The Voice creator says changes needed for BBC show – Daily TV round-up

The creator of 'The Voice' has admitted that changes will need to be made to the BBC's version of the talent show.

Dutch media mogul John de Mol also said that the drop in ratings for the show had proved to be 'disappointing' and that the finals now make it look like any other talent show.

De Mol, who co-created shows such as 'Big Brother' and 'Deal Or No Deal', said: “Television is not maths. We are due to have a big meeting after the final and will talk about what we should change for the second series. There may be a few slight changes.”

One suggestion made was that splitting the live show and the results show, as the US version does, may have 'taken away some of the tension'.

He also speculated whether the judges would stay for the next series, adding: “The question is, do the coaches want to continue?”

The ratings for the show started at 8.4 million, but have now slipped to 4.5 million.

De Mol has also hinted that there may be UK version of 'The Voice Kids', a children's version of the show which has done well in his native Holland. [The Guardian]

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