Idol Headlines for 9/10/14

Tonight, it’s the Big Brother LIVE results with a twist! The houseguests will learn that all their game play this week was for naught, as Julie announces the BB Replay. 8/7c pm NBC.

Which SIX contestants will advance to next week’s America’s Got Talent FINALE? We’ll find out tonight. Plus the Muppets pay a visit, and Jackie Evancho performs. Due to the President’s address, the show doesn’t begin broadcast until 9:14 PM ET. NBC.

FIVE-TIME TONY AWARD NOMINEE KELLI O’HARA TO PORTRAY MRS. DARLING ON NBC’S ‘PETER PAN LIVE!’ – UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — September 9, 2014 — Five-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O’Hara, who has become the toast of Broadway musical theater with a startling string of hits that have wowed audiences and critics alike, has been cast in NBC’s highly anticipated Dec. 4 telecast of “Peter Pan Live!” She will portray Mrs. Darling, the wife of George Darling and mother of the Darling children — Wendy, John and Michael. “Kelli O’Hara is Broadway royalty, a musical star at the top of her game,” said Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment. “She will be perfect as the regal mother of the Darling children, and we look forward to her rendition of the beautiful lullaby ‘Tender Shepherd.’” – Read more at

ACM Honors ceremony brings emotion to Ryman – Carrie Underwood did her best not to break down crying onstage Tuesday night during the eighth annual ACM Honors at Ryman Auditorium. Underwood was presented with the Gene Weed Special Achievement award for her charity work, and the moment was just too much for the expectant mom. Her voice broke and she dabbed her eyes as she thanked her husband, Nashville Predators player Mike Fisher, and her team of people whom she said she felt she didn’t get to thank enough. “I was getting misty-eyed sitting in the audience,” Underwood said. “I had all kinds of stuff to say you guys and it’s all gone. I am so honored and so thankful and so blessed.” Kenny Chesney gave Shane McAnally the Academy of Country Music’s songwriter of the year award, and the songwriter had one of the most star-studded tributes of the night. Kelly Clarkson, Kacey Musgraves and Hillary Scott lined up on stage and took turns singing McAnally’s hits. Lady Antebellum’s Scott performed the trio’s hit “Downtown,” Kelly Clarkson belted out her “Tie It Up” and Musgraves strapped on a banjo to sing “Merry Go ’Round.” – Read more at The Tennessean


Oak Hills student invited to ‘American Idol’ audition – After singing on stage with country superstar Keith Urban at Riverbend Music Center in July, Bridgetown teen Grace Aufderbeck will sing for him at an “American Idol” TV audition this fall. Grace, 17, an Oak Hills High School senior, won a WUBE-FM (105.1) contest this summer to sing Miranda Lambert’s part of “We Were Us” with Urban on July 31.Urban was so impressed that an “American Idol” casting director in Los Angeles called and asked her “to come audition in front of the celebrity judges in New York City,” Grace told B105’s “Big Dave” morning show before school Tuesday. – Read more at

NBC LAUNCHES LIVE-ACTION VIRTUAL-REALITY EXPERIENCE FOR ‘THE VOICE’ – UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — September 9, 2014 — To promote the return of “The Voice,” NBC has created “The Voice 360: Be the Coach” fan experience. Fans will get to sit in the famous coaches’ chair and via Oculus Rift virtual-reality — a complete 360° immersion — will allow them to physically and virtually experience an entire “blind audition.” Fans will sit next to and interact with new season seven coaches Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams, as well as returning coaches Adam Levine and Blake Shelton. With the public encouraged to participate, “The Voice 360” will tour the nation with four real-life coaches’ chairs starting in New York on Tuesday, Sept. 9, and will end in Los Angeles on Monday, Sept. 22, the day the new season of “The Voice” premieres. – See the Schedule at

Jennifer Lopez’ New Movie is Really Trashy

The Boy Next Door stars Jennifer Lopez as a high school teacher who is stalked by a student she had an affair with.

Bravo’s ‘Shahs of Sunset’ Crew Go on Strike Against Ryan Seacrest Productions – The post-production crew on Bravo and Ryan Seacrest Productions’ “Shahs of Sunset” has walked out on the show amid the desire to have their union recognized. According to the Motion Picture Editors Guild, “Shahs” employees have overwhelmingly signed cards authorizing the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees (IATSE) to negotiate on their behalf. On Tuesday, the union sent Berne Productions, Inc., a Ryan Seacrest Productions subsidiary and the crew’s employer, a letter requesting an immediate start to contract talks. After having received no response from the employer, the crew walked off the job on Wednesday morning. A Ryan Seacrest Productions spokeswoman confirmed to TheWrap that the union’s letter was received last night, and “that they have every intention of engaging in a discussion as soon as possible.” – Read more at The Wrap

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