Idol Headlines for 3/17/14

Dancing with the Stars 18 premieres tonight on ABC at 8/7c pm. Join Franky’s live blog! The Battle Rounds begin on The Voice airing on NBC at 8/7c. Adam live blogs!  RuPaul’s Drag Race continues on LOGO at 9/8c pm, then read Montavilla’s recap.

ABC’S NEW GROUNDBREAKING SUMMER REALITY SERIES “RISING STAR” KICKS OFF NATIONWIDE AUDITIONS ON SATURDAY, MARCH 29th – ABC’s innovative new series “Rising Star,” which opens the gate to a new era in reality competition, kicks off its nationwide search for talent on Saturday, March 29th. The U.S. series is helmed by executive producers Ken Warwick (“American Idol”) and Nicolle Yaron (“The Voice”). Aspiring singers are encouraged to visit for more information on the audition process. Solo vocalists, duos and vocal groups (up to five members) can register to audition in person, online or nominate a friend/family member. Hm. From what I understand, they are mostly casting this show–inviting people personally to audition. If ABC hasn’t reached out to you…I wouldn’t bother. – Read more at TVByTheNumbers

MTV’s Fake-Lesbian Series Aims To Inspire, Not Offend – MTV’s new high school series Faking It revolves around Amy (Rita Volk) and Karma (Katie Stevens), two unpopular best friends who are mistakenly identified as a lesbian couple by golden gay boy Shane (Michael Willett), but quickly come to embrace the label when it transforms them into their school’s most popular girls. – Watch the new trailer at Buzzfeed

Haley Reinhart song Listen Used in “Years of Living Dangerously” promo for Showtime

“Listen” a song American Idol season 10 alum, Haley Reinhart, co-wrote the song at a songwriters camp in Greece last year, is being used in a promo for the Showtime documentary on global warming called “Years of Living Dangerously.”

“This is the perfect placement for “Listen.” tweeted Haley, “It’s a urgent plea for change. With hope for the future. @YEARSofLIVING!”

Juan Pablo Galavis’s Bachelor Blog: It’s Time to Say Goodbye – and Meet the Real Me – I believe my direct approach and honesty unfortunately ended up hurting some of the women and that was never my intention. I have always cared deeply about the women and have stayed true to myself and wanted to be respectful of them and not waste their time. I believe I have a different style than others who have been on this show. Filming was great – but I did wear my boxing gloves. Nothing in this situation was going to make me change who I was, what I wanted and what I said, unless some words were misused or misunderstood (me and “my little package” is a great example), which happened a lot during two months of filming. – Read more at People

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