Gladys Knight to be judge on new singing series
Centric announced Wednesday that Gladys Knight will work as the "lead judge" on "Apollo Live," a singing competition at New York's famed Apollo Theater. It will debut in the fall.
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NEW YORK — Move over Jennifer Lopez, a veteran singing diva is joining the ranks of judges on reality TV: Gladys Knight.
BET's sister network Centric announced Wednesday that Knight will work as the "lead judge" on "Apollo Live." The new series is a singing competition at New York's famed Apollo Theater and puts a new spin on the venue's popular "Amateur Night" showcase. It will debut in the fall.
Knight joins previously announced judges Doug E. Fresh and Michael Bivins of New Edition and Bell Biv DeVoe.
"Apollo Live" is executive produced by Jamie Foxx. Comedian-actor Tony Rock will host the show.
Centric said a prize for the series' winner has not been determined.
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