Stars to Give Away Their Own Money on Seacrest's New E! Series THR

Ryan Seacrest has teamed with E! for a new celebrity reality show, "Bank of Hollywood," in which stars and moguls field requests from ordinary people in need of financial help, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The initial run on E! will be eight episodes, commencing at 10 p.m. on Dec. 14.

Seacrest has recruited philanthropic panelists Candy Spelling, poker player Vanessa Rousso, Sean Patterson of Wilhelmina Models, and Pussycat Dolls singer Melody Thornton. Each one will give away their own money, from $2,000 up.

-- Allison J. Waldman