CBS has announced Dancing with the Stars first-season celebrity participant John O'Hurley will serve as host for Secret Talents of the Stars when the new reality competition series premieres live on Tuesday, April 8 at 10PM ET/PT.

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In addition, CBS also revealed actress Debbie Reynolds; R&B singer Brian McKnight; and producer Gavin Polone will serve as judges for Secret Talents of the Stars.

Each week, the 16 celebrities featured will compete in a tournament-style format to determine who has the best hidden talent among them.  While their performance will be critiqued by the show's judging panel, it's home viewers who will be able to vote following each episode to determine which celebrities stay in the competition and who goes home.

Secret Talents of the Stars will follow a seven-week, tournament-style broadcast format.

Four acts will each perform during both the show's live April 8 and April 15 broadcasts, with home viewer votes determining two semifinalists from each of those episodes.  Those four semifinalists will then perform during a live April 22 broadcast, after which home viewer votes will determine the show's first two finalists.

Four acts will then each perform during both the show's live April 29 and May 6 broadcasts, with home viewer votes determining two semifinalists from each of those episodes.  Those four semifinalists will then perform during a live May 13 broadcast, after which home viewer votes will determine the show's second two finalists.

Secret Talents of the Stars live finale broadcast will air Thursday, May 22 at 8PM ET/PT, with the four finalists competing one last time for home viewers -- who will be able to vote during the broadcast.  The winner will be revealed at the finale broadcast's conclusion.