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Dave’s Music Report: Can American Idol Survive?

Dave Iannacone

September 22

Filed under Entertainment, Television

There are very few television shows that become embedded in pop culture and truly define a generation. For almost the past decade, American Idol has been that show. Having produced artists such as Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood,...

2010 MTV Video Music Awards

Dave Iannacone

September 15

Filed under Entertainment, Features, Music, Television

Going into the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, hopes were high for an amazing and memorable night. With a great lineup of performers and presenters, Chelsea Handler hosting, and the Kanye/Taylor Swift debacle still fresh on everyone’s...

Survivor Nicaragua

Dave Iannacone

September 15

Filed under Entertainment, Television

Since its debut a decade ago, Survivor has been one of the most popular and groundbreaking reality shows on television. After celebrating the show’s 20th season by compiling the show’s greatest heroes and villains to duke...

Dave’s Music Report: 2010 VMA Preview

Dave Iannacone

September 8

Filed under Entertainment, Music, Television, Uncategorized

The MTV Video Music Awards are always one of the most anticipated and talked about award shows every year. The VMAs have provided some of the most memorable (and usually infamous) moments in modern music history, including, in...

Preview of New and Returning Shows for Fall 2010

Tom Chieppo

September 8

Filed under Entertainment, Television

Tired of the same re-run television shows you have seen over and over during the summer?  Just can’t stop flicking through the channels with your remote to find something pleasant to watch?  Well, have no fear, the fall TV...

Miami is Hot for Jersey Shore Season 2

Tom Chieppo

August 25

Filed under Entertainment, Television

Time to pump up your fists once again and grab your hair gel, or hairspray, as the cast of Jersey Shore raises hell in South Beach and once again brings the most controversial hit show back to MTV. The seven cast members, ...

Bravo Takes its Hit to the Capital

Kait Richmond

August 25

Filed under Entertainment, Television

The Real Housewives phenomenon is making its way down the East Coast with a new group of catty women searching for their fifteen minutes of fame. This time around, Bravo’s hit series takes on Washington D.C. The newest cast...

“…By a vote of 6-0…”

Vanessa Estime

August 25

Filed under Entertainment, Television

The summer may be winding down and school is back in session, but CBS’ most anticipated summer hit, Big Brother, is just getting started. The 12th season of Big Brother returned to the airwaves on July 8th to over 7.5 million...

Effects of Letterman Blackmail Case Hard to Judge

The Associated Press

May 5

Filed under Entertainment, Global News, Television

NEW YORK – Robert "Joe" Halderman thought he had a $2 million secret and a surefire plan to cash in on it: Pay him, or he'd ravage David Letterman's congenial, clean-cut image by revealing the late-night TV icon's office affairs. Inst...

Star Trek Scripts, Shatner’s Motorcycle for Sale

The Associated Press

April 28

Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Television

LOS ANGELES – Shoppers can boldly go where no man has gone before when Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry's collection of personal effects and show memorabilia go up for auction. Hand-annotated scripts, costumes from the...

Glee a Musical Success as Much as a Cult Success

Matt DiGiovanni

April 14

Filed under Entertainment, Music, Television

LOS ANGELES – Glee, the award-winning musical comedy about a misfit high school show choir, might be doing more for music than its fellow Fox juggernaut, American Idol. In its first 13 episodes, the show treated viewers to c...

Oscars Make History as Bigelow Pioneers

The Associated Press

March 10

Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Television

LOS ANGELES – Kathryn Bigelow played field commander to bring her raw, relentless Iraq War thriller The Hurt Locker to the screen. After her film triumphed at the Academy Awards with six prizes and made her the first...

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