Al Roker is home after two hospitalizations due to blood clots in his lungs and legs.
Al Roker is home after two hospitalizations due to blood clots in his lungs and legs.
Blake Shelton might be leaving behind, but the connections he made there carry on.The country singer announced on Thursday that he's teaming up with former producer and four-time Emmy Award-winning showrunner Lee Metzger to launch Lucky Horseshoe Productions.The pair has already collaborated on, an unscripted USA series where Shelton — along with Nikki Garcia and host Carson Daly -- opens up his famous Ole Red bar in Nashville to play fun drinking games with his famous friends. Now, they'll begin a new chapter of projects following Shelton's departure from after 23 seasons. «I'm excited to partner with my longtime friend and creative rainmaker Lee Metzger,» said Shelton in a press release about the new partnership.
Blake Shelton had quite a night! After wrapping his final episode of NBC's on Tuesday, the longtime coach was feted with an epic after-party and a big surprise. An eyewitness tells ET that Gwen Stefani surprised her husband by making an appearance and giving him a kiss at the show's season 23 wrap party. The «Sweet Escape» singer wasn't able to attend the live taping due to a prior commitment out of town, but arrived just in time to share some of the celebratory night with Shelton. The couple socialized with friends and crew members before Stefani led Shelton to the dance floor around midnight.
Blake Shelton had quite a night! After wrapping his final episode of NBC's on Tuesday, the longtime coach was feted with an epic after-party and a big surprise. An eyewitness tells ET that Gwen Stefani surprised her husband by making an appearance and giving him a kiss at the show's season 23 wrap party. The «Sweet Escape» singer wasn't able to attend the live taping due to a prior out of town commitment, but arrived just in time to share some of the celebratory night with him. The couple socialized with friends and crew members before Stefani led Shelton to the dance floor around midnight.
, Niall Horan stole a win from his TV dad, Blake Shelton!The first-time coach pulled out a victory in Tuesday's season 23 finale, with his Team Niall singer, Gina Miles, beating out Team Blake's Grace West, in what host Carson Daly said was the smallest margin of victory in history.Blake was angling for a record-extending 10th victory in his final season on the NBC singing competition, but this time, the student outshone the master.«He said, 'I taught you everything you know!'» Niall laughed with ET's Cassie DiLaura backstage after the finale, recalling Blake's reaction. «That's not even a joke.
SPOILER ALERT: This article contains details of the winner of The Voice Season 23.
Blake Shelton is saying goodbye to -- and the show had some surprises up their sleeve to send him off on Tuesday's live finale!Original coach CeeLo Green kicked things off with a medley of '80s hits, featuring cameos from former winners and Team Blake members, including Cam Anthony, Wendy Moten, bodie, and Chloe Kohanski.Later in the show, host Carson Daly celebrated Blake as the GOAT of The Voice, hanging Blake signature jean jacket from the studios rafters, with numbers celebrating all of the country star's winning seasons.EPICCCCC @blakeshelton send-off performance by @CeeLoGreen, @bodielovesyou, @CamAnthony, @WendyMoten, and Chloe Kohanski ❤️
Blake Shelton's last season on, and you know his old frenemy, Adam Levine, couldn't let him go without saying goodbye!Levine and Maroon 5 returned to the stage to perform their new single, «Middle Ground,» but of course, the frontman couldn't help but get a dig in when he spoke with host Carson Daly ahead of the big show.Asked if he had any advice for Blake as he departed the show, Levine quipped, «I don’t think he needs my advice.»«He's retiring, he's being put out to pasture,» Levine laughed. He’s gonna go knit sweaters.«Levine later took the mic to welcome „my dumbest friend“ to the stage celebrating his last show, „Thank god!“»Don't screw it up, you idiot!" he continued.
Blake Shelton is saying goodbye to after 23 seasons, 12 years and nine wins, and his wife, Gwen Stefani, couldn't be more proud!Gwen couldn't be at the season 23 live finale on Tuesday, but she shared an emotional message for her husband in a pre-taped package.«Who would have thought that this Orange County girl and this country guy from Oklahoma would find each other on the set of » Gwen marveled, sharing how meeting and falling in love with Blake changed her life.«When I first came on the show, our lives were having this parallel destruction happening,» she added, referring to their separate divorces, «and then next thing you know, Blake and I start becoming besties, and falling in love.»Gwen even teared up, as she shared what it means to her «to find my soulmate, it's hard for me to even talk about it without getting super emotional.» And she couldn't help but share a proud message, noting, " is gonna go on, but Blake's legacy will be there forever.«Gwen's message left Blake grinning ear to ear and he shared with host Carson Daly that he and Gwen were just as surprised by their love story as everyone else.»At least once a week, we stop and go, 'Can you believe that happened?'" he said with a laugh.
