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.
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?
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.
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.