Osbournes to host new variety show

Ozzy and family set to return to US airwaves

Ozzy Osbourne and his family, Sharon, Kelly and Jack, are reportedly set to host a new US television show on the Fox network.

The programme will reportedly be a throwback to popular 1970s-era variety shows such as ‘The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour’ and ‘Donny and Marie’, which focused on music while featuring various forms of entertainment.

The Osbourne programme will likely be filmed in Los Angeles and combine musical performances by the Osbournes and others with comedy sketches. It will also include game-show elements, audience participation and out-of-studio taped segments.

Some segments will include the former Black Sabbath frontman “skewering pop culture,” while others will “tap into the sibling rivalry” between 23-year-old Kelly and 22-year-old Jack, studio executive Eugene Young told Variety.

The Osbourne family originally found television success with the popular reality show ‘The Osbournes’, which was based on the life of the famous family and ran on MTV from 2002-2005.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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