‘DWTS’ Season 12 Casting Rumors: Favre? Lohan? Lamas?

It’s that time of year for rumors, speculation, and, well, wildly off-the-wall name-dropping as the gossip mill churns out the celebrity names allegedly attached to “Dancing with the Stars” as we close in on the official Season 12 cast announcement on Feb. 28. Each season’s cast list usually follows the same formula: There’s the athlete, […]

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Fox’s ‘Idol’ Promotional Strategy: Pants On The Ground, All Over The Place

Viewers who tuned in to this weekend’s slate of NFL playoff games probably saw at least one ‘American Idol‘ ad featuring “Pants On The Ground,” the anti-baggy-trousers manifesto by civil-rights activist “General” Larry Platt. Even though he likely won’t be around to re-audition, Platt has apparently become the focus of Fox’s ad campaign for Tuesday […]

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Walters’ ‘Fascinating People’ Include Jackson Kids, Kate Gosselin

NEW YORK – Michael Jackson’s children are among Barbara Walters’ most fascinating people of the year. ABC says Walters’ upcoming special, “The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2009,” will include a profile of the late King of Pop’s kids: Paris, Prince Michael and Prince Michael II (known as Blanket). The list also includes pop-culture sensation […]

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