Blake Shelton is saying goodbye to after 23 seasons, 12 years, and a record-setting nine wins — but the show must go on!NBC announced plans for the upcoming 24th season of the singing competition last week, making it official that Reba McEntire will be taking over Blake's coveted spinning chair on the coaches' panel.Reba will be joined by returning coaches Gwen Stefani, John Legend and Niall Horan for the upcoming season, set to premiere this fall. fans don't yet have full details about the format of season 24 — we'll have to wait and see if season 23's brand-new Playoff Pass continues to be part of the competition.
Niall Horan isn't looking forward to saying goodbye to his fellow judge Blake Shelton.ET's Cassie DiLaura spoke to Horan on the carpet ahead of Monday's finale of, and he opened up about Shelton's departure from the show after 23 seasons.«We're gonna have a few drinks, no doubt,» Horan said with a smile. «I'm gonna miss him. Big time.
Chris Willman Senior Music Writer and Chief Music Critic At his Hollywood Walk of Fame star ceremony Friday, Blake Shelton was both celebrated and shamed by three guest speakers that have loomed large in his life over the last dozen years, as “The Voice” host Carson Daly thoroughly roasted him, wife Gwen Stefani waxed lovestruck (still), and former fellow judge Adam Levine split the difference. Shelton did not refrain from comic comments of his own. He mentioned that, as an aspiring singer from Oklahoma, getting a star on the Walk of Fame had not been primary among his career goals. “It was just never on my radar,” he told the assembled crowd on Hollywood Blvd. “I had a dream of being a country singer and hearing myself on the radio one day, and I never, ever thought that that path would lead me here. … So, like, this is shocking to me that this even happened. … I’ve been telling people for the last few weeks that I’m getting a Hollywood Square. ”
Together again! Blake Shelton and Adam Levine proved they still have one of the entertainment industry’s best bromances at Shelton’s Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony.
Blake Shelton now has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame!
Blake Shelton's wife was by his side for a major career moment! On Friday, the 46-year-old country singer received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and Gwen Stefani was there to cheer him on.Stefani, with whom Shelton tied the knot in 2021, spoke at the ceremony, calling her husband her «dream come true.»«It blows my mind to be here today on the Hollywood Walk of Fame celebrating my husband,» Stefani began, before referring to her sons, Apollo, 9, Zuma, 14, and Kingston, 16, who were also in attendance at the ceremony.«You are so deserving of this honor and the boys and I and all of your family, your friends and colleagues, could not be more proud,» she said. "… From barely graduating from high school to roofing houses and then moving to Nashville by himself at 17 years old to chase the only thing he ever wanted to do in his life — be a country singer.«Stefani added, »There is nobody like him, he is a one-of-a-kind guy, and the audiences all fall in love with him.
Other returning USA Network series include “Chucky,” the Don Mancini-produced drama that simulcasts on SYFY, as well as the sophomore installment of “Barmageddon,” which is set to feature Carson Daly, Blake Shelton and Nikki Garcia.After being a contestant on the 20th season of “The Bachelor,” “The Big D” host JoJo Fletcher was the leading lady for “The Bachelorette” Season 12, where she ultimately found her leading man in former pro-quarterback Jordan Rodgers.
Bowing out. After impressing the coaches — and the viewers at home — Alex Whalen, Cody Ray Raymond and more contestants on The Voice have exited the competition series over the years.
Alex Whalen has left the building!
Another abrupt singing competition exit. Musician Alex Whalen has left season 23 of The Voice due to “personal reasons.”
NBC’s Today, the morning news show that launched more than 70 years ago, has received this year’s Peabody Institutional Award, the group said Wednesday.
What drama? Nick Lachey was all smiles while making his first TV appearance amid his recent legal woes.
Blake Shelton said he wasn’t going to get emotional about his last season of “The Voice” — but he surprised even himself by getting “shook up” over the last night of Blind Auditions.
Blake Shelton said he wasn't going to get emotional about his last season of — but he surprised even himself by getting «shook up» over the last night of Blind Auditions.Tuesday's episode of the NBC singing competition was the final night of the Blinds, which meant it was time for Blake to press his button one last time and select Team Blake's final performer.And it was a serendipitous selection, as 19-year-old Grace West took the stage with a perfect rendition of Pam Tillis' «Maybe It Was Memphis» that had both Blake and his doppelganger for the night, Niall Horan, turning their chairs for the impressive performance.Grace's decision seemed to be an easy one from the beginning, with even Blake's best frenemy, Kelly Clarkson, throwing down a super-rare endorsement of The Cowboy.«He’s the guy that really does help artists out,» she admitted. «That is my gift to Blake Shelton!»And it did pay off, as Grace became the last-ever singer to join Team Blake, which made the country star more emotional than he expected.«I gotta tell you, I’m sitting here talking about Grace right now, but my heart swells up, thinking about my journey on this show,” Blake told the cameras backstage after the selection.
