Bono, John Mayer, Brad Pitt, Snoop Dogg will appear for Idol Gives Back

More performers for American Idol 7‘s Idol Gives Back charity event have been announced. Last Thursday, Ryan Seacrest announced some celebrities and musicians who would show up, and now more have been added to the list.

The roster so far includes actors Brad Pitt and Reese Witherspoon; NFL stars Peyton and Eli Manning; and musicians Bono Mariah Carey, Miley Cyrus, John Legend, Annie Lennox, John Mayer, and Snoop Dogg.

American Idol alumni Carrie Underwood and Chris Daughtry will also appear.

The show will air April 9, and “will be bigger and more ambitious than ever,” according to a Fox press release.

Emmy-Award Winning Special “Idol Gives Back” Returns Wednesday, April 9, on Fox [Fox press release]

Surprisingly, man not eaten alive on Eaten Alive

Eaten Alive

Discovery Channel’s happy family holiday special Eaten Alive aired Sunday, rewarding viewers for their two full hours of viewing by ensuring that they spent quality time in the company of others instead of wasting that time doing something else that might not have been as satisfying, such as buying things that have labels which accurately reflect their contents.


Winter 2015 reality TV debut schedule

winter 2015 reality TV schedule

Mark your calendars with all these upcoming reality TV show debuts, including Celebrity Apprentice, The Bachelor, and another season of MasterChef Junior, all of which kick off in early January.

There are also 20+ shows debuting in December--including the one-off return of The Sing Off. No winter break for reality TV.

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