Apparently, Queen Latifah and her co-producer David Broome (of "The Biggest Loser") think there is.
Their new show, "The Next," joins a seemingly overloaded field that includes "American Idol," "The Voice," "America's Got Talent," "X Factor" and "Duets."
On its premiere night on Monday on ETC (Channel 14 on Sky and 9 on terrestrial TV) two episodes were aired. Locally, the new show goes up against GMA's "Protégé," ABS-CBN's "X Factor" and TV 5's "Artista Academy."
What sets "The Next" apart?
How it's different
First, the show concentrates on talents who already have a following in their respective cities. The premiere episode took place at the House of Blues in Orlando, Florida where four outstanding artists chosen by the producers competed for a slot in the semifinal round. The second hour was devoted to the competition at the Hippodrome in Baltimore, Maryland.
Second, mentors Gloria Estefan, Joe Jonas, John Rich and Nelly do not vote, unlike other talent competitions. Their onlyRead More »from Is there room for another talent search contest?