Shakira's tripto New York has been a journey. She started the week performing on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon , which has been hailed as one of the best. While she was all smiles during the show, the singer was later photographed crying in a store.
show has become a staple for American families, who invite them into their homes each day.While many know the show's anchors as a family in their own right, delivering news, entertainment, and lifestyle content to viewers across the country, less is known about the on-air talent's off-set families, who love, support them and stand by their side through it all.With the exciting news that Al Roker is gearing up to be a grandpa following a year of highs and lows for the weatherman, ET is taking a closer look at the show anchors and their family members.Roker has been a fixture on the show since 1996, serving as the weather anchor and co-hosting the third hour of the program. In 1984, Roker married Alex Bell.
Kelly Clarkson's marriage may not have had a happy ending, but she remains close to her former mother-in-law, Reba McEntire - and they're about to get a whole lot closer.One year after Kelly's divorce from the country music star's stepson, Brandon Blackstock, was finalized, the star is teaming up with Reba on The Voice.It was announced last week that Reba would be joining the singing show as a Mega Mentor, while Kelly is on the panel of judges. WATCH: Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock's wedding video Reba will advise Kelly and her fellow coaches, Blake Shelton, Chance the Rapper and Niall Horan and their team members ahead of the Knockout Rounds.Fans are excited for the reunion and have been commenting on The Voice's Instagram feed. MORE: Kelly Clarkson's appearance leaves fans lost for words in dress you need to see Kelly and Brandon split in 2020, but Reba has continued to be a part of her grandchildren's lives. The couple have two children, River, eight, and Remington, six, and Reba dotes upon them. Reba and Kelly are thrilled to be reuinted on The Voice After their divorce, the singer and actress opened up about the heartbreaking situation when she said: "You know, I love them both. Brandon’s my stepson, Kelly’s my good friend… I am pulling for both of them.
Brian Steinberg Senior TV Editor “Today” co-anchor Savannah Guthrie had to leave the show Tuesday morning for an unwanted assignment: recuperating from a third coronavirus infection. Guthrie left the NBC News program sometime before 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, NBC News disclosed during the broadcast. “By the way, it has been an interesting morning for us. As we said, Savannah left early, she wasn’t feeling great, so she took a COVID test,” said Sheinelle Jones, filling in for Guthrie and her co-host Hoda Kotb, who has been off the show for the past several days for an undisclosed reason. “It came back positive. So, as soon as we found out, she rushed home to rest up. So Savannah, we love you, wishing you a speedy recovery.”
Ahead of his own swan song season as a coach on "The Voice," Blake Shelton is delving into the nitty-gritty of why he's leaving the show, calling out fellow coach Kelly Clarkson for getting him fired. "Kelly finally got me fired. I wanted to announce that here on the show, that Kelly Clarkson actually got me fired," Shelton joked with Jimmy Kimmel on his late-night program.
Savannah Guthrie has tested positive for COVID-19. On Tuesday's broadcast of, the 51-year-old anchor began the show at the 7 a.m. hour.
Blake Shelton's last season on, but that doesn't mean it's all about him… or does it?In ET's exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the singing competition's upcoming season 23, the coaches — Blake, Kelly Clarkson and newcomers Niall Horan and Chance the Rapper — parody to give fans a mockumentary-style look at Blake's last go-round.«Oh, it's definitely all about Blake,» Kelly says, with a pitch-perfect eye roll to the cameras.«Am I gonna miss? Maybe,» Blake muses in a voiceover. «But that's not what I'm focused on. Right now, I've got one more to win.»Declaring himself the «sexiest, winningest, most amazing and beloved coach,» Blake also shows himself taking time with the new coaches, explaining his past wardrobe choices to Chance and signing — and later, tattooing — his name on Niall's arm.«Blake thinks I admire him, which means when the show starts, he'll never see me coming,» Chance notes.But not everyone is taking things so lightly.«I will say that me leaving has been harder on some than it has on others,» Blake notes as the camera cuts to host Carson Daly sobbing over a scrapbook of photos of the pair together.Watch the full BTS clip below:ET spoke with Blake at theseason 22 finale, where he reflected on his last season with wife Gwen Stefani and saying goodbye to the show.«It is crazy to think of how the show changed my life,» he said of meeting his wife on the reality competition.So, could the country star ever see himself returning to -- possibly as a celeb mentor on Team Gwen?«Oh my god, I'd be honored to be Gwen's mentor,» Blake shared. «Whatever she tells me to do, I'm gonna do.» season 23 premieres Monday, March 6 at 8 p.m.
Blake Shelton admitted he plans on doing a "little bit of nothing" after announcing he's leaving "The Voice." Shelton, 46, first shared the news in October 2022.The country music star had been a host for the past 12 years of the singing competition.The "Nobody But You" singer revealed during Monday's episode of "Today" that he started thinking about leaving the show in 2020. "I think I was close to calling it a day right when COVID hit," he told host Carson Daly. "And then, because of COVID, I didn’t want to walk away from the show and leave everybody in a bind," he added.
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