Articles tagged simon cowell

Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Wednesdays

Part three of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.

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The 2010 Daytime Emmy Awards’ American Bandstand & Dick Clark Tribute

When was the last time you seen a tribute that moved a celebrity to tears?

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When Did Quitting Become the New “Staying the Course”?

Simon Cowell, like Sarah Palin, did the honorable thing and quit for the sake of the people. Really?!

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American Idol: Week #9, The Top Six

With bunch-spoiling apple Tim Urban removed, everybody suddenly got better, making this week's vote a tough call after a round of solid Shania from everyone.

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American Idol: Hollywood Week, Round One

On the verge of driving a stake into its own heart with interminable audition shows, Idol finally reaches Hollywood week to separate the wheat from the chaff and end up with the Top 24 singers who'll make up the season's official talent pool.

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American Idol: Atlanta Auditions

The American Idol auditions moved to Atlanta on Wednesday, and the producers eased up on the personal stories of overcoming hardships and, while they were

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The Burden of Being Pop Psychic

Based on the shock and awe the media is exhibiting over recent entertainment events, my predictions must involve supernatural psychic powers since I saw it all coming.

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Susan Boyle and Anvil: Are They Real Underdogs?

With over 100,000,000 online views of her video, who isn’t moved by the story of Susan Boyle?  Suddenly, it seems that after her performance

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Simon Cowell’s philosophy about television production is not to tinker with something that’s working. And “American Idol” works big time. The competition series

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21 Jan 2008 // 10:00 PM

American Idol

The transvestite sequence? Considering that not one of the cross-dressers -- save the belly-dancer -- was shown giving a full audition, I'd say it put another notch in the Idol-goes-too-far column.

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25 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

American Idol 5

American Idol is an entertainment industry shark, a brutally efficient money-making machine.

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31 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

American Idol

How did a longhaired 29-year-old rocker in vinyl pants make it to the Idol finale stage? Was somebody reading my dream journal?

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26 Jan 2004 // 1:00 AM

World Idol

As 'Australia's Idol' or 'Canada's Idol' gyrated onstage, we could picture what the U.N. would look like if it were run by singing waiters.

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23 Oct 2003 // 1:00 AM

Scary Movie 3 (2003)

Just when you thought the Scary Movie franchise had run out of ideas, here it comes again -- looking like it's run out of ideas.

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10 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

American Idol 2

During the first episodes this season, Cowell was, in his own words, 'bored,' which made him rather boring to watch.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

American Idol

When the potential Idol whined he was Season Five's Aiken, Simon Cowell responded acerbically, 'But Clay Aiken could sing.' With this one line, he perfectly encapsulated the problem with Idol.

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

// Moving Pixels

"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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