Magnificent Mile to close for Oprah
CHICAGO - Oprah Winfrey is bringing her show to the streets of downtown Chicago next week.
A Harpo Productions spokeswoman said Tuesday that Winfrey is celebrating the kickoff of the 24th season of 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' by taping the show on a stretch of Chicago's Michigan Avenue.
Part of the street, which is known as the Magnificent Mile, will be shut down from early Monday until early Sept. 9. The taping is on Tuesday and will feature a performance by the Black Eyed Peas. Admission is free and open to the public.
Blink 182 show canceled after DJ AM's death
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - Pop-punk band Blink-182 has pulled out of its show in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., saying band members were grieving the death of their friend, celebrity disc jockey Adam 'DJ AM' Goldstein.
A statement released by the band said Weezer, Taking Back Sunday, Chester French and 'some special surprises' would go on as scheduled at the Monday night show.
Goldstein was found dead Friday in his New York City apartment. The cause of death has not been released pending the results of toxicology tests.
Erin Andrews: Nude video was 'nightmare'
CHICAGO - ESPN reporter Erin Andrews said in an interview with Oprah Winfrey that having secretly videotaped nude footage of her distributed on the Internet was a 'nightmare.'
Winfrey's interview with Andrews will air Sept. 11, as part of a 'Summer Headlines' show that previews the 24th season of 'The Oprah Winfrey Show.' Andrews also tells Winfrey she 'opened up the computer (and) could feel my heart pounding.'
Andrews' attorney has said the blurry five-minute video was shot at a hotel without her knowledge and she plans to seek criminal charges and file lawsuits against whoever shot the video and anyone who publishes it.