ALICIA KEYS – “THE VOICE”
Alicia Keys is eager for another win on “The Voice.” She will return as a coach for the next season of the show, along with Kelly Clarkson, Adam Levine, and Blake Shelton. It will be Keys’ third time as a coach. Chris Blue from Team Alicia won last season.
DOLLY PARTON – BOOKS
Dolly Parton is making sure the kids affected by recently hurricanes will still have books. She has donated 165-thousand books and the 91-thousand dollars in costs of shipping and handling to educators in areas affected by the hurricanes. Parton plans to increase the book donation to 500-thousand. Parton says in the aftermath of a disaster, books are not the first thing people need or miss. However, she says once some time has passed, families and libraries are eager to replenish their books. Parton’s Imagination Library charity provides books to children for free. Parton has also made a donation to the One America Appeal for Hurricane Relief.
IRWIN FAMILY – ANIMAL PLANET
It’s been 11 years since “Crocodile Hunter” star Steve Irwin died. But now the family he once led is now making a return to T-V’s Animal Planet. The network says the show will feature Irwin’s widow, Terri and his kids, Bindi and Robert. It isn’t clear what form their show will take. The Irwins are talking that over with the network now.