DVD review: "MST3K Volume XIV"
March 27, 2009
From Friday’s Weekend Look section of The Oklahoman.
MST3K fans will find plenty to adore in this four-DVD set packed with hilarious jokes, nonsensical sketches and fun special moments.
The cult TV show centered on a hapless man and his wisecracking robot sidekicks (portrayed by puppets) who are trapped on a... Read More
Reba McEntire and more added to ACM Awards performers
March 26, 2009
Reba McEntire (Associated Press photo)
Oklahoma native Reba McEntire, Lady Antebellum, Miley Cyrus, Jamey Johnson, John Rich and Lee Ann Womack have been added to perform on the 44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The awards will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas April 5 on CBS.
Oak Ridge Boys to appear on Feed the Children TV special
March 25, 2009
The Oak Ridge Boys will appear on a one-hour TV special promoting Oklahoma City-based charity Feed the Children at 6 p.m. today on the Hallmark Channel.
“Americans Feeding Americans” will feature the venerable group singing “Colors,” “American Family,” “Amazing Grace,” “Write Your Name Across My... Read More
Zac Efron won't be getting "Footloose"
March 24, 2009
Zac Efron (Associated Press photo)
“High School Musical” star Zac Efron won’t be starring in the remake of the 1984 movie musical “Footloose,” according to several online sources, including EW.com.
Efron was attached to the project for more than a year and was set to play the starring role originated... Read More
March 24, 2009
The latest James Bond movie, “Quantum of Solace,” comes out on DVD today, and if you haven’t seen it, you should watch it ASAP. However, if you haven’t seen the 2006 reboot of “Casino Royale,” you should plan on a DVD double-feature, since “Quantum of Solace” picks up just minutes after “Casino... Read More
Edmond resident to be featured on CMT's "Trick My Truck"
March 20, 2009
The fifth season of the CMT series “Trick My Truck” is up and rolling. This season, the team receives makeover inspiration for each of their detailed designs and tailored constructions from a variety of selfless, hardworking individuals featured in each episode.
Wednesday Video Spotlight: Carrie Underwood on "American Idol"
March 18, 2009
Carrie Underwood (Associated Press photo)
Oklahoma native, 2005 “American Idol” winner and Grand Ole Opry member Carrie Underwood will return to the “Idol” stage for a live performance Wednesday. The show airs from 8 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, and this is Grand Ole Opry Week on the reality TV show.
March 17, 2009
It’s a big week for “Twilight” fans. First, the director Catherine Hardwicke releases today her “Twilight: Director’s Notebook: The Story of How We Made the Movie Based on the Novel by Stephenie Meyer.”
Also, the special edition of the movie soundtrack, which includes a CD with extra tracks and DVD... Read More
Trace Adkins will pay tribute to wounded troops during ACM Awards
March 13, 2009
Trace Adkins (Associated Press photo)
Country star Trace Adkins will perform a special tribute to wounded troop at the 44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 5.
In recognition of the Academy of Country Music’s re-branded charitable fund, ACM Lifting Lives, Adkins will perform his song “Til the... Read More
Carrie Underwood to perform Wednesday on "American Idol"
March 12, 2009
Season 4 “American Idol” winner Carrie Underwood will return to perform on the reality TV show next Wednesday.
“American Idol” will feature a Grand Ole Opry theme next Tuesday and Wednesday as contestants will select and perform songs popularized by Opry members as part of the show’s ongoing... Read More
Lex Luthor asks for government bailout
March 12, 2009
Jon Hamm (Associated Press photo)
Jon Hamm, the Golden Globe-winning star of the TV series “Mad Men,” portrays Lux Luthor in a hilarious Funny or Die video in which the Superman baddie asks for a government bailout for cash-strapped Lexcorp.
Click here to see this hysterical bit of comedy joy.
March 10, 2009
Singer Kelly Clarkson holds her World Entertainment Award at the Womens World Awards Gala in Vienna, Austria, on March 5. (Associated Press photo)
First “American Idol” winner Kelly Clarkson releases her new CD “All I Ever Wanted” today. The disc features two tracks written and previously recorded by... Read More
Carrie Underwood earns fourth ACM nomination
March 06, 2009
Carrie Underwood poses on the press line at the Elton John Academy Award viewing and after party in West Hollywood, Calif. on Feb. 22. (Associated Press photo)
A version of this story appears in Friday’s The Oklahoman.
Music nominations keep adding up for Carrie
Oklahoma native Carrie... Read More
Taylor Swift wins strong ratings for "CSI"
March 06, 2009
Country star Taylor Swift and George Eads on Thursday’s episode of “CSI.”
Thursday night’s episode of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” featuring guest star Taylor Swift delivered nearly 21 million viewers, according to a CBS news release.
Citing Nielsen ratings, the release states that... Read More