Who here is not a fan of karaoke, Mick Jagger masks, training montages and Frank Sinatra Jr. jokes? Obviously, no person can deny that these things by themselves are powerful. And yet together, they combine their might to create a supershow so powerful that it is the only hope against the torpedo known as American Idol. Well, maybe thats a slight exaggeration, but a girl can dream, cant she? I had my own little musical moment when the theme song came on and I found myself belting Scrubbin and flushin! along with the backup singers. Pathetic? Only if by pathetic you mean awesome.My absolute favorite moment came courtesy of Simone Cashwells return. Eugenes Im Glickman, Yentl Glickman! and Why would you lie to such a beautiful young goil? More important, is she Jewish? were just sublime. Not to be outdone, we got Yo, theres a big-ass thumb print in this shmeer from Rockefeller. The way thes...
It's crunch time in the network scheduling rooms, as many questions are being asked about next season. Will Grey's Anatomy go to Monday nights? Will Lost start in November, to cut down on repeats during the season? Is Wayne Brady getting another show? The answers will come next week. We hear there wasn't a lot of laughing during the executive screenings of most of the season's comedy pilots, but here's what industry insiders say are the hottest of that tepid lot. (Click here to read about the drama-pilot buzz.)
NBC: The Peacock network is only expected to add two sitcoms. One is the still-untitled show from Saturday Night Live head writer Tina Fey — a workplace comedy set behind the scenes of a