| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:01 AM
“The competition starts now,” Simon said at the beginning of the episode. I guess the last four weeks have been pretend. Sixty will become 24! No more joking around, this is serious.
We've got four groups; teens, young adults, over 25 and...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 12:05 PM
It isn't exactly "Dancing with the Stars" but Stacy Keibler is poised to make her television comeback.
She'll be hosting a new show on Lifetime called "Supermarket Superstars."
The network announced Friday that it had just picked up 10 episodes of the...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 9:58 AM
Bad news: This is the final Louder Now post.
Glad that's out of the way.
Now, the good news: I'm joining the Sun's Erik Maza over at Midnight Sun, with the hopes of helping it grow and remain the only source you need for Baltimore nightlife, which...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 4:22 PM
We're still months away from the show's debut, but there is plenty of drama and uncertainty going on with Simon Cowell's highly anticipated singing show "The X Factor USA." Apparently judge Cheryl Cole has already gotten the axe! The rumor......
| Jul 11, 2012
| 5:13 AM
Stacy Keibler is one of a handful of stars rumored to be on the short list to become the next host of"The X Factor."
According to Entertainment Weekly, the Baltimore native who's profile has soared since dating A-lister George Clooney, is one of five...
| 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...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 9:21 AM
Television just isn't the same without Simon Cowell. Whether you love or loathe him, there's little denying his impact on reality TV competitions and pop-culture in general. Cowell returns to the tube Wednesday night, when his beloved project (and...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 1:12 PM
THE SKINNY: Welcome to the world of "The X-Factor." From the start of Wednesday night's premiere, the "X" would take the foundations of "American Idol" — high drama, big lights and heartfelt stories — and build for the sky. This was an...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 11:48 AM
THE SKINNY: Have we been had? "The X-Factor" followed up a seriously stellar debut with a two-hour mess of talentless singers and worse. The supporters of the first episode should be worried. Was Thursday night the real "X-Factor" or just a momentary bump...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 4:59 PM
THE SKINNY: More auditions. It was basically the same show as the first two, with more talent than the second but no where near what the first had. There was actual drama between the judges not agreeing on talent, and Fox wisely saved it for last. The...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:04 AM
Jason Winer was directing Julie Bowen on first episode of "Modern Family" when inspiration struck.
"In the initial draft, Julie's character was described as mildly controlling and neurotic," Winer says of the suburban sitcom mom. "But what she didn't...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 12:53 PM
[Ed. note: No running diary this time. I was judging a Battle of the Bands for WPOC in Hanover aka doing my best Simon Cowell impression, so I didn't get home until 8:40 p.m. I watched a DVR-ed version. The obvious good news of the night is the auditiions...