Simon Cowell is back and this time, it?s a all-singing, all-celebrity match-up.
WWE world champion Chris Jericho; ?Xena? herself, Lucy Lawless; Chong?s other half, Cheech Marin; 2004 Olympic Gold Medal-winning gymnast Carly Patterson; ?French Prince?s? Alfonso Ribeiro; pop culture guru Jai Rodriguez of ?Queer Eye;? actor/comedian Hal Sparks of “Queer as Folk;” and ?Back to the Future?s? Lea Thompson are the eight celebrities who will compete weekly on ?Celebrity Duets? which premieres Tuesday, Aug. 29 on FOX.
And all around singer-dancer-actor Wayne Brady will host the show!
Each week, the celebrity competitors — as long as they remain in the competition — will be paired with a different recording superstar among Grammy Award-winning and No. 1 artists.
And what a group!
Clint Black, Michael Bolton, Belinda Carlisle, Taylor Dayne, Peter Frampton, Macy Gray, James Ingram, Wynonna Judd, Chaka Khan, Patti LaBelle, Kenny Loggins, Richard Marx, Brian McKnight, Aaron Neville, Smokey Robinson, Randy Travis, Dionne Warwick, Lee Ann Womack and others will appear.
In addition, legendary producer David Foster will serve as a judge for the weekly singing competition. Additional recording superstars and other show participants will be announced.