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ABC Cancels Reba McEntire's 'Malibu Country'

May 13th, 2013 11:31am EDT
Reba McEntire
Reba McEntire's latest sitcom, Malibu Country, has been cancelled by ABC.

The show, which debuted in November, featured McEntire playing a divorced woman trying to reviver her music career. Season one wrapped in March and the network has chosen not to renew it.

"So I guess you've all heard we did not get a 2nd season pick up for Malibu Country," Reba wrote on Twitter. "Not to worry. Everything happens for a reason! Here's to our new and exciting adventure, whatever it may be. SO looking forward to it. Love you all for your constant support!"

The show also featured Sara Rue, Lily Tomlin a...
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Reba McEntire Wouldn't Be Surprised If Kelly Clarkson Elopes

December 21st, 2012 8:19am EST
Reba McEntire
Reba McEntire has warned fans of her future stepdaughter-in-law Kelly Clarkson not to hold out hope for a huge celebrity wedding, insisting she's adamant the singer will elope.

The Since U Been Gone hit-maker became engaged to Brandon Blackstone earlier this month after a whirlwind romance.

Clarkson proudly showed off her huge canary diamond engagement ring to fans on Twitter.com after the proposal, but McEntire, who is married to Blackstone's father Narvel, is not sure their nuptials will be quite so public.

She tells Us Weekly, "We were having our Malibu Country cast Christmas party a...
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Reba McEntire on Returning to TV with ABC's 'Malibu Country'

November 2nd, 2012 9:00am EDT
Reba
Reba McEntire is a legend in music - and for the better part of the last decade, she's also been a staple on our small screens. Six years after the end of her WB/CW sitcom Reba, she's back in ABC's Malibu Country (premiering tonight at 8:30 ET/PT), playing another Reba, who divorces her cheating music-star husband, packs up her mom and two kids, and moves to Malibu for a fresh start. Reba recently took some time to talk about Malibu Country, how it compares to Reba, and how she views her long and acclaimed career.

"I didn't want to leave television when [Reba] got cancelled," she s...
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Connie Britton And Hayden Panettiere Talk Reba, Taylor Swift And 'Nashville' Singing

October 10th, 2012 12:09pm EDT
Connie Britton
ABC’s new drama Nashville stars Connie Britton as a country music star and Hayden Panettiere as the next big thing. Already the country music community thinks they know who this is really about: Reba McEntire and Taylor Swift?

“I ran into Reba McEntire on a plane,” Britton said when she spoke to the Television Critics Association this summer. “And she said, ‘Did you hear that they're saying that you're playing me in your show?’ And I said, ‘No. I had no idea.’ For me, at least, it's sort of an amalgam of a lot of different people, but I'm also I think it's really fun to take from that so...
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10 Celebrity Death Hoaxes

July 12th, 2012 2:00pm EDT
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Eddie Murphy has joined the death hoax club. Online rumors swirled on Wednesday that the actor tragically died in a snowboarding accident in Switzerland.

The manner of his death should have indicated it was a hoax. Other stars who have "died" in snowboarding incidents include Keanu Reeves, Adam Sandler and Jim Carrey.

Jeff Goldblum and Tom Hanks both met their maker after allegedly falling from cliffs in New Zealand. In April, Ryan Gosling reportedly died while filming in Austria and falling from a cliff.

Let's face it - tons of celebrities have been victims of death hoaxes, particularl...
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'American Idol' Finale Mega-Diary: A Note-by-Note Account of Phillip Phillps' Big Win

May 24th, 2012 11:07am EDT
Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez
Welcome to the American Idol finale Mega-Diary! Our annual blow-by-blow recap of what used to be the third-biggest night in television and is now somewhere between the 14th Monday Night Football game and the 15th Monday Night Football game.

But no bother! We’ll press on. And here’s a prediction before the show even starts: The contestants will start singing a song and mid-way through they’ll introduce the original artist to join them onstage. Sorry if I just ruined the show for you.

8:03 – What more could I want to start off the finale than my favorite contestant from this year, Heejun Ha...
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Dick Clark Honored At Memorial By Cast Of Stars

May 7th, 2012 10:48am EDT
Dick Clark
Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie, Fergie and Paul Stanley were among the stars who turned out to honour TV legend Dick Clark at a memorial service at his home in California last week.

The beloved entertainer passed away last month at the age of 82 after suffering a heart attack, and a host of famous faces turned out to remember Clark at a private tribute in the grounds of his Malibu mansion last Thursday.

More than three hundred friends and colleagues attended the service, including KISS bandmates Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, Reba McEntire, Fergie and her husband Josh Duhamel, Marie Osmond,...
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Taylor Swift Is Slender & Sultry At The Academy Of Country Music Awards (See Fashion & Winners!)

April 2nd, 2012 8:41am EDT
Taylor Swift
Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson scored two trophies each at Sunday night's Academy Of Country Music Awards.

