Is Broadway ready for Trapped in the Closet? R. Kelly thinks so.
The superstar unveiled the latest chapters of his wacky video opera to a packed theater on Monday night and told the audience that he’s working to bring the series to the stage, and he hoped to appear in some performances.
Kelly didn’t put a timeline on when that may happen. In the meantime, fans of the cult classic will have to be satisfied with the latest installments in the musical tale, which premieres Friday on IFC.
Starz TV network has decided not to give Kelsey Grammer another term as mayor of Chicago.
The cable network said Tuesday that it was canceling the drama Boss after two seasons. The show premiered to critical acclaim, starring Grammer as tyrannical Chicago mayor Tom Kane.
Starz says in a statement that although the network is proud of the show, it has made the difficult decision to not proceed with Boss.’ The move was a flip-flop for Starz, which renewed the show for a second season even before its first season began.
TV newswoman Barbara Walters paid a visit Tuesday to the New Jersey Statehouse to talk with a man she finds pleasant, smart, funny and even good-natured.
Gov. Chris Christie is on her list this year of the 10 Most Fascinating People. Her 90-minute special will air Dec. 12 on ABC.
Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas, Family Guy creator and upcoming Academy Awards host Seth MacFarlane, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and 50 Shades of Grey author E.L. James are also on the list.
Advice for teen self?
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Among birthdays today: Singer Jean Shepard is 79. Actress Marlo Thomas is 75. Actor-director Harold Ramis is 68. Actress Goldie Hawn is 67. Actress Nicollette Sheridan is 49. Singer Bjork is 47. TV host Michael Strahan is 41. Singer Carly Rae Jepsen is 27.