September 3, 2013 |
All the "American Idol" rumors can be put to rest. Fox on Tuesday confirmed it's new judges panel for the thirteenth season: Returning judge Keith Urban will be joined by Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. Now maybe "Idol" can get back to the business of finding great new talent like past chanps Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood instead of focusing on sparring judges like last season's Mariah Carey-Nicki Minaj feud. The new panel is the show's first to consist solely of singers, a possible nod to the success of NBC's "The Voice.
May 24, 2012 |
It looks like Chicago is represented well on the fourth season of Bravo's "Top Chef Masters," set to debut July 25. The cast of 12 includes Takashi Yagihashi of Bucktown's Takashi and River North's Slurping Turtle and also Art Smith of Gold Coast restaurant Table Fifty-Two. "Top Chef Masters" is a spin-off of Bravo's popular "Top Chef"series that features seasoned chefs competing to win $100,000 for a charity of their choice. Takashi will be competing on behalf of the American Red Cross, benefitting Japanese tsunami disaster...
January 5, 2012 |
We were so excited about Thursday's premiere of "Jersey Shore: Return to Skanklandia" that we almost forgot that it's time for "Project Runway: All Stars"! The good: More time with Austin Scarlett and Mondo. The bad: Heidi Klum, Michael Kors and Nina Garcia are replaced with new judges, and Tim Gunn is replaced as mentor by some chick we've never heard of. Still, have your DVR at the ready -- NAME TK TK TK was kicked off in the first round, and there's more chopping to come. firstname.lastname@example.org | @redeyedana Austin Scarlett How he finished: ...
July 23, 2012 |
"American Idol" has found one of its new judges. Five-time Grammy Award-winner Mariah Carey will join the singing competition when it returns in January on Fox, the network announced Monday at the Television Critics Association summer press tour in L.A. "I am so excited to be joining 'Idol,'" she said over the phone when Fox entertainment president Kevin Reilly dialed her up on his cell, according to reports. Carey had been rumored to be the choice because longtime judge Randy Jackson manages her. "Randy was very instrumental in doing this deal," Reilly said,...