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Face Off: Viewers Will Vote & Decide Season 3 Winner

August 17, 2012 08:00 AM by Ryan Haidet

For the first two seasons of Face Off, the judges have made every decision regarding the contestants’ fates.  They have always held all the power by selecting who is eliminated and who wins the grand prize at the end of the competition.  But there’s a major change coming to this SyFy reality smash for season three.  Instead of the judges deciding who ultimately wins the special effects makeup battle, the viewers will decide who to crown as the champion by voting for their favorite finalist.

Immediately following a pre-recorded episode that airs on Tuesday, October 30, a live-voting feature (yet to be explained) will be made available so fans can cast their votes for which of the final three contestants they want to win.  The votes will be tallied and the winner will be announced during Face Off’s first ever live broadcast from Los Angeles on Halloween night at 10 p.m.  The winner will walk away with $100,000 and a new car, among other prizes.

Season three, which features a new batch of contestants and a new judge on the panel, slams the airwaves with a 90-minute premiere on Tuesday, August 21 at 9 p.m.  That’s a new day and time from season two, which aired on Wednesday nights at 10 p.m.

What do you think of America having the final decision in choosing the winner?  Do you think that’s a good or bad idea?  Are you excited for the upcoming season?  What is your favorite thing about the show?  Sound off and leave a comment below!

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Topics: Face Off, SCI-FI Reality TV Shows |

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3 Responses to “Face Off: Viewers Will Vote & Decide Season 3 Winner”

  1. Jantina Says:
    August 17th, 2012 at 10:48 am

    I think the judges have done a superb job of judging and picking the winners every season. I don’t even know how they decided last season. All 3 of the guys in the finale had done incredible jobs on their make-up, characters and looks. I hate when the audience picks the winners. It’s all a popularity contest and the contestants know it.

  2. Ellen Says:
    August 21st, 2012 at 4:56 am

    I couldn’t agree more. In Season 1 & 2 the contestants were working to the demands of a knowledgeable judging panel. Now Season 3 has to cater to the whims of a partisan audience. Not fair.

  3. Ron Says:
    October 31st, 2012 at 7:58 pm

    I don’t know why a person can be voted off and then brought back. It is not far to the others that have not been voted off.


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