NASHVILLE, Tenn. Country queen Carrie Underwood is heading back to TV. Shell star in her own yet-to-be-titled variety special December 7 on FOX where shell perform music from her album, Play On, as well as holiday classics. Joining Ms. Underwood on stage are a gaggle of guest stars including Dolly Parton, Brad Paisley, and fellow American Idol winner David Cook. PR rep: Jessie Schmidt; (615) 851-4917.
ATLANTA Sometimes work can get people all worked up. This Monday (Oct. 19), truTV premieres their new series, Worked Up, which follows tough-minded workers whose jobs often force them to face extreme conflict. From repossessors and process servers to code enforcers and security guards, these outrageous gigs have their fair share of drama and danger. Media info: Heather Sautter; (404) 885-0746; firstname.lastname@example.org.
SEATTLE. Looks like Roger Daltreys solo tour is off to one heck of a start. The Who leaders Use It Or Lose It tour kicked off in Canada last Saturday (Oct. 10). On Monday (Oct. 12) in Seattle, he was joined on stage by Pearl Jams Eddie Vedder for a duet. Daltreys set features everything from Johnny Cash medleys to acoustic versions of The Who classics. Media rep: Penny Guyon; (323) 874-0776; email@example.com.
NEW YORK The foul-mouthed South Park boys have just launched a new video game on Xbox Live. In South Park Lets Go Tower Defense Play!, users play as their favorite South Park character to protect the town from evil ginger kids, hippies, crab people, and other mortal enemies. Media info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Surprisingly, a cold draft is in the
forecast for Scottsdale, Arizona. Next month the city will host
the National Ice Cream Retailers Association convention. Program
highlights include the importance of ice cream cakes and
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