Headlines: Jordin Sparks Digital Deal, Simon Cowell Animal Sanctuary

TV One’s Cleo TV to Air Adrienne Houghton, Jordin Sparks Shows From Kin – In an unusual licensing pact, digital shows hosted by influencers Adrienne Houghton and Jordin Sparks are migrating over to cable TV — after already running on YouTube and other internet platforms. Lifestyle entertainment company Kin struck a deal with Cleo TV, the TV One-owned cable network that targets millennial women of color, to license the two shows that will air beginning in 2020. Cleo TV is acquiring rights to 40 half-hour episodes of “All Things Adrienne” with Adrienne Houghton (pictured above), former Cheetah Girl and co-host of “The Real” and “Showtime at the Apollo,” and eight half-hour episodes of “Heart of the Batter,” a baking show hosted by multi-platinum recording artist Jordin Sparks. – (Adrienne is rumored to be Flamingo on Masked Singer) – Read more at Variety.com

Simon Cowell Announced a New Ambassador for Hopefield Animal Sanctuary

Because the America’s Got Talent loves animals. And desperately needs some good press right about now.

The Voice’s Will Breman Opens Up About Asperger’s Diagnosis, Knee Injury and Combating Depression – he artist, who learned to sing when he was just 3 years old, is living with Asperger’s — a high-functioning form of autism. He says Legend knows exactly how to work with his unique learning abilities. “He will go over everything with a fine tooth comb and break it down into ways that I can understand,” Breman tells PEOPLE. “That’s perfect for me, being on the autism spectrum and having Asperger’s syndrome, and just being analytical by nature. So to have all that together… I couldn’t think of anyone better to work with.” – Read more at People

So, How Was Your Decade, Adam Lambert? – From joining Queen to donning a red outfit reminiscent of Elmo, Adam Lambert had had a packed 10 years. Lambert famously broke out in 2009 as the runner-up of the eighth season of American Idol. Since then, he has released three solo albums, as well as joined Queen for several tours over the last 10 years — most recently on the band’s Rhapsody trek, which came in the wake of 2018 biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody. Lambert spoke with Rolling Stone at the end of the decade to recall his best moments (meeting Patti Labelle), biggest lessons (maybe warn someone if you’re going to go sexy for the AMAs) and more. – Read more at Rollingstone

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