Real dog act
Osbourne (pictured) is heading back to British TV screens – with a judging role on Simon Cowell’s talent show That Dog Can Dance!. The former X Factor judge and dog-lover has signed up to sit on the panel alongside comedian Bill Bailey and Britain’s Got Talent winner Ashleigh Butler and her dancing dog Pudsey. Former Daybreak presenter Christine Bleakley will host the hour-long show, which will be broadcast on ITV1 over Christmas. Five owners and their dogs will battle it out for the title of best in show to win the chance to perform at dog show Crufts next year. ‘‘We’re delighted to be working with our very own Britain’s Got Talent winners again as well as Sharon, Bill and Christine for this one-off Christmas extravaganza, ’’ said Richard Holloway, managing director of Thames TV. Osbourne has been a judge on America’s Got Talent and is onUS daytime chat show The Talk.