The new singing competition series will allow contestants to reinvent themselves by performing as their “dream avatar,” or a CGI alter ego. (Though it’s certainly not the first time this kind of technology has been utilized to virtually simulate performances — Travis Scott, Post Malone, and tons of VTubers have all performed as CGI avatars.) Alter Ego will be judged by a chaotic panel of seasoned musicians: Alanis Morissette, Grimes, Nick Lachey, and, with Rocsi Diaz hosting. The performances will use motion-capture technology to combine talent and tech for this first-of-its-kind show. Fox has announced a new addition to its Wednesday night fall lineup, and it’s a double dose of anonymous singing as Alter Ego will premiere following season six of The Masked Singer. Descend deeper into the uncanny valley when Alter Ego premieres this fall. Photo: Getty Images; Courtesy of FOX

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