Who will be the next big singer to come from a reality competition show? The CW's new show The Next hopes to find out.
Executive-produced by Queen Latifah, The Next features Joe Jonas, Nelly, Gloria Estefan and John Rich as musical mentors to up-and-coming musicians in six different cities. Over the course of 72 hours, each celebrity mentor will guide the contestants, by immersing themselves in the contenders' lives. They go to work with them and socialize with them, all the while preparing them for their big performance.
The CW has announced premiere dates for a slew of reality programming in addition to the return of America's Next Top Model, Remodeled and the scripted series L.A. Complex.
America's Next Top Model: College Edition will debut its 19th cycle on Friday, Aug. 24 at 8/7c. The upcoming season will include the return of Tyra Banks and Kelly Cutrone, but with new judges Rob Evans and Johnny Wujek who have replaced J. Alexander and Nigel Barker, and mentor Jay Manuel. It will also include an interactive element where fans can vote for which contestants should stay and who should be eliminated.
New CW singing competition adds Joe Jonas, Nelly
Joe Jonas and Nelly have joined Gloria Estefan and John Rich on The CW's upcoming singing competition.
Formerly titled The Star Next Door, The Next: Fame Is at Your Doorstep comes from executive producer Queen Latifah and follows...
John Rich was named the winner of the fourth season of Celebrity Apprentice, adding another $250,000 to the amount he raised for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
The prize money is practically chump change compared to Rich's pre-victory haul: $1,011,900. Runner-up Marlee Matlin failed to nab the title but still raked in $1,050,000 for the Starkey Hearing Foundation. The total raised for charity this season: $3,120,852...
As country music superstar John Rich and Oscar-winning actress Marlee Matlin prepare to do battle on the Celebrity Apprentice finale this Sunday, both stress that no matter what the outcome, they both walk away big winners for the work they've put in all season.