Daily Archives: November 18, 2011

Philbin Farwell Finally

To watch the slightly overblown “Regis Farewell Special” episode of “Live with Regis and Kelly” Friday – an event anticipated since the announcement 10 months ago that he’d be leaving, there was an inevitable feeling of letdown. The man who’d been on TV 50 years and been morning host for 28 (“And a half!” he […]

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Friday TV: Women Who Rock, Regis Who Leaves

From Bessie Smith to the newly inducted Joan Jett “Women Who Rock” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings) ties into the similarly named exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. The stories of Ma Raney, Mother Maybelle, Heart, Mavis Staples, Deborah Harry and Kathleen Hanna are featured, as well as the […]

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‘X Factor’ Loses Stacy, Not Bad Sport Astro

With a confounding decision to save a mouthy kid who almost didn’t do his “sing for your life” performance – and abandoned the soul-shouting middle aged woman who had been the symbol of the show since its first episode, “The X Factor” Thursday proved to be X-ed out of any future viewing plans. With the […]

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