Jeers: Just Another Media Circus
Celebrity Circus by Chris Haston/NBC
for being far from the greatest show on Earth. I was impressed by some of the feats performed by Antonio Sabato, Jr., Stacey Dash and Christopher Knight. But turning it into a standard-issue competition with a grinning host (the omnipresent Joey Fatone), viewer voting and a weekly elimination brings NBC's new reality show crashing to Earth. Worst of all is the obligatory trio of judges: trapeze artist Aurelia Cats (whose most coherent comment was meowing at Sabato, Jr.), Olympic gymnast Mitch Gaylord (hey, anyone remember
?) and flamboyant choreographer Louie Spence (a Bruno Tonioli wannabe). CBS'
Circus of the Stars
didn't need this kind of gimmickry- or a weekly time slot.
" Share your own raves and rants about other shows on the
Reader Cheers & Jeers discussion board
" We may feature your Cheer or Jeer on TVGuide.com or in TV Guide magazine!