September 19, 2013 |
Christina Aguilera gets poetic when describing how it feels to have no winner under her belt as a coach/judge on "The Voice. " "It sucks!" The 32-year-old singer, after taking last season off, returns to her spot in the big, twirling red chair on NBC's hit reality series when it launches its fifth season on Monday. At an intimate dinner with press Wednesday night in West Hollywood, the singer sounded hopeful that her time away has given her the recharge she needs to turn her fortunes around.
September 12, 2013 |
The "Today" couch just got a little more crowded: Carson Daly will be joining the NBC morning show as host of the "Orange Room," a brand new digital studio that will be unveiled Monday. "I think a lot of people associate me with nighttime," Daly said. "But truth be told I'm more of a morning person. " The "Orange Room" will be a place "where 'The Today Show' viewer will feel like they have a home," Daly said. The space, a "casual, lounge-like setting," will provide a "nexus point between the 'Today' audience and the show," NBC elaborated in a press statement. INTERACTIVE: Fall 2013 TV preview Daly, who rose to fame as host of MTV's "Total Request Live" during the late '90s teen-pop heyday and has been a frequent guest host on "Today," described the show as "'TRL' for grown-ups" and characterizes his new role on the show as a "digital doorman.
July 8, 2013 |
Tiger Woods isn't the only big-name golfer battling a sore arm. John Daly announced Monday that he is withdrawing from the British Open because of a serious elbow injury that will end his PGA Tour season. Daly tweeted late last week that he tore a tendon at the Greenbrier Classic and will have surgery in the next few days. He expects to be out of action for three months or longer. His injury dates to the Byron Nelson Championship in May. Doctors told him he could continue playing as long as he didn't hit a rock or a tree root.
June 20, 2013 |
Reality TV contestants have a reputation for being highly competitive, unabashedly outspoken and sometimes downright catty. The same isn't usually true of the shows' mild-mannered hosts - not without a bit of prodding, at least. During a conversation at the Envelope Emmy Round Table about the challenges of gauging a show's success, "The Voice" host Carson Daly alluded to another popular TV singing competition but didn't name names. "You look at shows that might put out an artist that infiltrates pop culture and becomes a top-10 [artist]
June 18, 2013 |
In the world of reality television, what do Emmy nominations mean for a show? It depends on who you ask. According to "Survivor" host Jeff Probst, awards buzz is no big deal. At a recent Envelope Emmy Roundtable, he said of being nominated, "I don't know that it really does matter [to audiences]. I don't actually know that it matters to the audience in scripted either. " WATCH: The Envelope Emmy Roundtable | Reality It's possible that Probst was just being modest, of course - fellow panelist Cat Deeley ("So You Think You Can Dance?"
June 9, 2013 |
Question : As an employee of a hotel, I wonder what is the proper way to offer an accessible room to someone I think might need something other than a standard room. I don't want to offend that person if he or she doesn't want that kind of room. Is it rude to offer alternative accommodations when they have not been requested? Russell Daly Salt Lake City Answer: It's not rude, but it could be a bit risky. When Daly asked this question, I wondered whether there were legal ramifications.