Idol Headlines for 9/29/13

The Amazing Race premieres tonight on CBS. Eric is back to recap the fun. CBS 8/7c pm.

Dang. Bo Bice has six hours to go on his kickstarter, and he’s only raised a little over 9K of his 35K goal. It doesn’t look like he’s going to be able to complete his campaign, unless there is a last minute surge. Kickstarter

Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson gig scrapped due to storm – Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson were forced to axe a concert in Washington on Saturday (28Sep13) due to dangerous storm conditions. The chart-toppers brought their 12th Annual Honda Civic Tour to The Gorge Amphitheatre, an outdoor venue near the Columbia River in the city of George, but their sets were called off at the last minute due to rain and strong winds. – Read more at

BBC’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Again Beats ‘X Factor’ in U.K. Saturday Ratings Showdown – LONDON — BBC celebrity dance show Strictly Come Dancing again beat ITV’s The X Factor Saturday night in this season’s second showdown of the British hit programs. An average of 7.8 million watched X Factor, the smallest average audience of the current 10th season. But the show has seen stronger ratings this season up until Saturday. Across its auditions episodes, its ratings were up 7 percent over the 2012 season. In terms of Saturday peak audiences, Strictly reached 10.16 million viewers, while the X Factor drew 8.83 million. The first time both shows had aired on the same day this season, X Factor had won the peak ratings showdown. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

Practicing for fatherhood? Simon Cowell cradles a stranger’s baby and hand-feeds pregnant girlfriend Lauren Silverman on romantic beachside date – With the recent revelation that their first baby together will be a boy, it must all be getting quite real for Simon Cowell. And the 53-year-old music mogul seemed to be well into training mode on Saturday as he cradled a stranger’s baby and hand-fed candy to his pregnant girlfriend Lauren Silverman on Saturday. The new couple were the picture of happiness as they enjoyed a romantic beachside date and stroll together in Santa Monica, California, cuddling and smooching for all to see. – Read more at The Daily Mail

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