Paula Abdul

‘Hero Dog Awards’ to Air on the Hallmark Channel

We all know of course that every dog has his day -- and this is it. Presented exclusively on Hallmark Channel Friday, November 11 (8p.m. ET/PT, 7C), the inaugural American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards, presented by Cesar Canine Cuisine for the first time celebrates the special relationship between canine and human and to recognize extraordinary acts of heroism performed by ordinary dogs.

A search involving more than 400,000 ballots cast in support of hundreds of dogs throughout the United States was pared to eight winners in categories including Law Enforcement and Arson Dogs; Service Dogs; Therapy Dogs; Military Dogs; Guide Dogs; Search and Rescue Dogs; Hearing Dogs, and Emerging Hero Dogs (paying tribute to ordinary dogs rising to do the extraordinary).

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‘The X-Factor’ 8 Minute Sneak Preview

Fox has unleashed an all-new 8 minute preview for their upcoming series The X Factor. This latest look at the Season 1 Premiere, Part 1 features Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Nicole Scherzinger, and Antonio 'L.A.' Reid as they introduce never-before-seen footage and an exclusive first look at the Seattle and Los Angeles auditions. Check out the clip below.

Hosted by Steve Jones, The X Factor will make its highly anticipated debut with a two-night series premiere event Wednesday, Sept. 21 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) and Thursday, Sept. 22 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on Fox. Be there as The X Factor judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Nicole Scherzinger, and Antonio 'L.A.' Reid begin their search for undiscovered talent 12 years old and over - both solo artists and vocal groups - who are worthy of the largest prize in television history: a $5 million recording contract with Syco/Sony Music.

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Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell Reunite for ‘The X Factor’

Paula Abdul is reuniting with Simon Cowell on The X Factor. Judges Cheryl Cole and Antonio "L.A." Reid have already signed on for the highly-anticipated singing competition, which began taping Sunday in Los Angeles and will debut on Fox in September.

Simon Cowell has been adamant in several British media interviews that he wanted his former American Idol sparring partner on The X Factor panel, so it remained a near-sure thing that some kind of deal could be worked out.

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Paula Abdul Has ‘Got to Dance’ In a story from The Hollywood Reporter, Paula Abdul is going to star as a judge on the new prime-time talent competition series Got to Dance for CBS.

Abdul will be a lead judge, executive producer, creative partner, mentor and coach on the show that is based on the U.K. hit.

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