| 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...
| 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...
| 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 17, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Been wondering about Alex & Sierra, the Central Florida duo that captivated viewers and won "The X Factor"?
Their single "Scarecrow," which is out now, goes to iTunes on Monday and their album will be out later this year, Sony Music says.
| 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...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs has turned to "American Idol" for a little help with her State of the County Address.
Jacobs has invited Emily Piriz, a Top 13 finalist on "Idol" this past season, to sing the national anthem at the event. The State...
| 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...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 2:54 PM
"X Factor" winners Alex & Sierra now have several reminders of their time as students at the University of Central Florida.
After the duo played UCF on Aug. 21, they were celebrated at a private ceremony.
Sierra Deaton of Winter Springs missed out on...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Unlike singer-songwriters, contemporary pop stars rarely have their songs viewed through an autobiographical prism, yet it's hard to miss the changes in Britney Spears' core messaging over the past years. Early in her career, when she...