Osbournes Make Like Osmonds with Variety Show
Ozzy, Kelly, Sharon and Jack Osbourne by Mark Allan/ WireImage.com
The Osbournes are once again inviting the cameras into their tumultuous lives. This time, they'll appear on Fox,
they've got a new schtick.
will headline a variety show - produced by FremantleMedia North America (the folks who bring you
) - that will include a mix of performances, stunts and competitions.
Fox alternative programming chief Mike Darnell told
the Osbournes' show - currently with the working title
The Osbournes: Loud and Dangerous
- is likely to launch as a Christmas special, and that he sees the show as a potential throwback to
Donny and Marie
's variety show from the 1970s (Osbournes? Osmonds? That's a stretch, dude, but we'll go with it).
Sharon, by the way, is still under contract as a judge on NBC's
America's Got Talent
. Fox will tape episodes of the new show around her