A federal judge in New Jersey is allowing Lauryn Hill to participate in a concert tour before completing her sentence in a tax case.
Attorney Nathan Hochman says Hill has been permitted to work during the last six weeks of this year before finishing the balance of her three-month home detention.
The winner of multiple Grammys and former member of the Fugees was sentenced in July to three months in prison and three months of home detention.
Hill was released Friday from a federal facility.
Aspiring creature creators could win a job with the Jim Henson Co.’s Creature Shop in a new Syfy competition series.
The series, with a working title of “Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge,” will gather 10 competitors who will build creatures and face off for a $100,000 prize and Creature Shop contract, according to the network.
The late Jim Henson’s son, Brian Henson, will be the lead judge on the series.
Bryan Cranston will surprise Broadway audiences when he portrays President Lyndon B. Johnson after being so closely associated with his “Breaking Bad” anti-hero, says the producer who is luring the actor to a New York stage.
“It’s truly a transformative performance, I think. I don’t use that word lightly,” says Jeffrey Richards, who is producing the Cranston-led “All the Way.”
Cranston plays Johnson during his first year in office following the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
“The Price is Right” and “Let’s Make a Deal” are offering players another chance at big money.
The CBS daytime game shows kick off their second “Big Money Week” on Monday with more than $2 million in cash and prizes available, including the chance to win up to $500,000 in “Price’s” Plinko game, according to the network.
Host Carrie Keagan of VH1’s “Big Morning Buzz” will be a guest model during the week on “Price.”
Among celebrity birthdays today: Actor Fyvush Finkel is 91. Singer Jackson Browne is 65. Actor Robert Wuhl is 62. TV personality Sharon Osbourne is 61. Actor Tony Shalhoub is 60. Actor Scott Bakula is 59. Actor John O’Hurley is 59. Director Guillermo del Toro is 49. Singer P.J. Harvey is 44. Singer Scotty McCreery is 20.