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Chrissy's Court Review: Promising But Not Quite Ready for Prime Time

The case with the singer in the restaurant (Ep 1, "C-RAP Music") seems more like a flimsy excuse to bring in Teigen's husband John Legend to sing a few bars of Frank Sinatra's "My Way" than anything actually worth discussing Teigen doesn't get to be Judge Wapner or Judge Judy Sheindlin Because they're too busy[...]

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One World: Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel & Stephen Colbert Set to Host

Monies raised will go to World Health Organization's (WHO) Solidarity Response Fund, established to support healthcare workers around the world, and support local charities that provide food, shelter, and healthcare to those in need.[caption id="attachment_1190432" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Late-night hosts Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, and Stephen Colbert are teaming up to host One World: Together at[...]

'The Voice': Adam Levine Leaving Series, Issues Statement; Gwen Stefani Joins Season 17

Though previously billed as returning, Gwen Stefani will replace Levine and join returning coaches Blake Shelton, John Legend, and Kelly Clarkson Show host Carson Daly made the announcement Friday morning during NBC's Today:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKhHzoqSvxIHere's a look at Levine's response to the news, posted on Instagram shortly after the announcement (original post below):  About 8 years ago, Mark[...]


Where Were You During "The Great Christine Teigen/Macy's Twitter Shade of 2018"?

Through it all, generations of children are left with fanciful memories of a beautiful day - in much the same manner that the mind allows you to forget the particulars of a car accident years later but remember that it was sunny out.But no one will forget "The Great Christine Teigen/Macy's Twitter Shade of 2019"...Background: Author/model Christine[...]

8 New Holiday Specials Worth Watching (Sorry, Frosty, Rudolph, and Charlie Brown)

on NBC)John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are joined by a bunch of people we may or may not know in this NBC special - but none of that matters because we get Legend performing songs off his new album, A Legendary Christmas...and Teigen being Teigen A win-win!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvnEWseOGmM Christmas in Rockefeller Center (Nov[...]

Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!: A Night of Heavenly Highlights

So instead, we're giving you a "one-stop-shopping" post for all of our personal highlights from last night - and if you can't tell by now, we're really big fans of the Rice/Lloyd Webber musical.[caption id="attachment_822171" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: NBC[/caption]The cast of NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! included singer/songwriter John Legend as Jesus Christ; singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene, Hamilton‘s Brandon[...]

Swedish Rock Singer Erik Grönwall Performs Simon Zealotes from NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!

With Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! only mere hours away from its small screen bow, NBC has released a new video of Swedish hard rock/heavy metal singer-songwriter Erik Grönwall (Simon Zealotes) joining 400 Choir! Choir! Choir! singers for a truly captivating rendition of 'Simon Zealotes':https://youtu.be/6kp37u6_OdwGrönwall joins a Jesus Christ Superstar[...]

Preview John Legend's 'Gethsemane,' Sara Bareilles' 'Everything's Alright' from NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!

In the first, John Legend (Jesus Christ) performs a soulful rendition of "Gethsemane;" and in the second, Sara Bareilles' (Mary Magdalene) version of "Everything's Alright" hits all of the right heartbreaking notes.https://youtu.be/t3NKSKWMQU8https://youtu.be/lOZ9UyOMLyYLegend and Bareilles are joined by Hamilton's Brandon Victor Dixon as Judas; rock star Alice Cooper as King Herod; Ben Daniels as Pontius Pilate, Norm Lewis as Caiaphas, Jason Tam as Peter, Jin Ha as Annas and Swedish rock[...]


Hamilton's Brandon Victor Dixon Previews NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!

With NBC‘s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! set to bow before a live viewing audience this Easter Sunday, the network's released a small tease of what viewers can expect Sunday night in the form of Hamilton's Brandon Victor Dixon's (Judas) joining 400 singers from Choir! Choir! Choir! for an amazingly uplifting performance.Dixon joins a line-up that[...]

Buffy, Punk, Dr. Who, Black-ish and Inclusion Riders! [The Weekly Static s01e31]

The previously announced all-star concert will feature Alessia Cara, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Miranda Lambert, John Legend, Kesha, Little Big Town, Chris Martin, Shawn Mendes, Maren Morris, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and SZA performing classic songs made famous by John.The concert also features special appearances by John Batiste, Neil Patrick Harris, Christopher Jackson, Anna Kendrick,[...]

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Hamilton's Brandon Victor Dixon Cast in NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar

The six new cast members will be joining singer/songwriter John Legend as Jesus Christ; singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene; and rock star Alice Cooper as King Herod.[caption id="attachment_799504" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Dixon took over the role of Aaron Burr in Hamilton from original star Leslie Odom Jr., and would continue on[...]

NBC Releases New Promo for Jesus Christ Superstar Live

Because the event is live, there's obviously no footage to tease but the promo leans heavily on the iconic music from the lead song and an emphasis on the cast: singer/songwriter John Legend as Jesus Christ; singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene; and rock star Alice Cooper as King Herod.Created by Andrew Lloyd Webber and[...]

Singer Sara Bareilles Converts to NBC's Live 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

[caption id="attachment_771410" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Ga Fullner / Shutterstock.com[/caption]NBC's  Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! continues to gather "disciples" ahead of its Easter 2018 broadcast, adding platinum-selling singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene to a line-up that currently includes singer John Legend as Jesus and rock star Alice Cooper as King Herod. “We’re overjoyed to have Sara Bareilles[...]

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The Weekly Static S01E19: Cool Toys, a Legendary Jesus and XFL v2.0

Presidential Election (and I wish I was joking about that one) and a chance at twenty minutes of stand-up at Carolines's on Broadway in NYC.Is WWE Chairman Vince McMahon Planning to Reboot the XFL?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLy_c1s-WyEESPN President John Skipper Resigns to Battle Substance Addictionhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7p2ZRMLMpUThe Toys That Made Us Is Already My Favorite Netflix Series, and It Hasn’t Aired Yethttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIhPCDCAXs8John[...]

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John Legend to Play Jesus in NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live

Whether or not it was the Power of Christ that compelled them to do it, NBC is elevating Grammy Award-winning musician John Legend (La La Land, Underground) to "Son of God" status as Jesus Christ in the network's upcoming live musical remake of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar Live[...]

'La La Land' Is A Charming If A Bit Overrated Homage To Classic Hollywood

John Legend shows up at one point and the apparent difference between Legend and Stone and Gosling in terms of strength is whiplash inducing The weak singers make the music forgettable save for one I hummed the music from Moana for a week I could remember the song from the trailer for La La Land[...]

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A Few Thoughts On Last Night's Oscars

you'd think trained actors would be better and delivering their lines.I'd like to see John Barrowman host next years awards.Everyone seems to think Wes Anderson is an artistic genius except the academy.Was anyone else confused for a second when John Legend and Common got up to accept the award for the song written by John[...]