Archive: January 20, 2008 - January 26, 2008

'Celebrity Apprentice': The Post-'Gene Simmons Kiss-Off' Version

Wish I had a quote of the week or even an Omarosa moment of the week, but just didn't happen. Sigh. What was The Donald thinking when Gene Simmons was let go? Vinnie took over the men's team, providing a moment of hope that there would be hilarious, smart-mouth comments....

By Jennifer Frey | January 25, 2008; 8:41 AM ET | Comments (0)

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'Project Runway': The Acid Wash of Ricky's Tears

When he reigns, it pours. Yes, even when Ricky L. ("L" as in: "I know Lingerie!") emerges victorious from a challenge, as he did last night, the waterworks gush forth. Win or lose, he's got the blues. Emotions run high on the runway. Welcome to Ricky's Roller Coaster, where even...

By Michael Cavna | January 24, 2008; 2:53 PM ET | Comments (8)

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'Amazing Race': The Finale -- A New Level of Lame

Thank goodness Alaska is really pretty because, really, what else was there to watch on this final episode? No two-hour special, no two-leg finish between the final three. The first clue sent the teams packing to the final destination city: Anchorage. Anyone else pining for Season 1, when they went...

By Michael Cavna | January 21, 2008; 8:06 AM ET | Comments (12)

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'The Wire': All Around Charm City, Cue the Blues

So now I'm depressed. No, it's not because of David Simon's too-close-to-reality depiction of the final days of the print newspaper biz. (Although it didn't help my mood, watching the show's journalists grousing about shrinking news holes, dwindling circulation, shuttered international bureaus and that "voluntary separation plan" -- including scenes...

By Teresa Wiltz | January 20, 2008; 11:20 PM ET | Comments (3)

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