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Only 2 million watch as the Clark Brothers win Fox’s Next Great American Band

FOX’s The Next Great American Band concluded last Friday night, and the Clark Brothers won the show and a recording contract. That group defeated Denver and the Mile High Orchestra and Sixwire. I learned this from a Fox press release, because like most of America, I didn’t watch the series, an American Idol knock-off that …

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Next Great American Band won’t be as talentless as American Idol, producers say

The producers of FOX’s The Next Great American Band, which debuts on Friday, are in an unusual position: To promote their new series, they’re essentially criticizing their other show, reality TV behemoth American Idol, from which the new show gets its familiar format (three judges, top 12, viewer votes, et cetera). To start, the auditions …

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American Idol spins off The Search for the Next Great American Band

On last night’s American Idol results show, Ryan Seacrest revealed that the show’s producers are “looking for a group–a band.” Television’s number one series is spinning off a talent competition that will search for an instrument-playing group. The new show “will follow the ‘Idol’ format, starting with an audition phase in which producers will look …

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