Daily Archives: May 21, 2012

Monday TV: ‘House’ Closing, ‘Ninja’ Invasion

As great as dramas have become on cable, the same improvement can’t be found on broadcast TV, where most hour long shows are still bad variations on cop, hospital and law genres. But the form took a big step forward with the appearance of “House” (Fox, 8 p.m.), in which Hugh Laurie so well played […]

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Trump Picks Another ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

Clay Aiken came in second again on a network reality competition. The “American Idol” runner up came in second to Arsenio Hall, whose win as the fifth “Celebrity Apprentice” was seen as a part of his own comeback to TV. His $250,000 prize will go to his charity, the Magic Johnson Foundation. Both Aiken and […]

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Billboard Awards a Testament to Dead, Living

The past, present and future collided in the Billboard Music Awards Sunday, the out of season music awards show from Las Vegas. With a number of artists to be celebrated with statuettes on the podium for their past chart success, other artists used the platform to promote their new work, in performance or in shameless […]

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