NBC Renews America's Got Talent and 2 Others, Celeb Apprentice Still MIA
NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt announced on Sunday at the Television Critics Assoc. press tour that the network has ordered new seasons of three summertime reality-TV staples. Read More
MasterChef Preview: Next Elimination Based on 'Real Customers, Real Food'
“With 14 cooks left, we’re pretty close to having an idea of who has what it takes,” explains MasterChef judge Joe Bastianich in the following exclusive preview video next Monday’s episode (8/7c on Fox).
And to help them firm up their opinions, the judges will turn to Read More
So You Think You Can Dance Recap: Solo, You Can't Get Under It
Spolier alert: I’m not going to complain about Nigel Lythgoe taketh-ing away So You Think You Can Dance‘s crucial “fight for your existence” solo round during tonight’s Top 20 performance episode (Part Deux).
Granted, I reserve the right to kvetch, moan and Read More
So You Think You Can Dance: Season 11 Pairings Revealed!
You’re only as strong as your weakest samba roll — or so the old saying goes (kinda sorta).
And that’s why So You Think You Can Dance fans have been eagerly awaiting news of the show’s Season 11 Top 20 pairings. Read More
Rising Star Recap: Get It Wall You Can
“I think it’s all about heart,” declared Ludacris, kicking off this week’s episode of Rising Star — and in the process, betraying a fundamental misunderstanding of why people enjoy reality-singing competitions. “America wants to know if you have heart!”
No, Luda, America wants to know Read More
So You Think You Can Dance Top 20 Performance Recap: Feels Like I'm Knockin' on Heaven's Door
The term “religious experience” gets thrown around a little too much nowadays. We hear it used to describe food, art, sex — even sports.
So You Think You Can Dance‘s Season 11 Top 20 performance episode, however, legit served up white doves and incense flowing out of an Italian cathedral door — courtesy of Read More
America's Got Talent Preview: Will This Audition Turn Into a Proposal?
To paraphrase the great philosopher Beyoncé, if you like it then you ought to put a ring on it — just as long as it’s not an onion ring.
The following preview clip from tonight’s episode of America’s Got Talent (8/7c on NBC) finds budding standup comic Darik Santos driving home that point Read More
Rising Star Recap: Wall You Were Sleeping [Updated]
Oh, come on, it’s not all dark clouds and Kardashian hindquarter selfies over at ABC’s Rising Star. After a critically maligned and ratings-challenged premiere last week, the good news is that the possibility of week-to-week viewership declines could make things exciting for folks who stay loyal to the not-entirely-tuneful cause. Read More
Ratings: Big Brother Returns Up, Taxi Brooklyn Fares OK, SYTYCD Dips
CBS’ Big Brother still has some ratings muscle, returning on Wednesday night to 6.6 million total viewers and a 2.3 rating — adding a few eyeballs plus a tenth in the demo versus its year-ago Aaryn Nation premiere and leading the night on both counts.
Wednesday’s other premiere Read More
So You Think You Can Dance Recap: (Quick!) Meet Your Top 20!
No, no, no. NOOOO! We haven’t even reached the live shows of So You Think You Can Dance‘s eleventh season and already I’m sobbing like the world’s biggest onion is getting diced in my living room? Read More