September 27, 2006 11:02 PM by Joe Blackmon
Actress Lucy Lawless (“Xena: Warrior Princess,” “Battlestar Galactica”), actor/director Alfonso Ribeiro (“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” “All of Us”) and actor/comedian Hal Sparks (“Queer as Folk”) remain in the competition and will perform on part 1 of the season finale Thursday, Sept. 28 (9:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.
After the live performance episode, viewers will vote for their favorite celebrity singers, with the CELEBRITY DUETS champion announced live on the one-hour season finale, part 2, Friday, Sept. 29 (9:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. The winning celebrity will emerge from the competition in perfect harmony, and a $100,000 cash prize will be donated to the charity of his or her choice.
Wayne Brady is the host and David Foster, Marie Osmond and Little Richard are judges of CELEBRITY DUETS. Simon Cowell (AMERICAN IDOL), Michael Levitt (THE BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS) and Arthur Smith (HELL’S KITCHEN, “Skating with Celebrities”) serve as executive producers. CELEBRITY DUETS is produced by SYCO TV, Fox Television Studios, Michael Levitt Productions and A. Smith & Co. Productions.