The "Idols" are coming, the "Idols" are coming.
According to MTV.com, the tour of finalists - which may or may not include Navy man Phil Stacey - is scheduled to arrive at Philadelphia's Wachovia Center on Sept. 7.
Other tour appearances within driving distance: Continental Airlines Arena, East Rutherford, N.J., Aug. 28; Allentown Fair, Allentown, Sept. 1; Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, Sept. 8.
CW wants a hit
Speaking of "American Idol," The CW's ordered a matchmaking series from "AI's" producers, reports Variety.
Titled "Farmer Wants a Wife," it's based on a British "reality" series.
Aren't they all?
But will he inhale?
Matthew Modine is joining the cast of "Weeds."
The Showtime dramedy starring Mary-Louise Parker as a pot-dealing suburban mom returns for its third season Aug. 13.
Guess he's looking better
CBS, the network that pushed Walter Cronkite out of the anchor chair in 1981 to make room for Dan Rather - talk about your brilliant ideas - doesn't mind talking about him now.
"That's the Way It Is - Celebrating Cronkite at 90," a one-hour special, is scheduled to air at 8 p.m. May 18. *