Tag Archives: Fox

  • ‘American Idol’: Malaya Watson Cried Even More After the Show

    Apr 11, 14 by Cherie Saunders 5 Comments


    *It’s hard to watch any 16-year-old kid break down, even if America thought she was the worst singer this week in a crop of disappointing finalists this year on “American Idol.” Malaya Watson, the wild-haired tuba player from Southfield, Mich, sobbed her way through a goodbye performance of “I Am Changing” from “Dreamgirls” during Thursday’s […]

  • Black Plaintiffs in ‘American Idol’ Racism Lawsuit Offer Stats as Evidence

    Apr 2, 14 by EURPublisher01 5 Comments


    *A lawyer for the ten former “American Idol” contestants suing over alleged discrimination on the show has filed a new brief in the case that attempts to use statistics to prove racial disparity among disqualified contestants. Per The Hollywood Reporter’s Eriq Gardner: The original complaint filed in New York was 429 pages long and covered […]

  • Terry Crews: ‘My Job Is To Be in Every Format Possible’

    Mar 26, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment


    *You can’t get away from Terry Crews these days if you tried…and that’s exactly how he wants it. The actor is dancing with Muppets in a Toyota ad, he hit the big screen this month in Tyler Perry’s “The Single Mom’s Club” and his freshman comedy series “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” just wrapped its Golden Globe-winning first […]

  • Malaya, Majesty and CJ Talk Survival on ‘American Idol’

    Mar 25, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *While everyone is busy watching “The Voice,” contestants on the aging “American Idol” find themselves competing on several fronts: against rival shows for viewers, against the genre itself for relevance, and against each other to live another week. Unlike “The Voice’s” chairs that bring happiness and advancement to the contestants, “Idol’s” “bottom” seats bring nothing […]

  • Macy Gray Joins Fox’s Hip Hop-Themed Pilot ‘Empire’

    Mar 19, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Macy Gray is the latest to join the expanding cast of “Empire,” a hip hop themed pilot for Fox starring Terrence Howard as a rap mogul. Taraji P. Henson stars as Cookie Lyon, the ex-wife of Lucious Lyon (Howard), the head of a record label at the center of the drama. Gray will recur as […]

  • Trai Byers, Grace Gealey Added to Fox Pilot ‘Empire’

    Mar 11, 14 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *Trai Byers (“All My Children”) and Grace Gealey have signed on as series regulars for Fox’s hip-hop themed drama pilot “Empire.” The series stars Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon, a charismatic, savvy music superstar who is about to take his company, Empire Entertainment, public. Byers will play Andre, Lucious’ oldest son, described as a tall, brilliant […]