According to Zap2it, the Glee cast will perform “Proud Mary” on the Jerry Lewis MDA telethon, which airs through 3 pm PDT today. Check your local listings for time and channel.
David Cook is still working on his album. He tweeted yesterday, “hope everyone is having a fantastical Sunday. working on a cool song idea with @MrRaineMaida”
Adam Lambert’s third single in Australia will be “For Your Entertainment”. Adam will be headed down under–part of his international tour–for a sold out shows in October.
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Mixed feelings about Kara leaving “Idol”
A commenter on this very Web site had a funny response to the wire story we posted about Kara DioGuardi’s departure from the “American Idol” judges panel – “This show went the way of the buffalo the minute it went from talent to drama.”
What’s interesting is that this is the only comment, because there was a time where just typing the words “American Idol” on a blog netted you at leaat 10 immediate comments – five “I love what happened!” three “I hate what happened, ” one “Who cares about this show?” and one yelling at the guy who says he didn’t care about caring enough to comment in the first place.
Read more at PBPulse.com
NL Interview: American Idol’s Katie Stevens Wants Christina Aguilera/Kelly Clarkson Sound On Album
We caught up with Katie backstage at the now-wrapped Idols Live tour concert stop in Baltimore, MD a few weeks ago and got the dirt on her debut album’s direction, keeping her options open in her career, and the biggest surprise she’s encountered on the tour.
Read more at Neon Limelight
Lee Dewyze meets fans in a Chicago ice cream shop on Sunday –
Rumor has it he was filming something for Idol. Via TweetSweetTara:
So Lee was back in MP shooting something for AI, which is how I met him. He didn’t get swarmed just going to eat lunch. He wasn’t even supposed to say hi to his fans but of course he did. He shot in several different locations. I just stayed for one which was on the train tracks. He was very nice and they were in a rush to get to the next place. He said he was very excited for the 24th! :) Got a lot of pictures and obviously my arm signed. Didn’t know I was going to see him! There was a lot of security around and film crew.
Star in Cape Town to film Winnie
Multi-award winning US singer and movie star Jennifer Hudson left Cape Town this week after a 10-week movie shoot in South Africa.
Hudson, 28, was in the country to work on the film Winnie in which she plays Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in a biopic about the life of the former wife of Nelson Mandela.
Her co-star, playing Mandela, is Oscar-nominee Terrence Howard.
Read more at Tonight.co.za
Photo via @JHudDaily
TIME BOMB: X Factor Won’t Be on ITV Screens Next Year As Simon Cowell Focuses On US Fox Launch
ITV bosses have been quietly looking for shows to replace its Saturday night ratings juggernaut next year. Cowell and his Syco production company are concentrating on next year’s Fox launch. X Factor’s disappearance until autumn 2012 will blow a hole in ITV’s ratings. This weekend the show celebrated its highest ratings of the series yet – peaking with 12.5 million watching. Saturday’s show was watched by an average 10.6 million UK viewers — compared with 9.8 million the week before. Last year’s X Factor contributed an estimated £100 million in producers Talkback Thames and Syco will tell me is that they are looking at a number of options going forward. “It is a ticking time bomb, ” one ITV insider says.
Read more at Deadline London
John Stamos on Glee – First Look
Scope out this first still of John Stamos as dentist Dr. Carl Howell giving Matthew Morrison’s Mr. Schuester a check-up in Season 2’s second episode of Glee — the Britney Spears ep!!!
Stamos, 47, will also play the beau of OCD guidance counselor Emma (Jayma Mays). Carl will also be administering anesthesia to Rachel, Artie, Brittany and Santana, inspiring a dreamy sequence that will take them into the world of Brit Brit.
Read more and see the photo at Just Jared: