Fox Orders Masked Singer Spinoff, The Masked Dancer, Produced by Ellen DeGeneres

It's based on The Ellen Show's popular segment

Masked dancer dancing in front of judges Nick Cannon and Nicole Scherzinger
The Ellen Show began running the segment soon after The Masked Singer became a hit last season. The Ellen Show

As Fox prepares to give its hit competition series The Masked Singer a big audience boost with its post-Super Bowl time slot next month, the network is also expanding the franchise, ordering a spinoff series, The Masked Dancer.

@jasonlynch Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.