Daily Archives: January 20, 2012

Friday TV: Boxing Trainers, Opera, Sharks

Peter Berg turns on the camera and pretty much lets the action happen in hisnew series “On Freddie Roach” (HBO, 9:30 p.m.), following the famous boxing trainer of the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, left. Among his champs in the past have been Manny Pacquiao, Oscar de la Hoya and Mike Tyson. It has […]

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Colbert Rocks You Like a Herman Cain

One of the biggest rallies in the South Carolina primary season may be the jokey one scheduled for Friday afternoon from TV’s Stephen Colbert. The Comedy Central host, who portrays a fake conservative on his nightly “Colbert Report” will team up with a former candidate for the Republican Presidential nomination, Herman Cain, for the rally […]

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An All-Approval ‘American Idol’

Anyone who needs proof that “American Idol” has changed completely from the show it once was need only look at Thursday’s episode of Pittsburgh auditions. Where once the audition rounds was a place where some hilariously horrific auditions were occasionally interrupted with glorious singing, now “Idol” audition episodes are made up with one great singer […]

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