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'The Voice' looks like a hit

"The Voice" coaches, from left, in their famous

"The Voice" coaches, from left, in their famous spinning chairs: Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera, Cee-Lo Green and Adam Levine. Standing is host Carson Daly. Credit: NBC

One can be assured that for the first time in months if not years, NBC may have seen a glimmer of light at the end of that long dark tunnel known as prime time: "The Voice" looks like a bona fide hit. 

The show was seen by more 12 million viewers last night, and actually saw viewership climb to nearly 13 million. That's an indication that people aren't only sticking around for this but actually bailing out of other stuff to see what Cee Lo is wearing. (By contrast, "Dancing With The Stars" was seen by about 15 mill or so.)

Here's my review from last week that indicated good times ahead for this newcomer. I just didn't know they'd be this good this quickly.

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