Sharon Osbourne joins Simon Cowell's new talent show

27/11/12

Sharon Osbourne

Sharon Osbourne has signed up to a new talent show for dogs.

The former X Factor judge will be back on British TV screens over Christmas for the one-hour programme.

A well known dog lover, she will sit on the panel of the Simon Cowell-backed production which will be shown on ITV1.

The other judges will be comedian Bill Bailey and Britain's Got Talent winner Ashleigh Butler, along with her dog Pudsey.

Hosted by ex-One Show and Daybreak presenter, Christine Bleakley, the show will see five owners and their dogs battle it out for the title of best in show.

The winner will then be given the chance to perform at Crufts next year.

Sharon Osbourne left the X Factor five years ago.

Since then she's been a judge on America's Got Talent and co-hosted US chat show The Talk.

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