Big changes are coming to the Miss America competition. Gretchen Carlson, chairman of the Miss America Organization’s Board of Trustees, announced the changes on Good Morning America Tuesday — emphasizing that “it’s no longer a pageant, it’s a competition.” “We will no longer judge our candidates on their outward physical appearance,” she said. “That’s huge.” […]

(RNN) –  Thirty-five thousand fans erupted in jubilation on the corner of Surf and Stillwell at Coney Island, NY, overwhelmed at the historic accomplishment they had witnessed. The greatest champion in all of competitive eating once again subjugated all opposition to reach the pinnacle of his astonishing career. Joey Chestnut slammed down 72 hot dogs and buns […]

Calling all Northeast Ohio singers, dancers, magicians, comedians and talents of all ages! The search is underway for new acts to compete on America’s Got Talent, NBC’s summer smash reality show.  And for the first time ever, auditions for the hit NBC reality show will be held in Cleveland! That’s right.  On December 10, producers […]

CLEVELAND – Cavaliers superstar LeBron James can now add something else to his lengthy resume as he’s teaming up with CNBC for the new reality series ‘Cleveland Hustles.’ CNBC announced on Thursday that they are teaming up with James’ and lifelong friend Maverick Carter’s production company, SpringHill Entertainment.. They are also working with the company Magical […]

*Thirty-two years after she was force to give up her Miss America crown over naked photos, Vanessa Williams is returning to the pageant stage on Sunday…this time, as a judge. Williams, the first African-American Miss America, won the title in 1984 but resigned after Penthouse magazine published sexually explicit photographs of her taken several years […]

*Paula Deen will be back on television this fall as a contestant on “Dancing With the Stars,” according to reports. The 68-year-old celebrity chef fell from grace in 2013 when documents in a discrimination lawsuit against her revealed that she had used the N-word in the past. She has resumed her cooking shows through a […]

It’s that time of year when television networks put their worst-performing shows on the chopping block, and Fox’s American Idol is the latest to get the ax, according to Entertainment Weekly. Fox has pulled the talent show, and the 15th season next year will be its last. It will return for the last time with current judges […]

The most talked about moment of “American Idol” Season 14 so far is not a performance. It’s Quentin Alexander’s tantrum after his first performance during American Classic week. The soul singer’s first song was Lenny Kravitz’s “Are You Gonna Go My Way” and he was not pleased to hear Harry Connick Jr. tell him he was […]

All of your favorite stars are facing off on a new music show based on an internet phenomenon, showcasing their moves…and lips.  On Thursday, April 2nd, the Spike channel premiered its newest program called “Lip Sync Battle,” hosted by LL Cool J. Each week, two different celebrities go head-to-head with two different rounds – the […]

*Every celebrity that was leaked earlier this week for season 19 of “Dancing With the Stars” was confirmed this morning on “Good Morning America” – including last-minute addition Tavis Smiley (not present for the pic above). This fall, “DWTS” will see the talk show host and author compete against former “Tap Dance Kid” Alfonso Ribeiro, Olympic hurdler […]

Back in the day, you would have been hard pressed to find a Hip-Hop head wearing pants that actually fit. Now, you’re hard pressed to find a Hip-Hop head with pants that aren’t three sizes too small. Well, comedian and “The Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon believe he has the tightest pants in town and […]

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05/05/14 – Click inside to hear Home Depot’s Melissa Brown announce which HBCU’s  won the Retool Your School Campus Improvement Grant Program.