Idol Headlines for 03/20/12 – The Evening Edition

Kellie Pickler To Co-Host The Today Show – NASHVILLE, TN – Kellie Pickler will co-host NBC’s TODAY Show this Friday, March 23. The “Tough” singer will team up with Hoda Kotb during the fourth hour of the show filling in for Kathie Lee Gifford who is on vacation this week. Read more at Sony Nashville

Eddie Cibrian on LeAnn’s Possible ‘X Factor’ Gig and Baby Rumors – “Extra’s” Terri Seymour caught up with Eddie Cibrian during practice runs at the Toyota Grand Prix, and the “Good Deeds” actor dished about wife LeAnn Rimes’ possible deal to be a judge on “The X Factor.” “They’ve been talking. I think she would be unbelievable on a show like that. Plus, she can sing!”

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Casey James’ Dreams Come True – “People talk about having videos and stuff like that, and I honestly never thought it would happen,” marveled Casey James, the American Idol finalist whose self-titled debut was released Tuesday (March 20). “I just kind of crossed my fingers that [the video] would be on TV at some point.” That video, “Let’s Don’t Call It a Night,” is now playing on CMT, while the song itself is steadily climbing up the country songs chart. After 11 years of work, everything seems to be coming together for the tall Texas native, and he couldn’t be happier. – Read More at CMT

Kohl’s launches American Idol collection – First they had the judge. Now they have the entire line. Kohl’s, which already boasts a design line by Jennifer Lopez, introduces a line of American Idol styles geared toward juniors and young men. The newly created American Idol fashion brand is called Authentic Icon or AI.  Kohl’s is working with several companies on the line, including CKX, Inc., which has relationships with Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson, Daughtry, Scotty McCreery, Adam Lambert, Haley Reinhart and Jordin Sparks. – Read moreat JSOnline

Constantine Maroulis Cast for Reading of “LOST IN LOVE,” the Air Supply Musical – NEW YORK, NY, Mar 20, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Constantine Maroulis, the Tony-nominated star of Rock of Ages and American Idol, has been cast in the role of “Eduardo” for an invited industry-only April reading of “LOST IN LOVE,” a new musical based on the hit songs of the iconic band, Air Supply. Graham Russell, who composed “All Out of Love,” “Lost in Love” and many of Air Supply’s hits, has written four new songs for the musical and is working hands-on with book writer Melissa Bell in developing the new musical, with Robyn Lee to direct. – Read more at Marketwatch

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Interview: Max Adler of ‘Glee’ – While many know him by the name Dave Karofsky—the notorious McKinley High bully that invades your TV-set each week—Max Adler is the actor behind this surprising character on FOX’s Glee. In three seasons Karofsky’s arch has traveled from two-dimensional archetype to something more nuanced and potent—a reminder that beneath the surface, people’s true motivations can be incredibly complex. We spoke with Adler to talk about the show, his role and its recent developments: – Read more at Out

BIO Channel Presents the Behind-the-Scenes Story ‘Glee: Don’t Stop Believing’ – New York, NY –March 20, 2012—BIO Channel presents “Glee: Don’t Stop Believing,” an in-depth look behind the hit show that has warmed the hearts of America, on Tuesday, April 10 at 9pm ET, with an encore at 10 pm ET. The special will premiere on BIO following “Glee’s” return to FOX that night at 8pm ET. BIO will provide a unique look at the show’s evolution with inside accounts from cast members including Matthew Morrison, Jane Lynch, Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Jayma Mays, Chris Colfer, Dianna Agron, Jenna Ushkovitz, Darren Criss and Mike O’Malley as well as Creators/Executive Producers Ryan Murphy, Ian Brennan and Brad Falchuk. Editors from TV Guide, Entertainment Weekly and Billboard are also featured contributors.- TVBytheNumbers

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