But Taylor Swift won the coveted Entertainer of the Year prize for the second year in a row. She told the audience, "Thank you so much to the fans who voted for this. I am so happy about this."

The singer looked beautiful and more mature, wearing heavier than usual make-up and a white shift dress with metallic accents.

The main ACM winners were:

Entertainer of the Year - Taylor Swift

Male Vocalist of the Year - Blake Shelton

Female Vocalist of the Year - Miranda...
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Reba McEntire's Nephew 'Devastated' By Death Hoax

April 1st, 2012 2:25pm EDT
Reba McEntire
Country star Reba McEntire has urged Internet pranksters to stop posting celebrity death hoaxes online after her nephew suffered a panic attack following one recent bogus tragedy.

Earlier this year, numerous websites reported that the country star had fallen from a mountain to her death in a remote part of Austria and her passing quickly became a trending topic on Twitter.com.

McEntire spoke out to halt the story spreading further but confesses her sister's son got wind of the gossip first and was absolutely "devastated".

During an appearance on The Talk on Friday, she said, "First time ...
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Reba McEntire Marks 21st Anniversary Of Band's Plane Crash

March 17th, 2012 4:00pm EDT
Reba McEntire
Country star Reba McEntire was in a sombre mood on Friday as she remembered her bandmembers who died in a plane crash exactly 21 years ago.

The singer was left devastated when an aircraft carrying seven members of her backing band and her tour manager crashed shortly after take-off in San Diego, California in 1991.

She recently opened up about the tragedy in a TV interview with Oprah Winfrey, choking back tears as she admitted she is still haunted by the memories of the accident.

She said, "I'm sorry, it's been 20 years... I don't guess (sic) it ever quits hurting... But I just can imagi...
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Kelly Clarkson Is Dating Reba McEntire's Stepson

March 12th, 2012 8:33am EDT
Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson is reportedly dating Reba McEntire's stepson. The hitmaker has been candid about her struggle to find the perfect mate but earlier this month she confessed to having a secret boyfriend.

Clarkson played coy about their relationship and stopped short of revealing his name, insisting, "He understands how much I work and I understand his stuff, because he's in the business. It's just easier."

Now TasteofCountry.com has identified Clarkson's new man as Brandon Blackstock - the stepson of 56-year-old country star McEntire and singer Blake Shelton's manager.

According to the site...
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Reba McEntire To Be Inducted In Hollywood Bowl Hall Of Fame

March 11th, 2012 1:05pm EDT
Reba McEntire
Reba McEntire is to be inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame when the fabled venue's summer season begins in June.

The country star will be the guest of honor when Julie Andrews hosts the opening night gala on June 22.

The Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame was founded in 2000 and features stars like Frank Sinatra, George Harrison, Stevie Wonder and McEntire's fellow country music icon Garth Brooks.
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Reba McEntire Is 'Alive And Kicking' After Death Hoax

January 31st, 2012 6:49pm EST
Reba McEntire
Country music superstar Reba McEntire has silenced rumors alleging she fell to her death while on a mountain film shoot on Monday, insisting she's "alive and kicking."

Reports suggested the singer was on set in Austria when she met an untimely demise, but McEntire has moved swiftly to dismiss the false claims.

Taking to Twitter.com on Tuesday, she writes, "There is a rumor going around that I died after falling off a mountain in Austria yesterday while shooting a movie. While I would love to be shooting a movie in Austria, I definitely did not fall off a mountain! Nor am I dead! I am aliv...
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Kenny Chesney Scores Nine ACM Awards Nominations

January 26th, 2012 1:44pm EST
Kenny Chesney
Kenny Chesney looks set to lead the charge at the 2012 Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards after scoring nine nominations.

The country superstar will compete in top categories including Male Vocalist of the Year, Vocal Event of the Year and Song of the Year for You and Tequila, his duet with Grace Potter.

He'll also go up against Eric Church, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean and Lady Antebellum for the coveted Album of the Year prize.

Lady Antebellum will also attempt to defend their title as last year's Vocal Group of the Year, facing tough competition from The Band Perry, the Eli Youn...
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Rascal Flatts To Receive Humanitarian Award

January 24th, 2012 11:36am EST
Rascal Flatts
Country band Rascal Flatts are set to be honored for their tireless charity work at a glitzy gala in Nashville, Tennessee.

The group will receive the Artist Humanitarian Award for their fundraising efforts during the annual Country Radio Seminar ceremony on February 22nd.

In 2010, the group donated $3 million to the city's Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital. They also serve as spokespersons for suicide prevention organization The Jason Foundation, and back the American Red Cross Celebrity Cabinet.

CRS Executive Director Bill Mayne says, "The board is very pleased to honor Rascal Fl...
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Many Stars Tracing Their Family Trees On New Season Of 'Who Do You Think You Are?'

