Season 7 Idol, David Hernandez is s featured in Riverfront Theater’s upcoming production of the ABBA-inspired show “Dancing Queen.” It opens at the Riverfront Theater in Chicago on June 14. Check out David’s media schedule at ChicagoNow.com
Season 6 Idol, Gina Glocksen will sing the National Anthem at the Chicago White Sox game on Saturday June 9. Game begins at 3:10. It’s Father Daughter day! Check Chicago.Whitesox.mlb for more info.
‘American Idol’ Season 12 Auditions Kickoff: Behind the Scenes With Ryan Seacrest – Check out a behind-the-scenes video from yesterday’s Idol auditions at Dodger stadium in Los Angeles. A few of the hopefuls– who probably did not make it past the screeners–sing for the cameras. Watch it at Celebuzz
‘Glee’ not going to Comic-Con 2012 – Glee has been a super popular panel at Comic Con ever since the show’s first in 2009. So it’s rather odd that Glee will NOT be represented at the hugely popular San Diego convention this summer. Hm. It might have something to do with the PR disaster Ryan Murphy created last summer when he told reporters that popular characters would graduate and leave the show. And then another producer completely contradicted him at Comic Con by saying Chris Colfer, Lea Michele and Cory Monteith WOULD be returning to the show. Lots of facepalming all around there. It may be wise to just lay low this summer. Pretty much anything producers have said at these types of events don’t pan out anyway. Read more at Entertainment Weekly
Carrie Underwood celebrates her 15th Chart Topper with a Vegan Cake – Carrie Underwood celebrated her 15th No. 1 Single “Good Girl” with some of her label team earlier this week. There were even specialty “Good Girl” cupcakes on hand from Carrie’s favorite bakery, Ivey Cakes. – See the photo at MusicRow
Britney Spears gets off to a wobbly start as she stumbles in platform heels outside X Factor auditions – Oh look Britney can’t walk in her big platform shoes. Lucky for us the paps were there to snap her klutziness! X Factor auditions are going on right now in Kansas City WITHOUT Simon Cowell, who is suffering from Bronchitis. UK judge, Louis Walsh is taking his place. – See the Photos at the Daily Mail.
Man convicted of killing Jennifer Hudson’s family seeks new trial, cites her fame – UGH. William Balfour’s lawyer is filed a motion today for a new trial, citing in part the “prejudicial effect” on the jury she said Hudson’s testimony had, due to her fame. Read more at The Chicago Sun Times
First Look: Samuel Larsen Returns to The Glee Project! – Watch previews from this week’s Glee Project. Samuel Larsen is this week’s mentor. Watch at EOnline
Mia Michaels: ‘Rock of Ages’ Choreographer Dishes On Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin – Mia Michaels, who has done a lot of choreography for So You Think You Can Dance talks about working with Adam Shankman on the Rock of Ages movie. Mia reveals that Tom Cruise is NOT a natural born dancer… Read the interview at Huffington Post