| Jan 22, 2012
After dutifully completing my list of New Year's resolutions, I realized it's the year to make radical changes to my resolutions. For example, rather than resolving to go on more date nights with hubby, I resolve to stay awake during them. When we have...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 8:52 PM
"American Idol"kicked off its 11th season with a retrospective feel as it took us back to 2002 and reminded us of the moment when waitress Kelly Clarkson won the inaugural season. Video clips of Idol hopefuls as kids performing were flashed before our...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:32 PM
This time, "Idol" pays a visit to Pittsburgh, the City of Champions. Is this where we will find the ultimate winner then?
THIS! Is "American Idol"!
Side note: I love how the Scotty McCreery clip that the producers added to the opening credits this...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 11:10 PM
“The 'American Idol' auditions are in a … boat, I’m guessing?” wondered one Idol hopeful.
A very large one at that, as the San Diego auditions of "Idol" were held aboard the USS Midway, complete with jets flying above ("Top Gun,"...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 10:04 AM
Steven Tyler turned in a beautiful rendition of the national anthem before Sunday's AFC Championship between the New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens -- that's "beautiful," the word that lost all meaning last year when Tyler used it to describe...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 7:47 PM
"The altitude's kinda giving me a bit of a headache. Does anyone got (an), Aspen?"
Oh, Steven Tyler. It was so funny I forgot to laugh.
"American Idol" travels to Aspen, Colo., for the first time, where we learn about Rocky Mountain Oysters and...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 8:37 PM
Tonight's episode kicked off with a special greeting from Commander Burbank at the space station, "currently flying 250 miles above the earth." The video quality's so crisp and sharp for something so far away. Ain't technology grand?
THIS! Is "American...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 8:48 PM
We'd rather not think about the Super Bowl.
But after the Vince Lombardi Trophy is presented to Sunday's winner comes a championship contest we can really get behind: the premiere of the second season of "The Voice" on NBC.
A different kind of talent...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 7:30 PM
As we head into the sixth audition city, one wonders, "When is the freakin' Hollywood round?"
Sorry to start on a negative note -- the auditions just seem never ending. What with the good ones just OK (I miss being blown away, i.e. Paris Bennett), and...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:41 AM
I'm not going to lie. When my husband was deployed, certain rules and routines in our house kind of fell apart. The worst of these was probably TV.
Between pregnancy, a hellacious cold that kept me up at night for literally weeks on end, sciatica that...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 11:55 AM
For the past few days, Gloria Estefan, Nelly, John Rich and Joe Jonas have been in Baltimore, preparing contestants to compete in a new TV show.
Called "The Next: Fame is at Your Doorstep," the CW's singing competition partners the four stars with local,...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:17 AM
Last winter, Leann Kwak put her senior year at Arundel High School on hold to pursue her dreams as a chart-topping pop singer. For nearly three months, thousands of TV viewers determined whether or not she'd move on to the next round of the competition....