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  • 'RuPaul's Drag Race': Ginger Minj for the win

    'RuPaul's Drag Race': Ginger Minj for the win
    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...
  • Can Connecticut's 'American Idol' Winner Nick Fradiani Expect Stardom?

    Can Connecticut's 'American Idol' Winner Nick Fradiani Expect Stardom?
    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?...
  • 'American Idol': The slow fade of an instant hit

    'American Idol': The slow fade of an instant hit
    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...
  • 'X Files' stars Duchovny, Anderson sing together onstage

    They starred together on "The X Files," but on Tuesday night David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson played like they were on "The X Factor." "The X Files" stars sang together onstage in New York City, performing Neil Young's "Helpless" on the day Duchovny...
  • Fifth Harmony tunes up for Orlando visit

    Fifth Harmony tunes up for Orlando visit
    Simon Cowell certainly loves his underdogs. In 2010, the producer managed the boy band One Direction from a third-place finish on "The X Factor" to first place in the hearts of teens worldwide. Fifth Harmony are hoping history repeats itself. After...
  • 'Peanuts' movie to bring back Charles M. Schulz's beloved characters

     'Peanuts' movie to bring back Charles M. Schulz's beloved characters
    SANTA ROSA — Charles M. Schulz's beloved cartoon "Peanuts," with its artfully minimalist design and simple, good-hearted characters, would seem out of step with the modern pop culture mantra of more is more. It's been 15 years since Schulz died,...
  • Jacquie Lee: 'The Voice' runner-up seeks stardom

    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...
  • Broadway, recording stars tapped for 'Les Miz' at PSF

    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...
  • Zayn Malik on quitting One Direction: 'I just can't do that anymore'

    Zayn Malik on quitting One Direction: 'I just can't do that anymore'
    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...
  • Zayn Malik worries he's let One Direction fans down

    Zayn Malik worries he's let One Direction fans down
    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...
  • Alex & Sierra hope love will pay rent

    Alex & Sierra hope love will pay rent
    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...