E! Snags Wayne Newton for Vegas Reality Show

Oct 15, 2004  •  Post A Comment

E! has enlisted singer Wayne Newton to star in a Las Vegas reality show competition in which 10 aspiring performers vie for a chance at the Vegas spotlight.

“The Entertainer” is a 10-part series set to debut in January. It is created by Lee Brownstein of Kandor Entertainment, who will also executive produce along with Howard Barish of Kandor, Larry Tanz of LivePlanet and Mr. Newton.

“Las Vegas has become the entertainment capital of the world and Wayne Newton deserves much of the credit for this reputation,” said Ted Harbert, president and CEO, E! Networks. “We are thrilled to join one of the world’s most loved entertainers as he searches for the headliner of the future.”