Latest Sanjaya Malakar Stories

2009-06-12 20:09:23

Actor Daniel Baldwin has become the latest contestant eliminated from the Costa Rican jungle-set competition program I'm a Celebrity"¦ Get Me Out of Here! Baldwin was booted on Thursday night's episode. Still competing are Lou Diamond Phillips, Stephen Baldwin, Patti Blagojevich, Sanjaya Malakar, John Salley, Janice Dickinson, Torrie Wilson and the newly arrived Holly Montag. NBC announced Friday that I'm a Celebrity"¦ Get Me Out of Here! has been extended to two-hour editions...

2009-06-05 18:26:28

NBC says it is planning to air a 2-hour edition of its Costa-Rican-set competition series I'm a Celebrity "¦Get Me Out of Here! next week. The Wednesday telecast is in addition to the previously announced 2-hour installment set for Monday. Tuesday, the network will carry Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals between the Detroit Red Wings and the Pittsburgh Penguins. Next week's exciting episodes will showcase Heidi and Spencer's nightmarish adventure inside the creature-infested 'Lost...

2009-06-02 12:31:47

Married U.S. reality TV personalities Heidi and Spencer Pratt have quit the competition series I'm a Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here! a show source told TMZ. The couple are known for starring on the MTV reality series The Hills, which focuses on the lifestyles of a group of young, wealthy Californians. TMZ quoted an unnamed insider as saying the Pratts left Celebrity after the live portion of Monday night's season debut. The source said it is unclear how their departure will be handled on...

2009-05-19 13:25:00

The wife of ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich may take part in a reality TV show to raise money to fight his corruption charges, a lawyer for the family said. It appears she's going to do it, lawyer Sheldon Sorosky said. Patti Blagojevich lost her job after her husband's arrest in December and the couple needs money to pay for his legal defense, said Glenn Selig, her spokesman. Blagojevich is charged with conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and solicitation of bribery in a Justice...

2009-04-24 16:06:28

Heidi Montag, Janice Dickinson and Sanjaya Malakar are set to star in the upcoming U.S. edition of I'm a Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here, NBC said. Also to be featured on the reality competition series slated to debut June 1 are Spencer Pratt, John Salley, Stephen Baldwin and Torrie Wilson. Additional celebrity contestants will be named soon along with the hosts of the show, the network said. 'I'm a Celebrity"¦Get Me Out of Here!' is the ultimate 'Swiss Family Robinson' as 10...

2009-02-01 14:53:33

Sanjaya Malakar, a standout in the sixth season of American Idol, says this season's new judge, Kara DioGuardi, is revitalizing the U.S. TV series. Malakar, who came in seventh in his Idol season, said DioGuardi adds new life to the judges' table, which had been made up of Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson since the show began in 2002, the New York Daily News said Saturday. I think it's weird to see four judges, but she's obviously qualified, he said. And she's bringing something...

2009-01-22 14:31:38

Former American Idol contender Sanjaya Malakar released his first CD and an autobiography this week, his representatives said. Both works are called Dancing to the Music in My Head and went on sale Tuesday. They will be available exclusively on Amazon.com for 30 days. Malakar's representatives at Grand Communications promise the singer's extended play CD, which features five original tracks, offers the standout style and talent that quickly made Sanjaya a fixture on numerous entertainment...

2009-01-22 04:20:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Move over, David Cook! Since Season Six of American Idol, pop culture has been lacking a certain something...and his name is Sanjaya Malakar! The performing sensation, celebrated as "the people's idol" and best known for his impressive hairstyles and screaming young fans - or "fanjayas" - is back in the limelight once again! The hot young star returns with a debut EP and autobiography of the same name. Dancing to the Music in My Head, the all-new EP and...

2008-08-22 18:00:30

Former "American Idol" contestant Sanjaya (san-JY'-yah) has gone from "pitchy" to pitchman. Sanjaya Malakar is selling Nationwide Insurance in a new ad that's part of the Columbus, Ohio-based company's campaign, "Life Comes at You Fast." Malakar says that's something he knows from personal experience. In a statement, he points out that he went from an unknown singer to appearing before of millions of people on "Idol." In the commercial, Malakar visits a wise man who tells him he needs a...

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