‘Wango Tango’ Summer Concert Will Be Televised Via Freeform

The annual iHeartRadio Wango Tango summer concert, one of the big shows kicking off the outdoor music season, will be televised for the first time. The pop music parade will be broadcast by Disney’s Freeform on Sunday, June 3 from 8 PM-9:30 PM ET…

The annual iHeartRadio Wango Tango summer concert, one of the big shows kicking off the outdoor music season, will be televised for the first time. The pop music parade will be broadcast by Disney’s Freeform on Sunday, June 3 from 8 PM-9:30 PM ET/PT, a day after the live event. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the concert will feature performances by Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Meghan Trainor, 5 Seconds of Summer, NF, Miguel, Janelle Monáe and Marshmello with a special guest…

‘American Idol’ First: Simulcast Will Allow Live Voting Across The US

No longer will west coast American Idol viewers feel like second-class citizens. Starting Sunday, April 29, the ABC-TV show will offer a first – a simulcast that will allow viewers across all time zones to watch and vote at the same time.
The sim…

No longer will west coast American Idol viewers feel like second-class citizens. Starting Sunday, April 29, the ABC-TV show will offer a first – a simulcast that will allow viewers across all time zones to watch and vote at the same time. The simulcasts will take place for three weeks, running 8 PM-10 PM ET/5 PM-7 PM PT. Viewers can vote for their favorite performers via text, at the American Idol.com web site, and on the American Idol app. Results will be revealed at the…

Tencent Music Explores Anticipated Huge IPO For Its Streaming Music Service

China’s largest music streaming company, Tencent Music Entertainment Group, is poised to create an initial public offering (IPO) and is negotiating with several banks for underwriting.
The Wall Street Journal reported that the successful debut of…

China’s largest music streaming company, Tencent Music Entertainment Group, is poised to create an initial public offering (IPO) and is negotiating with several banks for underwriting. The Wall Street Journal reported that the successful debut of Spotify Technology SA is the motivator for Tencent. If all goes as planned, the IPO would bow in the second half of 2018 and is anticipated to be one of the largest of the year. The IPO would likely be listed in the US, but…

‘Fixer Upper’ Spin-off ‘Woodworker’ To Bow On DIY Network

Fans of the HGTV show Fixer Upper will soon have a Waco-style spin-off to enjoy. Chip and Joanna Gaines’s favorite woodworker is getting his own show on DIY Network.
Clint Harp and his wife Kelly will be the stars of Woodwork, which will spotligh…

Fans of the HGTV show Fixer Upper will soon have a Waco-style spin-off to enjoy. Chip and Joanna Gaines’s favorite woodworker is getting his own show on DIY Network. Clint Harp and his wife Kelly will be the stars of Woodworkwhich will spotlight the couple making wood furniture and accessories at their shop Harp Design Co. in Waco, Texas. The show debuts May 9 at 10 ET/PT. Harp quit a six-figure sales job to pursue a woodworking career. It wasn’t instant success, as the…

NFL Anthem Protest Leader Colin Kaepernick: Police Actions Are “Lawful Lynching”

As much as the National Football League was hoping the off-season would help its efforts to make fans forget about the kneeling during the national anthem protests, it’s still alive and kicking.
On Saturday, Amnesty International gave former San …

As much as the National Football League was hoping the off-season would help its efforts to make fans forget about the kneeling during the national anthem protests, it’s still alive and kicking. On Saturday, Amnesty International gave former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award for his role in leading the national anthem protests. The ceremony took place in Amsterdam. Kaepernick has been unable to find a job in the NFL since…

‘Game Of Thrones’ Kit Harington: Sex Harassment “Everywhere” In Show Business

Actor Kit Harington has spoken out about sexual harassment in the entertainment industry, telling the Sydney Morning Herald that allegations against actors, producers and directors aren’t surprising because people “hear stories” about…

Actor Kit Harington has spoken out about sexual harassment in the entertainment industry, telling the Sydney Morning Herald that allegations against actors, producers and directors aren’t surprising because people “hear stories” about misconduct. Harington, who plays King of the North Jon Snow on HBO’s hit series, said “most actors” are aware that assaults on female actresses have been going on “forever,” which he finds “upsetting and disturbing.”  He did not address any…

Hollywood Celebrates Earth Day With Environmental Shout-Outs

Happy Earth Day! Like Mother’s Day, Groundhog Day and other specialized occasions, Earth Day was created to draw attention to an issue. Started in 1970, Earth Day has grown into an international awareness event for the environmental movement.
Whi…

Happy Earth Day! Like Mother’s Day, Groundhog Day and other specialized occasions, Earth Day was created to draw attention to an issue. Started in 1970, Earth Day has grown into an international awareness event for the environmental movement. While it’s predictable that politicians and activist organizations would use Earth Day to virtue signal their concerns, Hollywood entertainment companies and celebrities also weighed in, some with surprisingly solid advice on ways to…