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Jennifer Lopez on 'World Of Dance' Updates; Addresses Reports On 'American Idol' Reboot

Update Date: Mar 21, 2017 06:34 AM EDT
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Executive producer/judge, Jennifer Lopez of 'World Of Dance' attends the 2017 NBCUniversal Summer Press Day at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Mar. 20, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo : Getty Images / Alberto E. Rodriguez)

The multi-talented Jennifer Lopez will be part of NBC's "World Of Dance" series. Aside from that, she will finally address the news about the "American Idol" reboot. Read on for more details.

NBC already had two of the most high-rated talent search shows including "The Voice" and "America's Got Talent." Now, the network has added "World Of Dance," which is the latest reality competition series in its growing list.

JLo Leads "The World Of Dance"

According to Deadline, Lopez recently attended the press event for her upcoming show. The "World Of Dance" is included in NBC's summer TV schedule for 2016. It will air its pilot episode on Monday, May 8, 2017, at 10 p.m.

Last year, NBC announced that the 47-year-old Lopez will work as the mentor and judge for "World Of Dance." Her production company Nuyorican Productions will produce the 10-episode show. Joining her as judges are dancer Derek Hough and RnB singer Ne-Yo.

Things To Know About "World Of Dance"

"World Of Dance" aims to bring talented individuals of all ages and backgrounds in order to find out the greatest performer ever. This time, they must showcase various traits such as "artistry, precision, and athleticism."

All chosen acts will compete in three different categories. The junior group will include contestants who are 15 years old and below. Meanwhile, Upper (1-4 members) and Team (5 members and above) must be at least 16 years old to join.

Lopez and the other judges will the point system in giving scores. In the finale, there will be one winner from each group. Chosen performances will then fight for the whopping $1 million cash prize.

Jennifer Lopez On "American Idol" Reports

The media asked if she will participate in the "American Idol" reboot. Lopez seemed she already prepared a statement about it. She said, “I haven’t heard anything about that. So I know nothing about that.”

It would not be so surprising if the media asked the singer about "American Idol." Few weeks ago, there have been news that the defunct show will return on the small screen. Lopez was a judge for five seasons.

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