Kimberley Locke signs with Curb.

Kimberley Locke signs with Curb.
American Idol 2 third place finalist Kimberley Locke has signed with Curb Records. The company’s chairman “flew to Memphis to see her in concert with the ‘American Idols Live’ show and offered her a contract on the spot. The deal was finalized on Saturday [Sept. 6],” Billboard reports. She started recording her record yesterday. Billboard also reports that Kimberley’s “first meeting with Curb and Stewart was captured on video in Memphis and will be seen in a Fox TV special featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the ‘American Idols Live’ tour” which will air Sept. 24.

Frankie leads Big Brother's parade of delusion

Frankie on Big Brother

Heading into the finale, the delusion continues, with a re-appearance by evicted Frankie.

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Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

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