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SIMON & PAULA: TOGETHER AGAIN

May 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Simon Cowell will have two familiar figures sitting next to him when the U.S. version of his The X Factor debuts in the fall — Cheryl Cole, who sat at the judge’s table with him on the British version of the show, and Paul Abdul, who sat at the judge’s table with him on American […]

CBS REGAINS FIRST PLACE

February 16, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It was a week that saw CBS’s Grammy Awards telecast draw its biggest audience in eleven years but the finale of CBS’s Live to Dance with Paula Abdul flatline with just 4.6 million. Four shows attracted more than 20 million viewers, the Grammy Awards with 26.7 million; Wednesday’s American Idol on Fox with 24.1 million; […]

LIVE TO DANCE DIES

February 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Relatively few viewers showed any interest in finding out who would turn out to be the winners in the finale of CBS’s dance competition Live to Dance Wednesday night. Just 4.5 million tuned in to see the final season installment of Paula Abdul’s first series since leaving American Idol, whereas 10.5 million watched the first […]

IDOL UNTARNISHED BY LOSS OF COWELL

February 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Ratings for Fox’s American Idol continued to hold up well in its third week Wednesday night. They were virtually flat against last week and also against the third week of last season, when the first show of the week aired on Tuesdays. All of which seemed to confirm that the loss of Simon Cowell and […]