“American Idol” returned to Fox’s Wednesday night lineup, luring 17.9 million viewers, down about 19% from last January’s premiere.
Pauline Friedman Phillips, who under the name of Abigail Van Buren, wrote the long-running “Dear Abby” advice column, has died. She was 94.
Former “American Idol” judge Kara Dioguardi is preparing to become a first-time mom. The songwriter and her husband, Mike McCuddy, are expecting a son via a gestational surrogate in the next few weeks.
Once a year, Town and Country Magazine picks the world’s 50 most eligible bachelors. At the top of the list this year, Britain’s Prince Harry.
Jennifer Lawrence hosts SNL this weekend, with music from the Lumineers.
Actor Conrad Bain has died at age 89. He was the dad on the old Gary Colemen TV series, “Different Strokes.”
“Inside Edition” has hired former Miss Alabama USA Katherine Webb — the one Brett Musburger leered after — to do some reports for them, prior to the Super Bowl game.
The head of PBS says that Elmo isn’t going anywhere.