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REVISED CW PRIMETIME LISTINGS FOR
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
(ALL TIMES ET)
Please note the updated episode information for "THE NEXT":
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
"THE NEXT" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET)
"Chicago" (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
"THE NEXT" ROLLS INTO CHICAGO - The four mentors work with their local contestants: Iliana, Jabari, Julian and Janelle. Gloria Estefan sings at a Chicago Cubs game while Iliana looks on. Nelly ambushes Jabari while he's on a date. Joe Jonas gets a lesson in women's shoes by Julian. While waiting to surprise Janelle, John Rich attempts to raise money playing at the �L' Station. The four local contestants perform at Chicago's Vic Theatre (#104).
SEASON(S): 1 (10 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES: presumably canceled on 4/1/13 as the series was not among the cw's summer 2013 plans
DESCRIPTION: (from The CW's press release, June 2012) On Thursday, August 16 (9:00-10:00 p.m.), The CW will go on a nationwide search for undiscovered artists on the verge of stardom with THE NEXT: FAME IS AT YOUR DOORSTEP from executive producer and hip-hop icon Queen Latifah and executive producer Dave Broome ("The Biggest Loser"). In this new take on the music competition genre, superstar mentors, including Grammy Award-nominated musician and actor Joe Jonas, Grammy Award-winning hip-hop superstar Nelly, pop legend Gloria Estefan, and country star John Rich will travel to where the talent is, immersing themselves in the lives and towns of these local performers and preparing them for the chance to represent their home city on stage, live, in front of America.