| Jan 1, 2015
| 7:55 AM
When heavy metal parody band Steel Panther played Allentown’s PPL Center in October, opening for Judas Priest, the sparse crowd’s reaction was underwhelming.
When Steel Panther headlined its own show Tuesday at Philadelphia Theatre of Living...
| 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,...
| 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 11, 2014
| 6:44 PM
TV is not taking time off for the holidays this week. Michael Bublé and Jim Parsons headline specials while "The Voice," "Survivor" and "The Amazing Race" name winners, and Stephen Colbert and Craig Ferguson depart their talk shows.
"Big Bang Theory"...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 6:28 AM
Television offers a range of New Year's Eve celebrations if you decide to stay in Wednesday night. Those telecasts lead off the week's highlights:
ABC has a traditional edge with the lumpily titled "Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Series finales, holiday specials and football top the weekend's offerings.
NBC is likely to have the weekend's most-watched telecast in "Sunday Night Football." The Arizona Cardinals (11-3) play host to host Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks (10-...
| 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...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:48 PM
The 2014 Teen Choice Awards, celebrating the year’s achievements in film, TV, music, fashion and sports on the millennial generation’s list, are just around the corner.
Movie-wise, the hottest things include action comedy “22 Jump...