The CW's 'The Next': The reality singing competition with a twist

Joe Jonas babysitting; John Rich on a horse in Harlem; Nelly selling sunglasses at the Sunglass Hut; Gloria Estefan mowing lawns.Yes, that's right. These things really did happen. What's more, they were caught live in the act.The CW's new singing competition show, "The Next," has enlisted the help of Joe, John, Nelly, and Gloria in mentoring talented artists who haven't quite broken into the music world. This may sound familiar; "American Idol" and "The X Factor" may come to mind, but "The Next" isn't quite like your average reality competition entertainment. In this case, judgement is solely in the hands of the audience, while the mentoring process includes these four music stars-turned-mentors taking part in the daily lives of their mentees.The result? "A fun show," says Gloria. Viewers will get to see real talent on the stage, as well as mentor bonding and some "silliness."She tells Zap2it, "You're gonna see real chemistry between the...


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