Meet NBC's 'Celebrity Circus' Performers
The six celebs will train and perform "some of the most death-defying circus acts ever seen on television," as NBC demurely puts it, in front of a live studio audience each week. Former *NSync member, "Dancing with the Stars" runner-up and "Singing Bee" host will serve as ringmaster for the show, which debuts Wednesday, June 11.
The stars -- Rachel Hunter, Jason "Wee Man" Acuna,
Per usual with competition shows, viewers will get to vote on which celeb is eliminated after hearing from a panel of judges. Endemol USA, which brings you
Your "Celebrity Circus" performers, ladies and gentlemen:
Name: Jason "Wee Man" Acuna
Occupation: Pro skateboarder/actor
You know him from:
Name: Blu Cantrell
You know her from: Her hit single "Hit 'Em Up Style (Oopps!)," a top-five hit a few years back
Name: Janet Evans
Occupation: Olympic swimmer/businesswoman
You know her from: Her five-medal haul in the 1988 and '92
Name: Rachel Hunter
You know her from: Numerous Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues and stints on reality shows ranging from "Dancing with the Stars" to "Are You Hot?"
Name: Christopher Knight
You know him from: "
Name: Antonio Sabato Jr.
You know him from: Roles on