Idol Headlines for 4/3/13 – The Evening Edition

‘Teen Choice 2013’ to Air Sunday, August 11, Live on FOX = TEEN CHOICE 2013 will turn up the heat for its 15th year, when the annual special celebrating the year’s choicest teen icons in film, television, music, sports, comedy, fashion and the web airs live from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 11 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. – Read more at TV By The Numbers

Former ‘Idol’ Jessica Sanchez Readies New Album, Set for ‘Glee’ – Sanchez has been busy on an altogether different stage. She’s been perfecting her acting skills in preparation of her upcoming appearance on “Glee,” which she will be taping soon. “I’m excited because I’ve never acted before,” says Sanchez who recently learned that she is set to appear in two episodes of the show. “It’s going to be the finale and I guess I’m playing a student from a rival school who was supposed to be a legendary diva powerhouse singer. So more ballads.” – Read more at Billboard.com

The Hollywood Reporter Unveils 2013 Reality Heat List – The specialized skill of judging talent is not one every megastar can manage, but for those who succeed, the pay is handsome. Just ask Simon Cowell, who pockets north of $35 million a year as judge and co-creator of The X Factor, or radio jock Howard Stern, who brings in a reported $15 million salary for America’s Got Talent. It’s a good gig for guys who, unlike the other club members, don’t have music talent to fall back on. – Read more at Hollywood Reporter

Blake Shelton on the Tonight Show


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FremantleMedia’s Thom Beers on ‘Idol’ Judge Payroll, Salary-Negotiation Strategy and Viagra (Q&A) – THR:  So you don’t have to be worried about the ratings collapse of Idol? Beers: No. But look, it’s a terrific show. Is it losing some audience share? Absolutely. At the same time, I think we’re still the king of the hill, and we’re going to be around for a long time. THR: The judges on these shows are making in the seven and eight figures. Are those fees sustainable? Beers: I’m a cable guy; every one of those numbers are way beyond my comprehension. But if the market bears it, great. If it doesn’t, then it’ll change. I hate to say it, but it’s a fair market. – Read more at Hollywood Reporter

Community First Look: Not Just a Puppet Episode, but a Musical Puppet Episode – We can exclusively reveal that the April 11 episode will not only feature the Greendale gang as puppets, but they will be singing original songs as well. And one of those songs was penned by none other than Maroon 5 frontman and The Voice coach Adam Levine. – Read more at EOnline

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