Daily Archives: February 12, 2012

Jennifer Hudson to Sing Whitney Tribute at Grammys

Jennifer Hudson will sing a tribute to Whitney Houston at The 54th Annual Grammy Awards (CBS, 8 p.m.) in hastily-planned salute put together after Houston’s death Saturday at 48. It’s one of a number of tributes already planned for the show including one for Etta James by Alicia Keys and Bonnie Raitt and another for […]

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Also On Sunday: ‘Walking Dead’ Returns, With Other Comic Men

While fans were surprised that the first half of the season slowed down its pace and largely stayed put on a farm, “The Walking Dead” (AMC, 9 p.m.) picks up action in its second half and finds new dangers in the first episode alone. Here’s an interview I did with creator Robert Kirkman that is […]

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Ridiculing in Person

“Saturday Night Live” has kind of made it its business over the years to ridicule a celebrity in front of the celebrity, as long as the celebrity is in on the joke and can take the time to make fun of someone else. It happens pretty regularly on the late night mainstay, but Saturday night […]

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Whitney Houston, 1963-2012

Whitney Houston, who was found dead Saturday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel at 48 of unknown causes, set a standard in pop singing few could ever hope to reach. After a brilliant start, signed to a recording contract before she was of voting age, releasing a string of seven consecutive No. 1 singles and one […]

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