Reality sings to NBC

Network TV’s summer romance with celebs continues with word that NBC and Granada America are teaming up for a star-filled singing competition. The network is fast-tracking production on the tentatively titled “I’m a Celebrity but I Want to Be a Pop Star,” a multiweek talent show in which well-known faces from TV, film and sports will get the chance to transform themselves into singing stars. Casting is already under way, and a summer premiere isn’t out of the question, according to NBC alternative programming senior VP Craig Plestis.

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