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Performing Masterclass For America’s Got Talent Season 9: The Semi-Finals Week One


Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent I am in love with Nick Cannon and his fashion sense. Look at that jacket. Doesn’t it scream MasterClassLady? I happen to think that Nick is a wonderful host and entertainer. The man has it all – loveable, humorous, empathetic and just plain all round nice guy. The show would […]

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66th Emmy Awards With Host Seth Myers To Air On NBC


Picture Credit: Emmys Another year, another Emmy Awards show to kick off the Fall TV season. The awards show is slated to air on Monday, August 25th at 8:00 PM on NBC. The host this year will be the always entertaining Seth Myers. I am not crazy about the majority of the nominees. Same old, […]

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Cooking Masterclass For MasterChef Season Five Top 7: Tag Teams Rule In The Kitchen


This week, the Top 7 are treated to letters from homes and, as a result, their morales and spirits are considerably boosted. Although this show is a blast to watch, for the home cooks, it is a very intense, sometimes lonely competition. I am sure the pressure to succeed is huge and many have sacrificed […]

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Performing Masterclass For America’s Got Talent Season 9: The Quarter – Finals Group Four


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent/NBC And so this week, America’s Got Talent showcases the Final Group of 12 Quarter-Finalists. Scheduled to perform on Tuesday, August 19th at 9:00 on NBC are: One Voice Children’s Choir Cellists Emil & Dariel Extreme Dance Company The Bad Boys of Ballet Mothmen Dance, Magician Smoothini Dom the Bom’s Triple […]

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Cooking Masterclass For MasterChef Season Five Top 8: Fighting For The Perfect Teammate


Picture Credit: MasterChef This week, the MasterChef Top 8 will be working in Teams of 2 and the kicker is this: they have to pick their own teammates. I was chuckling when I watched the video below – that Leslie breaks me up! He proves that age and experience really rock and he is quite […]

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Performing Masterclass For America’s Got Talent Season 9: The Quarter – Finals Group Three


Last week’s show showcased many exceptional performances and I am happy with some of the acts voted through to the semi-finals. That being said, I feel singer Jacob Curlee is as sweet as pie but he is one of the weakest singers I have ever seen on these shows. His voice is expressionless – no […]

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Cooking Masterclass For MasterChef Season Five Top 10: Let’s Play Football!


Picture Credit: MasterChef/Fox This week, the Top 10 take to the football field to highlight their cooking prowess. Led by Team Captains, Elizabeth and Jaimee, both of whom won the Top 11 challenge last week, the home cooks must provide football snacks for the crowd while weathering, so to speak, the unpredictable natural elements. Like […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Nine: The Times They Are A-Changin’


The Sixties was quite the revolutionary decade. Looking back, it seems almost unbelievable that the social issues raised during this decade were significant enough to warrant change, but, we have evolved and become a better culture as a result of the social movements of strong leaders during this decade. Acceptance of Homosexuality , equal rights […]

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Cooking Masterclass For MasterChef Season Five Top 11: A Tale Of Two Boxes


Picture Credit: Fox/MasterChef It is Civic Day here in Canada so I am late to the gate posting this blog topic. We are getting mighty close to the Top 10 of MasterChef. So exciting. Last week, Francis Biondi was eliminated. I was sad to see him leave as he was one of my favorites. And […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Eight: 1968


The 8th installment of The Sixties show airs on CNN at 9:00 PM on Thursday, July 31st. This week, the focus is on the year 1968. It was not a very good year. There was so much unrest and turmoil in the United States which culminated in the assassinations of the Reverend Martin Luther King […]

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Performing Masterclass For America’s Got Talent Season 9: The Live Shows Begin


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent/NBC The first Group Of Twelve Acts is set to hit the America’s Got Talent stage on Tuesday, July 29th at 9:00 PM. on NBC Over the next four weeks, four groups of twelve will perform for your votes, with the results being revealed each Wednesday. Scheduled to perform tonight are […]

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Cooking Masterclass For MasterChef Season Five Top 12: Team Spirit In The MasterChef Kitchen


Picture Credit: MasterChef/Fox This week, the remaining 12 home cooks are divided into teams. Based on last week’s results, the Team Leaders, chosen by our knowledgeable and discerning MasterChef Judges, Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Grahm Elliott, are Ahran for the Red Team and Elizabeth for the Blue Team. Anyone following closely take note: Leslie […]

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Cooking Masterclass For MasterChef Season Five Top 13: Panic Attack In The MasterChef Kitchen


This week’s episode of MasterChef should be a doozy!! One contestant, Elise, has a veritable panic attack while competing for a spot in the Top 12. Check out the video below. My heart goes out to her. I really, really love her. She has a wonderful personality and is so determined. But, unfortunately, the pressure […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Seven: The Space Race


The 7th installment of The Sixties show airs on CNN at 9:00 PM on Thursday, July 24th. This week, we gain exclusive insight into the dollars and drama surrounding the most affluent time of the Space Age – with particular emphasis on the Moon Landing in July 1969. I thoroughly remember devouring every nook and […]

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Performing Masterclass For America’s Got Talent Season 9: The Road To Radio City


This week, the judges have to whittle down this incredibly strong lineup of talent to 48 acts deemed the strongest for the live shows. America’s Got Talent Season 9 has an exceptionally high calibre of acts in every discipline – from music to dance to comedy to magic and more. So, how this is all […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Six: The British Invasion And More


Suffice it to say, some of the very best and thoroughly iconic music emerged during The Sixties. Not only were we introduced to the sounds of Motown and the likes of the great Michael Jackson, but also the singular sound from British artists exploded in North America. It was an exciting, almost mind-blowing time in […]

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Cooking Masterclass For MasterChef Season Five Top 15: Arch-Rival Pair-Ups


Picture Credit: MasterChef/Fox Ooooo – this week’s episode is going to be a down and dirty one. According to MasterChef’s Official Site, the kitchen cooks will be working in pairs and with an individual whom they deem to be their nemesis. Love it! I mean, can this show get any better? But, it does! Week […]

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Performing Masterclass For America’s Got Talent Season 9: The Final Auditions


Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent In a bit if a rush here. We are celebrating Canada Day and I totally forgot that this is America’s Got Talent night. What a great season. Apparently, the promo last week hyped that the AGT crew saved the “best for last”. Well, we shall see about that. There has […]

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Cooking Masterclass For MasterChef Season Five Top 16: Welcome Back Luca and Alexander


I am so excited for this week’s MasterChef episode. MasterChef Season 4 winner, Luca Manfe and Junior MasterChef Season 1 winner, Alexander Weiss make an appearance. I love both of these talented culinary experts and they are proof positive that age holds no barriers in the kitchen. Both are creative, detailed cooks and I wish […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Five: A Long March To Freedom


This week, CNN’s 10-part documentary, “The Sixties”, focuses on The Long March To Freedom. And it was a long walk. A really long walk. And, unfortunately, we are still walking that walk. Donna Brazile, a CNN contributor and a Democratic strategist sums up the significant events focusing on segregation during this decade: “CNN on Thursday […]

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