CBS REVEALS THE 15 PERFORMERS VYING TO BECOME THE NEW LEAD SINGER OF THE INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED BAND INXS
Celebrated Rock Guitarist Dave Navarro And Brooke Burke To Host "ROCK STAR: INXS," Set To Premiere Monday, July 11, On CBS
CBS revealed the 15 new performers vying to become the new lead singer of the internationally renowned band INXS. ROCK STAR: INXS, will begin with a special one hour premiere on Monday, July 11 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT), followed by a one-hour broadcast on Tuesday, July 12 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) and a half-hour edition on Wednesday, July 13 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
Beginning the following week, ROCK STAR: INXS will be seen regularly on Mondays (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT), Tuesdays (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) and Wednesdays (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT).
Following are the 15 performers (in alphabetical order):
London (born in Manila, raised in Sydney)
Beaverton, Mich. (just relocated to Hermosa Beach, Calif.)
Musician/Real Estate Appraiser
Los Angeles (born in Germany, raised in New York City)
Oakville, Ontario (originally from Nova Scotia)
Reseda, Calif. (originally from Kingston, Ontario)
Studio City, Calif. (originally from Las Vegas)
Pasadena, Calif. (originally from N.C.)
Las Vegas (originally from Montclair, NJ)
St. Paul, Minn.
ROCK STAR: INXS, from "Survivor" executive producer Mark Burnett, combines the world of rock music with relationship-style unscripted drama, performance competition and a weekly contestant elimination. The last singer standing will become the lead singer of the internationally renowned band INXS and embark on a worldwide concert tour with the band and be part of the group's new album.
The 15 performers will be housed together in a Hollywood Hills home. Each week will feature taped reality segments focusing on the performers' relationships and activities (Monday episodes), along with a performance competition (Tuesday) and weekly results (Wednesday).
The series is produced by Mark Burnett Productions. Mark Burnett, David Goffin, ("American Idol") Lisa Hennessy ("Eco-Challenge") and INXS managers David Edwards and Michael Murchison are executive producers. Conrad Riggs is co-executive producer.