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Tag Archives: Video

Kelly Sells

American Idol’s Kelly Clarkson has answered the first question of the rest of her life: can she sell records? The answer so far is a resounding “yes,” made all the more impressive by the overwhelming banality of her single: utterly generic pop/R&B balladeering. Perhaps the very blandness of the recording …

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Political Reporter: Heal Thyself

ABC’s daily political semi-blog, The Note, written by Mark Halperin, Elizabeth Wilner and Marc Ambinder, has some interesting rules for political coverage as the November elections creep closer: We are writing on the ABCNEWS blackboard 1,000 times each the rules of political journalism that we hope to follow assiduously for …

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NY Mayor Quits Parade Over Sopranos Flap

NY mayor Michael Bloomberg, told he couldn’t march with cast members from The Sopranos in the annual NY Columbus Day Parade, is staying home: The mayor even slipped in a little mob-speak about the tempest in a cappuccino cup caused by his invitations to Monday’s event. “I’m sort of walking …

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Hack

Michael Olshansky is a cabbie, the likes of which you only see in old movies. Played by David Morse, he of the perpetual hangdog expression, “O” (any similarities to the high school Othello are purely accidental) is a canned Philly cop with a penchant for helping passengers in trouble. This …

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Faith Hill on SNL

Faith Hill will make her SNL debut this Saturday, October 12 – Sarah Michelle Gellar will host: The singer will perform the title track and one other song from her upcoming album, Cry, which hits retail outlets Tuesday (October 15). LAUNCH spoke with Hill about appearing on the show. “I …

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ChAg to Sing at MTV Europe Video Awards

As if the appearance of P. Diddy wasn’t enough to suck me into the show!! Singer Christina Aguilera will perform alongside some of the biggest names in pop music at the MTV Europe Music Awards next month, MTV said Wednesday. Aguilera will join Coldplay, Enrique Iglesias, Robbie Williams, and Pink …

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Today’s Superstar: Does This Sound Vaguely Familiar?

The TODAY Show is holding an Idol-like competition – do you have what it takes? Think you have what it takes to be the next Faith Hill, Enrique Iglesias or Alicia Keys? You mean they’re not looking for the next Iggy Pop? Tired of crooning in the shower and finally …

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Bond Film Museum Exhibit to Open

London’s Science Museum has “Bond, James Bond” exhibit opening October 16: “We have 100 different things from the 20 Bond films so far, including at least one from every film,” Nicola Osmond Evans, a spokeswoman for the museum, said Friday. The exhibition, which will fill up two floors, will open …

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B-Movie Hall of Fame Adds Victims

Website B-Movie Theater announces this year’s inductees to the B-Movie Hall of Fame: “B-Movies have long been ignored by the critics and award-givers, but audiences love them and have kept the B-Movies alive all of these years,” says Ron Bonk, founder of B-Movie Theater and curator of the B-Movie Hall …

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Comedy Central Snags Defunct “Edgy” Comedies

Cable network buys five former network shows: The network has bought “Dilbert” (30 half-hours) from Columbia, “The Ben Stiller Show” (13 half-hours) from Warner Bros., “Clerks” (only six half-hours) from Disney and “Gary & Mike” (13 half-hours) from Paramount. Comedy Central also bought a fifth busted network-primetime series, “Undergrads” (13 …

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