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  • Alex & Sierra to play UCF

    Alex & Sierra to play UCF
    Alex Kinsey doesn't know when he'll finish his University of Central Florida degree. But he will return to UCF to perform as part of Alex & Sierra at the Aug. 21 Karmin concert. Alex & Sierra, winners of "The X Factor," are a real-life couple who...
  • This week: 'Tyrant,' 'Big Brother,' Alex & Sierra

    This week: 'Tyrant,' 'Big Brother,' Alex & Sierra
    The World Cup will continue to generate the most discussion this week, but programmers hope to spark interest in new prime-time series. FX's dramatic "Tyrant" focuses on a California pediatrician who just happens to be the son of a Mideast dictator. The...
  • 'America's Got Talent' has a secret: oddballs welcome

    'America's Got Talent' has a secret: oddballs welcome
    "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...
  • Hacker-turned-informant Sabu is a free man after N.Y. sentencing

    Hacker-turned-informant Sabu is a free man after N.Y. sentencing
    A judge Tuesday granted freedom to a computer hacker who helped Anonymous and other groups attack credit card companies, governments from Algeria to Zimbabwe, and media outlets -- including the Tribune Corp. -- but who turned government informant after...
  • Before being freed, hacker Sabu was 'extraordinary' FBI informant

    Before being freed, hacker Sabu was 'extraordinary' FBI informant
    The news was astonishing: Rapper Tupac Shakur was alive and well in New Zealand. But the 2011 report was a hoax, and on Tuesday, one of the hackers behind it, Hector Xavier Monsegur, appeared in court to be sentenced for cyberattacks that stole credit...
  • Melanie Brown spices up Hollywood Hills West

    Melanie Brown spices up Hollywood Hills West
    Melanie Brown — also known as Mel B or Scary Spice from her days with the British pop group Spice Girls — and her husband, producer Stephen Belafonte, have bought a house in Hollywood Hills West for $4.34 million, public records show....
  • Pop Essentials

    Main Event 'The Kids in the Hall' The word: Often considered the Canadian alternative to "Saturday Night Live," "The Kids in the Hall" sketch comedy show was central to the 1980s and '90s alternative comedy scene, and are considered pioneers in...
  • Will summer's singing-competition shows be the same old song?

    Will summer's singing-competition shows be the same old song?
    You might think, at this point, that there is simply no way a TV network could possibly put on another singing show. And yet you would be wrong. Fox has the once-powerful "American Idol" and NBC the still-formidable "The Voice." But ABC has been...
  • Kevin Reilly to Exit as Fox Entertainment Chairman in June

    After weeks of speculation about his future at the network, Kevin Reilly confirmed Thursday that he is stepping down as entertainment chairman next month. No successor was named, but there's been speculation that Fox Broadcasting COO Joe Earley will...
  • Kevin Reilly exits Fox Broadcasting after tough season

    Kevin Reilly exits Fox Broadcasting after tough season
    The top entertainment executive at Fox Broadcasting has resigned in the wake of a bruising television season. The departure of Kevin Reilly as chairman of entertainment for Fox comes less than three weeks after he presented a new fall schedule to...
  • Spice Girl Mel B Joins 'X Factor' in U.K. as Judge

    LONDON -- Former Spice Girls band member Melanie B, a.k.a. Scary Spice, has joined the judging panel of "The X Factor" in the U.K., which airs on ITV. Mel B, who appeared as a guest judge on the show in 2012, joins fellow judges music manager Louis...
  • TV ratings: ABC's 'Rising Star' starts soft against 'Talent'

    TV ratings: ABC's 'Rising Star' starts soft against 'Talent'
    ABC's "Rising Star" didn't exactly light up the Sunday night sky. In its two-hour premiere on ABC, the heavily promoted "Rising Star" reality singing competition averaged 5.1 million viewers and a rating of 1.5 among advertiser-desired 18- to 49-year-...