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86th Annual Academy Awards To Air On Sunday March 2nd On ABC.


Oh yes! Let the party begin. I love this annual awards show. The Oscars are a huge event in our house. It is a night where we can celebrate the very best in the movie business – from actors to directors and everything in between. This year, the always entertaining Ellen DeGeneres will host the […]

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Late Night With Seth Myers Debut: O Set, Where Art Thou?


Picture Credit: NBC/Seth Meyers Do we have to take up a collection to purchase a better set design for Late Night With Seth Myers? Have you had a peek this week? For those of you who have lives beyond a remote control, Late Night With Seth Myers had its debut Monday evening. The show looks […]

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Late Night With Seth Myers Set To Debut This Week: There’s No Business Like Late Night Show Business


Picture Credit: NBC Late Night With Seth Myers We are entering a new age in late night television. With Seth Myers set to take over from Jimmy Fallon, who, as you all know, took over Jay Leno’s signature hosting duties on the The Tonight Show last week, every night will be a Saturday Night Live […]

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Child Star, Shirley Temple, Dies At 85. Oh The Memories!


We lost another great one! On Monday, February 10th, beautiful and engaging child star, Shirley Temple Black died at 85 years of natural causes, surrounded by her loved ones at her home in Woodside, California. She was and will remain the most gifted of child stars, influencing a legacy of child stars as the years […]

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Jay Leno Relinquishes The Tonight Show To Jimmy Fallon This Week.


Picture Credit: Jay Leno Last evening, Betty White had the privilege of ushering in and out the old and the new. The scene pictured above says it all! How precious is this photo? And how sad will I be when Jay Leno signs off with his final show on Thursday, February 6th, signalling the start […]

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Performing Masterclass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 8 Top 60 Results Show: Group One


Update: KriStef Brothers and Collins Key move to the Semi-Finals. Joining them is Brandon James. The judges have to decide if they are going to advance Anna Christine or American Hitmen. After the break.. And the Judges’ Decision is a tie but Anna Christine moves on via voting results. Pictured above is my favorite act […]

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Performance Masterclass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 8: Week Three


Hey there AGT Fans! Just wanted to alert you to a time change for this week’s show. Tuesday’s America’s Got Talent will air at 8:00 PM instead of 9:00 PM on NBC to make way for The Voice, which will air it’s Finale Results show at 9:00 PM on the same network. Since this is […]

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Performance Masterclass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 8: Los Angeles Baby


Picture Credit: NBC’s America’s Got Talent This week, the judges continue to evaluate the talent seen at the Los Angeles Auditions. And, yes, we can expect to see the trio, Forte, featuring singer, Fernando Varela, at these auditions but, like any reality show, anything can change at the very last minute. We just have to […]

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NBC’s America’s Got Talent Returns June 4th. Are You Ready?


Picture Credit: NBC America’s Got Talent I have to say that I am properly stoked for America’s Got Talent Season 8. The new line-up of judges looks pretty enticing with the addition of Heidi Klum and Mel B to the panel. I think there will be some wonderful repartee behind that table as all four […]

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Dancing Masterclass Discussion For Dancing With The Stars Season 16: Week Four


I have to confess – I have yet to see a single performance from last week’s episode. Mea culpa! I need an 8th day in the week for “catch-up” time. Ha! So, I am leaving it to all of you. How do you think this show is doing this year? Is Wynonna improving? I hear […]

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Creating The Annette (Funicello) Sound: [Video]


I found this video (featured below) so fascinating. The late Annette Funicello explains how the distinct Annette Sound associated with her singing was created. Apparently, she had a small voice so, to broaden the timbre, she basically recorded the song then sang live with the song – basically singing back to it, as she explains. […]

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Mickey Mouse Club Star, Annette Funicello, Dies At The Age Of 70


We lost a treasured Disney princess today named Annette Funicello. Look at that picture – a beautiful lady inside and out! I remember growing up to listening to her music and watching her movies. If you are a member of the baby-boomer era, how could you not resist the wholesome entertainment provided by Ms. Funicello […]

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Sounds Of David Gala Event Held In Los Angeles


Sounds Of David Centerpiece An exciting gala event in honor of American Idol Season 7 Runner-Up, David Archuleta, was held on Saturday, April 6th at the Newport Beach Marriott Bayview in Los Angeles, California. Organized and hosted by the extremely talented author, Pamela Pike, this event took months and months of planning. As many of […]

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It’s Official. Jay Leno Leaving The Tonight Show.


Picture Courtesy Of The HollywoodReporter.Com Well, there you have it! After weeks of speculation, Jay Leno has officially announced that he is leaving the Tonight Show. And, television, as we know it, has taken a strange turn and embraced a newer, “hipper”, McDonald’s kind of comedy – where we can mindlessly play with our iPads […]

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Jay Leno And Jimmy Fallon Rock “Tonight” From West Side Story


This video, featured below, made me laugh and get misty-eyed at the same time. Can the end of the Jay Leno era be this near? No matter the answer, at least his successor, Jimmy Fallon, is playing nice, allowing Jay to leave with the dignity he so deserves. The idea behind this video originated with […]

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The Jay Leno Bruhaha: A Masterclass Perspective


I don’t pretend to understand the inner workings of the television industry. If I did, I would have immediate answers to remedy the mess that we now call our television wasteland. Yet, honestly, this Jay Leno story has made me step out of the comfy confines of my technologically enhanced home and reach out to […]

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Dancing Masterclass Discussion For Dancing With The Stars Season 16: Premiere Results


This is the first time I have added this blog topic for the ABC Reality Show, Dancing With The Stars. Since I have many readers from the MCL Community who thoroughly enjoy this show, I thought it was about time I jumped on the DWTS bandwagon and get with the program, so to speak! I […]

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It’s The 2nd Most Wonderful Time Of The Year – The Oscars!


There are pivotal moments in my yearly calendar that make me jump up and down with glee. Well, actually, given my Golden Girl status, I sort of jump, maybe, once and then my legs give out. Ha! There’s Christmas and Easter and Thanksgiving and American Idol and The Voice and SMASH and anything with awards […]

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Jennifer Hudson To Perform With Sandy Hook Children At Superbowl


Look at the faces of these little angels. Couldn’t you just hug them forever? Well, tune in on Sunday and see them live when the 26-member Sandy Hook Elementary School Chorus perform “America The Beautiful” with the talented Jennifer Hudson during the pre-game show. The pre-game show and the Superbowl will be telecast on CBS […]

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Golden Globes Set To Air On Sunday, January 13th on NBC


Let the Award Show Season begin. Tonight, the 70th Golden Globes, precursor to the Academy Award Show, is set to enter your living rooms on NBC at 8:00 P.M. Eastern. However, unlike the Academy Awards, the Golden Globes also honor television artists as well as those from the silver screen. I missed the People’s Choice […]

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