Gloria Estefan to Appear on CBS’ New Musical Game Show “Superfan”

Gloria Estefan is about to meet her ultimate fan…

CBS’ new musical game show, Superfan, has set the roster of musicians participating in its upcoming six-episode series, including the 64-year-old Cuban singer/songwriter.

Gloria EstefanThe competition series will see one musical superfan aiming to prove they are a certain artist’s ultimate supporter.

In addition to Estefan, the artists confirmed to participate include Kelsea BalleriniLittle Big TownLL Cool JPitbull and Shania Twain.

Also confirmed to host the musical game show are series executive producer Keltie Knight and CBS Morning’s Nate Burleson.

Production on the unscripted original begins this Friday in Los Angeles. A premiere date has yet to be set.

Superfan is billed as a musical spectacle disguised as a game show. It will feature contestants vying in multiple rounds of play to prove they are the ultimate fan.

In each one-hour episode, a different musical artist will select one deserving superfan to win a once in a lifetime prize.

CBS ordered the series in February. It is produced by Raquel Productions, the CBS-owned division that makes Tough As Nails.

Anton Goss, a production designer who has worked on shows such as Match Game and Drop the Mic will dress the stage; Suzanne Bender, who has worked on America’s Got Talent and Lip Sync Battle, will serve as talent producer and Jacqui Pittman is casting.

Hilton to Appear in Weekly Segment on Univision’s “El Gordo y La Flaca”

He’s the most notorious gossip columnist on the internet… And, now Perez Hilton is expanding his media empire.

The 33-year-old Cuban American blogger will be joining the team on Univision’s popular program El Gordo y la Flaca.

Perez Hilton
Every Thursday, starting this week, Hilton will appear on the show in a special segment from Southern California where he’ll discuss the latest gossip and buzz surrounding Hollywood stars.

Hilton – whose real name is Mario Lavandeira – was born in Miami and has become one of the entertainment industry’s most popular bloggers. His blog, which averages 200 million visits per month, provokes all sorts of feelings from his fans.

Hilton recently landing his first acting role in Spanish, playing the part of a “paparazzo’s guru” who gives advice to the protagonist of the MTV Latin America telenovela Popland. And, his Superfan celebrity interview project was recently picked up by the CW.

Lavandeira studied drama in college and has appeared in several television and film projects, including HBO’s The Sopranos.