Tonight begins the Dancing with the Stars TWO NIGHT finale! Which celebrity will win the coveted mirror ball trophy? Tonight’s edition begins at 8 pm ET on ABC. Join Franky as he live blogs all the dances. ONE couple will leave the competition tonight.
The Voice Top 11 perform for YOUR votes on NBC. We’ll be live blogging beginning at 8 pm ET.
Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard to host music and Variety special “Taraji and Terrence’s White Hot Holidays – Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard are teaming up to spread cheer, goodwill and some holiday magic in TARAJI AND TERRENCE’S WHITE HOT HOLIDAYS, an all-new music and variety special airing Wednesday, Dec. 9 (9:00-10:00 PM ET /PT), on FOX. WHITE HOT HOLIDAYS will feature a special duet by Henson and Howard, and modern performances of classic holiday songs by entertainment superstars Mary J. Blige, John Legend and Jamie Foxx, among other surprise guests and performances. – Via FOX press release
Carrie Underwood Gushes About Her ”Happy” Baby Boy, Reveals His New Milestone Keeping Mom and Dad Busy – While speaking to E! News’ Giuliana Rancic on Live From the Red Carpet, Underwood was asked about her nine-month-old son, Isaiah. From the sounds of things, someone is definitely keeping mom and dad busy. “He’s pulling up. Within the past week he’s really gotten great at it and he’s pulling up on everything and walking around the coffee table,” the “See You Again” singer shared when asked about her child’s latest milestone. “You have to move anything he could fall on.” She continued, “He is a busy, busy guy. He will not sit still ever for anything. He has an attention span this big.” – Read more at E Online
Will Carrie Underwood Return For ‘American Idol’ Finale? – “If they call you, will you carve out the time to go back?” Liz asked Carrie backstage at the AMAs.”We’re trying to figure out my schedule at this point, because I will be on tour next year, so it’s kind of a mess,” Carrie admitted. “But I’d love to, hopefully.” “It changed television, it changed the music industry,” she added. “Fifteen years is a long time for any show to be on TV and they’ve done so much for so many artists like myself who just wanted to be in the game and didn’t know how to get there.” – Read more at Access Hollywood
Lee University tenor Jordan Smith not hindered by nerves on ‘The Voice’ – “I don’t really get nervous,” he says in a phone interview. “A lot of the other singers are in the corner trying to gather their thoughts. I’m laughing with the staff and joking with the production team. I don’t want nerves or worry to get in my way.” “A lot of times on TV shows, you see singers break down because of nerves,” says Brad Moffett, director of the Lee Singers. – Read more at Times Free Press
Ryan Seacrest to Accept Award at Variety’s CES Summit – Ryan Seacrest will accept the Digital Impact Leadership Award at the Variety Entertainment Summit, part of the the annual industry convention CES on Jan. 7. The host of Fox’s “American Idol,” which launches its final season on Jan. 6, will also be presented with the award by Bob Pittman, chairman and CEO of iHeartMedia, at the event, to be held at Las Vegas Convention Center. iHeartMedia recently renewed a multi-year pact with Seacrest, a who hosts several radio programs for the company in addition to serving as an advisor to its management team. In addition, Seacrest is a prolific investor in new media ventures including Pinterest and DigiTour Media. – Read more at Variety