Having spent time recently hanging out in front of MTV cameras for his show Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen + Dave, Dave Navarro will now spend time in front of CBS cameras, as he hosts the forthcoming Rock Star: INXS. He’ll be joined by Brooke Burke, the host of Wild On. A CBS press release also reveals that the Mark Burnett show will add “relationship-style unscripted drama” to “performance competition and a weekly contestant elimination.” The show will air three times a week, besting Idol‘s regular twice-weekly schedule. The drama will air on Mondays, with the competition following the next two nights: “Each week will feature taped reality segments focusing on the performers’ relationships and activities (Monday episodes), along with a performance competition (Tuesday) and weekly results (Wednesday).”
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A member of the Television Critics Association, Andy, 40, directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.