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World Idol will air in December; American Juniors 2 won’t air this fall.

World Idol will air in December; American Juniors 2 won’t air this fall. Winners of all the world’s Idol shows, including Kelly Clarkson, will face off as part of World Idol this December. Instead of a full-length series, the London-based show will air as a two-episode special, and “[v]iewers cannot vote for their own countrymen,” …

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final American Juniors band member revealed tonight; single out today.

final American Juniors band member revealed tonight; single out today. The fifth and final American Juniors group member will be revealed tonight on the 8 p.m. ET penultimate episode of the relatively unpopular American Idol spin-off. Also today, the show’s first record will be released. Billboard reports that One Step Closer “will feature the reality …

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with two group slots open, is American Juniors “insufferable” or “refreshing”?

with two group slots open, is American Juniors “insufferable” or “refreshing”? Disagreeing with The New York Times’ Frank Rich, who called American Juniors “Fox’s insufferable weekly tots’ talent contest,” and with viewers who have been steadily abandoning the show, Slate’s Ann Hulbert says it is “refreshing summer entertainment for the family.” She argues that “the …

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American Juniors judges are Deborah Gibson, Gladys Knight, Justin Guarini.

American Juniors judges are Deborah Gibson, Gladys Knight, Justin Guarini. Deborah Gibson, the performer formerly known as Debbie Gibson, will judge American Juniors along with Gladys Knight. Joining them tonight, when the first group of 20 semifinalists performs, will be American Idol‘s Justin Guarini. He’s a guest judge, however, and won’t stay on the show …

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Last Comic Standing helps NBC win Tues.; American Juniors wins its hour.

Last Comic Standing helps NBC win Tues.; American Juniors wins its hour. NBC’s Last Comic Standing “dominated from 9-11 p.m.” with an average of 9.7 million viewers, and ending its second hour with 10.1 million viewers. Although FOX won the first hour of the evening with American Juniors‘ 8.7 million viewers, NBC won the night. …

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American Juniors debuts tonight.

American Juniors debuts tonight. FOX gives kids ages 6 to 13 a chance at stardom (but not humiliation) tonight at 8 p.m. ET when American Juniors debuts. Unlike its parent show, however, there won’t be just one winner, but five, and together they’ll form a new group. The show’s structure involves viewers voting for their …

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