Headlines: The Voice Premieres Tonight

TONIGHT Emmy winners, The Voice, premieres on NBC at 8/7c PM. Dancing with the Stars 12 pairs dance to a Hometown Glory theme, tonight at 8/7c PM ABC. We’ll be live blogging both!

American Idol’s Clark Beckham Heads Home

Justin Guarini to Host 2nd Annual ‘CELEBRITY KARAOKE’ at Hard Rock Cafe Times Square – Clear Channel Spectacolor and New York Comic Con will kick off New York Super Week with the second annual “Celebrity Karaoke: A Epic Evening with the Stars,” Monday, October 5, 2015 at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) at Hard Rock Café Times Square (1501 Broadway). Hosted and co-produced by Justin Guarini, currently starring in the world-premiere musical comedy Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical, “Celebrity Karaoke” gives Comic Con and Broadway fans the opportunity to perform with a live karaoke band alongside Broadway’s brightest stars. – Read more at Broadway.com

Karina Smirnoff’s Dancing with the Stars Blog: Why I Threatened to (Literally) Whip My Partner Victor Espinoza into Shape – For Victor’s dance, we are doing the jive. The dance and the music will really just be there to support the story because it is such an important week. We are focusing on where Victor is from and what kind of life he’s had and how he has been shaped into the man he is today. For Tuesday, you’ll get to see pictures of the pro dancers from when we were little. I immigrated to America from the former Soviet Union so we didn’t have video cameras when I was growing up, but you’ll also see some dancers’ home movies. – Read more at People

‘America’s Got Talent’ winner Paul Zerdin lands a show in Las Vegas – Fans of “America’s Got Talent” can see Season 10 winner Paul Zerdin perform live at the PH Showroom at the Planet Hollywood Resort on Thursday, Oct. 22, Friday, Oct. 23 and Saturday, Oct. 24. The British ventriloquist won his turn starring in a show on the Las Vegas Strip along with $1 million, the grand prizes in the competition. “America’s Got Talent” Season 10 finalists Drew Lynch and Piff the Magic Dragon join Zerdin on stage. – Read more at LA Times.com

‘Big Brother 17’: Former Jurors Crown This Season’s Winner, Talk Alumni Twitter Battles – In order to assess who this season’s jury might vote for, The Hollywood Reporter caught up with former jurors Britney Haynes (Seasons 12, 14), Elissa Reilly Slater (Season 15), Frank Eudy (Season 14) and Zach Rance (Season 16). Some miss the good old days of downtime in the jury house. Some have accepted that life goes on once Big Brother is over. And others want to make sure the right winner this year is chosen. Rance says of the least deserving winner in the show’s history: “Andy [Herren]. He freaking did nothing. I didn’t know he was on the show until the finale.” – Read more at THR

The Voice is a huge hit, but it hasn’t produced any superstars. Why do you think people keep coming back to it? – The winners have all been remarkable performers with amazing voices, but the music world is so complex. It’s tough to break through. The benefit of this show is that audiences love to watch ordinary people have the national opportunity to showcase their talent. As a culture, we’re constantly rooting for the underdog, so that’s the real appeal of the show. – Read more at EW.com

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