The Big News and Stuff

Luke Bryan To Take Second Seat At American Idol Judges Table

With a week left until “American Idol” auditions are due to start, the show has confirmed Luke Bryan as a second judge. Luke will join Katy Perry for the series’ reboot on ABC. While the third spot has yet to be locked down, word from inside the production is that “Idol” will stick with a panel of three and not ... Read More »

George Strait Post-Harvey: ‘We Can’t Be Forgotten’

George Strait on Rockport, surrounding areas post-Harvey: ‘We can’t be forgotten’ Strait said he wanted to show Rockport and the surrounding areas — Fulton, Port Aransas and Aransas Pass — that “you’re not forgotten.” Some residents felt Houston had received more attention due to the severe flooding that crippled that large metropolitan area, even though Aransas County and surrounding areas received ... Read More »

Darci Lynne Wins America’s Got Talent Season 12

The votes are in, and your America’s Got Talent season 12 champion is…Darci Lynne Farmer! The 12-year-old won the night with her incredible singing ventriloquist act, bringing  her puppet, Petunia, back Wednesday for a performance of Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better) with fellow ventriloquist Terry Fator, who won season 2 of America’s Got Talent. Here’s how your favorite contestants placed:  1. Darci ... Read More »

Pumpkin Spice Pizza Is Now A Thing

Pumpkin spice pizza is now a thing. Villa Italian Pizza is serving up a new seasonal pizza this autumn. Its “pumpkin spice pizza” will be available Friday, the first day of fall. “We are so excited to celebrate the official kickoff of fall with the launch of the Pumpkin Spice Pizza,” Mimi Wunderlich, director of communications and digital marketing strategy ... Read More »

69th Emmy Award Winners

The Television Academy tonight awarded the 69th Emmy® Awards, recognizing excellence in primetime programming and individual achievement for the 2016 – 2017 television season. The 69th Emmy Awards were broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on CBS. Outstanding drama series   “Better Call Saul” “The Crown” “The Handmaid’s Tale” *WINNER “House of Cards” “Stranger Things” “This Is ... Read More »

It’s “Hurricane Help Day” At The Bengals-Houston Game

Thursday is a big day. The city of Cincinnati is reaching out to Houston and all victims devastated by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. On the day before the Cincinnati Bengals take on the Houston Texans at Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley has declared Thursday “Hurricane Help Day” in Cincinnati. The Cincinnati Bengals, the American Red Cross, the City ... Read More »

Celebs Raise Over $14 Million During Telethon for Hurricane Relief Efforts

Blake Shelton’s Moving ‘Stand By Me’ Duet with Usher was just one of the awesome moments last night. The “Hand in Hand” broadcast featured CBS News’ Norah O’Donnell who was in Houston covering Harvey in its immediate aftermath. She was joined by a variety of celebrities — spanning the entertainment and music industries — like George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Beyoncé and Oprah ... Read More »

Kenny Chesney Lost His Home To Hurricane Irma.

Kenny Chesney said he has lost his home on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands to the devastation from Hurricane Irma. While the country singer wasn’t in the area when the storm took place, he told HLN’s Morning Express with Robin Meade that the destruction in the Virgin Islands is “biblical in nature.” “It’s just simply gone,” Chesney said ... Read More »

Here She Is: Miss North Dakota Has Been Crowned Miss America 2018

Twenty-three-year-old Cara Mund bested a field of 51 competitors from each state and the District of Columbia during the weeklong event’s finale Sunday night in Atlantic City. Miss America 2017, Savvy Shields, former Miss Arkansas, placed the crown on her teary-eyed successor’s head as the new Miss America accepted applause and cheers from the audience and judges. The Bismarck, North ... Read More »