The 56th Annual Grammy Awards (Sunday, 8/7c, CBS) features an impressive number of A-listers competing for music's top honors, but they might need to watch out. There's a fierce group of new contenders nipping at their heels. So can Kendrick Lamar beat Kanye West? Will Lorde continue her "Royals" reign? Check out our predictions below and tell us your picks for the big prizes.
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...
Canada showed off its good-natured humor — and many quirky traits — in a festive and tongue-in-cheek Winter Olympic closing ceremony that was anything but short on laughs.
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Setting the tone early, the show recalled the opening ceremony gaffe when one of the four Olympic cauldron legs failed to rise because of a technical problem. On Sunday, a mime — with an electrical belt — "fixed" the defective leg and Olympic gold medalist, speed skater Catriona LeMay Doan, finally ...
Conan O'Brien ended his brief run as host of The Tonight Show with thanks to his fans and even the network that is replacing him a mere seven months into his dream job.
"Yes, we have our differences right now and yes, we're going to go our separate ways," O'Brien said of NBC, his employer of 17 years. "But this company has been my home for most of my adult life. I am enormously proud of the work we have done together, and I want to thank NBC for making it all possible."
Conan's last words as Tonight Show host
O'Brien, who had announced just 10 days earlier that he would rather leave The Tonight Show than accept a move to after midnight to accommodate Jay Leno's return to the 11:35 slot, said...
Chloe is a traitor! OK, that's not exactly true, but 24's Mary Lynn Rajskub is consorting with the enemy, guest-starring on the May 9 season finale of WB's Gilmore Girls. The actress will play one of several singers who invade Stars Hollow hoping to get discovered after an agent taps the town's troubadour to open for Neil Young. Rajskub — who honed her crooner chops as part of the improv comedy-music group the Girls Guitar Club — called me from the Gilmore set late yesterday to chat about the Girls gig, Chloe's upcoming "romantic challenge" and her plans to take Manhattan this summer.
Ausiello: I just want to point out that I interviewed you back in 2003 when you first started on 24, before Chloe became the superstar she is now.Rajskub: Th