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Matthew Miller was detained in Pyongyang after reportedly tearing up his visa at the airport and demanding asylum.
Matthew Miller to be tried on September 14 on unspecified charges related to "perpetrating hostile acts".
N Korea's young, inexperienced and impulsive leader is more afraid of ideological contamination than his father was.
Official news agency says Jeffrey Fowle and Matthew Miller are to be tried for crimes against the state.
Tourist held on suspicion of an unspecified crime is the third US citizen currently held by the country.
State media says Matthew Miller entered the country on a tourist visa but tore it up, shouting that he wanted asylum.
Pyongyang's deputy UN ambassador also says government planning a "new form" of nuclear test but does not elaborate.
John Short, 75, was arrested last month for distributing Bible tracts in Pyongyang on Kim Jong Il's birthday.
Arrival comes hours after North cancelled visit of second envoy, due to discuss future of jailed US man Kenneth Bae.
Pyongyang decision comes ahead of the annual US-South Korea military drills which North views as rehearsal for invasion.
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