Although American Idol hopeful Chris Medina was eliminated a round short of the Top 24, he's forging a musical future.
"I released a single," he tells TVGuide.com. "Two days after I was eliminated I found out [producer Rodney Jerkins] had written a song for me that was inspired by my audition. Friday I got a call saying come into the studio, Monday I heard the song, loved the song and the meaning of the song, Wednesday I get a copy of it saying it's going to be released on Thursday, and Friday I have to learn the song for a performance on Leno."
While Ashley H's dismissal on this week's The Bachelor may mean she's free to become the next Bachelorette, host Chris Harrison says no decision has been made yet.
"It will not be announced at the Women Tell All," he tells TVGuide.com, clearing up recent reports. "I can promise you as of Sunday night, I was with the creator of the show, Mike Fleiss, and when I left him in the wee hours of the morning we did not have a Bachelorette picked."
On this week's episode of The Bachelor, Brad heads to South Africa for the fantasy dates. And while he begins by saying he has no idea what he's going to do, the decision becomes crystal clear.
Chantal is up first and Brad shows up in a safari hat for their date. With all the wild animals around them like lions and hippos, Chantal says she feels so safe with him. "I'm definitely the most comfortable around you, I mean that," he says. The two also talk about the prospect of getting married on the spot and Chantal explains that if she's willing to get engaged to someone, aka Brad, she's ready to marry that person right then and there. Their great date continues with...
Cee Lo and Adam Levine
Cee Lo Green and Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine will serve as judges for NBC's upcoming singing competition series The Voice, the network announced Monday.
"These amazing artists are the perfect inspiration for our contestants to look up to as they begin their journeys from 'voices' to true artists — and any hopeful singer would be incredibly lucky to have either one as their coach," network executive Paul Telegdy said in a statement.
Charlie Sheen's longtime publicist, Stan Rosenfield, has resigned.
"I have worked with Charlie Sheen for a long time and I care about him very much. However, at this time, I'm unable to work effectively as his publicist and have respectfully resigned," Rosenfield said in a statement.
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Shameless and Episodes are returning for second seasons, Showtime announced Monday.
"The viewer loyalty and critical acclaim that has met both Shameless and Episodes since their January debuts makes it clear that these two brash and sophisticated series are burgeoning hits," David Nevins, president of the premium cable channel, said in a statement.
The Hangover star Zach Galifianakis will return to Saturday Night Live for his second turn at hosting, NBC announced Monday.
Galifianakis will appear with first-time musical guest Jessie J on the March 12 program. The actor made his SNL debut last March and is in the upcoming film The Hangover Part II. Jessie J's debut album, Who You Are, is due out in April. This will be the first U.S. television appearance for the English singer.
Get ready for the re-enactment of Lady Gaga's birth in the video for her new song, "Born This Way."
With her voice narrating over eerie music, Gaga splits into two, wields a heavy automatic weapon, then walks out in a bra and underwear to start her performance.
Lady Gaga: Madonna has love and support for "Born This Way"
The video, which runs seven-plus minutes, includes a lot of dancing, skeleton makeup and provocative images.