Making the Band 3 group named Danity Kane

The five-member all-female group formed on last season of Making the Band 3 has a name: Danity Kane. The group appeared on MTV’s TRL last month and revealed the name.

Entertainment Weekly’s Kate Sullivan points out that the name is “the name of a female anime superhero Dawn draws,” but says that as a group name, it’s “worse than Dream. That’s worse than the WB’s Popstars band, Eden’s Crush. (Well, maybe not.)”

Their first single, “Show Stopper,” also debuted last month, and is available on the group’s MySpace page. The third season of the show is currently airing Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET on MTV. The fourth episode airs tomorrow night; the last two repeat starting at 8.

Performance Anxieties [Entertainment Weekly]
Dainty Kane [MySpace]

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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