Daily Archives: May 2, 2012

Wednesday TV: ‘Idol’ with a British Accent; Last ‘Revealed’

For the final five contestants, it’ British music week on “American Idol” (Fox, 8 p.m.) – except, presumably, the music of Queen, which they sang last week. Since the mentor this week is Little Steven Van Zandt of the E Street Band and “Underground Garage” fame, maybe he will steer them toward the stars of […]

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‘The Voice’ Chooses Its Final Four

Some reality shows shed their contestants drip by drip, but “The Voice” reaches its finalists by cutting the half its hopeful singers in one gulp. So the four judges who were represented by two singers going into this week’s episodes are now represented by one. Continuing to the finals are Tony Lucca, the former Mousekateer, […]

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Urkel’s Out on ‘Dancing’

Jaleel White, TV’s onetime Steve Urkel, was the latest celebrity to be eliminated from “Dancing with the Stars” Tuesday. His ouster came after a rumba dance-off with another low vote-getter, Roshon Fagan, the Disney star whom judges unanimously chose to continue in the contest. White leaves despite the fact that Melissa Gilbert is faring much […]

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Scale Determines ‘Biggest Loser’ Winner

Stumbled upon an odd approach to filling network time tonight: a show in which abunch of people weigh themselves – and that’s it. Turns out it was the finale of “The Biggest Loser,” which awarded $10,000 to the dismissed contestant who lost the most weight at home (it was Emily Joy, who lost 92 pounds […]

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