January 7th, 2012 12:00pm EST
Rob Lowe
Viewers can take an up-close and personal look inside the family history of some of today's most beloved and iconic celebrities when NBC's "Who Do You Think You Are?" returns for its third season on Friday, February 3 (8-9 p.m. ET).

The celebrities who star in the new season will be Martin Sheen, Marisa Tomei, Blair Underwood, Reba McEntire, Rob Lowe, Helen Hunt, Rita Wilson, Edie Falco, Rashida Jones, Jerome Bettis, Jason Sudeikis and Paula Deen.

"Who Do You Think You Are?" is an adaptation of the award-winning hit British television documentary series that leads celebrities on a journe...
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Metallics & Sequins Dominate Fashion At The CMA Awards (Photos)

November 10th, 2011 8:52am EST
CMA Awards Fashion
Gold, silver and sequins dominated the red carpet at the Country Music Association (CMA) awards last night. Most singers and celebrities opted for subdued colors with a splash of sparkle.

Carrie Underwood and Hillary Scott opted for gold dresses, while Miranda Lambert had two looks for the evening: a black and silver dress and a fuschia sequined one.

The red carpet standout (and not necessarily in a good way) was Laura Bell Bundy. Her purple and silver ensemble seemed more appropriate for an ice skating event.

SEE THE FULL LIST OF WINNERS HERE!

CHECK OUT ALL THE FASHION FROM THE EVENT!...
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Kelly Clarkson Wants Guest Role On 'Parks And Recreation'

October 18th, 2011 8:10am EDT
Kelly Clarkson
Pop star Kelly Clarkson has launched an online bid to land a guest role on hit TV sitcom Parks And Recreation, despite confessing she's "a bad actress."

The Since U Been Gone hit-maker is a big fan of funnywoman Amy Poehler's show and has called on her Twitter.com followers to help bombard program bosses and anyone involved in the comedy to give her a small role alongside her favorite character Ron Swanson, played by Nick Offerman.

In a post on the social networking site, she writes, "Here's the deal ....I really want to be on 'Parks and Recreation'. It's hilarious! I am a bad actress b...
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Reba McEntire To Star In TV Series 'Malibu Country'

September 15th, 2011 12:53pm EDT
Reba McEntire
Country music star Reba McEntire is heading back to the small screen after signing up to front a new sitcom.

The veteran star previously appeared in her own show, Reba, which ended in 2007 after six years on air.

McEntire, who has also acted on Broadway, has now signed up for a new sitcom called Malibu Country, about a divorced woman who splits from her cheating husband and moves to Malibu, California from Nashville, Tennessee to revive her singing career.

She says in a statement released to CountryWeekly.com, "I know you've all been asking, and I can confirm that the rumors are true....
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Fox And The Hound 1 & 2'

August 11th, 2011 11:12am EDT
Fox and hound photo
Ready to ring in both the old and new – animated style? Then look no further then the now available Blu-ray 30th Anniversary combo release of both the original "The Fox and the Hound" and its sequel "The Fox and the Hound II" from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment. Check out the Hi-Def specs and animated visual skinny below!

Title: "The Fox and the Hound 1 & 2" (30th Anniversary Edition)

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Voices of Mickey Rooney, Kurt Russell, Patrick Swayze

Director: Various

Rating: G

Runtime: 83 minutes/69 minutes

Release Company: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainm...
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Reba McEntire Inducted Into Country Music Hall Of Fame

May 23rd, 2011 8:27am EDT
Reba McEntire
Reba McEntire was saluted for her career achievements as she was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday.

The Somewhere star was joined by fellow singer Jean Shepard and songwriter Bobby Braddock as they were honored at a ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee.

Newlyweds Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton, who married in Texas on May 14th, were among the stars on hand to help induct the trio.

Garth Brooks and Vince Gill also joined in at the event, while George Jones sang Braddock's track He Stopped Loving Her Today, which was a hit for him in 1980.

Braddock is the first ind...
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'The Voice' - BattleBots Part Two Recap May 17, 2011

May 18th, 2011 2:03pm EDT
the voice
Get set for another round of mega duets, as Part Two of the Battle Round begins! The celebrity coaches Cee Lo Green, Blake Shelton, Adam Levine and Christina Aguilera choose another pair of vocalists from their team, and the nail biting begins! Host Carson Daly seems even more self-effacing this week, if that’s even possible.

Team Cee Lo: Nakia and Tje Austin were chosen to sing Ne-Yo's "Closer." It’s a hair-fest, as both have huge mops of hair, and face fur to match. At the blind audition, Nakia actually braved Cee Lo’s own “Forget You,” and seems to have appropriated the singer’s indoor...
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Blake Shelton And Miranda Lambert Wed

May 15th, 2011 12:10pm EDT
Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert
Country couple Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert are now man and wife after marrying in Texas on Saturday.

