Headlines: Home for the Holidays Opens, Jennifer Hudson Loses Holiday Court Battle

Photo Coverage: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS Gets Festive for Opening Night! – Candice Glover, winner of “American Idol” Season 12; Josh Kaufman, winner of “The Voice” Season 6; and Bianca Ryan, winner: “America’s Got Talent” Season 1, will be performing more than 25 beloved Christmas classics. This strictly limited Broadway engagement began performances at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street, between Broadway and 8th Avenue) on Friday, November 17th, and continues through Saturday, December 30th only. Check out photos from the opening night after party below! (Constantine Maroulis and Todrick Hall were in attendance)

Andrew Rannells & Colin Donnell Step Out To Support ‘Home for the Holidays’ Broadway Opening Night! – Andrew Rannells is all smiles as he hits the red carpet at the Broadway Opening Night performance of Home for the Holidays – The Broadway Concert Celebration held at the August Wilson Theatre on Tuesday (November 21) in New York City. The 39-year-old actor was joined at the event by Chicago Med‘s Colin Donnell and his wife Patti Murin, Constantine Maroulis, Ryan Cabrera, James Brown III, Marti Gould Cummings, and the stars of the musical Candice Glover, Kaitlyn Bristowe, Josh Kaufman, Bianca Ryan, Evynne Hollens, Jonathan Tessero, Peter Hollens, Danny Aiello and producer Michael J. Guccione. -See the Photos at Just Jared

Home for the Holidays is not receiving good reviews. Check out a roundup at Broadway World. Brutal. Wonder if it will close early.

Capturing the Holiday Spirit with Idol Winner Kris Allen – “I never want to be the statue on stage that’s just there for people to listen to and look at. I want people to feel like they had a hand in creating the night for everyone. My job is to usher everyone in to that realm. But, I feel like everyone is a part of that and especially during Christmas time, I want everyone to feel like they can sing along and feel closer to the person next to them.” – Read more at What’s Up Mag

Katharine McPhee Has ‘Zero Desire’ to Address David Foster Dating Rumors – ‘I’m Not Doing Anything Wrong’ – Is he still in the friend zone? Many fans have spent this fall speculating whether Katharine McPhee is dating producer David Foster — but the American Idol alum tells PEOPLE that she doesn’t plan to provide any clues. “It’s great that they want to do that. I think it’s so amusing that people are amused by my love life,” McPhee, 33, tells PEOPLE. “Here’s how I look at it: I’m not doing anything wrong, so whether people think it’s true or false, I don’t, you know, there’s nothing bad happening in my life, so people can just say whatever they want.” – Read more at People

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Gwen Stefani talks faith, Christmas, and the ‘spiritual intervention’ that led her to Blake Shelton – Stefani credits her religious faith and a recent spiritual rebirth for allowing her to love again. “At the time when it was going down, never in my wildest dreams would I ever imagine the miracle that happened to me,” she says. “Some people don’t like to hear this, but for me it was a spiritual intervention. It was a true miracle. I think the only way I got through all the hard times is just my spiritual faith and my belief in God, because I’ve just seen the miracles around me. – Read more at Yahoo.com

Jennifer Hudson Son Goes with Dad for Thanksgiving – Daivd Otunga just won a big legal victory in his custody battle with Jennifer Hudson … he gets their son for Thanksgiving. TMZ has learned both sides squared off in court Tuesday and David made his case to spend the holiday with 8-year-old David Jr. TMZ broke the story, cops threw David out of the family home after Jennifer got an order of protection claiming she was afraid David would hurt her and her son. David says she’s lying and vengeful because they were at an impasse over custody. We’ve learned, according to the new order, David Jr. will be with his dad from Thanksgiving day at 3 PM to 7 PM the following day. – Read more at TMZ

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