Rap mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs
is launching a new reality TV show in a bid to find the next big star. The Bad Boy Records boss has already enjoyed success with his MTV Making The Band
series, which has spawned groups like Danity Kane
But now Combs wants to find a solo superstar - and he's teamed up with producer Mark Burnett
, the brains behind The Apprentice
, for StarMaker.
The program, which began development last yea, has been given the go-ahead by MTV and will debut on the network in January 2009.