'Degrassi' star Adamo Ruggiero to host talent show 'The Next Star'
TORONTO — Actor Adamo Ruggiero, who stars on "Degrassi: The Next Generation," has been tapped to host an upcoming YTV talent show called "The Next Star."
Auditions begin May 17 in Halifax. Would-be contestants can also try out in Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Vancouver and Calgary
After the auditions, six kids will attend "star school" and viewers will ultimately decide who receives a recording contract.
Musician Suzie McNeil, from "Rockstar: INXS," and songwriter Christopher Ward are among those who will mentor the contestants.
"The Next Star" is set to premiere July 18.