‘Idol’ will give $50,000 to the ‘True Believer’ who convinced next year’s winner to audition

06.17.14 5 years ago

“Idol” will give $50,000 to the “True Believer” who convinced next year”s winner to audition
The $50,000 prize could go to anybody – a family member, friend, or colleague.

Why NBC re-signed Matt Lauer
Lauer seemed to be on his way out a few years ago, but “Today” ratings have jumped 9% over the past year. PLUS: Dave Chappelle “crashes” “Today.”

The O.J. Simpson Ford Bronco slow-speed chase happened 20 years ago today
The events of June 17, 1994 included a Howard Stern fan pranking Peter Jennings on live TV. PLUS: Al Michaels recalls that famous prank call.

“Game of Thrones”” Lena Heady isn't sorry for her Instagram “spoilers”
She tells Jimmy Kimmel of one photo that was perceived as a book spoiler, “No, that was me drunk in Palm Springs going, ‘This is so pretty.””

Bryan Cranston on his LBJ play”s move to TV: “I don't know if it's a miniseries as much as an HBO movie”
“They want to see and honor the story, and so if it needs to be maybe four hours then it might be a two-hour and two-hour kind of thing,” he says of the Steve Spielberg-produced adaptation of “All the Way.”

“Mixology” star jumps to Amazon
Adan Canto will star opposite Mena Suvari and T.R. Knight in “Hysteria.”

Wanda Sykes on “Last Comic Standing”s” new rules: “I don”t trust America”
Sykes tells Seth Meyers why she took America”s vote away on the NBC reality show.

“Glee”s” Lea Michele is writing a 2nd book
Michele tweeted: “I had so much fun writing #BrunetteAmbition that I can't wait to continue the series & write another!”

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