Headlines: American Idol Season 2 Talk, Plus Pia Toscano, David Cook

Los Angeles Dodgers to Open 2018 Season – Pregame ceremonies for the 4:08 p.m. game will begin at approximately 3:30 p.m. The national anthem will be sung by Pia Toscano, who finished ninth on the 2011 season of “American Idol.” More than 100 active local members of the armed forces will participate in the flag ceremony. – Read more at Lawestmedia.com

David Cook Set to Appear on GMA April 2

“American Idol” Reboot NOT In “Jeopardy of Being Canceled,” Despite Claim – There certainly isn’t a cancellation looming already. Producers are committed to seeing the season through, and one production contact exclusively tells Gossip Cop that there’s been “talk of a pick-up” for another cycle because of how promising things look so far. “ABC is thrilled with Ryan and the judges,” reveals our rock-solid insider. And contrary to the network finding the ratings to be problematic, the opposite is actually true. – Read more at Gossip Cop

See Katharine McPhee Meet the Press Ahead of Her Broadway Debut in Waitress – Smash and American Idol alum Katharine McPhee is set to make her Broadway debut in Waitress April 10 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. McPhee will play Jenna in the Sara Bareilles musical for a limited engagement through June 17. – See the Photos at Playbill

Carrie Underwood Congratulates Lauren Alaina on her ACM Best New Female Artist Award – “I love everything about this! Congrats, girl! ? you so much! I know you’re on cloud a million right now…and you should be!” Carrie writes on Instagram

Far removed from ‘Idol,’ Daughtry ready to play Worcester – It will mark roughly five years since the band’s last studio effort. “I don’t think it was intended to take this long,” Daughtry said. “I think a lot of things just kind of worked out that way. I moved a few times. The greatest hits happened, then a tour happened. Anytime a tour comes up, it takes away from the creative thing. It takes a while to get back into that groove.” It was, Daughtry said, one thing after another, but in the end it was worth it. “I think in that time it took to make it, I think it was necessary in order for us to find the direction and sound we were going for,” he said. “I think, certainly, we’ve evolved. It’s probably the most mature record we’ve ever done. I can’t wait for everybody to hear it.” – Read more at Worcester Magazine

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