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RuPaul, Drew Barrymore and Faith Hill to judge new talent show

RuPaul, Drew Barrymore and singer Faith Hill are teaming up with James Corden for the new talent show.

2018-10-14

RuPaul is set to judge a new talent show with Drew Barrymore and singer Faith Hill. 

The World's Greatest will see the RuPaul's Drag Race star, Barrymore and Faith Hill act as judges while comedian James Corden hosts the show, Deadline reports. 

The new series will see "acts from every genre imaginable, from every corner of the planet" try to impress the judges and 50 experts from different fields of entertainment, known in the show as "the wall of the world". 

Sharon Vuong, Senior Vice President of alternative programming for CBS said: "It's only fitting that The World's Best perform in front of the world's best. 

"James, Drew, Faith and RuPaul are all amazing talents who have excelled in their respective fields on a global scale. We can't wait for them to bring their distinct voices to a show that's unlike any other." 

Executive Producer Mark Burnett, who had previously worked on The Voice, said: "James Corden is at the top of his game, and there is no one better to host this ultimate international competition series.

"This groundbreaking series is like the Olympics of talent shows and needed the perfect talent combination. Mike [Darnell] and I are thrilled Drew, Faith and RPaul are all on board. We can't wait to see the fun they have together."