Headlines: Dancing with the Stars 25 First Look, Carson Daly’s Mom Dies

The Voice 11 Runner Up Lauren Duski Sings the National Anthem before the Carolina Panthers Game

And…American Idol 6 Winner Jordin Sparks Sang The Anthem Ahead of the Los Angeles Chargers Game

Carson Daly’s Mom, Pattie Daly Caruso, Dies at 73 – Pattie Daly Caruso, Carson Daly’s mother and a TV personality in her own right, died of a heart attack on Sunday. She was 73.
According to Desert Sun, the Valley Views host died peacefully at her Palm Desert, California, home.
Daly Caruso hosted Valley Views, the popular Coachella Valley TV show, for over 25 years, Interviewing countless people and celebrities and covering local events. In 1997, she was named the “Television Woman of the Year,” as well as “First Lady of the Desert” in 1998 and was honored with the Athena Award in 2003. – Read more at Entertainment Tonight

Television Academy Mixes Up RuPaul With Rickey Minor in Tweet – In a statement to Variety, Minor said, “We might look similar with our bald heads but I could never pass for Ms. Emmy. RuPaul killed that scene with Stephen Colbert. I was laughing my face off. Besides, I don’t look that good in a dress.” – Read more at Variety

Lee DeWyze feels right at home at Linfield – “The whole last album, I focused on songwriting more than singing,” DeWyze said. “American Idol helps with building a singing career, but you need to actually write songs if you want to be a singer.” DeWyze uses past experiences with love and friendships to fuel most of his lyrical writing. Between songs, he shared a comparison between Fred Meyer Lounge and the basement of a friend’s home, where he often played in his youth. – Read more at the Linfield Review

Dancing with the Stars: Get an Exclusive First Look at Season 25’s Opening Number – Season 25 of Dancing with the Stars will start off with an epic opening number — and PEOPLE has an exclusive first look at the routine. – See the Photos at People

Behind The Scenes DWTS Season 25 Premiere (GMA)

Big Brother creator in court in legal wrangle over idea for The Voice – Big Brother’s creator, John de Mol, is to appear in court in a legal dispute over who created ITV’s swivel-chair singing show The Voice. On Tuesday, the talent show will be in the spotlight in a case brought by Irishman Roy Barry, who claims he, rather than the Dutch production company founded by de Mol, Talpa Media, came up with the hit format. For six years, Barry has been pushing for de Mol and other Talpa executives to be questioned in court over who first had the idea for The Voice. The case is significant for ITV because not only does it air The Voice, having poached it from the BBC two years ago, it also bought Talpa Media in 2015. – Read more at The Guardian

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