Gladys Knight has been named as the lead judge on “Apollo Live,” a new singing competition series on BET’s sister network, CentricTV. “Apollo Live” will be set in the historic Apollo Theater in New York. Debuting this Fall, the show adds a new dimension to reality TV by playing off the legendary “Amateur Night” showcase. Executive producer, Jamie Foxx is adding Ms. Knight to the likes of Doug E. Fresh and New Edition’s Michael Bivins.
While the cash prize and other perks have not been announced, comedic actor, Tony Rock will host the show.