Eminem, Kehlani, N.E.R.D, G-Eazy Added to iHeartRadio Awards Lineup
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - iHeartMedia announced today that Eminem featuring Kehlani, plus N.E.R.D and G-Eazy will join previously announced performers Ed Sheeran, Cardi B, Bon Jovi, Maroon 5, Camila Cabello and Charlie Puth at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards. Hosted by Hailey Baldwin and DJ Khaled, the show airs live on Sunday, March 11 on TBS, TNT and truTV at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT from the Forum in Los Angeles; they will also air simultaneously on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide.
The force turns out for Mark Hamill's Hollywood Walk of Fame star
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Flanked by two Storm Troopers, "Star Wars" actor Mark Hamill received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday with the enthusiasm and humility that has endeared him to fans four decades after his first turn as Luke Skywalker.
Ex-U.S. House staffer sentenced for cyberstalking lawmaker
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former staff employee of the U.S. Virgin Islands' representative to Congress was sentenced to a year and day in prison on Thursday for circulating private, nude photos and videos of the member and her husband, prosecutors said.
'The Sopranos' to make a comeback - in a big screen prequel
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A prequel to hit U.S. mafia drama "The Sopranos" is being developed as a movie, possibly reuniting some of television's most beloved characters, New Line Cinema said on Thursday.
'American Idol': Four Major Questions Facing the ABC Revival
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It has been 10 months since ABC, just days before its upfront presentation in New York, closed a deal to bring "American Idol" back to television. The network won a bidding war with Fox to land the not-so-long-dormant franchise's revival, then shelled out heavily to secure judge Katy Perry ($25 million per season) and host Ryan Seacrest ($12 million). Reviving "Idol" became the most intrigue-generating gambit of the 2017-18 broadcast season. How it pays out is about to be seen. The new "American Idol" premieres March 11.
Tony-winner Miles injured in car accident that kills daughter
(Reuters) - Tony-award winning actress Ruthie Ann Miles was injured and her 4-year-old daughter was killed when a car stuck several people in New York City, Miles' agent said on Tuesday.
TV Review: 'American Idol' on ABC
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Are we caught in a time loop? is a question you might ask yourself, upon turning on ABC's "American Idol" for the debut of the show's 16th season. In 2016, Fox gave the show a grand goodbye tour; a year later, ABC made a multi-million dollar deal for the franchise. It's hard to term something a revival when it was gone for barely a year, but anyway, here we are. "American Idol" is back, and whether you like it or not, it's ready to present to you the fresh-faced young American singers who want a chance to make it in Hollywood.
NBC News' 'Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly' Returns for Spring and Summer Run
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - NBC News is bringing the newsmagazine "Sunday Night With MegynKelly" back for a spring and summer run.
Actress Cynthia Nixon may challenge Cuomo for New York governor: report
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cynthia Nixon, a liberal activist and a star of the hit television series "Sex and the City," is considering a run for governor of New York, challenging incumbent Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary, NY1 television said on Tuesday, citing unidentified sources.
Frances McDormand wins, loses and reunites with best actress Oscar
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Like a scene from a Hollywood caper film, a tuxedo-clad photographer foiled another man's attempt to make off with Frances McDormand's Oscar from an official Academy Awards after-party on Sunday.
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