We’ve got another country artist….
"The X Factor" crowned a new champion last night. It came down to country singer Tate Stevens . . . 13-year-old Carly Rose Sonenclar . . . and girl group Fifth Harmony. And the title went to Tate Stevens.
He gets a recording contract worth $5 million. He thanked "the Man Upstairs," his family, and country music fans . . . and he said it was the best day of his life.
Tell Travis he needs to put him in rotation…
Also last night: The Jersey shore got emotional:
Everyone got emotional when they had to say goodbye. Then they all made fun of each other for it.
Not going to be a good Christmas for Selena Gomez…looks like the Biebs has been caught with the Victoria Secrect model again – they were partying in
She is Hungarian model Barbara Palvin. The duo was photographed together at the
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds September wedding pictures: they are in the pages of January’s Martha Stewart Weddings. Although the couple allowed pictures of their décor to be published, they only okayed one shot of themselves, and it’s only of them holding hands (just the hands).
Here is a pic of a table of sweets, including the couple’s “vanilla-and-sour-cream wedding cake with peach-apricot preserves and Earl Grey-milk chocolate buttercream” and Blake’s bouquet, made up of “pink jasmine, Andromeda, dusty miller and blushing bride hydrangea.”
COMING ATTRACTIONS Wednesday, December 19th
Monsters, Inc. 3D – The 2001 tale of monsters “Mike” (Billy Crystal) and “Sulley” (John Goodman) heads back into theaters.
The Guilt Trip – Seth Rogen stars as a young inventor who embarks on a cross country road trip with his widowed mother, played by Barbra Streisand. (Rated PG-13)
Zero Dark Thirty – (Limited) Also known as “The Osama Bin Laden
movie,” the film, Kathryn Bigelow’s first since winning an Oscar for The Hurt Locker, follows a
Jack Reacher – Tom Cruise stars as a former military cop in this big screen adaptation of Lee Child’s best-selling thriller novels. (Rated PG-13)
This is 40 – A sort-of sequel to Knocked Up, the comedy focuses on Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann’s characters “Pete” and “Debbie,” as they deal with getting older. (Rated R)
Not Fade Away – (Limited) The Sopranos creator David Chase directs his first feature about a group of suburban
On The Road – (Limited) Kristen Stewart and Garrett Hedlund star in this first-ever adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s classic 1957 novel. (Rated R)
The Impossible – (Limited) Naomi Watts and Ewan McGreggor star in this true story of a family who survived
Forbes.com has put together a list of the Top-Grossing Actors of 2012. ROBERT DOWNEY JR. tops it, thanks entirely to "The Avengers", which made $1.5 BILLION at the box office. He's followed by KRISTEN STEWART and CHRISTIAN BALE.
Friday TV Reminders
--"Michael Bublé Christmas Special" . . . on NBC. Rod Stewart, Blake Shelton and Carly Rae Jepsen are among the performers. (REPEAT)
--"Christmas in Washington 2012" . . . on
--"Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir" . . . on PBS. Jane Seymour and baritone Nathan Gunn perform with the choir. (REPEAT)
--"Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" . . . on the CW. (REPEAT)
--"A White House Christmas: First Families Remember" . . . on NBC. Michelle Obama and former First Ladies Hillary Clinton, Rosalynn Carter, Barbara and Laura Bush share memories of Christmas in the White House. (REPEAT)