Fred Flinstone, Simon Cowell
Yabba Dabba Do! Fox announced Monday that Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane will launch a new version of The Flinstones in 2013.
Fox President of Entertainment Kevin Reilly made the news official during the network's upfront presentation to advertisers, and though MacFarlane was not present, he explained his take on the animated comedy in a pre-taped clip:
Paula Abdul has signed on to join The X Factor judges table, Fox announced Sunday.
The deal reunites the former American Idol judge with Simon Cowell, who will judge and executive-produce X Factor. Abdul, 48, and Cowell, 51, worked together on Idol for eight seasons before Abdul left in 2009. Cowell departed the next year to launch The X Factor in the U.S. after working on the original U.K. version for seven seasons.
Nicole Scherzinger, Steve Jones named X Factor co-hosts
"This show would never have been the same without Paula and I can't believe I am...
Nicole Scherzinger, Steve Jones
Steve Jones and Nicole Scherzinger have reportedly signed on to host Simon Cowell's The X-Factor, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Cheryl Cole named a judge on X Factor
The official announcement for Scherzinger, the former Pussycat Dolls lead singer who also appeared on...
Wendy Williams and Tony Dovolani
Get ready for a major format tweak: Dancing With the Stars is planning a Classical Theme Week in early April. "It's quite ballsy to do two hours of classical music in primetime," says executive producer Conrad Green, who is looking for ways to keep the competition fresh in its twelfth season.
The classical twist will be a big change. For that one week, the two spiral ballroom staircases will disappear, making room for a 38-piece orchestra playing selections along the lines of "Beethoven's 5th." "We're rebuilding the whole upstage area to accommodate all those musicians," says Green.
Island Def Jam chairman Antonio "L.A." Reid will join Simon Cowell at the judges table on The X Factor, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Simon Cowell on X Factor Judges: Paula Abdul maybe, Elton John no
Sources tell the trade that Reid, whose contract with Universal Music is up in December, will leave early to join the Fox singing competition set to debut in September.
Paula Abdul, Mariah Carey, Nicole Scherzinger and George Michael are also rumored to be in contention to round out the four-person judges' table.
Paula Abdul, Mariah Carey and Nicole Scherzinger are on the short list to become judges on The X Factor, Simon Cowell told Access Hollywood.
"We've taken it down to a smaller group of people and she's in that panel," he said of his former American Idol colleague. "But, you know, it's more than...
Derek Hough, Dancing With The Stars
Derek Hough is hanging up his dancing shoes — for one season. The three-time mirrorball champ is taking Season 12 off from Dancing with Stars to film a movie, his rep confirms.
"We wish Derek the best as he takes time off from Dancing with the Stars to pursue his film career," Conrad Green, the TV show's executive producer, said in a statement, "and look forward to having him...
What does Russell Brand look like made out of candy? The British actor gets a peek in this exclusive first-look photo of his Big Time Rush debut.
In the one-hour episode titled "Beach Blanket Big Time," Brand plays himself and we can only imagine what he and the band are up to.
Katy Perry will guest-star on How I Met Your Mother later this season, CBS announced Thursday.
The singer will play the beautiful and naïve cousin of Zoey (Jennifer Morrison). The episode is titled "Oh Honey" because gang decides ...