Nigel Lythgoe is taking his talent to CBS.
The former “American Idol” producer has landed a pilot deal for the competition show “In the Spotlight.”
Based on a Turkish format, the project is billed as a “performance show with a fresh take on the competitive aspect.”
Lythgoe is executive producing, along with “Idol” producer Jennifer Bresnan, “Dance Moms” executive producer Jeff Collins and “The Amazing Race” producer Michael Hammond.
Kalen Productions Inc. is producing in association with Nigel Lythgoe Productions and Collins Avenue Entertainment, LLC.