Siobhan Magnus will be the Grand Marshall of the “March of the Horrbles” parade in Hyannis, MA today. The parade begins @ 1:30 pm. She’ll perform with her band Lunar Valve at 3:30. Check out the full schedule HERE.
Nigel Lythgoe tweets that he’s arrived in New Orleans for the American Idol 10 call backs there. Also So You Think You Can Dance UK auditions begin in Manchester.
American Idol Still Boasts Most Expensive Ads, Even without Simon Cowell
NEW YORK, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ — The average cost of a 30-second ad in the Tuesday-night edition of “American Idol” is $467, 000, making it the most expensive program on television for advertisers, according to a new poll of advertising costs released today by industry authority Advertising Age. NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” is the most expensive program of the first half of the new TV season, with the average cost of a 30-second ad coming in at $415, 000. Ad Age compiled data from six media-buying firms and other sources to calculate its figures.
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Adam Lambert loves kissing on stage
“I love kisses, yes, I do. It’s fun, it’s harmless. You guys call it pashing, right?” Lambert said laughing.
Lambert is one of the more engaged artists in the social networking realm, using Twitter and Facebook to answer critics, dispel rumours and tout songs and videos he loves.
Read more at Herald Sun.com
Tween Hearts Cast with XLR8 in Party Pilipinas 10-17-10
They perform “Something Bout Love” and “Elevator”. It’s pretty funny
Exclusive photos: Jackie Evancho rehearses for David Foster & Friends
Ten-year-old America’s Got Talent opera-singing phenom Jackie Evancho was one of the many surprises legendary music producer David Foster had up his sleeve in last night’s 3 1/2-hour David Foster & Friends concert at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
Read more at Las Vegas Weekly
Constantine Maroulis goes back to the ’80s
“Oh, come on, it was a great era, when people were having lots of fun and living way out loud, ” said actor, singer and rocker Constantine Maroulis, who stars in “Rock of Ages.”
“There were these huge guitars and everything was just so over the top. These songs had great hooks, great melodies and are tied into some cool little lover stories.”
Read more at Star Tribune
Have Simon Cowell and fiancee fallen foul of the ex factor?
He is renowned for maintaining unusually warm relations with his ex-girlfriends.
Yet it seems that Simon Cowell has jeopardised his relationship with the woman he declared ‘the one’ by showering attention on a former lover.
The 51-year-old X Factor judge is currently living alone after his fiancee, Mezhgan Hussainy, returned to her LA home saying she needed some ‘time out’ to be with
Read more at the Daily Mail.uk
Inqlings: Indie film bringing yuks to Bucks
Matthews was part of a star-studded dining room Saturday at Parc on Rittenhouse Square that included Vera Wang at one table and Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson at another table. The singers had a late dinner at 10 Arts in the Ritz-Carlton Thursday, and Clarkson appeared solo at Buddakan for lunch Friday.
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Adam Lambert on NZ News
There’s a longer version of the interview HERE.
Adam Lambert Interview with New Zealand’s ZMTV
Derek Hough & DWTS Pros Get Their Groove on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
It was an unusual sight last August when several of the Dancing with the Stars professional dancers showed up in jeans, T-shirts and hardhats at the Neenah, Wis., home of Rhex Arboleda.
Just weeks before Dancing’s season 11 began, the gang decided to pitch in on the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition episode, scheduled to air Oct. 17 (8 p.m. ET), and there was, indeed, a dancing connection.
“Rhex started a program called Move to the Groove that encourages kids to get up and move, dance and be active, ” DWTS pro Derek Hough tells PEOPLE.
Read more at People