Headlines: NAB to Honor Ryan Seacrest, AGT Alum Leaves SNL

NAB to Honor Ryan Seacrest With Distinguished Service Award – Award-winning media and entertainment entrepreneur, radio personality, television host and producer Ryan Seacrest will receive the 2022 National Association of Broadcasters’ Distinguished Service Award (NAB DSA), the organization’s highest honor, which recognizes those who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the American system of broadcasting. The award presentation will take place during the Marconi Radio Awards dinner on October 19 at NAB Show New York. – Read more at PR Newswire

‘Saturday Night Live’: Alex Moffat, Melissa Villaseñor & Aristotle Athari Not Returning For Season 48 – Deadline understands that Alex Moffat, Melissa Villaseñor and Aristotle Athari are not returning for Season 48 of the venerable NBC sketch show. Moffat and Villaseñor both joined as featured players in 2016, while Athari joined last season. Moffat and Villaseñor were promoted to the main cast in 2018. Villaseñor was the show’s second Latina cast member after Noel Wells and the first to be promoted to repertory status (She is also a former America’s Got Talent contestant). – Read more at Deadline

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Jackie Evancho talks Joni covers album, anorexia recovery: ‘I’m not the same person I was when I was 10’ – However, as she matured amid the glare of the public spotlight, she struggled, both personally and professionally, developing an eating disorder at age 15. While the opera/pop singer tells Yahoo Entertainment that her physical recovery is still very much in progress, Evancho, now age 22, seems to be finding her voice — and part of that process is interpreting the songs of one of her chief childhood influences, Joni Mitchell, on her lovely new covers album Carousel of Time, out Sept. 9. – Read more at Yahoo.com

‘America’s Got Talent’ Judges and Host Help Grant 6-Year-Old Girl’s ‘Unreal’ Make-A-Wish: ‘It Was Amazing’ – A 6-year-old girl who recently beat cancer got the experience of a lifetime — all thanks to the America’s Got Talent judges and host. Through Make-A-Wish Philadelphia and the Susquehanna Valley chapter, Rosalyn, of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, got to live out her dream of auditioning for AGT. “Rosalyn would like to tell everyone that it was amazing to go on America’s Got Talent, and everything was unreal,” her mom Emily tells PEOPLE exclusively after the special event. – Read more at People

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