Idol Headlines for 5/17/14

Tonight, it’s the Season Finale of Saturday Night Live featuring Andy Samberg as host and musical guest St. Vincent.

‘Idol’ Exit Interview: Alex Preston on how he made the music his own — VIDEO – ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: How are you feeling? ALEX PRESTON:I feel good. I kind of saw it coming. I was pretty confident that I was leaving. I had a decent night, but I think America has already picked their fans and who they want, and I was pretty confident that I was the underdog of the three. – Read more at

Katharine McPhee celebrates TV comeback – Katharine McPhee — the former “Smash” star whose personal life made headlines when she was caught smooching her show’s married director — is poised to make a TV comeback in CBS’ “Scorpion.” The actress was seen celebrating the upcoming series about an “international ring of supergeniuses” at CBS’ upfronts party at Harlow in Midtown. Execs Les Moonves and Nina Tassler also attended, along with stars Christine Baranski and LL Cool J. – Read more at Page6

Hot Shot! Mike Tyson Goes Backstage with Fantasia Barrino, Dule Hill & the Stars of Broadway’s After Midnight – We know Mike Tyson is a Broadway fan—he brought his solo show, Undisputed Truth, to the Great White Way in 2012—but it was still a fun surprise to see him tapping his toes in the audience of Broadway’s After Midnight! The jazzy revue features Dule Hill, Tony nominee Adriane Lenox and special guest star Fantasia Barrino singing the songs of Duke Ellington alongside a company of talented singers and dancers. After the show, Tyson headed backstage to greet Barrino in her dressing room. Check out these snapshots of the former heavyweight champion’s visit, then head to the Brooks Atkinson Theatre to see After Midnight! – Read more at

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’: Inside The Finale

‘Nashville’ stays home in Tennessee – The ABC drama, which was renewed last week for a third season, will receive an $8 million incentive package to keep the production filming in Tennessee. The deal was struck after weeks of negotiations, serious flirtations with production sites in other states and anxious waiting for news of renewal. “It’s been an overwhelmingly good thing for the city,” said Nashville’s mayor Karl Dean. “We have a strong tourism economy and a strong convention economy, but this just adds to it in a way we would never be able to do on our own.” – Read more at USAToday

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