| Feb 23, 2015
| 11:13 AM
Joey Cook did a lot of crying on "American Idol" last week.
She cried in sadness when she watched friends get sent home, and she cried in anxiety during that long wait to learn her own fate. She cried with relief when judge Harry Connick Jr. told her...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 8:43 AM
UPDATED: Sheldon Cooper remains the king of Thursday night.
A new "Big Bang Theory" on CBS scored Thursday's biggest audience: 18.2 million, according to numbers released Friday afternoon. A "Big Bang" rerun drew 10.5 million and surpassed ABC's...
| Feb 1, 2015
JOAN RIVERS ON 'CELEBRITY APPRENTICE'
1 Joan Rivers, who captured the "Celebrity Apprentice" crown in 2009, is featured as a boardroom adviser in the current edition, filmed a few months before she died. The episode has the contestants creating a "photo...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 2:39 PM
A man with a very dark side.
Two women in love with him.
And a score that includes songs that have been featured in the Olympics, Super Bowl, World Series and World Cup.
"I call it a guys' musical. It appeals to everyone, including maybe the guys...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 7:21 PM
Should I be as mean as Simon Cowell? Weepy like Paula Abdul? Call everybody "Baby" with a slight Australian accent like Keith Urban?
Those were a few of the questions that crossed my mind when Wendy Kaplan, owner of the Skokie Theatre, asked me to be one...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 3:35 PM
Not long after Dolphins defensive tackle Anthony Johnson finished singing the national anthem at Dolphins Cycling Challenge on Sunday, an onlooker approached and told him it was the best rendition of the "The Star-Spangled Banner" he's ever heard.
| Jan 29, 2015
| 8:32 AM
The African-American Heritage Festival will kick off with a free cultural event beginning at 6 p.m. Feb. 6 with a performance by "American Idol" contestant David Oliver Willis in the Tavares High gym, 603 N. New Hampshire Ave.
The Community Choir of...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 8:18 AM
Simon Cowell helped launch the careers of the members of One Direction and is now looking to do the same for a Latin boy band. The former “American Idol” judge and “X-Factor” creator and his production company, Syco Entertainment,...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 6:26 PM
Joey Cook didn't know whether to scream or to cry. So she did both.
On Thursday's night's episode of "American Idol," Cook survived the showdown round and was picked as one of 24 singers who advanced to next weeks' semifinal round. Waiting to learn...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 6:11 PM
The judges were encouraging, pointing out to Emily Brooke that she's just 15, but it was still bad news for the Wellington girl during the airing of "American Idol" on Thursday: They told her she didn't make the top 24.
Brooke, a country singer, dazzled...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 7:10 AM
The February ratings period starts Thursday, and that night will be busier than usual.
ABC offers fresh installments of its three dramas. "Grey's Anatomy" returns at 8 p.m., "Scandal" follows at 9, and "How to Get Away With Murder" wraps up prime time...