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April 09, 2013

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Paramore Premieres 'Still Into You' Music Video

April 09, 2013 09:30:35 GMT


As the trio of Paramore releases their self-titled fourth studio album today, they also premiere their new music video to track "Still Into You". The song is contained on Side C of their new double-vinyl LP which was posted online by the band last April 3 and released together with the four other tracks "Anklebiters", "Interlude: Holiday", "Proof" and "Hate to See Your Heart Break".

In the almost four-minute clip, lead vocalist Hayley Williams, bassist Jeremy Davis and guitarist Taylor York do all sorts of fun stuff like riding BMX bikes, goofing around in a roomful of blue baloons and lighting off fireworks. Viewers would pretty much know it would be loads of fun as soon as Williams kicks it off from inside a bedroom filled with cakes.
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Sara Montiel, Spanish Hollywood Actress, Dies at 85

April 09, 2013 09:28:24 GMT


Spanish film legend Sara Montiel passed away on Monday, April 8 at the age of 85 from an undetermined cause. The actress, who is best known for her roles in international blockbusters, died after passing out at her home in Madrid, according to her biographer, Peter Villora.

Montiel was born Maria Antonia Abad in Campo de Criptana in the central region of La Mancha, Spain. She began her acting career in 1944. Also being known as a talented singer, she starred in some Spanish films, many of which were musicals.
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Avril Lavigne Releases New Single 'Here's to Never Growing Up'

April 09, 2013 09:27:52 GMT


Pop-rock star Avril Lavigne's new single "Here's to Never Growing Up" drops a day early from its slated April 9 release date and can now finally be heard by eagerly-awaiting fans. The new song is the first track to be released off her forthcoming, still-untitled new LP set to be released later this year under Epic Records.

Lavigne herself co-wrote the song with former Evanescence member David Hodges, Jacob Kasher, and her own fiance, Nickelback's frontman Chad Kroeger. It was then produced by Boys Like Girls' frontman Martin Johnson, who has produced tracks for Miley Cyrus, Good Charlotte and Taylor Swift. It serves as the lead track off the 28-year-old artist's fifth studio album, the follow-up to her 2011 recording "Goodbye Lullaby" which reached a high of No. 4 on Hot 200.
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Luke Evans Set to Lead 'Dracula'

April 09, 2013 09:18:59 GMT


Luke Evans will be featured in Universal's upcoming dramatic horror film. The "Immortals" star is confirmed to join the cast ensemble of "Dracula", which previously went by the name of "Dracula Year Zero". In the film, Evans will portray the legendary king of the vampires.

The story of the thriller follows Prince Vlad, the inspiration for the Dracula character popularized by the Bram Stoker novel. When his family is threatened by a bloodthirsty sultan, he sacrifices his soul in order to save them and thus becomes the world's first vampire.
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Chris Brown and Rihanna Reportedly Split


April 09, 2013 09:11:50 GMT


Chris Brown and Rihanna have ended their relationship, E! News reports. A source says that the pair broke up because they were tired of their on-and-off relationship. The source also mentions that Rihanna would still love Chris, but she has moved on and wants to focus her attention on career and business.

Rihanna is currently in the middle of her "Diamonds" world tour. Between the tour dates, she is busy making concepts of her next gigs, launching her perfume brand and maintaining a campaign of her clothing line.
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Michael Clarke Duncan's Family Contests His Will That Names Omarosa Main Beneficiary

April 09, 2013 09:06:42 GMT


Michael Clarke Duncan's family doesn't trust his fiancee Omarosa Manigault. The late actor's sister is questioning whether he was unduly influenced by Omarosa into changing his will months before his death and leaving most of his assets to the former contestant of "The Celebrity Apprentice".

According to TMZ, Michael's sister Judy Duncan who was left $100,000 in his will has hired a lawyer to deal with the matter. She is suspicious of Omarosa because she claims when she saw the actor in December 2011, he was not himself, slurring words and stumbling around.
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Brad Pitt Tapped as Presenter at MTV Movie Awards

April 09, 2013 09:05:19 GMT


Brad Pitt is set to appear at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards. MTV announces that the 49-year-old actor has signed up to present the Golden Popcorn for Movie of the Year at the upcoming prize-giving event.

