Idol Headlines for 2/24/13

We’ll be covering the Oscars tonight.  The telecast begins at 8:30 pm EST on ABC. Jennifer Hudson is set to perform. The Red Carpet starts at 7 ET. Also, the Amazing Race airs tonight at 8/7c  pm on CBS.


Constantine Maroulis performs in Jekyll & Hyde the Musical at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles, CA.
Elliott Yamin performs at the Voice for Meir Panim Benefit at the Kraushaar Auditiorium in Baltimore, MD.
Mandisa performs at the 3 in 1 Tour in Franklin, NC.
Phil Stacey performs at Greenlawn Baptist Church in Columbia, SC.
Jason Castro performs at the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular 2013 in St. Louis, MO.
Kris Allen performs on Sophia?s Heart Cruise.
Lee DeWyze performs at Universal City Walk Hollywood in Universal City, CA.

Mt. Pleasant’s American Idol — Shubha Vedula reflects on Hollywood experience – “She just kept on pushing me to submit a video,” Shubha, 17, said. “I kept on resisting it for a few weeks and then she said, ‘No, this is the last call, they’re looking for you.’” And Priya was right.
Shubha, of Mt. Pleasant, received her set of emails inviting her to audition in California a week or two after she applied in November. “It was exciting, it was unreal,” she said. “I also thought it was kind of fake though. I didn’t know whether to believe it or not, so I actually called the number on the email to ask if it was really ‘American Idol.’” – Read more at The Morning Sun

Boston, So You Think You Can Dance? – February has been pretty good to Boston’s TV enthusiasts: Last week, the Today show hosted a live broadcast from Faneuil Hall, and just this morning, Fox’s hit dance competition, So You Think You Can Dance, took over Downtown Crossing. When Fox picked up the show for a 10th season at the end of December, production moved quickly as audition dates were set for Los Angeles, Austin, Detroit, Memphis, and of course, Boston, where Season 6 found its winner, Russell Ferguson. – Read more at Boston Magazine

Auditions for ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ held in Boston – Nigel Lythgoe, executive producer and judge on the show, said Saturday was his second time in Boston. The first time was as executive producer of American Idol. “It’s always great to be back in a city that’s really passionate and cares about its town and that’s certainly true of Boston,” says Nigel. Nigel also added that Boston’s group of dancers were the most talented they’ve seen at this point in their season 10 search, namely the ballroom dancers. He says he wouldn’t be surprised if a couple of this season’s top 20 contestants were from the Boston audition. – Read more at My Fox

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