Headlines: Kelly Clarkson Show Clears 100%, AGT’s Mandy Harvey Major Label Deal

‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’: Joseph C. Terry To Direct; Daytime Talker Cleared In Entire U.S. For September Launch – Update – Terry worked on The Oprah Winfrey Show for 13 seasons, winning a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Directing in a Talk Show/Morning Program in 2012 and scoring a half-dozen other noms. He later joined Steve Harvey, and his other syndicated daytime credits include The Maury Povich Show, Katie and Pickler & Ben. Daytime Emmy winner Joseph C. Terry has been named director of The Kelly Clarkson Show, which now is cleared in 100% of the U.S. ahead of its September 9 launch. – Read more at Deadline

Lauren Alaina To Guest-Host Middays On KKGO/Los Angeles In August – MERCURY NASHVILLE’s LAUREN ALAINA will guest host the midday show on MT. WILSON FM BROADCASTERS Country KKGO (GO COUNTRY 105)/LOS ANGELES from WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7th through FRIDAY, AUGUST 30th. “We are thrilled to partner with such an amazing talent for the month of AUGUST. LAUREN ALAINA has a huge following in SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, and will have fantastic stories to share,” said KKGO Station Mgr. MICHAEL LEVINE. – Read more at All Access

AMERICA’S GOT TALENT’s Mandy Harvey to Release Major Label Debut Album – Singer-songwriter Mandy Harvey, who stole America’s heart on America’s Got Talent in 2017, will release her much-anticipated major label debut album, Nice To Meet You (SRG/Universal) this Fall. She released her first single from the CD, “Release Me”, in June and is touring on the west coast of the US until the end of July of 2019, returning to the road in October. Since her music and story went viral on AGT (250 MILLION Facebook and YouTube views) Harvey has written her critically acclaimed memoir Sensing The Rhythm: Finding My Voice In A World Without Sound – Read more at Broadway.com

American Idol Season 9 Winner Lee DeWyze Saves a Thirsty Racoon


‘Curly Sue’ actress and ‘The Voice’ winner heads to Playhouse – What can those coming to the show expect on the night? AP: They can expect a lot of new music, a couple of covers, some “Voice” moments — things that I did on the show. I just made a new album and I’m excited to start playing those songs and letting people in on what that’s like. KL: Your new album is called Pink Cloud. Where did you go to record it? AP: I recorded in Nashville and it has its roots there. I live in L.A., but I feel when it’s time to write and record my music, I’m most comfortable doing it there. I ended up leaving a major label and started my own company name and did things my way, hiring producers, writers and musicians myself. It’s a culmination of everything I’ve done the last three years. – Read more at The Ridgefield Press

It’s ‘crazy,’ but Shin Lim adds 21 dates on Las Vegas Strip – In May, Shin Lim considered his new entertainment haven and marveled at his own rapid rise to the marquee. “To have my own show in Las Vegas is kind of crazy,” Lim said during a rehearsal break at The Mirage. Well, it’s either getting crazier, or this is the new normal. As they say, pick a card. The 27-year-old champion of “Champions” on “America’s Got Talent” is a Las Vegas Strip resident performer, having added 21 dates from October through the end of the year at Terry Fator Theater. His upcoming dates start Oct. 28-31 and continue through Dec. 22 (tickets start at $59.99 and are on sale 10 a.m. Friday). All shows are 7:30 p.m., aside from a 10 p.m. start Nov. 2. – Read more at Las Vegas Review Journal

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