Springer doing a show on tabloid newspapers

** FILE ** In this Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008 picture, Jerry Springer arrives at NBC's Fall Premiere Party, in Los Angeles. "America's Got Talent" isn't getting more of Jerry Springer. Springer says he won't return as host of the NBC talent contest this summer. In a statement Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009 Springer said he's leaving the show because of other commitments, including his syndicated talk show and a stage role. He didn't offer details about the play. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

April 4, 2013 8:04:58 AM PDT
Jerry Springer is getting another television show.

The Investigation Discovery network said Thursday that Springer will be host of "Tabloid," a new weekly series that will look at some of the bizarre stories in the tabloids found at supermarket checkout lines.

The series will debut early next year.

ID said Springer was a natural choice because he's no stranger to over-the-top characters. His brawling talk show is a staple of daytime television. Springer said he enjoys telling stories that cover the full range of human experiences and emotions.