Will-i-am in talks to develop ‘Nerd Idol’ Thu-20-Sep-12 09:12 Share this By Jay-Jay FeeneyBlack Eyed Peas star Will.i.am is developing a new American Idol-type talent show for nerds, hoping to find the next Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg.Will-i-am says “there should be a TV show celebrating innovators and inventors to inspire people to be geniuses. It will be great TV and great for society”.He is currently in negotiations with TV executives about his plans for the show. You May Also Like will.i.am chats to Jay-Jay, Mike & Dom Odd couple alert! Who is Will.I.Am dating? will.i.am feat. Justin Bieber - #thatPOWER Become a fan of The Edge on Facebook and on Twitter .