Vying for the coveted title are some of last year's biggest movies. They include superhero films "The Avengers" and "The Dark Knight Rises", critically acclaimed dramas "Django Unchained" and "Silver Linings Playbook", as well as commercially and critically successful comedy "Ted".
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Justin Bieber Gets New Half-Shaved Haircut


April 09, 2013 08:49:23 GMT


Justin Bieber showed off new hairstyle on Saturday, April 6. He swapped his spiky style with shaved looks with bangs. He got shaved at one side of his head and swept his hair to the other side. The new haircut was similar to Rihanna's or Miley Cyrus'.

Fans who loved the new cut commented on the new style, saying, "Love it, love it, love it. It doesn't matter what Justin does with his hair, he always manages to look great." Others said, "Justin Bieber's new haircut is so sexy," and, "The hair flip is back!" A fan who did not favor the new style said, "What was he thinking, his hair was lovely and now it just looks ridiculous."
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'The Voice' Episode 5 Recap: Older Singers Impress the Judges

April 09, 2013 08:42:55 GMT


"The Voice" season 4's Blind Auditions on Monday, April 8 witnessed spectacular performances from older artists. As they took the stage, the four judges Adam Levine, Shakira, Blake Shelton and Usher were blown away by some of the contestants and couldn't help but quickly turn their chairs.

Performing last, Ryan Innes impressed all judges with his soul version of John Mayer's "Gravity". The 31-year-old doctor, who decided to pursue a career in music following his break-up with the "love of his life," was highly praised by Usher. "You shook this room, man," the R 'n' B singer said. Innes chose Usher over Shelton because the "Yeah!" singer "sings soul music."
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First Look at Sullivan Stapleton and His Warriors in '300: Rise of an Empire'

April 09, 2013 08:31:31 GMT


The first teaser of "300: Rise of an Empire" comes in a form of two stills. One of them gives a first look at Sullivan Stapleton as Athenian admiral Themistokles. The other photo shows two groups of warriors facing off one another with shields, spears and swords in their hands.

Co-produced by Zack Snyder, the director of the first "300", this follow-up movie is set at the same time of its predecessor and "tied visually to the original" with the theme of "the few against the many" still intact. Director Noam Murro spilled, "There is a whole different choreography of fighting and war."
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FOX Threatens to Switch Into Cable Channel in Protest Against Aereo


April 09, 2013 08:16:57 GMT


A top executive at News Corp. said he's considering to convert FOX to a pay-TV channel on cable or satellite if Aereo survives. At a conference of the National Association of Broadcasters in Las Vegas, Chase Carey, the President and COO of the international media conglomerate, made the suggestion as a legal dispute with the Internet startup continues.

"We won't just sit idle and allow our content to be actively stolen. We have no choice but to develop business solutions that ensure we continue to remain in the driver's seat of our own destiny," Carey stated. "If we can't do a fair deal, we could take the whole network to a subscription model."
News > Celebrity Gossip

Emma Stone and Olivia Wilde to Host Revlon's Walk/Run for Women in New York

April 09, 2013 08:10:34 GMT


Emma Stone and Olivia Wilde are back to host the 20th annual EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women. The event which is held to raise money for cancer research, education and support programs will be held on May 4 in New York. In addition to Emma and Olivia, Emma's fiance Jason Sudeikis might join the fundraising event.

"Last year, I was lucky enough to take part in the EIF Revlon Run/Walk and I hope that you will join me and thousands of others this year in signing up, supporting, and fundraising for our 2013 EIF Revlon Run/Walk. Thank you," Emma told Entertainment Tonight.
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New Promo for HBO's 'Family Tree': Chris O'Dowd Searches for His Past

April 09, 2013 08:01:14 GMT


HBO released a new promo for "Family Tree". The show follows Tom Chadwick (Chris O'Dowd), a jobless 30-year-old man who just broke up with his girlfriend. He began questioning his real identity after his late great aunt he never met left him a mysterious box.

The trailer gives a look at Tom's crazy journey in order to find his real family. He tries to find his family's military past and he even goes to Los Angeles. During his journey, he discovers a new world and meets the people he never knew existed.
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Sean Lowe Kissing Fiancee Catherine Giudici on 'DWTS' Amidst Breakup Rumors

April 09, 2013 07:47:23 GMT


Sean Lowe and Catherine Giudici shut down rumors that there's trouble in paradise by kissing on live TV. "The Bachelor" star approached his fiancee who sat in the audience and kissed her after his "Dancing with the Stars" performance during "The Best Year in Your Life" night.

