| Jun 30, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Alex Kinsey doesn't know when he'll finish his University of Central Florida degree. But he will return to UCF to perform as part of Alex & Sierra at the Aug. 21 Karmin concert.
Alex & Sierra, winners of "The X Factor," are a real-life couple who...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 10:45 AM
The World Cup will continue to generate the most discussion this week, but programmers hope to spark interest in new prime-time series.
FX's dramatic "Tyrant" focuses on a California pediatrician who just happens to be the son of a Mideast dictator. The...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Melanie Brown — also known as Mel B or Scary Spice from her days with the British pop group Spice Girls — and her husband, producer Stephen Belafonte, have bought a house in Hollywood Hills West for $4.34 million, public records show....
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Sure, there were some big news events that happened in 1984: Ronald Regan was re-elected president, Mary Lou Retton rocked the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles and, you know, Mark Zuckerberg was born.
But it was also a gigantic year for music, as Madonna,...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Central Florida singers Alex & Sierra are home, and the reality-show champs acknowledge they have something to prove.
Since winning "The X Factor" and a million-dollar recording contract in December, they have written more than 40 songs, mostly in...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The shakeup under way at Fox Broadcasting with Kevin Reilly's departure as programming chief gives Murdoch a chance to set a fresh course for the network. James Murdoch, that is.
Reilly's resignation, confirmed May 29 after weeks of speculation about his...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- Former Spice Girls band member Melanie B, a.k.a. Scary Spice, has joined the judging panel of "The X Factor" in the U.K., which airs on ITV.
Mel B, who appeared as a guest judge on the show in 2012, joins fellow judges music manager Louis...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:37 PM
ABC's "Rising Star" didn't exactly light up the Sunday night sky.
In its two-hour premiere on ABC, the heavily promoted "Rising Star" reality singing competition averaged 5.1 million viewers and a rating of 1.5 among advertiser-desired 18- to 49-year-...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:51 AM
"American Idol" may not be the ratings powerhouse it once was, but for now at least, its star power remains undiminished: Fox has announced that current judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. will be returning for Season 14, as will host...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Broad of shoulder and booming of voice, Bob Romeo is a memorable guy with a seemingly memorable job title: chief executive of the Academy of Country Music.
Based in Encino, it's one of that genre's two principal trade groups along with Nashville's...
| May 8, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Though only four singers remain in this season's "American Idol" competition, the audience was treated to 12 -- count 'em -- songs on Wednesday night. The top 4 each tackled three songs, looking at different aspects of love: breakups, dedications and...