1. Hot Patootie! Watch Adam Lambert in New 'Rocky Horror' Trailer

    August 09, 2016 12:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 FOX is giving Rocky Horror fans another taste of the upcoming remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show.  And while we aren't getting a second helping of Meatloaf again, we are finally getting a glimpse of Adam Lambert in action as "Eddie.&q ...

  2. Fox's 'Rocky Horror Picture Show': New Trailer Debuts at Comic-Con

    July 22, 2016 10:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 Let’s do the Time Warp again — this time, on the small screen. Fox is following up on the success of  Grease Live!  by reaching back into the 1970s to remake another beloved musical:  The Rocky Horror Picture Show , the raunchy 1975 cult classic tha ...

  3. 'Descendants' Soundtrack Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    August 09, 2015 3:00 PM EDT 3.925 k 773 121 (Editor's note: Nielsen Music revised its data on Aug. 9, after our initial story was posted. The unit totals for a few titles have since changed, as have the rankings of two albums in the top 10.) The soundtrack to Disney Channel ...

  4. 'Dancing With the Stars' Recap: Olympians in Jeopardy

    May 13, 2014 5:04 AM EDT 1 0 0 Where were YOU the day that three Olympians were in jeopardy (though not necessarily in the bottom two)? I’ll always remember: I was on the couch. I’m surprised there wasn’t a breaking news ticker on the bottom of the screen to accompany Tom and Eri ...

  5. AEG Live Boss Says Info on Michael Jackson's Health was Conflicting, Tears-Up Recalling His Death

    June 14, 2013 4:27 AM EDT The head of the company promoting Michael Jackson's ill-fated comeback concerts testified Thursday that he received conflicting and confusing information about the singer's health days before his death. AEG Live CEO Randy Phillips said h ...

  6. AEG Live Chief Tells Court Michael Jackson ‘Had Control Of His Life’

    June 13, 2013 2:46 AM EDT The head of AEG Live LLC told jurors Wednesday that he knew Michael Jackson as a sophisticated, forceful businessman and not the drugged-up performer who's been described throughout an ongoing civil trial filed over the singer's untimely ...

  7. Randy Phillips, AEG Live CEO,Testifies About Emails on Michael Jackson’s Condition

    June 07, 2013 1:55 AM EDT The head of the company promoting Michael Jackson's ill-fated comeback concerts told jurors Thursday that he never consulted a mental health professional to help the singer despite two high-level show workers suggesting it was necessary. AE ...

  8. AEG Live CEO Randy Phillips Testifies About Emails on Michael Jackson’s Condition

    June 07, 2013 1:51 AM EDT The head of the company promoting Michael Jackson's ill-fated comeback concerts told jurors Thursday that he never consulted a mental health professional to help the singer despite two high-level show workers suggesting it was necessary. AEG ...

  9. Emails Reflect AEG's Execs' Concern On Michael Jackson's Health, Court Told

    May 30, 2013 5:13 AM EDT Jurors hearing a lawsuit against concert giant AEG Live LLC have been shown emails in which top company executives expressed fears about Michael Jackson's health and the amount of time they had to get the singer prepared for his ill-fated ser ...

  10. No Background Check on Michael Jackson's Doctor, Says Lawyer

    May 21, 2013 9:47 PM EDT AEG Live LLC did not conduct any background checks or supervise the doctor who was later convicted of killing Michael Jackson, a corporate attorney testified Tuesday in a lawsuit claiming the concert promoter was negligent in hiring the physicia ...

  11. AEG Lawyer Revises Testimony Related to Michael Jackson 'This Is It' Tour Contract

    May 21, 2013 6:21 PM EDT A corporate lawyer for concert giant AEG Live LLC on Tuesday revised his testimony and said the tour director of Michael Jackson’s ill-fated “This Is It” concerts had a signed contract. AEG Live General Counsel Shawn Trell told jurors that he ha ...

  12. 'Smoking Gun' Email Suggests Link Between AEG and Michael Jackson's Death: Reports

    March 05, 2013 5:16 AM EST 0 0 0 A “smoking gun” email that allegedly links concert promoter AEG Live to the 2009 death of Michael Jackson was revealed this week in connection with the wrongful-death lawsuit filed by Jackson’s mother and children. The exchange between AEG Live co-C ...