"Without question the best year of my life was 2012. The experience of being 'The Bachelor' is one thing, but that fails in comparison to finding Catherine," he said earlier. He dedicated his dance with pro dancer Peta Murgatroyd to Catherine in appreciation for her "putting her life on hold to come down here to L.A. and support me."
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Brad Paisley's 'Accidental Racist' Ft. LL Cool J Sparks Controversy


April 09, 2013 07:42:06 GMT


A new country-rap song collaboration from artists Brad Paisley and LL Cool J has sparked reactions from the online community. Entitled "Accidental Racist", the track which appears on Paisley's new album "Wheelhouse" addresses such issues as racism, the Confederacy and slavery.

With such lyrics as "I'm a white man, living in the south land" and "caught between Southern pride and Southern blame," Paisley sings about not being a racist in today's modern times but living with the stigma of the past. "I'm proud of where I'm from, but not everything we've done," claims the "Whiskey Lullaby" singer.
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'Bates Motel' Gets Second Season, 'Judge Judy' Is Renewed Through 2017

April 09, 2013 07:03:29 GMT


A&E has renewed "Bates Motel" after airing only three episodes of the new series. The drama thriller will return for a 10-episode second season after debuting to 4.5 million viewers on March 18.

"Bates Motel has garnered critical acclaim and a loyal audience in its first few weeks," says Bob DeBitetto, president and GM of A&E. "With superb writing and exceptional acting, led by the critically acclaimed performances of Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore, we're incredibly excited to see where Carlton and Kerry take Norma and Norman Bates next."
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James Deen Confirms His and Farrah Abraham's Sex Tape

April 09, 2013 06:50:22 GMT


While Farrah Abraham debunked the rumor that she made a sex video, James Deen who reportedly played her on-screen partner confirms the rumor is true. The professional porn star tells TMZ, "Word travels fast... it isn't even edited yet. We shot it yesterday."

The actor who co-stars with Lindsay Lohan in "The Canyons" says that working with the 21-year-old mother was great. He also tells E! News, "We definitely shot a scene, and in my opinion it was very amazingly awesome. I thought she was very nice and super sexy."
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Matt Damon's 'Elysium' Unveils First Poster and 10-Minute Footage

April 09, 2013 06:48:33 GMT


The first poster for Neill Blomkamp's upcoming science fiction film "Elysium" has been unveiled online. The poster shows Matt Damon turning into a cyborg as some robotics are attached to his body. To help explain what this film is about, Sony Pictures' film has also revealed the first footage at a special presentation.

The core story of the film is about two very different planets belonging to certain groups of people in the year 2159. The first planet is called Elysium, a utopian space station which is inhabited only by the wealthiest humans. The footage [SPOILER ALERT!] gives vivid portraits of how perfect the planet can be, including how easy it is to remove cancer from a human's body.
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Adam Levine to Be Honored With President's Award at 2013 BMI Pop Awards

April 09, 2013 06:48:03 GMT


Maroon 5's frontman Adam Levine will be honored at the 61st Annual BMI Pop Awards to be held on May 14 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The 34-year-old singer will be presented with the President's Award in recognition of his outstanding achievements in songwriting and the global impact he has had on pop culture.

"Adam has mastered the art of writing unforgettable pop and rock hits," said BMI Vice President & General Manager Barbara Cane about "The Voice" mentor. "Captivating music lovers with his undeniable and memorable lyrics and catchy melodies, Adam's pop anthems and heartfelt ballads are defining an exciting brand of global stardom."
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Scarlett Johansson Is Able to 'Move Forward' After Divorce With Ryan Reynolds


April 09, 2013 06:19:36 GMT


Scarlett Johansson talks about privacy, divorce with Ryan Reynolds and her current boyfriend in a May edition of Marie Claire which will hit the stands on April 16. Johansson, who rarely speaks of her divorce, says that she is able to move on. "Well, it wasn't that long ago. But I think I've had a fair amount of time to process the experience and be able to move forward. I continue to get to know myself better as I get older, and that helps me in my relationships," she says.

In the interview, she shares a funny story of her and boyfriend Romain Dauriac's "ridiculous" dancing at "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" Broadway afterparty in January, "The next day my boyfriend and I were saying, 'We were the best dancers in the whole world last night!' " She adds that she and Dauriac "were completely delusional."
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Jack Huston of 'Boardwalk Empire' Welcomes Baby Girl Sage Lavinia

April 09, 2013 06:08:47 GMT


Jack Huston can now add father to his resume. The "Boardwalk Empire" actor is thrilled to announce that his model girlfriend, Shannan Click, gave birth to their first child on Saturday, April 6 in New York City.

