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  • Around the remote: Chuck Barney's picks for April 26-May 2

    DON'T MISS: "Last Days in Vietnam" The American Experience series brings this gripping, Oscar-nominated documentary to television. Directed by Rory Kennedy, the film marks the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon. Via powerful interviews and wrenching...
  • Odds on whether endangered TV shows will return

    If I had the chance to run the networks, "Happy Endings," "Revolution" and "The Neighbors" would still be on the air and I'd be out of a job. There was a time when network executives could justify bottom-dwelling series such as "Cheers" and "Seinfeld,"...
  • Listening to the music of old through young ears

    I tell you, it warmed the cockles of my heart. Indeed, the heart-cockle-warming was widespread at last week's meeting of the Organization for Loudly Declaring a Preference for the Old and Out-of-date and the Past's Superiority. Or, to use our proud...
  • 'American Idol' fave Bo Bice leads Blood, Sweat & Tears in Groveland concert

    'American Idol' fave Bo Bice leads Blood, Sweat & Tears in Groveland concert
    GROVELAND — When Bo Bice was born in 1975, the jazz/rock juggernaut Blood, Sweat & Tears had already taken the world by storm. In 1969, the band grabbed the Grammy for album of the year from the Beatles, whose entry was "Abbey Road." But Blood,...
  • Nike unveils U.S. women's World Cup uniforms

    Nike unveils U.S. women's World Cup uniforms
    The U.S. women's soccer team has always been as much about fashion as football. So it was no surprise to see teammates Alex Morgan, Sydney Leroux and Tobin Heath walking an artificial-turf runway in a West Hollywood soundstage Wednesday morning to...
  • 'Big Bang Theory,' 'Voice,' 'Dancing' tops for week

    UPDATED: Sheldon Cooper was the main man in the ratings last week for Central Florida. (He was No. 1 nationally with young adults, too.) In the Orlando TV market, "The Big Bang Theory" was tops in total viewers as well as the 18-to-49 age group. Two...
  • 'Dancing,' 'Scorpion,' 'Boat': Week ahead, Part 1

    The coming week is packed with so many notable programs that I will share the highlights in two posts. Thursday will be the start of the May ratings period. Before that, the highlights include: "Dancing With the Stars" celebrates spring break and brings...
  • 'RuPaul's Drag Race': Could Ginger Minj win?

    'RuPaul's Drag Race': Could Ginger Minj win?
    It's been a rough year for reality contestants from Central Florida. The "American Idol" hopefuls didn't make it far. "Dancing With the Stars" and "Survivor" have dropped our local representatives. But could we have a winner in Orlando drag queen Ginger...
  • TV Picks: 'Veep,' 'The Runner-Up,' 'Cucumber,' 'Banana'

    TV Picks: 'Veep,' 'The Runner-Up,' 'Cucumber,' 'Banana'
    "Veep" (HBO, Sundays); "The Runner-Up" (Esquire, Tuesdays). Julia Louis-Dreyfus returns for a fourth season in Armando Iannucci's nonpartisan political satire, having won an Emmy for each of the preceding three. Although the title remains unchanged,...
  • 'No regrets': Joey Cook talks about 'American Idol'

    'No regrets': Joey Cook talks about 'American Idol'
    Joey Cook apologized for calling a little bit late. "The hibernation process started a little early," she said with a laugh. Cook, ousted from "American Idol" late Wednesday night, spent much of Thursday fulfilling media obligations and then caught a...
  • Joey Cook gets booted from 'American Idol' - and now comes the rest of her story

    Joey Cook gets booted from 'American Idol' - and now comes the rest of her story
     "American Idol" viewers sent Joey Cook home on Wednesday night.  And maybe that's not such a bad thing for her.  She didn't win this season's competition, and she didn't last long enough to make it onto this year's scaled-back summer tour. There is...