Thursday, October 22, 2020

ABC’S WORK IT OUT OF WORK

January 14, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

After airing only two episodes, ABC has axed Work It, a show that had drawn fire from GLAAD, the gay-rights group, and from virtually every TV critic. TV Guide critic Matt Roush called it “atrocious” and “an instant early candidate for Worst Show of 2012.” Robert Lloyd in the Los Angeles Times remarked: “If you […]

BREAKING IN BREAKS IN

April 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox used a 90-minute edition of American Idol Wednesday night to usher in a new comedy series, Breaking In, starring Christian Slater and Bret Harrison. But while the new show placed second in its time period at 9:30, a reading of the phone book might have garnered similar numbers. The 9:00-9:30 segment of Idol attracted […]

BRISTOL PALIN — A TEA PARTY DARLING?

November 16, 2010 by · 8 Comments 

A growing political controversy has hit ABC’s top-rated Dancing with the Stars as Bristol Palin, who has received some of the sharpest criticism from the show’s judges, continues to receive some of the highest scores from the public. A report appearing today (Tuesday) on ABC News’s website asks, “Is the Tea Party stuffing the ballot […]