Emmys 2016: 'The Voice' wins best reality competition series
The Voice reigned victorious for the second year in a row, picking up the trophy for Best Reality Competition Series at the 68th annual Emmy Awards in Los Angeles Sunday.
“Hillary Clinton called me and said ‘I’d personally like to thank Jimmy Kimmel for an extra three minutes of publicity for Donald Trump,'” said producer Mark Burnett, referring to Kimmel’s earlier jokes. “By the way, tomorrow night, we are back with Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys, your next Supreme Court justices.”
The Voice, which will kick off its 11th season this week, saw a renewed spark in season 10 — in more ways than one. With the romance between coach Blake Shelton and his advisor Gwen Stefani and the addition of Miley Cyrus (who has been upgraded to a coach for season 11), the show got the boost it needed to run away with its third win in this category.
The show beat out Emmy vets The Amazing Race, Dancing With the Stars, Project Runway, Top Chef, and newbie American Ninja Warrior.