Reality (Talent)

'The Voice' Recap: Pharrell Tries To Go Country And Adam Pitches A Sitcom

October 1st, 2014 8:10am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Pharrell Tries To Go Country And Adam Pitches
Things are getting dicey on The Voice. Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams are filling up their squads for season seven, and spots are starting to be harder to come by. Let's see who got the good news, who didn't luck out - and who got the unfortunate montage treatment - in this recap of Tuesday's action.

Starting off the night is 15-year-old Katriz Trinidad from our hometown of San Diego, California. She's performing Etta James' "At Last." What is with these songs that keep reminding us of Will Champlin?! Anyway, Katriz sings like she's twice her age and quickly...
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'The Voice' Recap: Adam Quips, Anita Comes Back, And The Blind Guy Wins

September 30th, 2014 10:19am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Adam Quips, Anita Comes Back, And The Blind G
After the first week of blind auditions, the next wave of The Voice is rolling on with two more hours of singers hoping to impress Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams. If you need a reminder, Team Adam has three of twelve artists, Team Blake and Team Gwen each have four, and Team Pharrell is ahead in the count with five. How many more people will get added to the lineup in this round? There's only one way to find out.

Batting leadoff on Monday night is Chicago native John Martin. John's rendition of "Sweet Pea" attracts three of our four coaches: Gwen, Pharrell a...
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'DWTS' Recap: Randy Couture Eliminated As 'Movie Night' Pulled Out All The Stops

September 30th, 2014 8:29am EDT
'DWTS' Recap: Randy Couture Eliminated As 'Movie Night' Pulled O
Note to the Academy Awards, "Dancing with the Stars" movie night is the biggest dance evening of the year as they honor iconic films. The celebrities and pros danced to movies that were influential to them and their routines were sharp, concise and entertaining. Randy and Karina, Antonio and Cheryl and Jonathan and Allison were all in jeopardy. One-night eliminations began and with Randy Couture and pro Karina Smirnoff being sent home. Comedian Kevin Hart sat in for judge Len Goodman for this special night of "dancing."

New Dance Round

Alfonso Ribeiro and Witney Carson

Dance: Quick Ste...
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'The Voice' Recap: Gwen And Blake Get Button Happy

September 24th, 2014 9:03am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Gwen And Blake Get Button Happy
Things were pretty even after the premiere of The Voice, with all four coaches having selected two artists for their twelve-member teams, and all showing that they had plenty of game as far as out-quipping and out-pitching each other.

There are still forty more singers that need to be found, though, so it's time for Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams to get back to work in night two of the blind auditions.

After some pregame analysis by Pharrell, first up is 23-year-old DaNica Shirey from York, Pennsylvania. Her performance of "Big White Room" attracts three co...
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'Dancing With The Stars' Results: Tavis Smiley No More As He Exits The Ballroom

September 24th, 2014 6:57am EDT
'Dancing With The Stars' Results:  Tavis Smiley No More As He Ex
Despite a dance that was full of life, it was goodbye for activist and PBS journalist Tavis Smiley and Sharna Burgess. Although Smiley tried to stay on track, his promotional schedule for his latest book, "Death of a King" detailing Martin Luther King's last year was just too much for him to handle alongside his dance duties for the show.

Monday evening's show gave those that fell flat last round a chance to redeem themselves with a theme night, "My Jam Monday." Topping the leaderboard were Lea Thompson and Artem Chigvintsev and following a close second were Janel Parrish and Val Chmerkovs...
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'The Voice' Season 7 Premiere Recap: Gwen And Pharrell's Excellent Adventure

September 23rd, 2014 9:15am EDT
'The Voice' Season 7 Premiere Recap: Gwen And Pharrell's Excelle
The Voice is back, and all eyes are on its third coaching panel, which now consists of Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams. Will Gwen and Pharrell start a new Voice tradition of beating Adam and Blake? Or will everyone's favorite bromantic duo reclaim their former glory?

To answer those questions, we need to find four new teams of twelve talented singers, and there's only one way to do that: turn those big red chairs and start pushing buttons. Welcome to the season seven blind auditions!

First, you've got to have the almost-obligatory coach performance. Our new ...
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'Dancing With The Stars' Recap: 'My Jam Monday' Brought Fun To The Dance Floor

September 23rd, 2014 8:47am EDT
'Dancing With The Stars' Recap: 'My Jam Monday' Brought Fun To T
This week, the stars went toe to toe for their first theme dances, titled, "My Jam Monday." performing to the songs they love as their favorite jam. While all the dancers tried to spread their wings on the dance floor, some of last week's winners fell flat while those at the bottom of the ladder last episode got a breath of new life with winning routines.

New Dance Round

Alfonso Ribeiro and Witney Carson

Dance: Samba

Scores: 8, 8, 8, 8 = 32

After taking the top scores last week, the pressure was on for Alfonso Ribiero and Witney Carson to perform better than the week before. Their sa...
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Emma Slater Dishes On 'Dancing With The Stars' Season 19

September 22nd, 2014 2:05pm EDT
Emma Slater Dishes On 'Dancing With The Stars' Season 19
ABC's Dancing with the Stars is back for Season 19, and Emma Slater is hoping to score a Mirrorball Trophy win with her new partner, world.

Last season, Emma's stint on the dance floor was cut short when Star Wars actor Billy Dee Williams retired from the competition due to health issues. With that limited amount of time, was she able to learn anything from working with Billy Dee that's helped her in working with Michael?

"Loads of things," she told us. "I think it's really about just choreographing to your partner's ability and your partner's needs. What I learned with Billy, I learned ...
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What To Watch For In 'The Voice' Season 7

September 22nd, 2014 12:03pm EDT
What To Watch For In 'The Voice' Season 7
It's that time of year again. The Voice is back, and now on its third lineup of superstar coaches. After three years, six completed seasons and one Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program, NBC's singing competition has climbed to the top of the TV charts. So how could it possibly get any better? Here are five things we'll be looking for in season seven.

1. Can the new coaches coach?

This is the most obvious one. Not only did Shakira and Usher have chemistry with Adam Levine and Blake Shelton from an entertainment standpoint, they were capable of advising their artists, whic...
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What To Watch For In Fall TV 2014

September 20th, 2014 6:07pm EDT
What To Watch For In Fall TV 2014
Tomorrow officially kicks off the fall TV season, with the small screen's biggest hits coming back for more and scores of new programs vying for your attention. Every night is jam-packed with a variety of options across literally hundreds of channels. With so many shows and so little time, what's a fan to do?

But never fear - we're here to alert you to the small screen happenings that you can't miss. We've compiled a list of six things you most definitely want to keep your eye on as you're channel-surfing this fall.

[SPOILER ALERT - If you're not caught up on the returning series we've in...
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