Reality TV contestants have a reputation for being highly competitive, unabashedly outspoken and sometimes downright catty. The same isn't usually true of the shows' mild-mannered hosts — not without a bit of prodding, at least.
During a conversation at the Envelope Emmy Round Table about the challenges of gauging a show's success,
"You look at shows that might put out an artist that infiltrates pop culture and becomes a top-10 [artist]," he said, "but meanwhile the ratings of their show are declining."
Fellow panelists Cat Deeley (
"I didn't mention any shows, and I'm not going to," Daly replied.
"I'm going to challenge you," Probst said. "It's OK to say
Daly then spoke about what he thinks differentiates "The Voice" from other singing competitions.
"We thought, let's help people," Daly said. "Let's not tell them, 'You suck, you're good, you're terrible.' Let's not make it about the coaches and whatnot."
For more from the panel, watch the video.