Thursday, May 31, 2007

American Idol Winner Jordin Sparks and runner-up Blake Lewis perform on The Today Show, May 31, 2007

American Idol's Jordin Sparks and Blake Lewis perform on The Today Show's Concert Series live from Rockefeller Plaza. Jordin was the youngest winner the show ever had at age 17, while Blake, 25, was the runner-up.

Today Show co-host Meredith Viera lends some vocals to Blake Lewis.

Tuesday, May 29, 2007

NY Screening of "Mr. Brooks" Starring Kevin Costner, May 29, 2007

The big premiere for this film, which also stars Demi Moore and John Hurt took place last week in Los Angeles and all the stars came out. Tonight, we had a special screening at the Tribeca Grand Hotel. Publicist Janice Roland let all the photographers shoot inside the hotel in a nice space away from the sun. The only star from the movie who walked the red carpet was star Kevin Costner who brought his daughter, Annie. Also present were Kyle MacLachlan and the gorgeous Zachary Levi who will get to see on NBC-TV this fall.

Saturday, May 26, 2007

Blondie performs with special guest Lily Allen on NBCs TODAY SHOW`S CONCERT SERIES, May 25, 2007

At the tender age of 61, BLONDIE legend DEBORAH HARRY is as hard at work as ever. After a solo summer jaunt in the U.S. with the True Colors Tour and a brief European tour with Blondie, Harry will release her fifth solo album, "Necessary Evil" on August 7. The release will mark her first solo record since 1993's "Debravation", a recording many would rather forget (and probably have).
The catchy first single from the new album is titled 'Two Times Blue' and is available to stream now. If anyone stumbles across an mp3, please share the wealth!
Today, she was joined on stage by British singer Lily Allen who was spotted reading her favorite New York Newspaper, THE NY DAILY NEWS before her performance.

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Joan Osborne Performs at the Hard Rock Cafe For Fleet Week, May 23, 2007

The Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square Hosted Fleet Week with Joan Osborne tonight for a special performance. Times Square was rockin’, as Fleet Week sails into Hard Rock Cafe New York! The Hard Rock Cafe kicked off Fleet Week with a special performance by singer/songwriter Joan Osborne. Osborne, best known for the hit “One of Us,” performed songs for our country’s bravest from her brand new album Breakfast in Bed, available today at stores nationwide. Hundreds of Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Coast Guard Team docked and then rocked out at the celebration, which will benefit the Women and Family Foundation.

Sarah Jessica Parker Launches BITTEN, May 23, 2007

Actress and fashion icon Sarah Jessica Parker is teaming up with the casual apparel retailer Steve and Barry's to launch BITTEN, the star's first ever apparel line. Along with a team of designers, Ms. Parker created a collection of high quality, affordable sportswear for women of all ages and sizes. Beginning June 7, the line will be sold exclusively at all Steve and Barry's locations, with every item priced at $19.98 or less.
Ms. Parker should be applauded for starting this line of clothing. Women can now have a nice wardrobe of clothing for very little money.

Monday, May 21, 2007

52nd Annual Obie Awards, May 21, 2007

The 52nd Annual Village Voice Obie Awards-Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway's Highest Honor sponsored and hosted by the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at New York University took place tonight. Cynthia Nixon and T.R. Knight from "Grey's Anatomy" were the hosts. Guests included Camryn Manheim who looked fantastic,Liev Schreiber and many more.

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Survivor: Fiji Reunion Show and Finale

well, everyone was disappointed that Yau-Man didn't win. Of all of the Survivor finale's that I have covered, this was the mellowest one. Everyone that walked out of the Ed Sullivan Theater where the finale took place seemed down in the dumps, and it was perhaps because Yau-Man didn't win. At least the next best choice DID win the million dollars, Earl Cole. The final 5 (Earl, Dreamz, Boo, Cassandra and Yau Man) were all there along with host Jeff Probst.

ABC TV Upfronts, May 15, 2007

At first it was to believed that there was a "lock-down" on the photographers who were credentialed to shoot this event at Lincoln Center. It was just WireImage, Getty, AP, Reuters, and Retna. A big group of us waited several hours and then we were told we were going to get a large double sided pen. It turned out to be perfect, aside for some nasty backlighting conditions later in the afternoon. ABC has the best shows, and we got almost everyone to walk the "carpet" in front of us: the women from "Deperate Housewives:" Nicolette Sheridan, Eva Longoria, Marcia Cross, Terri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman,most of the group from "Lost:" Terry O'Quinn, Matthew Fox (who looked incredible), Josh Holloway, Emilie deRavin, Naveen Andrews, Michael Emerson and Evangaline Lilly, America Ferrera who looked as radiant as ever, Kate Walsh, Sara Ramierez, James Pickens Jr,"Dr. McSteamy" Eric Dane and his wife Rebecca Gayheart, Chandra Wilson, Ellen Pompeo from "Grey's Anatomy," Ashton Kutcher, Jerry O'Connell, Christina Applegate, Laura Prepon and Bryan Greenberg (it was GREAT to see them-this means that "October Road" has been picked up and Bryan assured me it was), Rebecca Romijn, Rob Lowe and MANY MANY more. It was a super event with great talent from all my favorite shows!