Jamie Lynn Spears and Mel B to test endurance in Special Forces reality TV show

On Wednesday, executives at Fox announced that the Sweet Magnolias actress and former Spice Girl are among the recruits for Special Forces: The Ultimate Test. The series, which will see 16 celebrities take part in "some of the harshest, most gruelling challenges", is set to begin airing in January. Rob Wade, president of alternative entertainment and specials shared:, "Special Forces: The Ultimate Test puts celebrities you know and love through the most pure and authentic test of endurance that I have ever seen”.