TV Buzz: 'Glee's' Darren Criss Covers Tears For Fears; MTV to Air 'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood Special
Darren Criss is running for president. No, not that President. Criss' character on FOX's Glee, Blaine, will be running for class president, giving current school leader Brittany (Heather Morris) a run for her money. And how will the bow-tied singer sway votes his way? With a cover of Tears for Fears “Everybody Wants To Rule The World.” [THR]
What reality show did ABC forget to include during Sunday night's Emmy Awards?
Uh-oh ABC. You forgot one of your own reality shows during the primetime Emmy Awards. The Emmy’s “Year in Reality” montage didn’t feature any footage from ABC juggernaught franchise The Bachelor. After the snub, Bachelor host Chris Harrison tweeted, “epic fail #abc huge slap.” [THR]
Amber Portwood will take part in a new half-hour special on MTV. Amber Behind Bars: An MTV Special will feature the former Teen Mom in an exclusive interview with Dr. Drew inside the Rockville Correctional Facility where she has been serving time since June of 2012. The special will air Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 10 PM on MTV. [MTV]
Though Billie Joe Armstrong has gone to rehab for his substance abuse issues, the Green Day front man will still appear as a mentor on NBC’s The Voice for Christina Aguilera's team. The singer’s appearance has already been taped and is set to go. Green Day’s new album, Uno!, will be released on Tuesday. A tour was scheduled to begin in November. [Deadline]