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Channel Seven has confirmed a new talent show is coming our way

And the judging panel looks terrifying.

By Maddison Hockey

Songbirds of Australia start prepping your vocal chords because a new talent show is coming our way.

After the loss of The X Factor last year, Channel Seven has confirmed it has commissioned a new singing competition to effectively take its place.

All Together Now is based on the UK format and sees a superstar hopeful take the stage in front of 'The 100.' Yep, if you thought facing four judges was nerve wracking, you've seen nothing yet.

If the 100 like what they hear they will press their buttons, get on their feet and sing along. The higher the number to join in, the higher the contestant's chances are of getting to the grand prize. The winner is set to take home a whopping $100,000 cash prize.

The show is not to be confused with the '90s Australian sitcom of the same name with John English and Rebecca Gibney. But we can't say we wouldn't love some kind of potential crossover - someone has to host, right?

Originally produced by BBC and hosted in the UK by Geri Halliwell and comedian Rob Beckett, the Aussie version is currently holding auditions and is searching for singers who love to perform and entertain a crowd.

EndemolShine Australia are responsible for the show's production and have posted a casting call for potential contestants.

"Are you a master of car karaoke? Do you dream of performing in front of a live audience rather than just you in your shower?" says the casting call.

"Have you got what it takes to get a crowd going and get an audience up on their feet? If so, we want to hear from you."

The audition call also promises a refreshing take on the traditional talent competition: "Forget what you think you know about talent shows, because if the crowd's not singing, you're not winning!"

Hopefully the new format can withstand the test of time. Previous shows like Australian Idol, Australia's Got Talent and The X Factor were all eventually axed, leaving The Voice as our only free-to-air singing competition.

When the new show will make it to ours screens is still unknown but it is tipped to be toward the end of this year.

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