Daily Archives: September 7, 2011

Other Wednesday TV; GOP Debate, ‘Talent’ Final Four

Few things are quite as entertaining these days as a Republican Presidential Debate (MSNBC, 8 p.m.). And this one from the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Calif., will feature eight candidates (including Michele Bachmann, right). It was big enough, apparently, to force President Obama to move his speech on jobs to Thursday. The big event […]

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‘America’s Most Wanted’ Most Wanted by Lifetime

When Fox announced it no longer wanted “America’s Most Wanted,” producers of the series that enlists help in rounding up suspects went to other networks. Who thought it would end up on Lifetime, though? The network better known for female shows like “Drop Dead Diva,” a variety of original movies and recently, “Project Runway,” will […]

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Your Oscar Host: He’s Gumby, Dammit

It seems at first a strange idea: Eddie Murphy hosting the Oscars. Possibly because he hasn’t done a lot of the kind of standup comedy lately that is thought to be helpful for a host. On the other hand, he is a movie star, who has had his success in animation, high class movies like […]

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Rebound Roses from New ‘Bachelor’

“The Bachelor” continues its tradition of picking as its central figure a runner-up from an immediate past season by officially announcing Tuesday that Ben Flajnik will be the next one to hand out roses in January. He was the runner-up on the recent season of “The Bachelorette” when Ashley Hebert rejected his finale proposal, picking […]

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