| Aug 10, 2012
| 12:05 PM
It isn't exactly "Dancing with the Stars" but Stacy Keibler is poised to make her television comeback.
She'll be hosting a new show on Lifetime called "Supermarket Superstars."
The network announced Friday that it had just picked up 10 episodes of the...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Despite a slightly bumpy road to get here, we’ve finally made it to the live shows. After baseball had interrupted the last two weeks causing scheduling problems, "X Factor" finally got back on course, with two new hosts. On the latest episode,...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 5:39 AM
We start right off with the encore -- Sabrina and Louis' quickstep.
To all of you who thought the "caught unaware backstage" opening was real last night -- they do it again, so, no. They go for the dramatic drop at the end again and Louis looks like he's...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 9:58 AM
Bad news: This is the final Louder Now post.
Glad that's out of the way.
Now, the good news: I'm joining the Sun's Erik Maza over at Midnight Sun, with the hopes of helping it grow and remain the only source you need for Baltimore nightlife, which...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 4:22 PM
We're still months away from the show's debut, but there is plenty of drama and uncertainty going on with Simon Cowell's highly anticipated singing show "The X Factor USA." Apparently judge Cheryl Cole has already gotten the axe! The rumor......
| Nov 2, 2011
| 7:01 AM
Two area Maryland performers made it to the final 12 on Simon Cowell's talent competition "The X Factor."
They are 18-year-old Paige Elizabeth, of Perry Hall, and 20-year-old Marcus Canty, of Bowie.
Read a Sun interview I did with Elizabeth two weeks...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 2:38 PM
The group of Howard County teenagers used Facebook and Twitter to get the word out: They were recruiting youth singers, performers and improvisational acts to perform at a fundraising concert at a senior center.
For some, the idea of teens getting...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:21 AM
Television just isn't the same without Simon Cowell. Whether you love or loathe him, there's little denying his impact on reality TV competitions and pop-culture in general. Cowell returns to the tube Wednesday night, when his beloved project (and...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 1:12 PM
THE SKINNY: Welcome to the world of "The X-Factor." From the start of Wednesday night's premiere, the "X" would take the foundations of "American Idol" — high drama, big lights and heartfelt stories — and build for the sky. This was an...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 11:48 AM
THE SKINNY: Have we been had? "The X-Factor" followed up a seriously stellar debut with a two-hour mess of talentless singers and worse. The supporters of the first episode should be worried. Was Thursday night the real "X-Factor" or just a momentary bump...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:04 AM
Jason Winer was directing Julie Bowen on first episode of "Modern Family" when inspiration struck.
"In the initial draft, Julie's character was described as mildly controlling and neurotic," Winer says of the suburban sitcom mom. "But what she didn't...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 4:59 PM
THE SKINNY: More auditions. It was basically the same show as the first two, with more talent than the second but no where near what the first had. There was actual drama between the judges not agreeing on talent, and Fox wisely saved it for last. The...