

Sounds like fun, right?! Check out a clip of the show below.

The game show was created and produced by Jeff Apploff’s Apploff Entertainment. MGM Television in association with Shazam will also produce the show. Jamie Foxx is listed as one of the show’s executive producers.

Your Thursdays at 8pm ET/PT starting May 25th just got better!



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