HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced nominations Thursday morning for the 31st News and Documentary Emmy Awards and David Letterman extortionist Joe Halderman was among them. Halderman is nominated as a Producer for the CBS 48 Hours Mystery story "American Girl, Italian Nightmare," which is up for the Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a News Magazine category Emmy. Halderman is currently serving a 6-month jail sentence.
Are All-Star games a thing of the past? Well, if you believe the TV ratings, the viewers seem to think so. Ratings for this week's MLB All-Star Game were the lowest since 1972 and down 16% from last year.
Singer Pink suffered a painful mishap onstage at a Nurnberg, Germany, concert on Thursday. While strapped in a harness, the star fell onto a steel barricade, ending the show immediately. She Tweeted from the ambulance: "to all my nurnberg fans...I am embarrassed and very sorry. I'm in ambulance now but I will b fine." Pink explained: "didn't get clipped in2 harness correctly,drug me off stage, fell in2 barricade".