1. 'Smash' Casts Liza Minnelli for Season 2

    November 13, 2012 3:15 PM EST 0 0 0 "Smash" is continuing to up the ante for its second season. The sophomore drama has tapped Oscar, Golden Globe, Tony and Emmy winner Liza Minnelli to guest star as herself in a spring episode, NBC announced Tuesday. Minnelli will perform a ...

  2. A Song To Woody, And Others

    June 06, 2012 3:55 PM EDT 0 0 Here is a look at the honorees who will be recognized at this year's Songwriters Hall of Fame gala on June 14 in New York.Woody Guthrie: Pioneer Award When two of America's greatest songwriters, Pete Seeger and Bruce Springsteen, gathered in ...

  3. Nick Jonas Replacing Daniel Radcliffe on Broadway

    September 07, 2011 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Producers looking for someone to replace Daniel Radcliffe on Broadway have landed their prize -- a Jonas. Nick Jonas will step into the role of J. Pierrepont Finch next year in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." He begins ...

  4. Jimmy Buffett Launching 3D 'Margaritaville' Game on Facebook, iOS

    May 26, 2011 11:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 J immy Buffett has partnered with THQ to bring "Margaritaville Online" to Facebook and iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) this fall, but attendees of E3 in Los Angeles will get a first look at the game. The casual online video game is ...

  5. Slipknot Pays Tribute To Bassist, But Who's Who?

    May 26, 2010 5:36 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tearful members of Grammy-winning metal band Slipknot shocked fans by appearing in public without masks for the first time in their career to pay tribute to their deceased bass player . A brief news conference on Tuesday evening (May 25), carried li ...

  6. 'Idol' To Continue, With Or Without Simon Cowell

    December 24, 2009 9:49 AM EST 0 0 0 Fox is near a deal to order more seasons of "American Idol" -- with or without its most popular judge, Simon Cowell. The network's current contract with "Idol" producers 19 Entertainment and FremantleMedia extends through th ...

  7. Entertainment Legend Merv Griffin Dies At 82

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Merv Griffin, the mogul who hosted an eponymous talk show for more than 20 years, created the globally popular game shows "Jeopardy!" and "Wheel of Fortune" and oversaw a diversified empire via the Gr Merv Griffin, the mogul who ...

  8. The Academy Is...

    June 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's very hot outside but when I walk into an air-conditioned place, (which is pretty much all of USA) it freaks me out! Today I'm in San Antonio, Texas! It's been raining for most of the day and it's very humid! One of the bigge ...

  9. Miranda Lambert

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fresno and San Diego are nice, but it's Las Vegas that gets turned on it's ear. So where did I leave off last week? Oh yeah, I got to ride on a private jet to Nashville –- thanks to George Strait. After a couple days off, I woke up EARLY T ...

  10. Nickel Creek Lays Out Lengthy Tour

    August 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nickel Creek has laid out a schedule of tour dates that will keep the bluegrass-leaning act on the road through the end of the year. Nickel Creek has laid out a schedule of tour dates that will keep the bluegrass-leaning act on the road through the ...

  11. Chenoweth On Board For Springfield Biopic

    April 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kristin Chenoweth is attached to star as Dusty Springfield for a Universal Pictures biopic of the soul singer. Kristin Chenoweth is attached to star as Dusty Springfield for a Universal Pictures biopic of the soul singer. Born in Britain as Mary O&# ...

  12. Hot Product

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Raphael Saadiq 'Ray' Of Light R&B artist Raphael Saadiq this week releases his sophomore solo album, "Raphael Saadiq As Ray Ray," via his own Pookie Entertainment imprint. Why "Ray Ray?" Says Saadiq, "My mother ...

  13. Hot Product

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beenie Man 'Back' To Work Jamaican dancehall artist Beenie Man returns this week with his latest Virgin album, "Back to Basics." First single "Dude" featuring Ms. Thing has appeared on 10 Billboard charts and re-enters ...