It's a baby girl for the couple, a representative for Huston confirms to E! News. The actor who plays Richard Harrow on the HBO drama series and his baby mama name their bundle of joy Sage Lavinia Huston.
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ACM Awards Posts Biggest Audience in 15 Years

April 09, 2013 04:59:28 GMT


The 48th annual Academy of Country Music Awards helped CBS rule the night on Sunday. The April 7 telecast of the prize-giving event hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan lured in 15.4 million total viewers, according to early data from Nielsen. It was the largest audience for the show in 15 years, drawing 2.29 million more viewers than the 2012 edition.

In adults 18-49 demo, the show earned a 4.3 rating (up 39% from last year), which is the best since 2001. It also posted the best rating in adults 25-54 since 2000 and was up 16% in households demo compared to last year's ceremony.
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Kid Rock Offers $20 Tickets for His U.S. Summer Tour

April 09, 2013 04:57:03 GMT


Rock musician Kid Rock will be embarking on his new concert tour across the U.S. this summer and he has a special treat for fans who are going to flock to his shows. The 42-year-old entertainer is offering very affordable $20 tickets in all stadium sections for concertgoers to allow them to catch his live performances during these tough times.

"We're going to throw the biggest and best party ever, with prices across the board that are reasonable and transparent. No hidden fees, no gimmicks," announced the rapper turned rocker. In addition to the low-priced tickets, a thousand special platinum tickets for each show which will be sold directly to fans at market price to avoid scalpers while the first two rows at every show will also be reserved as free upgrades for fans who will be selected randomly each time.
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Halle Berry Calls Her Second Pregnancy 'Big Surprise'

April 09, 2013 04:36:05 GMT


Halle Berry admits her second pregnancy was kind of unexpected, but she's thrilled all the same. "I thought I was kind of past the point where this could be a reality for me. So it's been a big surprise and the most wonderful," she gushes at the Four Seasons in New York City.

The actress chats about her excitement of having another kid when stepping out with Michael Kors to launch their Watch Hunger Stop campaign benefiting the U.N. World Food Programme. "I feel fantastic. This has been the biggest surprise of my life to tell you the truth," she adds to CNN.
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Jenna Dewan Bares Her Baby Bump for Glamour Photoshoot

April 09, 2013 04:34:20 GMT


Jenna Dewan bares her baby bump in a new fashion feature for Glamour's May 2013 issue. In the printed issue which hits newsstands on Wednesday April 9, the 32-year-old pregnant actress also opens up about her pregnancy and impending parenthood with husband Channing Tatum.

"I thought my body was going to change so quickly with pregnancy that I'd freak out. But it was really gradual. There's a reason women are pregnant for nine months; by the end, you're ready to have this baby," Jenna tells the magazine. "Channing has been great. He takes the route of no confrontation, just support, saying things like, 'Do whatever you want! What do you want to eat? I'm going to leave it up to you.' "
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'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Reveals First Image

April 09, 2013 04:16:34 GMT


Captain America is set to embark on a new journey as Marvel Studios confirms that "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" has started its production. Along with the press release, Marvel releases the first behind-the-scenes photo, which sees Chris Evans returning as Steve Rogers/Cap with the iconic shield strapped to his back.

Set to shoot in Los Angeles, Cleveland, Ohio, and Washington, D.C., the sequel to "Captain America: The First Avenger" is directed by Joe and Anthony Russo with the script provided by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, who also wrote the first installment.
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Sara Gilbert Announces Her Engagement to Linda Perry

April 09, 2013 04:07:16 GMT


After nearly two years of dating, Sara Gilbert is engaged to her girlfriend, Linda Perry. Gilbert announced her engagement to the songwriter and shared the details of the surprise proposal while hosting CBS' talk show "The Talk" on Monday, April 8.

"We go to a park, and we have food and we're eating it, it's really sweet and there's this guy sitting playing guitar, like a street musician, and he starts playing this song that we love... I'm like, 'Oh, that's so weird, this is so magical and amazing,' " Gilbert recalled.
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Russell Brand Falls Victim to Swatting Prank

April 09, 2013 04:02:49 GMT


The swatting pranks targeting Hollywood celebrities didn't show a sign of slowing down. In fact, there's a new name added to the growing list of the victims. Russell Brand became the latest star who got his home swatted Monday, April 8.

