There may have been better music made during the Academy of Country Music Awards — hello, Miranda Lambert; hello Martina McBride — but a pair of duets, Carrie Underwood and Steven Tyler, and Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland and Rihanna, gave the night some of its best glam and glitz. READ FULL STORY
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Elton John is hosting Saturday Night Live this week; he’s also the musical guest.
The promos the show has released suggest an Elton fully confident he’s up for the task. Or READ FULL STORY
Paula Abdul, once the country’s most endearingly irritating ditz on American Idol, presided over the premiere of Live to Dance on Tuesday night with a disappointing amount of calm sanity. A seemingly endless two hours of dancers ranging in age from 9 to 90, Live to Dance was constructed around her background as a dancer and choreographer.
[UPDATE: The series' second episode sank 25% in the ratings with a 1.8 in the 18-49 demo and a third-place finish. Not good.]
What it proved to be, however, was an America’s Got Talent limited to fancy footwork; to a Dancing With the Stars without stars; a So You Think You Can Dance with … well, that’s basically what Live to Dance was: SYTYCD without Cat Deeley, but a lesser host with an accent, the toothy Andrew Gunsberg.
Early on, the crowd favorite READ FULL STORY
As a nation reeled at the news that Larry King had announced he’s stepping down from Larry King Live, King was asked by READ FULL STORY
Lee DeWyze ambled onto The Late Show with David Letterman last night, and you knew Dave was going to like this year’s American Idol winner more than he does most Idol contestants, because DeWyze READ FULL STORY
Criminal Minds finished out its season last night with a scenario that was creepy even by Criminal Minds standards, featuring guest star Tim Curry as a filthy, smelly killer bent on dragging down every life into which he came in contact.
Similarly, American Idol finished out its season with an equally grisly spectacle: the departure of Simon Cowell, with Idol bent on dragging down his life on the show by drowning his memory with mawkishness.
Tim Curry and Simon Cowell — two dead men walking, still able to READ FULL STORY
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