Sound of Music: Audra McDonald, the five-time Tony winner, brought one of the emotional high points to the live NBC performance of "Sound of Music" starring Carrie Underwood. Audra McDonald played a majestic Mother Abbess.
Lady Gaga: Her new album, "ARTPOP," debuted at No. 1 last week with 258,000 copies sold. But sales of the new Lady Gaga album fell 82 percent this week. Will Muppets' Holiday Spectacular give Gaga a boost?
Victoria Azarenka, the world's No. 2 ranked female tennis player, will face world champion Serena Williams in an exhibition match in Bangkok, followed by the real thing at the Brisbane International, in preparation for the Australian Open.
Happy Thanksgiving Reynolds, a 43-year-old family physician from Minneapolis, said her unusual name has been an 'unintentional gift.' Others with holiday-themed names, like Mary Christmas Pierson, agree.
Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer will star in NBC's 'The Sound of Music Live!' which will air Dec. 5. Remaking the classic film and mounting its first live musical production in more than 50 years is a risk for the network.
Teresa Giudice and Joe Giudice, of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," were indicted on two more counts of fraud. Teresa and Joe Giudice now face a total of 41 counts, including various fraud and false statement charges.
Christmas cards and intricate snowflake ornaments are simple and inexpensive to make with quilling, an 18th century art that manipulates paper into different shapes. At one senior center in Wisconsin quilling students are empowered by the fun and interesting skill.
Downton Abbey: PBS announces that Downton Abbey, the popular drama about the wealthy Crawley family, will return for a 5th season. The 4th season is currently airing on in Britain and will come to PBS January 5.
Sam Donaldson was arrested last December on a driving under the influence charge in Delaware. On Friday, a judge dismissed the charge, saying that there was insufficient evidence against Sam Donaldson.
Due to increasing consumer demand for internet streaming, Dish Network announced Wednesday it will close all remaining Blockbuster stores by the end of the year. It will also discontinue its DVD mail service, however, streaming through 'Blockbuster@Home' will go on.