or


[09/19/11 - 09:24 AM]
ABC's "Karaoke Battle USA" Announces Online Karaoke Contest Winners
The winners receive a professional karaoke machine and $100 iTunes gift certificate each.

[via press release from ABC]

ABC'S "KARAOKE BATTLE USA" ANNOUNCES ONLINE KARAOKE CONTEST WINNERS

Karaoke Stars Chris McGee and Julie Baker Crowned At-Home Karaoke King and Queen

Hundreds of aspiring karaoke stars submitted their best renditions of "Girls Just Want to have Fun" or "Unchained Melody," and the results are in! From six talented finalists, the judges have crowned At-Home Karaoke King Chris McGee of Marion, Illinois, and At-Home Karaoke Queen Julie Baker of Kingsley, Michigan. The results were announced during the season finale of "Karaoke Battle USA," Friday September 16. Home videos of their karaoke performances are available at the www.karaokebattleusa.com and on the "Karaoke Battle USA" Facebook page.

Chris McGee, 29, works in lawn care management and has been singing since he was five years old. Julie Baker, 33, is a stay-at-home mom who lives with her three children and husband and enjoys food blogging. "I have been singing for as long as I could talk," she told ABC.

The winners receive a professional karaoke machine and $100 iTunes gift certificate each. See the official contest rules at Karaoke Battle USA (www.karaokebattleusa.com) for all the details. No purchase necessary.

ABOUT KARAOKE BATTLE USA:

"Karaoke Battle USA" shines the spotlight on the best karaoke singers across the country in six one-hour episodes, hosted by Joey Fatone (*NSYNC, "Dancing w/the Stars"). It premiered FRIDAY, AUGUST 12 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET). The series aired regularly Fridays from 9:00-10:00 p.m., ET.

Host Joey Fatone (*NSYNC, "Dancing w/the Stars") and a judging panel including singer/songwriter and TV host Carnie Wilson ("Bridesmaids"), music journalist Joe Levy (Maxim, Rolling Stone) and 2009 National Karaoke Champion Brian Scott traveled to the regional competitions at House of Blues locales, semi-finals and finals, along with officials from the pre-eminent Karaoke World Championships USA organization, which crowns two U.S. champs each year. As part of "Karaoke Battle USA", the best male and female performers at each regional competition moved on to the Los Angeles House of Blues, where they squared off for the titles of King and Queen of Karaoke. In addition to those bragging rights, winners also received a prize package that includes a recording released by Hollywood Records and a trip to compete at the Karaoke World Championships in Ireland later this year.

The series is produced for ABC by Lincoln Square Productions. Executive producers are Rudy Bednar, Muriel Pearson, James Sunderland and John R. Green. "Karaoke Battle USA" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with stereo sound.





  [september 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· KARAOKE BATTLE USA (ABC)











[09/02/14 - 01:20 PM]
Netflix Orders Third Season of "Hemlock Grove"
Showrunner Charles H. (Chic) Eglee will return for the ten-episode final season which is slated to premiere on Netflix in 2015.

[09/02/14 - 01:20 PM]
"Houdini" Mesmerizies 3.7 Million Viewers
History spins the numbers for Monday, September 1.

[09/02/14 - 12:11 PM]
TNT Announces Restaurants Set to Participate in New Series "On the Menu," Premiering Friday, Oct. 3
Host Ty Pennington and legendary Chef Emeril Lagasse headline the series in which everyday cooks will vie for the chance to have their own dishes served in major restaurant chains across the country.

[09/02/14 - 11:02 AM]
Spike TV Presents a Compelling Inside Look at the Life of America's Greatest Daredevil, Evel Knievel
The 90-minute special will premiere on Spike TV Wednesday, September 10 at 11:00/10:00c.

[09/02/14 - 10:30 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "MasterChef," "American Ninja Warrior" Top Demos
FOX and NBC both share the adults 18-49 crown last night.

[09/02/14 - 10:20 AM]
ABC Family Scares Up Some Fun During Its 16th Annual "13 Nights pf Halloween" Holiday Programming Event, Airing October 19th - 31st
The fright fest features brand-new Halloween-themed episodes of "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy," an all-new "Pretty Little Liars" fan appreciation special, plus the hilariously scary prank specials "Freak Out."

[09/02/14 - 09:59 AM]
Ted Gold Named Senior Vice President, Scripted Original Series, Spike TV
Gold previously served as President of Television and Executive Producer at Parkes+Macdonald/Universal Television, under an overall deal with NBCUniversal.

[09/02/14 - 09:08 AM]
Nickelodeon Teams Up with NFL, MLS and NASCAR for NickSports -- New Primetime Sports-Themed Block
The block will feature a rotating lineup of sports-themed content including series, specials and documentaries from leagues and key athletes, as well as acquired theatrical movies.

[09/02/14 - 08:36 AM]
Viriginia Beach Is Chosen as Final City on Nickelodeon's "Road to Worldwide Day of Play"
The network will spend three days in Virginia Beach (Sept. 10-12), encouraging kids to get active by bringing Nickelodeon-themed games, costumed characters and live-action stars to local events in the area.

[09/02/14 - 08:33 AM]
"Colin's Football Show" Opens Second Season with New Theme and Fresh Segments
The hour-long program will introduce new elements this year, including the debut of a fresh open, as well as the return of some of last season's most entertaining segments.

[09/02/14 - 07:50 AM]
"Terror at the Mall," A Harrowing Inside Look at the Siege of Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Debuts Sept. 15 on HBO
The film recalls the horror of the attack, as well as the courage and resilience of ordinary citizens in the face of mass murder.

[09/02/14 - 05:00 AM]
CBS's "The Talk" Kicks Off Season 5 Monday, Sept. 8!
In what promises to be their boldest premiere yet, the hosts will face their biggest fears, reveal intimate secrets and, for the first time, live-tweet during the show.

[09/01/14 - 10:01 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Demos with "Big Brother"
The show's latest installment is the night's number one program among adults 18-49.

[09/01/14 - 10:00 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: "Saturday Night Football" Returns on Top for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/01/14 - 09:53 AM]
"Dateline Saturday Night Mystery" Matches Its Top 18-49 Rating Since July 26
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 30 and Sunday, August 31.