Beginning this week, superstars Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, John Legend and Kelly Clarkson (pictured above, left to right) are at it again, battling one another on NBC's The Voice as they attempt to lure some of the country’s brightest new musical talents to work with them. There are tough safety protocols in place, as is true of all new and returning shows currently in production, though the team behind this one had a warm-up last spring, when many productions in mid-March of 2020 (including The Voice) were hit hard by the COVID-19 lockdown. Producers scrambled to quickly devise innovative ways to complete last season’s live shows, relying on "virtually" every technological device at their disposal. In doing so, they created a blueprint for what is now known as "pandemic production," one that longtime executive producer Audrey Morrissey continues to utilize.
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