| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Likened to a modern-day “Partridge Family,” The Willis Clan wowed the judges on “America’s Got Talent” last week, but it’s the act’s back story that transcends a television variety show.
The 12-member band...
| May 27, 2014
| 7:57 AM
"The Voice" has Josh Kaufman. "American Idol" has Caleb Johnson (and Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson). "America's Got Talent" could have a guy who balances cakes on his arms. The NBC show, which has become a summer perennial, launches its ninth season...
| May 28, 2014
| 10:30 AM
NBC has won the first Tuesday of the summer season in key demos behind a good return for vet "America's Got Talent" and a pretty good start for original drama "The Night Shift." ABC hung in there with its unscripted fare, including the season premiere...
| May 28, 2014
| 9:25 AM
NBC easily won in Tuesday night ratings with the mostly steady return of "America's Got Talent," while Fox's lineup cratered without "American Idol."
"Talent" was the top show in both total viewership and among key 18- to-49-year-olds, according to...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Fun things to do in Highland Park and Deerfield during the weekend of May 3-5.
Deerfield's got talent
No, this is not Deerfield's version of the popular television show, America's Got Talent. It is, however, the Spring Band Concert put on by the...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Nick Cannon has donned whiteface to promote his upcoming album, "White People Party Music." If this is what "post-racial" looks like, who knew it would come wearing plaid flannel?
On Monday he posted an Instagram picture of himself done up as white...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 6:30 AM
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Not so long ago, Simon Cowell was probably the most powerful man on American TV.
His cranky, caustic judging had helped make "American Idol" an invincible No. 1 hit. As a producer, he makes "America's...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Mariah Carey and her husband, Nick Cannon, have popped their Bel-Air home back on the market at $12.995 million after a hiatus of more than a month.
Their seriousness about finding a buyer this time around may be indicated by their choice of a listing...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:35 PM
"That was then, this is now. It's a whole new thing," Smithfield's Bria Kelly said Tuesday in a telephone press conference with her fellow contestants on NBC's "The Voice."
She was talking about her previous experience on national television, a brief...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 6:43 AM
The new season of NBC's hit television sing-off "The Voice" doesn't start until Monday, but we already know the name of one hot prospect on the show: Smithfield's Bria Kelly. A YouTube video previewing her blind audition has already been posted and it...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Six original scripted series, as well as a new original alternative series, will join NBC's summer line-up, the network announced Wednesday.
The slate is heavy on comedies, with the Amy Poehler-produced "Welcome to Sweden," which is based on her...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Mariah Carey's got it and she's flaunting it -- her brand new birthday present, that is.
The pop diva turned 44 on Thursday, and the festivities were capped with a sparkly gift from husband Nick Cannon.
"Nick surprised me for 3/27 with a stellar...