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2012
May
9
 
 
That big sigh of relief you hear is from everyone at American Idol, who get to proceed to the end of this year’s music-competition finish line, from tonight on, without having to compete for attention with NBC’s The Voice.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
May
8
 
 
As we approach Tuesday’s winner-crowning season finale on NBC’s The Voice, this deserves note: On Monday’s show, judge Christina Aguilera’s treatment of finalist Tony Lucca, who started out with Aguilera on The All New Mickey Mouse Club, was rude beyond belief…
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
May
7
 
 
To promote its new summer musical competition series, Duets, ABC is taking a bite from the Apple – and echoing the iconic, Orwellian ad used by Apple to launch the Macintosh computer in 1984. I invite you to compare and contrast, and ask whether it’s a good idea…
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
May
6
 
 

While recording my interview with writer-producer Steven Moffat the other day for NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross, I grilled him for secrets about the upcoming golden anniversary of Doctor Who. Moffat didn’t crack under interrogation – but did reveal one newsworthy secret, which didn’t make it on air. I offer it here, exclusively…

 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
May
4
 
 
Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon behind the wheel of the new Avengers movie? For TV fantasy fans, it’s a fantasy come true. But other TV shows and movies based on Marvel Comics characters have flopped a lot more than they’ve soared…
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
May
3
 
 
Season 2 of the imported Sherlock series begins Sunday on the PBS Masterpiece Mystery series – and once again, this modern-day updating of literature’s most classic sleuth is as clever as its protagonist…