Reality (Talent)

'Dancing With The Stars' Recap: 'The Carlton' Returns For A Perfect Score, Betsey And Tony Eliminated

October 7th, 2014 8:53am EDT
'Dancing With The Stars' Recap: 'The Carlton' Returns For A Perf
It was a night of amazing stories and heartfelt dances as the celebrities grooved to songs from their most memorable year. Each had an important story to tell as they expressed their true feelings through dance. Judge Len Goodman was still absent, but regulars Julianne Hough, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tognoli were still present and ready to score. Viewers had the chance for the first time, to cast their own paddles online. Therefore there were four scores, three for the judges and one for America throughout this episode. With heavy hearts, the dancers and celebrities said goodbye to Betsey...
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'The Voice' Recap: Who Makes The Final Cut For Season 7?

October 7th, 2014 8:27am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Who Makes The Final Cut For Season 7?
Here we are: the final night of blind auditions for season seven of The Voice. Finding out who those last, lucky few are who get to fill the handful of remaining spots on the rosters of Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams - and who has to go home for another half-year.

With only two spots left on each team, there are eight positions up for grabs, and the law of making television tells us that one will go to the first artist featured. That's 23-year-old Matt McAndrew, whose rendition of Christina Perri's "A Thousand Years" earns button pushes from Adam, Pharrell a...
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Tony Lucca's New Album Is On The Way: Check Out Our Early Review!

October 6th, 2014 12:15pm EDT
Tony Lucca
There is no such thing as a bad Tony Lucca record.

As we enjoy the latest season of The Voice, it's worth remembering that the show introduced us to some tremendous unheralded performers, one of the best being Lucca. His two most recent EPs, With the Whole World Watching and Drawing Board, hinted at musical growth and versatility from the Detroit native, but the question was always when would we get to hear a full album?

The answer is January, and we're telling you now so that you can mark your calendars. We had the opportunity for an early listen to his upcoming record, simply titled To...
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'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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