Mark Burnett's New Show Puts Celebs in Military Challenges

(AP) TV show ‘Stars Earn Stripes’ will test celebrities
A new TV competition series that tests celebrities against the demands of military exercises will be produced for NBC.

The contestants will face weekly challenges such as hostage-rescue exercises or placing a laser target atop a mountain.

Burnett, who joined the British military at age 17 and served as a paratrooper, said celebrities and the audience will realize how “hard and scary” such tasks are.

An air date for “Stars Earn Stripes” wasn’t announced.