When American Idol arrived on ABC after Fox canceled it, there have been some main modifications, with Ryan Seacrest the one on-screen character to return.
The judges modified to Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richie, and there was a full-time mentor in Bobby Bones.
After American Idol taped its auditions final yr, the information got here that Bobby Bones was leaving the present. Bobby stated there was nothing unhealthy within the separation, however he had a brand new actuality present he was engaged on that had a non-compete clause, so he needed to depart American Idol.
We now know what that present was.
Bobby Bones new actuality present confirmed
Bobby Bones by no means stated what the brand new present was when he announced he was leaving American Idol, solely that it was happening in Costa Rica.
“The community hasn’t even introduced the present but. So I’m going to sit back for a bit. However it’s a extremely good present,” Bobby said at the time. “And a few of you seen I’m not within the Idol promos this season. My contract with my new community received’t let me do one other present proper now. Love Idol, btw. Was an amazing 4 years.”
We now know that the present he left American Idol for is known as Snake within the Grass and can air on USA Community. Whereas American Idol is on ABC, USA Community is owned by NBC/Common.
The information broke because of a press launch from NBC/Common.
“USA Community pushes human nature to the boundaries with the brand new competitors collection Snake within the Grass. This action-packed social experiment is hosted by nationwide radio and tv persona Bobby Bones.”
“Every episode will characteristic 4 strangers who’re dropped into the wild with an opportunity to win $100,000. As a way to win, the staff should determine which certainly one of them is the Snake – a saboteur who’s secretly undermining the group each step of the best way.”
It appears like a mixture of the latest celeb survival present, Past The Edge and the cooking present Rat within the Kitchen.
Bobby Bones talks new actuality collection
Bobby Bones took to Instagram to debate the brand new actuality collection, which he known as a “social experiment.”
“Gotta new social experiment present that might be on Peacock/USA Community. And it’s Coming within the subsequent few months. I spent over a month dwelling in Costa Rica capturing it. 100k each episode,” he wrote.
He in contrast it to taking the board recreation Clue and mixing it with The Mole, Survivor, and a true-crime podcast.
“Can’t wait to share extra particulars. However, welp, I don’t know precisely when it’s popping out both. However quickly or they wouldn’t have introduced it at present!”
American Idol airs on Sunday nights at 8/7c on ABC.