‘Beyond The Edge’ Canceled At CBS After One Season – Deadline understands that celebrity-competition series Beyond the Edge has been canceled after one season. The show, which premiered in March 2022 and ran through May, followed Survivor and was in a slot that previously featured Tough as Nails and The Amazing Race, but it struggled to break out. Celebrity contestants included country singers Lauren Alaina and Craig Morgan; former star athletes Ray Lewis, Mike Singletary and Metta World Peace; supermodel Paulina Porizkova; actress Jodie Sweetin; and reality TV veterans Colton Underwood and Eboni K. Williams. Showtime sports announcer Mauro Ranallo was the host. – Read more at Deadline
American Idol season 13 winner Caleb Johnson set to tour with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Caleb’s presence on the Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s Christmas tour has become a regular thing. Once again, he’s set for the East coast leg of the tour.
— Caleb Perry Johnson (@CalebJohnson) September 16, 2022
‘American Idol’ Judge Luke Bryan Shares What He Loves About Mentoring Young Talent and How He Tries to Connect With All Fans – “Megan [Michaels Wolflick], our showrunner, she texts the group several times, ‘Get ready, we’ve got great talent coming,’” he said. “A lot of times I’ll be on TikTok or Instagram and I’ll see a kid singing and performing and I’ll send her a link. So, we all work as a big, happy family to put on the best show. That’s what we’re always working towards.” Chayce Beckham is working with my manager. Chayce and I have become pretty tight. Down the road I’m sure we’ll try to get on some shows together. But Chayce is a great artist and certainly this year’s winner Noah [Thompson], any of those guys that go through the gauntlet of Idol and getting into country music, I have nothing but respect for and wish nothing but the best for them. – Read more at Parade.com
Chayce Beckham is ‘Doin It Right’ After ‘American Idol’ Win—“It’s Been a Whirlwind” – “It was a really eye-opening experience putting music out and connecting with people through it,” Beckham tells American Songwriter about his time on the show. “I guess it was something that I always wanted to do but just could never find the right avenue to get it out to people. So it was a life-changing experience to get to go and sing a couple of my own songs and then get to be the first person to win with an original song.” – Read more at American Songwriter
Wheeling’s Haley Reinhart looks forward to reconnecting at hometown show this weekend – “As an artist and a person, I know I’m meant to spread good messages out there to the audience,” Reinhart said. “It feels like everybody just really needs that, that we need each other. We need to get back into that space where we can all just be present in the moment and feel music and the same kind of emotions together. It’s a beautiful frequency that doesn’t happen all the time, but when you’re in it, there’s nothing like it.” – Read more at Daily Herald
DWTS: Tyra Banks and Alfonso Ribeiro on Reuniting to Co-Host Show
Simon Cowell Will Never Forget Meeting Queen Elizabeth – Simon Cowell spoke with Access Hollywood at the “America’ Got Talent” finale and he reacted to The Mayyas winning Season 17. He also reflects on meeting Queen Elizabeth. “It was one of those moments you’ll never, ever forget. I have so much (appreciation) for her.
Catching up with Carson Daly after his back surgery
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) September 15, 2022
Lebanese cheer as their dancers win America’s Got Talent – The news of a Lebanese dance group winning the TV competition show America’s Got Talent brought a rare moment of joy on Thursday to many in this crisis-hit Mideast country. The victory is a major boost for any aspiring artist. But inside Lebanon, where the political leadership is scrambling to overcome years of economic and political turmoil, there was a high-profile rush to congratulate the dance troupe. Caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati and a handful of lawmakers congratulated Mayyas on social media, while President Michel Aoun’s office in a statement said the Lebanese head of state will award the dancers Order of Merit medallions upon their return home. – Read more at the Associated Press