  13. Alleged 'Smoking Gun' E-mail Suggests Link Between AEG and Michael Jackson's Death

    March 04, 2013 7:19 PM EST A “smoking gun” email that allegedly links concert promoter AEG Live to the 2009 death of Michael Jackson was revealed this week in connection with the wrongful-death lawsuit filed by Jackson’s mother and children. The exchange between AEG Live co ...

  14. 'Glee' Creator to Helm 'Dirty Dancing' Reboot

    April 06, 2012 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Brad Falchuk, co-creator of "Glee," has been tapped to rewrite the screenplay for a remake of 1987's "Dirty Dancing," Variety reports . The reimagined musical will feature classic '60s music and songs from the original ...

  15. Michael Jackson Injected Lethal Dose When Doc Wasn't Looking, Defense Claims

    September 27, 2011 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Prosecutors told jurors Tuesday that Michael Jackson was killed by the actions of his personal physician, who used a dangerous anesthetic without adequate safeguards and botched recovery efforts when he found the singer unconscious. Defense attorney ...

  16. Weekly Chart Notes: 'Dirty Dancing,' Miranda Lambert, Drake

    August 12, 2011 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 'DIRTY DANCING' ON THE CHARTS: When news broke this week about how the 1987 hit film "Dirty Dancing" was being remade, we were immediately reminded about what a phenomenon its soundtrack was on Billboard's charts. The movie ...

  17. Duran Duran Taps David Lynch to Direct 'Unstaged' Live Streamed Concert

    March 14, 2011 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The members of Duran Duran aren't expecting dancing dwarves and talking rabbits to be part of their upcoming David Lynch -directed episode of American Express' "Unstaged" concert series. But they won't mind if they are -- or ...

  18. Michael Jackson Was Sick Days Before Death, Says Choreographer

    January 04, 2011 4:17 PM EST 0 0 0 A choreographer who worked with Michael Jackson on his ill-fated concert tour told a judge Tuesday he clashed with Jackson's doctor and others over the superstar's health six days before he died. Choreographer Kenny Ortega testified that h ...

  19. Michael Jackson 'Thriller' Film In the Works: Report

    October 28, 2010 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 After the success of posthumous concert film "This Is It" last year, Michael Jackson 's music may next hit the big screen in a film version of "Thriller." GK Films is negotiating to acquire the rights to a feature-length ada ...

  20. Michael Jackson's Family Sues Promoter Over His Death

    September 16, 2010 9:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson 's mother and his three children filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the promoters of a series of planned concerts by the singer before his death last year. The civil lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court Sept. 15 by K ...

  21. Michael Jackson's 'This Is It' Moonwalks To Top Boxoffice

    October 29, 2009 10:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sony's Michael Jackson documentary "This Is It" moonwalked to a stellar $7.4 million in estimated first-day boxoffice on Wednesday. Pre-release forecasts projected that the pic should open north of $40 million through Sunday. "Th ...

  22. Michael Jackson's 'This Is It' Reviewed

    October 28, 2009 8:29 AM EDT 0 0 0 Looks like the world has missed one helluva concert. Whatever cynicism one might harbor about this Hail Mary piece of cinema -- which can be called the first concert rehearsal movie ever -- what this strange yet strangely beguiling film does is capt ...

  23. Michael Jackson Fans Say 'This Is It' Covers Up Grim Reality

    October 23, 2009 10:12 AM EDT 0 0 0 A small group of Michael Jackson 's dedicated fans have started an "awareness" campaign surrounding the upcoming movie "This is It," saying it covers up the grim reality of the dead pop star's final days. The group repr ...

  24. Kenny Ortega: Michael Jackson Was 'Excited' For London Concerts

    October 20, 2009 1:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson was "excited" about performing a run of 50 live concerts in London for which he was rehearsing just before his sudden death in June, the director of a new movie about the "king of pop" said on Tuesday. In the last ...

  25. AEG President: Michael Jackson Movie Will Clear Co. Name

    September 25, 2009 9:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 As dozens of buoyant Michael Jackson fans queued up in the Nokia Plaza to be among the first to see their idol's last performance, others watching the scene expressed mixed emotions. Tim Leiweke, president of AEG, which bankrolled Jackson' ...

  26. Studio Pushes Up Jackson Film, Ortega To Direct

    August 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The studio behind the Michael Jackson film "This Is It" on Thursday advanced its release by two days to Oct. 28, anticipating huge demand for the movie of his final performance rehearsals just days before his death. Sony Pictures Enterta ...

