| May 21, 2015
| 3:00 AM
On the two-hour season finale of "American Idol" earlier this month, 29-year-old Guilford native Nick Fradiani beat out Nashville's Clark Beckham, becoming the first Idol winner from Connecticut and across the Northeast.
So what happens now?...
| Jun 10, 2015
| 7:21 PM
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's production of the hit Broadway musical "Les Miserables" promises to be epic.
It has set festival records in seemingly every way. It is the most expensive production ever mounted at the festival. It has the largest...
| May 26, 2015
| 5:32 AM
The reality trend transformed television in a crucial way: It made the medium more local.
People can root for hometown favorites competing on "Survivor," "American Idol," "The Voice" and other series.
Orlando viewers celebrated the victory of Alex...
| May 11, 2015
| 7:20 PM
Not long ago, "American Idol" was such a ratings juggernaut that a rival TV executive dubbed it a "monster" that should be killed. That wish has now been granted, with Fox executives announcing Monday that they will end the record-breaking singing contest...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 11:25 AM
Jacquie Lee, a 17-year-old pop star from Colts Neck, N.J., was the runner-up of Season Five of NBC's "The Voice." She now has her own EP and is on tour with Shawn Mendes. Teenlink was able to do a phone interview with Lee before the tour came to Miami...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 7:41 AM
"X Factor" winners Alex & Sierra will start a cross-country tour with Andy Grammer on Tuesday in Seattle.
The Central Florida duo and Grammer are billing the act as "The Good Guys & A Girl Tour."
Sierra Deaton of Winter Springs and Alex Kinsey of...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 3:02 PM
A renowned tenor who has starred as Jean Valjean on Broadway will reprise the role for Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's June production of "Les Miserables."
Mike Eldred, who also starred in the original cast of the Tony-nominated "Civil War," will...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 12:02 PM
Zayn Malik says he worries that he's let One Direction fans down by leaving the world-conquering boy band, but couldn't carry on in a role that made him unhappy.
Malik quit the group this week, saying he wanted "to be a normal 22-year-old." He had...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 10:55 AM
A week and a half into all the One Direction drama, we're finally hearing from Zayn Malik, who took himself off the road last week and then took himself out of the band completely on Wednesday.
"It is crazy and wild and a bit mad," he told Britain's...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 6:23 AM
Alex Kinsey and Sierra Deaton met when they were in high school in Florida but didn't begin a relationship — musical or otherwise — until college. As Alex & Sierra, they won the third season of televised talent show "The X Factor" in 2013...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 5:24 PM
Across the street from the Rose Cafe in Venice, a bad-boy actor is shepherding a crew of millennial "nones" toward what might be called the Dawning of the Age of Aquarius, Part II.
The incense-and-healing-crystal-accessorized movement known as New Age...