In this round of Zap2it’s TV Snacks, Country will get its own “Idol,” “Bones” fans will get all kinds of new ways to interact and a certain cooking competition is going islander.
Country fans are getting their own “American Idol” as producer, Nigel Lythgoe will be looking for “CMT’s Next Superstar.” The winner will need to be a triple threat: “Performer, personality and writer,” says Lythgoe. The competition begins airing in April. [TVGuide.com]
Pretty similar to what “Grey’s Anatomy” is doing, FOX’s “Bones” is taking its show to the iPad. Beginning with Thursday’s (Feb. 9) episode, iPad-owning viewers can interact with the show as it’s airing. [TVLine]
Spoiler alert: Padma Lakshmi looks really good in a bikini. Here’s the real spoiler, because who didn’t know that? Bravo is taking “Top Chef: All Stars” to the islands for its finale challenge. The Bahamas to be specific. [TVGuide.com]
“SNL” alum Norm Macdonald is returning to TV for Comedy Central. The network placed an order for eight episodes of the scripted series, “”Sports Show with Norm Macdonald.” Taped in front of a live audience, Macdonald will give his take on current news and topics in the sports world. [Comedy Central]
Wayne Brady and Holly Robinson Peete have been announced as the hosts for the “42nd NAACP Image Awards” airing Friday, March 4 on FOX. [TVByTheNumbers]