  27. Michael Jackson Theatrical Release Deal Close

    July 21, 2009 5:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sources have confirmed to Billboard that a deal between the Michael Jackson Estate, AEG Live and Sony for a theatrical release of the Michael Jackson rehearsal footage from the ill-fated This Is It concerts could close today, though there are still ...

  28. Michael Jackson Theatrical Release Deal Close

    July 21, 2009 1:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sources have confirmed to Billboard that a deal between the Michael Jackson Estate, AEG Live and Sony for a theatrical release of the Michael Jackson rehearsal footage from the ill-fated This Is It concerts could close today, though there are still ...

  29. Sony Bids $50 Million For Michael Jackson Film Footage

    July 21, 2009 11:34 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sony Corp.'s movie studio has bid $50 million to acquire the worldwide distribution rights to a film based on rehearsal footage for Michael Jackson 's "This Is It" comeback concert series, according to a person familiar with the ...

  30. Sony Bids $50 Million For Michael Jackson Film Footage

    July 21, 2009 9:27 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sony Corp.'s movie studio has bid $50 million to acquire the worldwide distribution rights to a film based on rehearsal footage for Michael Jackson's "This Is It" comeback concert series, according to a person familiar with the b ...

  31. Video: Ortega, Payne, Portnow Reflect On Jackson

    July 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT As music industry leaders greeted each other outside Staples Center after the July 7 memorial for Michael Jackson, "This Is It" director Kenny Ortega was in a reflective mood. He joined the associate director and choreographer of what wa ...

  32. MJ Memorial: Kenny Ortega

    MJ Memorial: Kenny Ortega

    July 07, 2009 11:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 "This Is It" director Kenny Ortega commiserates with Recording Academy President Neil Portnow and choreographer Travis Payne about MJ's legacy. kenny ortega , travis payne , This Is It , michael jackson director , recording acadamy , ...

  33. Exclusive: AEG's Randy Phillips Talks About Michael Jackson Fallout

    July 02, 2009 4:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 A week after Michael Jackson's death, organizers of what would have been a 50-show run at the O2 Arena in London have made significant strides straightening out what one touring executive called "the biggest mess in the history of our busi ...

  34. Michael Jackson Died Deeply In Debt

    June 26, 2009 9:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson the singer was also Michael Jackson the billion-dollar business. Yet after selling more than 61 million albums in the U.S. and having a decade-long attraction open at Disney theme parks, the "King of Pop" died Thursday at a ...

  35. Michael Jackson Postpones Opening Of London Concert Run

    May 20, 2009 1:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson has delayed the opening four nights of his residency at London's O2 arena. The first show of the “This Is It” tour on July 8 has been pushed back by five nights. The other dates have gone back to March 2010. An email from Ticket ...

  36. Michael Jackson Delays Opening Of London Shows

    May 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson has pushed back the opening four nights of his residency at London's O2 arena, with show promoters and producers AEG Live citing the "sheer magnitude of the concerts" for the delay. The first date of the "This I ...

  37. Michael Jackson Rehearsals Move Forward

    May 12, 2009 6:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson is four weeks into rehearsals in Burbank, Calif., more than $85 million is in the bank from ticket sales, and the King of Pop's return to the stage for 50 shows at London's O2 Arena is looking increasingly like it will happ ...

  38. School's Back In Session

    October 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "High School Musical" made its debut in January 2006 on the Disney Channel, becoming a surprise and massive hit, spawning a best-selling soundtrack and theme shows. "High School Musical" made its debut in January 2006 on the Disn ...

  39. Corbin Bleu Tunes In For Sophomore Album

    August 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Currently on tour playing festivals and fairs in support of his 2007 debut, "Another Side," singer-actor Corbin Bleu tells Billboard.com he's begun recording his follow-up album. Currently on tour playing festivals and fairs in suppor ...

  40. Hannah Montana Tour Hitting Theaters In 3-D

    October 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Walt Disney's "Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour" will have a theatrical release in digital 3-D. Walt Disney's "Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour" will have a theatr ...

  41. More Stars Slated For Celine's Colosseum

    July 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, the state-of-the-art Las Vegas showroom built for Celine Dion, is getting some new, high-profile guests, Billboard Bulletin reports. Gloria Estefan will play seven sho The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, the state-of-th ...