Lance Armstrong returns to prime time with new Fox reality series
William Shatner to host ‘Stars on Mars’ in which the celebrities will face off for a fictional trip to the red planet.
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Lance Armstrong returns to prime time in June as part of a new reality series on Fox dubbed “Stars on Mars.”
The banned-for-life ex-pro will be among 12 actors, musicians, and reality TV stars who will compete to see who would be best at colonizing the red planet, according to a report on Entertainment Weekly.
The show is described as an “unscripted” elimination series to see which “celebronaut” will be selected to make a fictional trip to Mars.
None other than Star Trek star William Shatner is set to play host.
The move marks Armstrong’s first major foray into mainstream media since his high-profile USADA case a decade ago.
Anti-doping authorities stripped Armstrong of his seven Tour de France victories and banned him for life from elite competition.
Since then, Armstrong started his own media company and hosts a podcast.
According to the EW report, others set to participate include Natasha Leggero, Super Bowl champion Marshawn Lynch, Christopher Mintz-Plasse (who played “McLovin” on Superbad), singer/songwriter Tinashe, Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon, cage fighter Ronda Rousey, football player Richard Sherman, Real Housewives star Porsha Williams, actress Tallulah Willis, and former Modern Family star Ariel Winter.