Simon Cowell to search for the 'world's greatest DJ' in new talent show

Simon CowellSimon Cowell has announced he's teaming up with Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith to find the 'world's greatest DJ' in a new talent contest!

Cowell's Syco TV, the Smiths' company Overbrook Entertainment and Sony Pictures Television have spent over a year developing the new 'live international' format, which aims to 'capture the rise of the DJ phenomena'.

"We have been working on this show for over a year and we wanted to partner with the right people," Simon commented. "As soon as I met Jada and Miguel from Overbrook, I knew they would be our ideal partners.

"DJ’s are the new rock stars, it feels like the right time to make this show."

"This show will comb the world to find a new breed of talent," said Jada. "I am happy to be creating it alongside Simon Cowell, the Sony team, and my partner Miguel Melendez, on behalf of the Overbrook family."

Andrea Wong, President of International Production for Sony Pictures Television, added: "We are thrilled to be working with Simon Cowell and our partners at Overbrook on what we know will be a tremendously successful global format."

Further details about the currently unnamed show, including UK and US broadcasters, will be confirmed shortly.

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