Headlines: Kelly Clarkson, Pia Toscano, MacKenzie Bourg

News 2 will air 63rd Nashville Christmas Parade; Kelly Clarkson is grand marshal – NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — News 2 will broadcast the 63rd Piedmont Natural Gas Nashville Christmas Parade live this December. The parade will be held in downtown Nashville on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 9:00 a.m. Click here for more about the parade. “I love our city of Nashville and couldn’t be more proud to be the Grand Marshal for this year’s Christmas Parade,” she said. “See y’all there!” – Read more at WKRN

Performers John Lloyd Young, Carmen Cusack, Pia Toscano and B. Slade Sign on for Wallis Production Inspired By Martin Scorsese Films – The cast is set for the new production of For The Record: Scorsese — American Crime Requiem at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. The show will run from Sept. 21-Oct. 16 with opening night set for Sept. 29. Tony Award-winner John Lloyd Young (Broadway’s Jersey Boys), Tony nominee Carmen Cusack (Broadway’s Bright Star), Pia Toscano (American Idol), Lindsey Gort (The Carrie Diaries), Grammy nominee B. Slade, and For The Record alums James Byous, Dionne Gipson, Olivia Harris, Douglas Kreeger (Broadway’s Les Miserables), Justin Mortelliti, Jason Paige (Pokemon) and Zak Resnick (Broadway’s Mamma Mia) will take the stage at The Wallis as part of the cast of For The Record: Scorsese — American Crime Requiem. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

Harry Connick Jr. and Randy Jackson to co-host flood relief concert in Baton Rouge – Former “American Idol” co-hosts [sic they mean judges of course] Randy Jackson and Harry Connick Jr. have agreed to host a benefit concert in September. Jackson and Connick Jr. will co-host Louisiana Rising: A Benefit Concert for Flood Relief on Labor Day, Sept. 5. The event will run from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the River Center Theater. Michael Day, general manager of the River Center, confirmed details on Friday morning. Day added that more information would be available next week. The concert will feature performances from more than a dozen artists, including Better Than Ezra, Sonny Landreth, Chris Thomas King, MacKenzie Bourg and Luther Kent. A complete lineup is said to be released in the coming days. Longtime fixture in the Baton Rouge scene, Johnny Palazzotto, will serve as music director of the show. – Read more at The Advocate

The Voice Season 10 Reunion

Alisan Porter posted a photo with a slew of her The Voice season 10 pals including Michael Schiavo, Nick Hagelin, Jessica Crosbie and more.

Big Brother: Julie Chen weighs in on jury house drama – ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: Wow, Bridgette, Da’Vonne, and Zakiyah all absolutely unloaded on Paulie when he arrived at the jury house for what he did in the game, while he argued that stuff that happened in the house should stay in the house. Who’s right? Give us your take on all the jury house drama. JULIE CHEN: If the drama in the house is game-related, then it should stay in the house — for example, if you double-crossed someone to get further in the game. But if you are mistreating people because you are just an all-around disrespectful jerk (and I’m not saying that’s who Paulie is), then you should be held accountable. – Read more at Entertainment Weekly

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