| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:00 AM
On the afternoon of Friday, Nov. 22, 1963, the turgid melodrama of "As the World Turns" was suddenly interrupted by grave news from the real world. In Dallas, three shots had been fired at President John F. Kennedy's motorcade. Fifty-eight minutes later,...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 6:30 PM
I am a purist at holiday time. That means I always have the final say when choosing the family Christmas tree, always carve the holiday bird and always stand on a rickety ladder while hanging lights from front yard trees as neighbors watch from their...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Carrie Underwood is donning Julie Andrews' iconic habit in NBC's upcoming live presentation of "The Sound of Music," but the gig isn't all raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens.
"I get hate tweets and stuff like, 'You're not Julie Andrews!'" the...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — Few people would mistake the Long Island commuter town of Bethpage (elevation: 105 feet) for the Austrian Alps. But on a vast soundstage in an anonymous industrial park about 45 minutes from Manhattan sits a gently sloping, man-made...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Ding, ding, ding. Last night was the start of the knockout rounds, the part of "The Voice" when the coaches cut their teams in half to determine who will represent them in the live shows.
Each contestant will go head-to-head in a vocal duel with one...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Evelyn Lozada of VH1's catty reality series "Basketball Wives" is six months pregnant.
"I am so excited to announce a wonderful blessing -- I'm pregnant!" Lozada told People magazine Friday. "I'm excited about being a mommy all over again. This is...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Right now Bob Greenblatt is adding "live TV musicals" to his list of favorite things (right after brown paper packages tied up with string).
"Sound of Music Live!", the first live musical on network television in more than 50 years and a pet project...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Technically Thanksgiving was over when Jimmy Fallon, Rashida Jones and Carrie Underwood performed their ultimate Thanksgiving song medley on Thursday night, but all is forgiven. Chances are you'll be hearing some of these new lyrics around the dinner...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:41 AM
How much does iHeartRadio love country music? Enough to sprout a new festival dedicated to the genre.
The inaugural iHeartRadio Country Festival has been set for March 29 in Austin, Texas, and will feature Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean,...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:01 PM
A lot of viewers and critics were not fond of Carrie Underwood's performance in NBC's live production of "The Sound of Music" on Thursday night. Now, it turns out members of the real-life Von Trapp family weren't thrilled about her even before cameras...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 1:56 PM
The haters are alive with "The Sound of Music Live!" -- and NBC's live-musical star Carrie Underwood is quickly learning that there's no way to stop them.
The former "American Idol" winner, who played governess and would-be nun Maria Von Trapp, was...