| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:51 AM
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Thursday night NBC staged a three-hour live performance of Rodgers and Hammserstein's "The Sound of Music," the world's most beloved musical, with Carrie Underwood as Maria von Trapp, a role...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:00 AM
As this year's death-obsessed Emmy Awards broadcast took time to mention, Nov. 22 will mark 50 years since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The remembrance traveled from Walter Cronkite's announcement of the president's death to a Carrie...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Lorena Sarbu - the designer famous for outfitting "red carpet" looks for Carrie Underwood, Nicole Richie, Britney Spears, Christina Applegate and Carmen Electra - will make a personal appearance in the Couture Evening Salon at Neiman Marcus in Bal Harbour...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 11:03 AM
NBC hit a ratings gold mine last month with a live version of "The Sound of Music" featuring a singing heroine who twirls and dances.
The network is hoping to strike gold again with an ageless boy who can fly.
A new production of the classic musical...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:54 PM
“American Idol” has done the unthinkable: It's gone back to basics.
After years of trying to find its mojo with high profile judges and format switches, the aging singing franchise has dialed it down for its latest season, which premieres...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:22 PM
My Movie Quote Quiz is going up shortly, but I thought I'd throw this out first: What did you think of the live "Sound of Music" Thursday night? The production drew a lot of snarky comments in the Twitterverse, and......
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Singer Carrie Underwood is Almay's new global brand ambassador. [E!]
Amber Riley of "Glee" and "Dancing With the Stars" plans to sell some of her plus-size wardrobe via her in-development online boutique Rileyland Fashions. [People]
Coach got a $5.5-...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Selena Gomez is on the cover of Seventeen's inaugural Power issue, celebrating the magazine's 70th anniversary and Hollywood's most powerful young women age 21 and under. Gomez is at the top of the list. [Seventeen].
Jennifer Hudson cut her hair into...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:06 AM
New judge Harry Connick Jr. cemented his role as tough-to-please truth teller on "American Idol" on Thursday night, as the auditions returned to Austin for a second night and then moved on to San Francisco.
"This is tough because it's a perfect story,"...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:30 AM
The producers of Fox's "American Idol" are looking to give the long-running televised singing competition a fresh hook and attract viewers with new interactive features offered through partnerships with Google and Facebook.
In a first for Google, people...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:53 AM
"American Idol" handed out a few final golden tickets -- 21 of them, to be precise -- as it wrapped up its Season 13 auditions on Thursday in Omaha. Along the way, Keith Urban reconnected with an old pal he hadn't seen in years, Harry Connick Jr. had...