Jennifer Lopez is back in judge’s chair for dance show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jennifer Lopez is stepping in front of the camera for NBC’s new “World of Dance” competition series.

The network said Wednesday that Lopez will be a judge, a role she had on “American Idol.” She was previously announced as an executive producer for “World of Dance.”

The 10-episode series will challenge contestants to demonstrate their skills in an unlimited range of dance, including hip-hop, krumping, ballet and ballroom.

The winner gets $1 million.

Would-be competitors can register online at www.worldofdancecasting.com. Qualifying events will be held nationwide.

An airdate for “World of Dance” was not announced.

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