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ENTERTAINMENT
November 12, 2012 | By Yvonne Villarreal
E! is renewing its vows with "Married to Jonas. " The network announced Monday that it's giving the reality show, which chronicles the married life of teen heartthrob Kevin Jonas (the 25-year-old oldest bro of the Jonas Brothers) and wife Danielle, a second season -- proving the teen-superstar universe hasn't totally combusted in light of the Justin Bieber-Selena Gomez split! The first season aired on the network's prime Sunday real estate with "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" as its lead-in -- fitting, considering that its executive produced by Kardashian overlord Ryan Seacrest.
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ENTERTAINMENT
August 20, 2012 | By August Brown
Being "Married to Jonas" must be more exciting when there's new music involved. The three Jonas Brothers, known for their inescapable tween-friendly pop-rock in the aughts, have reunited for a forthcoming new album, according to Billboard . Clips from their recent studio work can be heard in the debut season of the reality show "Married to Jonas," which premiered on the E! network Sunday. The show largely focuses on the eldest Jonas, Kevin, and his wife, Danielle, but features the bandmates and larger family in the cast.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 17, 2012 | By Yvonne Villarreal
Getting in the Kardashian business has worked for rapper Kanye West -- his girl Kim inspires lyrics and makes music video cameos in hoodies! Come Sunday, boy band heartthrob Kevin Jonas will be following suit in other ways: launching his own E! reality show "Married to Jonas," which follows the 24-year-old musician and his wife Danielle -- with the almighty reality dynasty serving as its lead-in. The half-hour reality series chronicles the couple, who married in 2009, as they familiarize themselves to each other's families and decide whether to start one of their own. (Note: Danielle's father, nicknamed "Bucky," seems destined for his own spinoff.)
ENTERTAINMENT
September 23, 2011 | By Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times
There was always an excuse — a friend to see, a meeting to take, sleep to catch up on. Only a year ago, Demi Lovato was one of Disney's most bankable teen stars, her every move scrutinized by a team of attentive handlers. Yet when an eating disorder and self-mutilation threatened to derail her career, not even her team could see past her sanguine veneer. "I had learned how to control and manipulate everyone around me into believing that I was OK," recalled Lovato, who rose to fame as the star of the popular Disney Channel series "Sonny With a Chance.
BUSINESS
May 2, 2011 | By Alex Pham and Randy Lewis, Los Angeles Times
The Greek Theatre, which has hosted the likes of Steve Miller, Sheryl Crow and Ringo Starr, has canceled precious few shows in its storied past. So last year, when it crossed off nine engagements, it was nothing short of a catastrophe. "In a normal year we'd have one or maybe two," said Alex Hodges, chief executive of Nederlander Concerts Inc., which operates the Greek Theatre. "We had never had nine. " This year, concert promoters are anxious to avert an encore of last year's disastrous season, when gross receipts fell 7.6% and notable acts such as the Jonas Brothers, Lilith Fair and Christina Aguilera canceled shows because of lackluster ticket sales.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 7, 2010 | By Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times Television Critic
So will they be doing a special rehab episode on "Sonny With a Chance"? The news that Demi Lovato, the 18-year-old star of the Disney Channel sitcom and the "Camp Rock" TV movies, recently checked into a treatment facility to deal with "physical and emotional issues" was surprising only in its failure to surprise. In the wake of a trail of young stars who flashed brightly only to bottom out ? Lindsay Lohan is now officially more famous for wrecking her career than for her actual career ?
ENTERTAINMENT
November 6, 2010 | By Dawn C. Chmielewski and Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times
As the star of the Disney Channel series "Sonny With a Chance," teen actress Demi Lovato plays an effervescent small-town girl who wins a national talent contest to land a starring role on a popular variety show. As the title character, Sonny copes with a jealous costar, a dearth of fan mail and the hazards of celebrity dating, among other situations only to be encountered by a budding idol. FOR THE RECORD: Actress photograph: A photograph of "iCarly" star Miranda Cosgrove erroneously accompanied an article in Saturday's Calendar section about pressures on young celebrities.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 3, 2010 | By T.L. Stanley, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Research about cable's highest-rated entertainment show in 2008 revealed some complaints television executives rarely see about their programs — not enough s'mores, bonfires and water fights. The made-for-TV movie was Disney Channel's wildly successful " Camp Rock," which starred Disney darlings the Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato and drew an impressive audience of 10 million viewers. Audiences enjoyed the show, they just wanted more of the joy and antics of a typical summer camp experience.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 19, 2010
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Christina Aguilera, Aug. 19 (Fri.); Jonas Brothers, Sept. 23 (Sat.) San Manuel Amphitheater Ozzfest 2010. Aug. 14 (Sat.) John Anson Ford Jamie Cullum, July 21 (Fri.) Greek Theatre Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band, Aug. 7; My Morning Jacket, Aug. 12; Chris Isaak, Aug. 24; Goo Goo Dolls, Aug. 29 (Sat.) Glasshouse Shout Out Louds, May 24 (now) Music Box The Cat Empire, July 3 (now) El Rey Theatre Tokyo Police Club, Aug. 12 (Thurs.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 25, 2010 | By David L. Ulin, Los Angeles Times
For my daughter, Sophie, it was like finding the goose that laid the golden egg. "Today was a Fairytale," Taylor Swift was singing from the stage at Staples Center, and Sophie, age 11, was singing every word along with her, waving a colored light stick back and forth above her head. Her grin was electric, her attention sharply focused; she wasn't missing anything. For the last year or so, Sophie has been a Taylor Swift obsessive ("I am Taylor's No. 1 fan!" read the sign she brought to the concert with us)
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