| Dec 21, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Classic movies and repeated specials will be plentiful this week as we head toward Christmas on Thursday. But there are some new programs as well.
"One Direction: The TV Special" will feature footage from a concert for lucky fans at Universal Orlando...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 12:41 PM
When a release reads that One Direction's superstars will "take over" NBCUniversal, that's not an overstatement.
The group and NBCUniversal on Wednesday said they were announcing "an unprecedented and expansive cross-platform partnership for the...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:07 AM
Simon Cowell plans to put together "the ultimate Latino boy band" through Univision's contest series "La Banda," which debuts in fall 2015.
Online auditions are open at LaBandaoficial.com, and Univision promised "the largest Latino talent search in U.S....
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:25 AM
On the same day that "Today" presented a joyous One Direction concert from Universal Orlando Resort, the program's general manager lost his job.
Talk about irony.
The morning programs, such as "Today" and ABC's "Good Morning America," try to project a...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 10:28 AM
The screaming of pre-teen One Direction fans tends to be pitched too high for adult ears, so let us clue you in: Boy bands are still a thing.
The demand for heartfelt harmonies and synchronized collar-popping is so great, in fact, that boy bands don't...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:07 AM
Who is the last girl group to really make it big in the music industry?
I asked this question to the five members of girl group Fifth Harmony — who won MTV’s “Artist to Watch” award at the MTV Video Music Awards in August and...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 5:15 PM
PHOENIX — Channeling his inner Pete Carroll, Bill Belichick showed up relaxed in jeans and flip flops. Channeling his inner One Direction, Tom Brady showed up with hair somewhere between boy band and bed head.
And Marshawn Lynch?
| Jan 27, 2015
| 5:00 AM
To fashion an alluring look for its latest pair of DC Shoes, Quiksilver extended far beyond its team of in-house artists. It challenged a worldwide crowd.
Entrepreneurs have grown accustomed to spinning their projects into motion by using crowdfunding...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 8:00 AM
$25 a month for a ticket to up to one concert a day. That’s the offer from Jukely, a technology start-up that’s bundling concert tickets at a bargain price with the aim of exposing music fans to new acts while extracting at least some...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 6:22 PM
Everyone geeks out over someone, particularly those whom others geek out over.
John Lennon, introduced to Jerry Lee Lewis, fell to the ground and kissed the Killer's shoes.
Even Charles Dickens wrote fan letters to George Eliot so barely contained...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 3:32 PM
It's official: Boy bands — and the men who used to be in them — are big business again.
Concert tours by One Direction and Justin Timberlake made more money than all other road shows in 2014, according to the industry publication Pollstar,...