Carrie Underwood wins two more Grammys while four other Idols are shut out

After winning three Grammys last year, American Idol 4 winner Carrie Underwood won two more at last night’s Grammys.

Her song “Before He Cheats” won both best country song and best female country vocal performance. It was also nominated for song of the year, but lost. And Carrie was also nominated for best country collaboration for “Oh Love” along with Brad Paisley.

Of thefive other American Idol alumni who were nominated for Grammys, all lost except for one: Jennifer Hudson was nominated as the performer of “Love You I Do (From Dreamgirls),” which won best song written for a motion picture.

Winners at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards [AP]

Surprisingly, man not eaten alive on Eaten Alive

Eaten Alive

Discovery Channel’s happy family holiday special Eaten Alive aired Sunday, rewarding viewers for their two full hours of viewing by ensuring that they spent quality time in the company of others instead of wasting that time doing something else that might not have been as satisfying, such as buying things that have labels which accurately reflect their contents.


Winter 2015 reality TV debut schedule

winter 2015 reality TV schedule

Mark your calendars with all these upcoming reality TV show debuts, including Celebrity Apprentice, The Bachelor, and another season of MasterChef Junior, all of which kick off in early January.

There are also 20+ shows debuting in December--including the one-off return of The Sing Off. No winter break for reality TV.

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