The singers, who have been dating since 2006, exchanged vows at the Don Strange Ranch in Texas in front of 550 friends and family members, including country stars Reba McEntire, Martina McBride, Dierks Bentley, Charles Kelly and the Bellamy Brothers.

R&B hitmaker Cee Lo Green, Shelton's fellow judge on hit The Voice, was also at the ceremony.

Speaking after the nuptials, Shelton admitted he had been waiting impatiently for their big day since asking Lambert to marry him last May.

H...
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Reba McEntire & Monica Join 'The Voice'

April 30th, 2011 2:00pm EDT
Monica
Veteran singer Reba McEntire and R&B star Monica have joined the all-star cast of hit new TV talent contest "The Voice."

The stars will pair up with the show's coaches Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton to help contestants hit the high notes.

Australian singer/songwriter Sia Furler, who wrote three songs for Aguilera's most recent album Bionic, and music producer Adam Blackstone have also signed on as advisers on the programme.

The series was a big hit when it debuted in America on Tuesday night. It was the highest rated series premiere on a major network sin...
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Blake Shelton & Reba McEntire Team Up For Tornado Benefit

April 29th, 2011 9:11am EDT
Reba McEntire
Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton are set to team up again to help raise funds for the victims of the Oklahoma tornado.

The country couple proved to be a popular double act when the stars co-hosted the recent Academy of Country Music Awards - and now they're coming together again to headline a benefit concert in May at the Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant, Oklahoma.

Proceeds will benefit storm victims in Atoka County - just 30 miles away from where McEntire was born.

Shelton is also an Oklahoman.

Recent storms caused approximately $500,000 of damage and destroyed homes, businesses and scho...
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Reba McEntire's Dad Awakens From Coma

April 18th, 2011 10:30pm EDT
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Reba McEntire's father has defied the odds and awoken from a coma after suffering a stroke.

The country star was forced to skip the announcement of her induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame in March after her dad Clark fell ill - and she rushed to be at his bedside in Oklahoma.

She was told by doctors to prepare for the worst.

But now McEntire has told CMT.com that her father has come out of his coma and is now recovering at a rehabilitation center.

She says, "I'm not kidding, we had planned the funeral three times. We've selected songs, we've picked out where he's going to be b...
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Miranda Lambert Dominates At Academy Of Country Music Awards

April 4th, 2011 8:26am EDT
Miranda Lambert
The 2011 Academy of Country Music Awards belonged to Miranda Lambert after she scooped four trophies at the ceremony in Las Vegas on Sunday.

The country star was crowned Female Vocalist of The Year, while her track The House That Built Me received honors for Song of The Year, Single Record of The Year and Video of The Year.

Brad Paisley took home the Male Vocalist of The Year trophy and trio Lady Antebellum accepted awards for Top Vocal Group and Album of The Year for Need You Know.

Picking up their prize, Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley joked, "Thank you, Miranda Lambert, for winnin...
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Watch The Red Carpet Show From The Academy Of Country Music Awards (Live Stream)

April 3rd, 2011 6:05pm EDT
Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton
Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton are all set to host tonight's 46th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, broadcast live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas at 8pm; but you can watch the stars arrive on the red carpet prior to the show right here.

Join host Stuart Brazell live from the red carpet beginning at 6:15pm (ET), and get the lowdown on tonight's big show. While you're waiting for the live stream to begin, check out Stuart's sneak-peek behind the scenes at the awards video below. She'll show you where the big stars will be sitting, give a tour of Reba's dressing room and more!

This y...
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Reba McEntire Getting Inducted Into Country Music Hall of Fame

March 2nd, 2011 12:28am EST
Reba McEntire
Singer Reba McEntire had mixed emotions on Tuesday after learning she will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame - she shared the happy news with her sick father before he fell into a coma.

The "Somebody" star, 55, will be recognized in the Modern Era Artist category as part of the class of 2011 alongside fellow honorees, producer Bobby Braddock and honky tonk singer Jean Shepard.

Representatives for the County Music Association made the big announcement in Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday, but McEntire was unable to attend as she was at her sick father's bedside in hospital.

In...
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Miranda Lambert Triumphs At Country Music Awards; See Full List Of Winners

November 11th, 2010 8:13am EST
Miranda Lambert
Miranda Lambert had a very special 27th birthday at the 44th annual Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday - she took home Song, Video and Album of the Year honors and was named Female Vocalist of the Year.

Her fiance Blake Shelton was also a big winner, claiming the Male Vocalist and Musical Event of the Year awards.

Lady Antebellum were the only other multiple winners, picking up accolades for Vocal Group and Single of the Year, and it was a huge night for event co-host Brad Paisley, who claimed the Entertainer of the Year prize.

Lambert, who was nominate...
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