Tony producers find new theater for show
The Tony Awards ceremony, left homeless after losing its long-term space at Radio City Music Hall, has found a new theater on the Upper West Side of Manhattan for the telecast, The Associated Press reports. The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, joint producers of the show that honors the best of Broadway, said Wednesday that the June 12 event will be broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre by CBS.
Lou Dobbs to host show on Fox network
Former CNN anchor and current radio talk show host Lou Dobbs is joining the Fox Business Network, AP reports. The network said Wednesday that Dobbs will host a new daily program that will start in the first three months of next year. He'll also provide analysis and commentary on business news throughout the network's day. Dobbs hosted a popular business-oriented program on CNN for many years that gradually changed into an opinionated general news program.
Perry, Bieber set for Grammy special
The Recording Academy says pop stars Katy Perry and Justin Bieber will perform at the Grammy Awards nomination special, according to AP. "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! - Countdown To Music's Biggest Night" is set to air Dec. 1 on CBS at 10 p.m. EST/PST. Country singer Miranda Lambert, rapper B.o.B and singer-producer Bruno Mars are also scheduled to perform. Two-time Grammy-winning rapper LL Cool J will host the one-hour special. The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards will air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 13 on CBS.