Headlines: Fantasia Grio Awards, Paula Abdul Macys, David Archuleta Nightline

NBC Takes Game Show ‘The Wheel’ For Two-Week Spin In Rare Stripped Scheduling Move -NBC will strip its U.S. remake of hit U.K. game show The Wheel across two weeks in an unusual scheduling move. The series will launch on December 19 at 10pm and will move to 8pm for its second week with new episodes airing nightly. It comes after the show was left off the network’s midseason schedule unveiled last week. The premiere episode will see Cat Cora, Christina Ricci, Amber Ruffin, Steve Kornacki, Mark McGrath, and Todrick Hall assist competitors across a range of categories from Beyoncé and the ’90s to elections and more. Other celebrity guests on the lineup include Clay Aiken, Carole Baskin, Brie Bella, Tom Bergeron, Bobby Berk, Jaime Camil, Margaret Cho, Deepak Chopra, Victor Cruz, Taye Diggs, Sheila E., Kate Flannery, Vivica A. Fox, Tony Hawk, Loni Love, Judge Greg Mathis, Chrissy Metz, Mike “The Miz” Mizanin, Terrell Owens, Mark Sanchez, Raven-Symone, Buddy Valastro, and Kym Whitley, among others. – Read more at Deadline

Fantasia set to appear on the Grio Awards Saturday November 26

The American Idol season 3 winner is set to appear on the Grio Awards airing Saturday November 26 at 8 pm on CBS Network.

Paula Abdul to Appear on Countdown to Macy’s Parade Tonight at 8 pm on NBC

The former American Idol judge will also appear on the parade tomorrow morning to sing “Straight Up” on a float! She stopped by Hoda & Jenna to chat about her career and mentoring artists, including American Idol contestants,

David Archuleta to be featured on Nightline tonight

More of David Archuleta’s recent interview with ABC News will air on Nightline tonight at 12:35am.

Blake Shelton Fifth Hallmark Movie Premiere on Saturday

The series of films began with a song Blake wrote with his mother. Subsequently, she wrote a book. Time for Him to Come Home for Christmas premiere on Saturday.

‘The Voice’ Ukraine Finale Takes Place In Kyiv Subway Station/Bomb Shelter – The finale of the Ukrainian version of The Voice on Sunday took place in a Kyiv subway station deep underground that is also used as a bomb shelter. Ukrainian channel TET showcased the big finale of the 12th season, which audiences have been waiting for since the Russian invasion started in February and the show was put on pause. Sunday’s finale took place 75 metres underground in Maidan Nezalezhnosti in Kyiv Square, a metro station that has been closed since the start of the war and has instead been used as a bomb shelter, events space and even the location for an interview with President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. – Read more at Deadline

HunterGirl Revisits the Days Before ‘American Idol’: ‘You’re Just Praying Somebody Walks In and Sees You’ – “I feel like the hard work paid off in those three minutes that I was in that judging room,” says HunterGirl, who has gone on to open for the likes of Kane Brown, Alan Jackson and Old Dominion. “That was just my journey. And I think that the journey made me appreciate everything so much more. This year has been so special because I finally got to have that moment where little Hunter got to finally see the dream come true.” “He was one of my best friends while I was on the show,” she says of Thompson. “I really appreciated his friendship and all the friendships that I made on the show, because just adjusting to life again and figuring everything out was crazy. And we are both in country, so we are definitely walking similar paths and just trying to figure life out. I was lucky enough to be on a season where everybody was so close. I found some of my friends for life on that show.” – Read more at People

Gwen Stefani on Why It’s ‘Good’ for Her If Husband Blake Shelton Wins His Last Two ‘Voice’ Seasons – “I feel a little pressure [to win],” Shelton told PEOPLE during a sit-down interview with his fellow coaches Gwen Stefani, John Legend and Camila Cabello. “Nobody wants to finish with eight wins. 10 sounds a lot better. Double digits.” Stefani — who married Shelton in 2021 — added that “it works out really good for me if you win as well because then I could be married to the guy that won 10 times.” “You don’t want to be married to the guy who won eight,” Shelton joked back, as Cabello, 25, quipped, “It’s bad for your marriage.” – Read more at People

Gwen Stefani Didn’t Think Blake Shelton ‘Had A Chance’ In New Season Of ‘The Voice’ – Season 22 of “The Voice” is nearing its end and Gwen Stefani is revealing why she didn’t think Blake Shelton would go far. “I didn’t think Blake, when this whole thing started, had a chance in the race,” she told Access Hollywood. “It’s true you were losing, and you were a loser but now you have so many good people on your team. It’s crazy.” Gwen, Blake, John Legend, and Camila Cabello also reveal who would host the best Thanksgiving.

‘The Voice’s Bryce Leatherwood on Making Blake Shelton Proud: ‘I Hope to Be Something Like Him One Day’ – Speaking to PEOPLE in a group interview after the show, Leatherwood opened up about how his relationship with the “Sangria” singer has progressed throughout the season. “He’s an incredible coach and he’s a great friend,” he says. “He’s definitely someone that I can relate to in a lot of ways and he sees a lot of himself in me — at least I hope so.” He adds, “I hope to be something like him one day. I think I would be doing pretty good.” – Read more at People

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