'Idol' Top 24 Perform - Group 1 Sings For Judges

2/11/2016 11:50am EST
'American Idol' 2016 Recap: Top 24 Perform - Group 1 Sings For J
Last night, American Idol 2016 started the semifinals to get to the final 12 contestants. The Idol producers decided to split the contestants into two groups. Group one performed for the judges, Harry Connick Jr, Keith Urban, and Jennifer Lopez, on the Wednesday night prerecorded episode.

Tonight, these twelve contestants perform again, but with past Idol alumni. After their performances, the judges cut five performers. Next week on American Idol, the second group performs.

Here is a quick rundown of the first 12 American Idol performances.

Stephany Negrete

"Mamma Knows Best" by Jessie ...

Paul McCartney Has Your Valentine Love Mojis

2/11/2016 11:03am EST
Paul McCartney Teams With Skype To Launch Love Themed Mojis For
Paul McCartney announced that he has joined with online telecommunications app Skype, to launch a new range of animated love-themed Moji’s for Valentine’s Day.

The new creations feature exclusive new McCartney music with Skype’s animated designs for 10 unique Moji’s, available on Skype now.

The new Moji's are short animated clips that you can use during Skype chats to express emotions, according to Press Party.

They will be unique to users of Skype and feature sound as well as video.

The collaboration will allow Skype users to use McCartney's music, the announcement says, “express love ...

Hillary Clinton Staffer 'Blackmailed' Press?

2/11/2016 10:30am EST
A member of Hillary Clinton’s staff “blackmailed” the press by promising perks in exchange for flattering press coverage. According to the New York Post, it was a “high-powered press operation” designed to make Hillary Clinton look good.

Gawker used the Freedom of Information Act to obtain an exchange of emails between Clinton spokesman, Philippe Reines, and a writer with The Atlantaic magazine, Marc Ambinder.

According to the report, Ambinder asked Reines on July 15, 2009 for a copy of the speech in advance that Clinton was to deliver at the Council on Foreign Relations. Reines replied t...

Check Out The New Lineup For 'Top Gear'

2/11/2016 10:22am EST
BBC America Names All Six New Presenters For 'Top Gear'
Chris Evans' new Top Gear will have six different people billed as hosts, after BBC America officially released the motoring show's new cast list in a press notice sent out late Wednesday night.

Joining Evans and Episodes star Matt LeBlanc, whose hiring was revealed last week, are the previously rumored Sabine Schmitz and Chris Harris, as well as Formula 1 commentator Eddie Jordan (second from right) and CNET presenter Rory Reid (first from left). The new Top Gear will also have its own version of The Stig, as shown in the above publicity photo.

The massive ensemble appears to lend creden...

Chris Rock Says Anything Can Happen At Oscars

2/11/2016 10:19am EST
chris rock
You never know what you'll get at the Oscars with Chris Rock at the helm hosting. The comedian said there are no guarantees when hosting an event like the Academy Awards … and with the diversity controversy at an all-time high, having Chris run the show makes it all the more uncertain how it'll pan out.

"I'm going to do my best," Rock told Essence in their March issue. "It could go horribly wrong. Don't ever think that it can't. That's when it goes wrong—when you don't think there's any chance of it going wrong. If you know it won't, it probably won't."

Chris Rock also addressed the probl...

NCAA Hockey Bracketology, Five Weeks From Tournament

2/11/2016 10:15am EST
Frozen Four
The 2016 NCAA Tournament is right around the corner, and with just five weeks remaining in the regular season and conference tournaments, it’s starting to look a bit more clear as to which teams are legitimate players and which are beginning to fall out of contention for the postseason. The road to Tampa starts here, let’s get to it:



Four Regions

East (Albany, New York)

Northeast (Worcester, Massachusetts)

Midwest (Cincinnati, Ohio)

West (St. Paul, Minnesota)

Four teams to each regional. Teams may...

Charlie Sheen Blasts Doctor Who Treated His HIV

2/11/2016 10:10am EST
Charlie Sheen Calls Doctor From Mexico Who Treated Him 'Dangerou
Actor Charlie Sheen appeared on the Dr. Oz show and revealed that the doctor who said he cured the actor's HIV is "dangerous."

During an appearance on "The Dr. Oz Show," the actor denied Dr. Sam Chachoua's account of treating him in a Mexico hotel room, via a report by People.

The treatment consisted of the use of arthritic goat milk to "cure" HIV.

"He would have stuff delivered at all hours of the night, and I was an idiot to keep taking it. It was just the BS started to really pile up with this guy. I was in Mexico probably for 32 hours. He says I was there for two months, so his math ...

Missing 3-Year-Old In Missouri Found Dead

2/11/2016 10:10am EST
Titus Tackett
The body of missing Titus Tackett was found inside a van in Iron County, Missouri after he went missing Tuesday.

According to NBC News, the 3-year-old was found by a nearby homeowner in the Lake Killarney area on Wednesday. It was about one mile away from where Tackett was last seen. An autopsy is being performed to learn the cause of death.

Police haven't released any details regarding who owns the van that Titus Tackett was found in. The boy was at his grandparents' home when he went missing. According to reports, they fell asleep and when his parents showed up at the home between 12 a....

'The Middle' Recap: 'Film, Friends, And Fruit Pies'

2/11/2016 9:57am EST
'The Middle' Season 7, Episode 14 Recap: 'Film, Friends, And Fru
Sometimes, TV characters do their critics’ job for them. Frankie’s narration about the difficulties of a friend becoming a boss or a boss becoming a friend spells out the major theme of this episode of “The Middle.” More generally, “Film, Friends, and Fruit Pies” is about playing new roles in already established relationships. The particular relationships in flux here are relatively new, and therefore prone to being upended. That sounds like a bad thing, but it is the sort of destruction that can lead to rewarding rebuilding. That description may sound a little overdramatic, but emotionally...

Lamar Odom To Attend NY Fashion Week, Kanye West's Album Listening Party

2/11/2016 9:38am EST
Lamar Odom Appears In Good Health While Traveling From LA To NY
Lamar Odom is apparently feeling well enough to travel. The former NBA star was photographed boarding a flight to New York City with Khloe Kardashian on Wednesday.

Odom spent several months recovering in a hospital and rehabilitation center after being found unconscious following a reported drug overdose at a Las Vegas brothel in October.

Odom and Kardashian, who have yet to finalize their divorce, were spotted at Los Angeles' Van Nuys Airport boarding a private jet around 9 p.m. on Feb. 10, reports TMZ.

It's speculated that the pair will attend his brother-in-law Kanye West's Yeezy fash...