Mick Jagger may have been the host and the musical guest for Saturday Night Live's season finale, but the show belonged to Kristen Wiig, who, after seven years, is leaving the show.
And the final episode was proof of just how much star power the show's losing. For the night's final sketch, Wiig and other cast members posed as...read more
Sir Elton John will perform on American Idol's "Idol Gives Back" next week on behalf of the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
Alicia Keys, Carrie Underwood, The Black Eyed Peas, Annie Lennox, Jeff Beck and Joss Stone, and Mary J. Blige and the All-Star Band are also slated to perform on the April 21 results show, which will benefit such charities as Children's Health Fund, Feeding America ...
This is going to be a different kind of blog tonight as I am frankly stunned, shocked and really pleasantly surprised that Idol pulled this little telethon together so quickly and so effectively. Idol is in a position to do something to help others less fortunate, and I am proud they took this opportunity to do it. They have friends in very high places, and scores of Idol-worshiping celebrities offered their services to help spread the message. Not only that, but they partnered with One.org to bring awareness to extreme poverty. And although the show felt pretty much like a long Ford commercial, I am happy and amazed that they did it. A little more than halfway through the show Ryan announced they had raised $30 million! Thats pretty impressive. So if you havent donated, do so now! There were some funny moments, but mostly these were two hours that really touched me. I started to lose it during the segment about New Orleans: After walking back and forth to the bathroom f...read more