Alicia Keys, America Ferrera and Kerry Washington Host “Every Vote Counts: A Celebration of Democracy,” to Be Broadcast Thursday, Oct. 29 on CBS – CBS announced today a new one-hour entertainment special, EVERY VOTE COUNTS: A CELEBRATION OF DEMOCRACY, to be broadcast Thursday, Oct. 29 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on CBS All Access. Hosted by Alicia Keys, America Ferrera, and Kerry Washington, with appearances by Amy Schumer, Chris Rock, Cobie Smulders, Coldplay, Condoleezza Rice, Eva Longoria, Jennifer Lopez, John Kasich, Kelly Clarkson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Natalie Portman, Shaquille O’Neal, Tan France, Wilmer Valderrama and more with musical performances by Alicia Keys, Dan + Shay, Offset and Shawn Mendes, the special will honor and celebrate the power of voting through music, dance, art and dialogue. Artists, musicians, performers and community leaders will come together for a bipartisan celebration of American democracy, with the goal to uplift the power of civic action and celebrate the precious value of every single citizen’s right to vote. – Read more at FutonCritic
Lauren Alaina, Walker Hayes & 3 Doors Down Will Play at THE TUNIE AWARDS – Today, the first round of performers has been announced for the third annual Tunie Awards™, presented by Waffle House and TouchTunes. Lauren Alaina, Walker Hayes and 3 Doors Down will all perform their hits as part of the show, which will also feature appearances by Lynyrd Skynyrd and MercyMe. Streaming for free on November 15 at 7pm ET/4pm PT, the 2020 Tunie Awards will also make their debut on Stabal, the high-quality platform for live performance and on-demand content. – Read more at BroadwayWorld.com
Haley Reinhart set for MISS USA
American Idol season 10 alum Haley Reinhart is the special musical guest on the upcoming Miss USA pageant. The even will air live from Graceland on the FYI network on Monday November 9 at 8 PM EST.
So excited and honored to be a part of this years @MissUSA competition! Thank you for ft. my performance ? https://t.co/cSRh3umrkl
— Haley Reinhart (@HaleyReinhart) October 22, 2020
Catching up with ‘Voice’ winner Chevel Shepherd – “We ended up leaving – I was supposed to be filming a movie and they canceled that because of coronavirus, and so my family and I left Florida early and started heading back,” she said. Shepherd said that she actually got a lot of work done during the shutdown – she and her band performed a virtual concert and she filmed a video for her song “The Letter,” (try to watch it without getting a lump in your throat), which is a single off her upcoming album. Despite the postponements and cancellations, Shepherd isn’t taking it easy: Her new album will be released soon and she is working on a Christmas album as well. – Read more at DurangoHerald
Adam Lambert – Live Q&A on Twitch & Amazon Music
Cheryl Burke Started Podcast With Backstreet Boys’ AJ McLean – Cheryl Burke stops by The Kelly Clarkson Show to talk about shooting “Dancing with the Stars” during the pandemic. She also discusses celebrity injuries that she might have caused while on the show, a line of face masks she created for dancers, and her new podcast “Pretty Messed Up” with Backstreet Boy AJ McLean.
‘The Bachelor’: An Inside Look at Production on Matt James’ Season — Yes, in a Quarantined Bubble – “It was so interesting because Matt is not on the season of ‘The Bachelorette,’ and the reason why we take leads from a previous season is because you know them so well and we can predict which person he might like or not, but we just didn’t know at all, so it was really fun to watch him interact with everyone,” ABC Entertainment’s Rob Mills says of the first episode of the upcoming season. “And the women were so fantastic. It couldn’t have gone better.” While production on the season was gearing up as early as late September, Variety previously reported, cameras could not start rolling for a quite some time. After completely renting out a resort in Pennsylvania for production, the entire cast and crew were required to enter a quarantine period after traveling there. They are filming now, and expected to wrap around Thanksgiving. Extra female contestants were brought out to Pennsylvania, as well — just in case anyone tested positive and would need to be sent home. But all potential cast members ended up testing negative for COVID-19. – Read more at Variety