What Project Runway did for fashion and Top Chef for food, Bravo's Platinum Hit (premiering Monday, 10/9c) does for music. In this case, the tried-and-true template of contestants rushing to jump through hoops for the sake of their aspirations feels even more immediate: unlike clothes you can't wear and touch or food you can't taste and smell, you can hear loud and clear the tunes these competing songwriters drum up per the show's challenges. What you hear is what you get, just as you're supposed to.
We spoke with the show's host Jewel...
Kara DioGuardi, Platinum Hit
Bravo just can't get enough of Kara DioGuardi.
Mere days before the Memorial Day premiere of her new reality competition show, Platinum Hit, the network announced that they're developing a docu-series revolving around her life.
Kara (working title) will follow the former American Idol judge as she gives insight into her life as music producer and publisher, multi-platinum songwriter and record executive. No word if there will be bikinis involved.
Country singer Jewel is "doing fine" after she got into a two-car collision on Friday, her rep confirms to TVGuide.com.
"Jewel was hit by a fire truck this morning in Texas," the rep said in a statement. "The singer was taken to the hospital and current medical tests conducted indicate...
Jewel and Ty Murray
Jewel and husband Ty Murray are having a boy, People reports.
"We would have been happy either way, of course, but we are so excited to be having a little boy," the 36-year-old singer said.
Jewel and Ty Murray expecting first child
If you didn't know, Kara DioGuardi's writing a memoir — A Helluva High Note: Surviving Life, Love, and American Idol — where she'll wax on about her time on TV's No. 1 show. It's out on April 26.
Until then, please, no questions about Idol.
Kara DioGuardi to pen memoir about American Idol
Facing reporters Thursday to promote her upcoming Bravo series Platinum Hit, a competition aimed at finding the next great songwriter, DioGuardi refused to talk Idol. Asked for her opinion on Idol's decision to let contestants sing original music, she said...
Steffiana de la Cruz and Kevin James
Get ready for another Hollywood baby: Kevin James is expecting his third child.
The actor, 45, confirmed the news on Wednesday's Today show, nearly a week after his wife, Steffiana de la Cruz, debuted ...
Jewel and Ty Murray
Jewel and husband Ty Murray are expecting their first child, reports People.
"It was so hard to keep it a secret," the 36-year-old singer told the magazine. "I was worried ...
American Idol alum Kara DioGuardi has landed a new judging gig on Bravo's upcoming singer-songwriter competition series, Going Platinum, the network announced Tuesday.
Hosted by Jewel and set to premiere next year, the series will follow 12 musicians as they compete in songwriting challenges. Each episode will feature ...
TBS has ordered a pilot inspired by a Funny Or Die video starring Jewel, a network rep confirms.
"Undercover Karaoke," which has been viewed more than 3.3 million times, features the 36-year-old singer in a disguise as an everyday business woman blowing off steam at a karaoke bar. After belting some of Jewel's famous tunes to an unknowing crowd, she later...
America's Got Talent
[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from the America's Got Talent finale. Read at your own risk.]
On America's Got Talent, the final four vied for $1 million on the Season 5 finale...