<b>MICHAEL BUBLE'S CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK AIRS DEC. 17 ON NBC</b>
SOUNDS OF THE SEASON: "MICHAEL BUBLE'S CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK" AIRS DEC 17 AT 8 P.M. (ET/PT) ON NBC.
MICHAEL BUBLE'S CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK AIRS DEC. 17 ON NBC

Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

Multi Grammy Award-winning singer Michael Bublé (pictured) celebrates the holiday season with his fourth annual NBC Christmas special, "Michael Bublé's Christmas in New York," airing Dec. 17 (8 p.m. ET/PT).

Barbra Streisand, Ariana Grande, Miss Piggy and The Rockettes join Bublé for an hour-long celebration of Christmas, his favorite holiday. Song selections include: festive classics such as "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas," "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)," "All I Want For Christmas Is You" and more....





<b> "JERSEY BOYS" AT SACRAMENTO COMMUNITY CENTER THEATRE NOV. 5-22</b>
HAYDEN MILANES (FRANKIE VALLI), DREW SEELEY (BOB GAUDIO), KEITH HINES (NICK MASSI) AND NICOLAS DROMARD (TOMMY DEVITO) STAR AS THE FOUR SEASONS IN THE MUSICAL "JERSEY BOYS" NOV 5-22 AT THE SACRAMENTO COMMUNITY CENTER THEATRE.
ON STAGE

"JERSEY BOYS" AT SACRAMENTO COMMUNITY CENTER THEATRE NOV. 5-22

Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

During a recent visit to New York I wasn’t able to catch “Jersey Boys” on Broadway. I was short on time and had to choose between seeing it or Denzel Washington in “A Raisin in the Sun” and well, you know how that went.

Although everyone I spoke with that has seen "Jersey Boys"—on and off Broadway--say it’s outstanding. And since it seems as if I am the only person on the planet that raved about director Clint Eastwood’s big screen...




<b>MICHAEL STRAHAN TO HOST THE \"20TH ANNUAL CRITICS\' CHOICE MOVIE AWARDS\" JAN. 15 ON THE A&E NETWORK</b>
MICHAEL STRAHAN, CO-HOST OF THE POPULAR MORNING TALK SHOW "LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL" AND "FOX NFL SUNDAY" WILL HOST THE 20TH ANNUAL CRITICS' CHOICE MOVIE AWARDS AIRING ON THE A&E NETWORK JAN. 15 FROM THE HOLLYWOOD PALLADIUM.
MICHAEL STRAHAN TO HOST THE "20TH ANNUAL CRITICS' CHOICE MOVIE AWARDS" JAN. 15 ON THE A&E NETWORK

Compiled By: Lana K. wilson-Combs

Michael Strahan will host “The 20th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards,” said David McKillop, Executive Vice President and General Manager of A&E Network and Joey Berlin, President of the Broadcast Film Critics Association.

The two-hour show will broadcast live from the Hollywood Palladium on Jan. 15 at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT, the day the Academy Award nominations are announced.

Strahan currently co-hosts the popular morning talk show “LIVE with Kelly and Michael,” and “Fox NFL Sunday.” He also serves as special co-host for ABC’s top-rated morning program, “Good Morning America.”

Prior to joining the ranks of the top sports broadcasters in the country, Strahan’s 15-year...






MEDIA MATTERS


<b> "FOUR LESSONS FROM MEDIA'S CONFLICTED COVERAGE OF RACE"</b>
THE MEDIA HAVE A FIELD DAY WITH THE HOT BUTTON TOPIC OF RACE.
"FOUR LESSONS FROM MEDIA'S CONFLICTED COVERAGE OF RACE"

By: Richard Prince, "Journal-isms"

"Now more than ever, America needs productive conversations about race, stereotyping, police, crime and social justice," Eric Deggans recently wrote for NPR's "Code Switch." "And too often, our national media [continue] to fall short.

"After many years of dissecting how race works in media, I was both disappointed and but, sadly, not surprised by much of the coverage so far. It...