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
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Jessica Simpson will be the first guest on TV Guide Network's revamped series The Fashion Team.
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Multi-platinum teen sensation Justin Bieber will guest-star in the upcoming 11th season premiere of CSI, CBS announced Thursday.
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Bieber, whose hits include "One Time" and "My World," will make his acting debut as "Jason McCann, a troubled teen who is faced with a terrible decision regarding his only brother—a decision that leads him into an explosive confrontation with the CSIs," the network said. The story will conclude later in the season.
"Every 20 years, a phenomenon like Justin Bieber graces ...