*Cable network E! introduced a slate of new unscripted shows and specials, including a fan who spent two days shadowing 50 Cent, Jason Derulo’s journey back from a neck injury and Nick Cannon giving an extreme makeover to his grandma’s house.
Also, there’s a new competition series from Jack Osbourne that’s designed to challenge racial stereotypes.
View details of the new shows below, courtesy of E!:
Nick Cannon’s Big Surprise (Thursday, May 9 at 10 p.m.)
Actor, singer and TV personality Nick Cannon has a big surprise. Grateful to his grandparents who helped raise him, Cannon shows his appreciation with a surprise home makeover. Through the process, the star will share childhood memories, photos and videos as the audience gets an intimate look back at his life. But will his highly opinionated grandmother, actually like what he does with her place? There’s only one way to find out. Produced by Entertainment One.
The Untold Story: Jason Derulo (Tuesday, May 14 at 10 p.m.)
Simon Cowell said he would be huge, Lady Gaga said he’s “a freakin’ superstar” and Jordin Sparks calls him boyfriend. He was well on his way to the top when an injury sidelined his career, and could have nearly ended his life. This half-hour special is a turbulent ride with Derulo as he battles his way back from injury. With never-before-seen footage and exclusive behind-the-scenes access, we’ll uncover the real man behind the persona of music royalty’s newest member. From Comcast Entertainment Studios.
50 Hours with 50 Cent (Fall 2013)
What is it like to be 50 Cent? One lucky super fan gets to find out. This special captures 50 hours with 50 Cent as one of his biggest fans gets to spend exactly that amount of time with him. Viewers will experience over two full days with this iconic rapper, entrepreneur and businessman as he enters global promotional mode leading up to the release of his newest album.
White People Can’t Dance
From executive producer Jack Osbourne and Vin Di Bona, this tongue-and-cheek format show features a team of experts who analyze some of the more outrageous stereotypes perpetuated by pop culture. Each episode our team will put multiple stereotypes to the test to determine which are fact and which are fiction. From FishBowl Worldwide Media and Schweet Entertainment.