For all the would-be detectives out there, The Masked Singer is back. The popular singing show has a new cast of characters for audiences to guess the identity of soon. The show returns Wednesday Sept. 23 for its fourth season.
Fox announced the show will be airing at 8/7c. It’s followed by the premiere of a new reality singing competition, I Can See Your Voice.
A teaser released by Fox reveals the names of 14 of the new season’s characters. They include: Snow Owl, Giraffe, Crocodile, Gremlin, Sea Horse, Broccoli, Popcorn, Mushroom, Whatchamacalit, Jellyfish, Sun, Dragon, Squiggly Monster and Baby Alien.
The teaser showed off glimpses of three of the costumes including the giraffe. Audiences can get a more detailed look by tuning into The Masked Singer‘s pre-season sneak peek on Sept. 13 at 8/7 c.
Ken Jeong, Nicole Scherzinger, Robin Thicke and Jenny McCarthy will return as the panel of ‘celebrity detectives’ for season 4. Like the audience, they’ll have to use all the clues at their disposal to guess who the singers really are. In addition, Nick Cannon will also be returning as host.
Past seasons of The Masked Singer featured an assortment of secret celebrities.
Before the show has even aired, Fox has already provided clues to the singers’ identities. According to a press release, the singers competing this season “have sold more than 281 million records worldwide, appeared in more than 5,475 episodes of television and 151 films, appeared in five Super Bowls [and] have four stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.” One of the singers also appeared on Time‘s list of 100 Most Influential People.
Previous seasons of the show have had an eclectic group of secret celebrities. This includes: Terry Bradshaw, Tony Hawk, Lil Wayne, Kelly Osbourne, Bella Thorne, Michelle Williams and even Sarah Palin. Last season singer Kandi Burruss, as the Night Angel, took home the coveted prize.