Idol Headlines for 12/17/12 – The Evening Edition

American Idol Wraps Up the Holiday Season with Complimentary Gift Wrapping – AMERICAN IDOL is ringing in the holiday season with a gift just for you! From Tuesday, Dec. 18 – Monday, Dec. 24, AMERICAN IDOL will provide complimentary gift wrapping in local shopping centers in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas and Atlanta. At the festive stations, shoppers can have their purchases wrapped in exclusive IDOL-themed paper and watch clips and exclusive AMERICAN IDOL content. Former IDOL contestants, including Bo Bice, Brooke White and Anthony Fedorov, among others, will stop by the gift wrapping stations to spread some holiday cheer (appearance schedules to be announced). Read more at American Idol News

Brooke White to Perform on GOOD DAY LA Morning Show Tomorrow, 12/18 – Tune in to watch singer-songwriter-musician-actress Brooke White perform live on “GOOD DAY LA” morning show on Tuesday, December 18 during the 9:00 AM PT hour. Brooke will perform “California Christmas” from her first-ever holiday album WHITE CHRISTMAS (out now via June Baby), available on iTunes, Amazon, Google, and all online retailers. For more information and to preview the album, click: – Read more at Broadway World

OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Predicts RHON Potential – This could just be a rumor, but Carrie Underwood probably has a good insider source. She told the Chicago Tribune the Real Housewives producers might be getting ready to make a Nashville spinoff. “I heard, I don’t know if this is true, that they are going to do like a Real Housewives of Nashville,” she said. “It seems that people want to get into Nashville more, and that’s fun for us.” And even though Underwood is hardly a housewife herself, she did say she’d have no interest in being on a RHON show because of the cameras. – Read more at CMT

A Sneak Peek of the X Factor Top 3 Holiday Photo Shoot

The X Factor did not breach code with ‘saucy’ dance routine, Ofcom rules – An episode of ITV1’s The X Factor which featured a Britney Spears impersonator performing a “saucy” routine in a body stocking did not breach the broadcasting code, media regulator Ofcom has ruled. Lorna Bliss sparked 35 complaints when she took to the stage in a white stocking, sat astride Louis Walsh and chased fellow judge Gary Barlow through the audience on the show. ITV said that it “regrets any offence caused” as “not all parents will have considered Lorna’s act to be appropriate for prime-time programming”. – Read more at The Guardian

‘Survivor: Philippines’ Winner Reveals Plans for $1 Million Prize; Final 4 Spill Finale Secrets – Survivor crowned its latest $1 million winner on Sunday night. Denise Stapley, a 41-year-old sex therapist from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, beat out professional speaker/author/coach Michael Skupin and former Facts of Life star Lisa Whelchel to earn the title of Sole Survivor in the show’s 25th cycle. Upon winning Survivor: Philippines, Denise becomes the show’s 24th winner overall (Sandra Diaz-Twine won twice). Bartender Malcolm Freberg came in fourth place. – Read more at Hollywood Reporter

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