According to TMZ, someone called 911 giving fake info to the dispatcher that there were two armed men, one was black and the other was white, heading to Russell's home. The caller said the suspects were sporting body armor each.
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'Dancing with the Stars': Aly Raisman Soars in 'Best Year of Your Life'-Themed Week

April 09, 2013 03:21:45 GMT


The remaining contestants of "Dancing with the Stars" season 16 returned on Monday night, April 8 to dance the "best year of your life." Lisa Vanderpump, who fainted during rehearsal and skipped the practice on Sunday, was curiously missing at the beginning of the show, but she eventually made it to dance that night.

Sean Lowe and Peta Murgatroyd kicked off the competition that night. "The Bachelor" star picked 2012, the time he met fiancee Catherine, as the best year of his life. He danced an elegant Vienese waltz, and Len Goodman commended him for his "pretty good effort at a difficult dance." Carrie Ann Inaba warned him to "watch the lifts." The judges gave him 20 points.
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Meryl Streep and Sarah Palin Mourn Margaret Thatcher's Death

April 09, 2013 03:21:31 GMT


Meryl Streep who won Oscar for playing Margaret Thatcher in movie "The Iron Lady" pays tribute to the former U.K. Prime Minister after she died Monday, April 8. The actress remembered the late politician as "a pioneer, willingly or unwillingly, for the role of women in politics."

Thatcher passed away from a stroke at The Ritz Hotel in London. She had suffered a decade of declining health and had been staying at a suite in The Ritz Hotel since Christmas after having difficulty with stairs at her Chester Square home. She was 87.
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Jay-Z Partners With Universal, Will Bring 'Made in America' Fest Back to Philadelphia

April 09, 2013 03:10:42 GMT


Rap mogul Jay-Z has just partnered his independent Roc Nation music label with major record company Universal Music Group. The 43-year-old entrepreneur entered the global partnership just a week after he closed another mega-deal by signing up New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano under his Roc Nation Sports.

"This agreement presents a unique opportunity for Roc Nation's artists - being able to continue to operate as an independent label with the strength, power and reach of the best major," according to a press statement issued by Jay-Z's camp. "I look forward to a long and prosperous collaboration with UMG. It feels good to be home."
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Chris Hemsworth Risks His Life to Race in First 'Rush' Trailer

April 09, 2013 02:42:38 GMT


Universal Pictures has unveiled the first trailer for Ron Howard's "Rush". Based on the real-life rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda, the film will witness the fiercest competition that has ever been written in racing history as seen in the video.

Among all racers, Chris Hemsworth's brass and daring Hunt only keeps his eye on Niki Lauda, the established Austrian champion who is portrayed by Daniel Bruhl. The clip later sees how far the two racers take their intense rivalry to as glimpses of crash and Lauda getting injured are previewed.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Blake Shelton to Officiate Kelly Clarkson's Wedding


April 09, 2013 02:40:42 GMT


Blake Shelton will perform at and officiate Kelly Clarkson's wedding. The "A Moment Like This" singer revealed the news to Entertainment Tonight's Nancy O'Dell at ACM Awards on Sunday, April 7. "He's not only singing, he's marrying us. He totally is, he's done it before with people," Kelly said.

Kelly apparently chose Shelton because he played a big role in her relationship with fiance Brandon Blackstock. "I told Brandon, man, you need to grow up and figure out that you need to marry this girl. I am going on the record saying, I will do the music at the wedding or whatever you want to do, I'll be that guy. I will play for four hours if I have to, cause you need to get your head out of your ass and ask that girl to marry you," Shelton said in December.
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Former Mouseketeer Annette Funicello Dies at 70, Britney and More Pay Tribute

April 09, 2013 02:28:16 GMT


Heartbreaking news comes from Disney family. Annette Funicello, one of the first Mousekeeters who helped pave the way for Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Miley Cyrus and other stars who kicked start their career on the Mickey Mouse Club, has died. She was 70.

The former child actress passed away at a Bakersfield hospital after losing a long battle with multiple sclerosis. "She's on her toes dancing in heaven... no more MS," her daughter Gina Gilardi told Extra. "My brothers and I were there, holding her sweet hands when she left us."
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'The Glee Project' Is Canceled After Two Seasons

April 09, 2013 01:50:42 GMT


"The Glee Project" reportedly will not return for a third season. TVLine learns from sources that Oxygen won't order a new season of the reality show due to several reasons, including low ratings and the fact that the mother show, "Glee", hasn't been renewed yet by FOX.

Each season of the reality talent show featured singing, dancing and acting hopefuls competing for a role on "Glee". Season 2 winner Blake Jenner plays new character Ryder in season 4 of the musical drama series, while Samuel Larsen and Alex Newell of "Glee Project" season 1 are still appearing on the current season of "Glee".
 
 
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