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Posts from: April 2008

Fox exec overruled American Idol producers’ decision to condense judges’ feedback

American Idol producers’ decision to have the judges save their critiques until the end of each final five contestant’s second performance was overruled during the live show, according to host Ryan Seacrest. Paula Abdul appeared on his radio show this morning to try to explain her gaffe from last night, when she commented on two …

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Big Brother 9 finale ratings down from last season but “consistent” with this season

The days following the finale of Big Brother 9 passed without much coverage of its ratings, perhaps because they weren’t exactly spectacular. CBS did mention the finale in a press release, but gave it only one sentence, one that only pointed out that the show improved week to week. Perhaps that’s because the ratings were …

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Sky Sport Spa’s trainer list spoils which trainer will leave Work Out this season

The few episodes of Work Out that have aired so far this season have mostly focused on Jackie Warner’s conflict with her trainers. Because the show is a nonfiction workplace drama, and because that workplace is open to the public, the gym’s web site offers behind-the-scenes details–and a spoiler about what happens to one of …

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Paula Abdul thinks one song is two on Idol’s “chaotic” Neil Diamond night

Paula Abdul has been super well-behaved this season, and everything seems, well, balanced. She’s had her moments, like when she said she was going to decapitate David Archuleta, but mostly she’s been rather demure. While she didn’t exactly flip out last night during American Idol 7‘s unnecessarily frenetic performance episode, she did have the evening’s …

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Veronica Webb is “not coming back” for Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style’s second season

Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style, the makeover show that was surprisingly renewed by Bravo after its first season was pulled off the air, won’t feature Tim’s co-host Veronica Webb in its second season. Producers initially wanted a co-host for Tim because he was “too high-brow”, and cast supermodel Webb in the role. But now, she’s …

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