This is something worth singing about: The winner of Fox's upcoming singing competition series The X Factor will receive a hefty $5 million grand prize — the largest in television history — the network announced Monday.
"We are going to put our money where our mouths are with the $5 million recording contract," executive producer Simon Cowell said in a statement. "I'm doing this show in America because I genuinely believe we can find a superstar."
Friday Night Lights
A closely observed drama about boys becoming men, the comforts and frustrations of small-town life, a family's growing pains, and the lessons learned from football, Friday Night Lights will not soon be forgotten. The show wrapped filming of its fifth and final season in July, and on Wednesday, the lights will go down forever on Dillon, Texas. (For those without DirecTV, NBC will re-air the final season beginning April 15 at 8/7c.)
TVGuide.com spoke to stars Kyle Chandler (Eric Taylor), Connie Britton (Tami Taylor), Aimee Teegarden (Julie Taylor), Taylor Kitsch (Tim Riggins), Zach Gilford (Matt Saracen), Matt Lauria (Luke Cafferty), Michael B. Jordan (Vince Howard), and executive producers Jason Katims and David Nevins about the long road to that final Texas sunset. This is the first in a three-part series...
Things are getting heavy on How I Met Your Mother.
The comedy best known for Robin Sparkles, Slapsgiving, and lots and lots of suits has received notice recently for its drama — namely, the surprise death of Marshall's father. Marshall's sudden brush with mortality has already inspired Barney to search for his real father. But how will it affect his best friend, Ted?
John Lithgow to play Barney's father on How I Met Your Mother
"He gets in a new relationship and that encourages his own version of that soul-searching," Josh Radnor told TVGuide.com. "I'm not prepared to say on the record if it's with Zoe or not, but perhaps it will be. Perhaps it...
One of the biggest fumbles came before Super Bowl XLV — from Christina Aguilera's performance of the national anthem.
The Grammy winner, 30, botched the lyrics, mistakenly singing "what so proudly we watched, at the twilight's last reaming" instead of "o'er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming." The flub immediately...
Darth Vader used "The Force" to power Volkswagen. A claymation version of Eminem shilled Chrysler and Lipton Brisk Iced Tea. And a poor employee unnecessarily put his tires to the test because of "reply all."
On the field, the Green Bay Packers bested the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLV, 31-25.
Off the field, game day was dominated by celebrities ranging from 16-year-old pop singer Justin Bieber to a confused Ozzy Osbourne, who teamed up for a Best Buy spot. "What's a Bieber?" Ozzy asked wife Sharon.
Christina Aguilera fumbles the lyrics, Black Eyed Peas light up Super Bowl XLV
Eminem appeared in two very different Super Bowl commercials — a comedic spot for Lipton Brisk Iced Tea, and a more serious one for Chrysler, dedicated to the company and rapper's hometown of Detroit. The commercial helped boost...
Gary Moore, the former guitarist for the Irish rock band Thin Lizzy, has died, according to his official website. He was 58.
"It is with deep sorrow and regret, that we have to announce that Gary Moore passed away while on holiday in Spain last night," a statement posted on his website read Sunday afternoon. "Our thoughts are with his children, family and friends at this sad time."
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Moore was found dead in his room at the Kempinski Resort Hotel in Estepona, Spain, early Sunday...
The L Word and The Real L Word creator Ilene Chaiken is expanding her TV series vocabulary.
Chaiken has signed on to serve as executive producer on Hail Mary, a drama pilot recently picked up by CBS. She'll serve along side...
Attorneys for U.S. student Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend, who were found guilty of killing Knox's roommate in Italy, have demanded that Lifetime pull a planned film about their trial, The Associated Press reports.
Lawyers Carlo Dallo Vedova and Luca Maori said Saturday that they had sent letters to Lifetime warning that they would go to U.S. court to try to sequester the film if it isn't canceled and a trailer removed from the...