Real Country, an upcoming country music singing competition executive produced by and featuring Shania Twain, is ready to find its next Nashville star—and the series now has a premiere date, as well as a slate of celebrity guests who will be spicing up the program.

The eight-episode series will debut on USA Network Nov. 13 at 10PM ET—and in addition to its A-list judges Twain, Jake Owen and Travis Tritt, it will additionally feature guest appearances from Trace Adkins, Wynonna Judd, Big & Rich and a special appearance by the legendary Willie Nelson.

The series will put Twain, Owen and Tritt to work judging the merits of up-and-coming solo artists, duos and groups all competing to show their prowess performing in a variety of country music-based genres.

Each week will spotlight one of the aforementioned special guests alongside the judging panel (more are set to be announced soon), until things wind down and a winner is picked in the grand finale.

The overall general concept of the show is nothing new, of course, but is unique in its laser-focus on country music talent. The last such program was Nashville Star, which ran from 2003-2008 and also on the USA Network for its first five seasons; that program boasted such illustrious alumni as Miranda Lambert, Chris Young and Kacey Musgraves.

Country music is well represented on other popular all-genre reality singing competitions. American Idol, which previously featured Keith Urban, now has Luke Bryan as a judge, and Blake Shelton is a longtime coach on The Voice. Both shows have a variety of prominent winners and runners-up in the country genre, with Idol's Carrie Underwood the biggest standout.

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