Headlines: Randy Jackson New FOX Show, Jennifer Hudson & Mariah Carey

Fox Brings Back ‘Name That Tune’ With Jane Krakowski Hosting & Randy Jackson As Band Leader – Name That Tune is returning to screens with Jane Krakowski hosting a rebooted series for Fox. Former American Idol judge Randy Jackson is set as band leader for the show, which will premiere on January 6 after The Masked Singer. It comes from Fox Alternative Entertainment, Prestige Entertainment, which owns the rights to the show, and Holey Moley producer Eureka Productions. Janine Cooper, who has overseen The Bachelor and The Masked Singer in Australia, is showrunner. The game show, which launches in the 9 pm slot, tests contestants’ music knowledge as they battle it out in an assortment of challenging musical games for cash and prizes. – Read more at Deadline

“Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special” debuts Friday, December 4 on Apple TV+, together with the full companion soundtrack exclusively on Apple Music – Queen of Christmas’s special to feature a spectacular, star-studded lineup, including Tiffany Haddish, Billy Eichner, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Snoop Dogg, Jermaine Dupri, Misty Copeland and Mykal-Michelle Harris Mariah Carey to release new soundtrack single and music video for “Oh Santa!,” featuring Ariana Grande and Jennifer Hudson, out globally December 4 – Read more at Apple.com

BEBE REXHA AND DOJA CAT, DAN + SHAY, LEWIS CAPALDI, MACHINE GUN KELLY, AND THE WEEKND SET TO PERFORM AT THE ‘2020 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS’ – dick clark productions and ABC today announced the final additions to its A-list lineup of performers for the “2020 American Music Awards” (AMAs), which include Bebe Rexha featuring Doja Cat, Dan + Shay, Lewis Capaldi, Machine Gun Kelly, and The Weeknd featuring Kenny G. Taraji P. Henson hosts. The show will broadcast live Sunday, Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. EST/ PST, on ABC. – Read more at WDTV Press

‘America’s Got Talent’ winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. recovering from COVID-19 – “America’s Got Talent” winner Landau Eugene Murphy is feeling much better after contracting what he described as a relatively mild case of COVID-19. The West Virginia native said in a Facebook post earlier this month that he got the virus in late October. “When I’m not on tour, I’m really a big homebody, so it wasn’t that hard for me to lockdown,” Murphy said in a news release from promoters. “I’ve barely left the house since March. But last month, I took my little boy to a small gathering of eight people to carve Halloween pumpkins, and most of the adults who were there around that table caught the virus.” Murphy said his symptoms were pretty mild – he got tired easily and lost his sense of taste and smell. He said it could have been much worse, and “I’m actually feeling grateful.” – Read more at WCHSTV.com

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