04/04/2013 at 02:00 PM EDT
Jerry Springer is still dealing with outrageous stories, but in his latest project, he won't get caught in the middle of them.
Already the host of the trash-tastic Jerry Springer Show
, Springer, 69, has a new hosting gig: Investigation Discovery network's Tabloid
, which takes a look at some of the strangest stories in the weeklies found in supermarket checkout lines.
"The thing I like best about television is the opportunity to tell stories ... stories that cover the entire range of human experiences and emotions," Springer said, according to Deadline
gives me another chance to do just that, and I can’t wait to get started."