Preview Centric’s Upcoming Talent Series ‘Apollo Live’ [VIDEO]Published by Justin D Joseph on Friday, August 3, 2012 at 5:00 am.
The Apollo Theater is back on TV! Centric is gearing up for the premiere of Apollo Live, a fresh spin on the classic “Amateur Night” variety show that will give lucky hopefuls a chance to win cash, prizes, and the respect of the no nonsense audience.
Executive produced by Jamie Foxx, Marcus King, and Don Weiner, the show features soul legend, Gladys Knight; veteran emcee Doug E. Fresh, and New Edition’s Michael Bivins as judges, while comedian Tony Rock will serve as host.
For nearly eight decades, the Apollo Theater has served as a launch pad for a series of successful entertainers including Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, James Brown, The Jackson 5, The Isley Brothers, Luther Vandross, and Lauryn Hill.
The Sandman is ready. are you? Apollo Live premieres on November 25 at 10:30P/9:30C following the 2012 Soul Train Awards. Watch this preview of the video after the break.