"The Voice" just released its first promo for its seventh season, featuring returning coaches Adam Levine and Blake Shelton and new coaches Pharell Williams and Gwen Stefani.
The 30-second clip features Stefani's song "HollaBack Girl," on which she collaborated with Williams. The No Doubt lead singer was front and center in the clip, and all four coaches were dressed in black, but each one still managed to retain their distinctive styles. The platinum blonde beauty is seen dancing while Williams poses coolly in the background. Levine and Shelton are also seen grooving along to the song as they goof around.
The coaches recently filmed the blind auditions in Los Angeles, and the new coaches took on their new tasks with enthusiasm, according to The Hollywood Reporter. more >>
A popular professional wrestling organization might lose its presence on television due to a failure to reach an agreement for a renewal of a contract with the channel that airs its programming.
Total Nonstop Action, a pro-wrestling organization whose main program, "Impact" draws an average of 1.4 million viewers weekly, remains in contract negotiations with Spike TV.
TNA's contract with Spike is scheduled to expire in October unless the two parties can reach an agreement that will keep the pro-wrestling organization on its Thursday evening slot. more >>
Jessa Duggar is officially engaged to boyfriend Ben Seewald; the couple has been together for 11 months and followed strict guidelines throughout their courtship.
Duggar and Seewald began courting 11 months ago and decided not to hold hands until they were actually engaged. They also decided to save their first kiss until their wedding day, as is Duggar family tradition. Older sister Jill recently married her boyfriend, and the couple also followed the conservative rules of courtship.
"We are so blessed to be engaged! God has written an amazing story through our courtship, and another chapter has just begun! We are thrilled to see what the future holds – especially the wedding bells!" the couple said in a statement. more >>
Kim Kardashian has revealed her prayer for her brother Rob Kardashian, who has been publicly dealing with some emotional issues.
While reports have surfaced about discomfort stemming from his excessive weight gain among other unconfirmed emotional issues, Kim revealed her prayer for her younger brother. While appearing on "Watch What Happens Live," Kim admitted that Rob felt uncomfortable appearing at her Italian wedding.
"I totally understand that he wouldn't want to see a lot of people if he was feeling uncomfortable," Kim said on the Bravo TV late night talk show. "You can only pray and wish that someone would not miss out on any more memories in life, because life is about memories. So, fix the problem—that's just how I am." more >>
"The Leftovers," a show inspired by the Left Behind series' theology will be renewed for a second season by HBO.
Deadline reports that HBO requested another season for the show that functions as a character study of people left behind after 2 percent of the world's population miraculously disappears in a rapture like event on Oct. 4.
There was a bit of speculation over whether or not the series would be renewed as it took HBO a considerable amount of time to come to the decision. The show's pilot, which aired in June of this year drew 1.8 million viewers. Even with its slow-burn storytelling, "The Leftovers" still continues to bring in a significant audience, according to the report. more >>
Actress Lauren Bacall died on Tuesday, but before her death, she spoke about her Jewish upbringing and marriage to Humphrey Bogart, a Christian.
Bacall was born to a Jewish family but changed her name in order to fit into the Hollywood culture. It was a decision that she did not regret; other than that, she made no effort to hide her roots. She wrote her autobiography By Myself, in which she said she "felt totally Jewish and always would."