Daily Archives: May 23, 2012

Wednesday TV: Last Night of Sweeps, ‘Idol’ Finale

It used to be the biggest night of the TV season, let alone May sweeps (and the regular results show moves from Thursday to Wednesday to fit into it). But “American Idol” (Fox, 8 p.m.) has turned into just another singing competition, and you can’t count all of the network titles on one hand any […]

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End Run in ‘Dancing’ Finale

In the end, the Super Bowl star beat the English soprano as Donald Driver became the fourth NFL star to win “Dancing with the Stars” Tuesday. It was a come from behind win. It was a big win, too, for his professional dance partner, Peta Murgatroyd, who went out last year – her first season […]

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Winner Emerges on ‘Idol,’ Will Probably Lose

Of the least compelling finale in “American Idol” history (is anybody talking about it? Does everyone know the finalists’ names?), one of the two emerged as a clear winner. Jessica Sanchez embodied all of what “American Idol” is about – a 16 year old who was raised watching the show – with a big voice […]

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