Idol Headlines for 8/31/13

The new season of X Factor UK premieres today on ITV. The show starts at 8 pm/3 pm ET. Watch for Mateja’s roundup post!

American Idol Live winds up its 30 city tour at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville today.

‘One Direction: This Is Us’ Beating ‘Butler,’ Hitting High Notes at Box Office – Sony’s concert docu “One Direction: This Is Us” topped the box-office charts with an $8.9 million bullet in its debut Friday. As you’d guess from their screaming, the band’s fans — legions of teenage girls – gave it an “A” CinemaScore, so word of mouth should build over the weekend. The documentary about the British boy band was easily beating “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” No. 1 for the past two weeks, and was on course to take in around $25 million over the long Labor Day weekend. – Read more at “”>The Wrap

American Idol Season 12’s top three on WDRB in the Morning

Angie Miller, Kree Harrison and Candice Glover interview in Louisville KY yesterday.

WDRB 41 Louisville News


Watch: Jedward’s Big Adventurous Interview! – They’re baaaack! Everyone’s favorite blond identical Irish twins who came in sixth on “The X Factor U.K.” four years ago have paid another memorable, chaotic visit to Yahoo’s Southern California headquarters.

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Boy George Revives One Direction Feud: “They Are Probably All Bisexual” – Boy George is certainly no stranger to speaking his mind. And the ’80s icon has done just that (again!) when it comes to a certain boy band. “The odds are one of One Direction must be gay,” George told the Daily Star regarding Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson. He added, “I think everyone is a bit bisexual deep down, so the odds are they are probably all bisexual. They’re rock stars so it’s what you’d expect, isn’t it? I’d be disappointed if they weren’t.” – Read more at E News

How to enrage a One Direction fan in 5 steps – They’re young, they tweet, and man, are they protective of their boys. One Direction fans are a passionate bunch. So if you happen to find yourself standing in line for One Direction: This Is Us, there are a few things you need to know. Here are five things that will really get the fans fuming: 1. Debate “Larry” vs. “Elounor” The first thing you need to know about Directioners is that they’re divided into two camps. There are “Larry” shippers, who believe bandmates Louis Tomlinson and Harry Styles are in a secret romantic relationship that’s being covered up by their handlers (fans claim that Modest! Management won’t let them be photographed without the rest of the boys anymore), and there are “Elounor” shippers, who trust that Tomlinson’s real-life relationship with University of Manchester student Eleanor Calder, is, in fact, real. – Read more at

Fox Greenlights Dating Competition Series Produced By Ryan Seacrest – EXCLUSIVE: American Idol host Ryan Seacrest is taking on a new role for Fox — a matchmaker. I’ve learned that the network has quietly greenlighted Dream Date, a dating competition series from Ryan Seacrest Prods. Details about the top-secret project — now shooting on location — are scarce, but I hear it revolves around a group of women looking for love and features a celebrity element. There is no airdate yet but a late fall/midseason bow is a possibility. – Read more at EDM

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