Idol Headlines for 9/26/13

The X Factor continues on FOX at 8/7c pm, as the judges are assigned their categories and the Top 40 is announced. Glee Season 5 premieres next, at 9/8c pm. Project Runway airs tonight on Lifetime at 9 pm. Kelly Clarkson guest stars on the premiere of the Robin Williams new comedy, The Crazy Ones, at 9/8c pm CBS.

Lee DeWyze will perform “Fight” on Friday’s Ellen Degeneres Show

Angie Miller will perform at the Winning Together Gala to raise funds to fight lung cancer. October 19, Weston, MA. More Info

Diana DeGarmo, Kate Flannery, Joanna ‘Jojo’ Levesque Set for JAWBREAKER: THE MUSICAL Reading, 9/26-27 – MadBromance Productions announced today that final casting has been set for the 29-hour reading of JAWBREAKER: THE MUSICAL on Thursday, September 26thand Friday, September 27th at 3p.m. The reading will feature Diana DeGarmo (American Idol, Hairspray, 9 to 5) as Fern Mayo, – Read more at Broadway World

Justin Guarini & Krysta Rodriguez to Host BROADWAY ON THE HUDSON on 9/27 – BROADWAY ON THE HUDSON concert, presented by United Airlines, will take place in lower Manhattan on Friday, September 27th from 12:30pm to 1:30pm at Brookfield Place Waterfront Plaza, 220 Vesey Street between North End Avenue and West Street. The free outdoor concert will be hosted by Justin Guarini, who is currently playing Paris in the new Broadway production of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, and Krysta Rodriguez, who plays serial-dater Casey in the new musical comedy,First Date. – Read more at Broadway World

Carrie Underwood Gets “Rowdy,” Chants “You Suck” With Fans at Mike Fisher’s Hockey Game – Carrie Underwood was, ahem, blown away by her favorite hockey team on Tuesday, Sept. 24. The country superstar was on hand to watch her husband Mike Fisher and the Nashville Predators defeat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1, where an eyewitness exclusively tells E! News that the sports nut got “a little rowdy.” Cheering on the Predators in a private suite, the “Blown Away” singer was joined by a few female friends and the Swon Brothers, who were recent finalists on NBC’s The Voice. “She was with the Zach and Colton Swon and some other ladies,” the eyewitness reveals. “She was eating food and snacking. She was hanging out with friends, enjoying the game and having a great time.” – Read more at EOnline

David Cook interview in Tulsa, OK at Cain’s Ballroom

Photo Flash: Taylor Hicks Jams with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET in Vegas – “American Idol” winner and Paris Las Vegas headliner Taylor Hicks joined the cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Harrah’s Las Vegas for an on-stage jam session, performing the Buddy Holly classic “Not Fade Away.” Scroll down for photos! Immediately following the final number of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, Taylor was welcomed to the stage by Marc D. Donovan (Sam Phillips) to an enthusiastic response from the packed Showroom. Jamming on stage with the talented performers of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the performance brought together two of the most talented musical acts on The Strip in a rocking one-night-only performance. – See the Photos at Broadway World Exclusive First Listen: Ashthon Jones – R&B vocalist and former “American Idol” contestant Ashthon Jones will appear as a guest artist on Songs For A Healthier America, a compilation of health-focused songs set for release on Sept. 30. Ahead of the album’s release, has your exclusive first listen to Jones’ contribution, “Good Living.” (She came in 13th on Season 10)

Nicki Minaj Talks Miley Cyrus, American Idol and Acting With Cameron Diaz – “Nooo!” Minaj squealed when asked if she misses Idol. “It was such a great experience. I would not trade it for the world. But my heart is in my music and I had to step back and go have different experiences so that I could write my third album…That’s the most important thing in my life right now.” – Read more at E Online

The Voice’s Blake Shelton Hoping To Keep Winning ‘From Here On Out’ – “They are truly — I’m telling you from the bottom of my heart — and I am speaking for them, they are truly sick of me winning,” he told Michelle. “It’s like, it’s not funny anymore. It’s not like we win a bonus or anything, they are just truly sick and tired of me winning the show.” – Read more at Access Hollywood

Nashville Boss Callie Khouri on What She Learned From Last Season – Over the course of Nashville’s first season, there were things that worked (the music, Juliette) and things that didn’t (Dante, Outlaw Gunnar). And if the finale felt like a fiery story line pileup — including no less than a surprise pregnancy, a proposal, a funeral, an awards ceremony, and a slow-mo car crash — that was kind of intentional. Series executive producer Callie Khouri tells us it was time to, if not burn the whole house down, reboot and refocus. – Read more at

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