Live (or live-ish) coverage of some of TV’s bigger events, moments, and WHAT THE WHATs.

Broadway in Boston is “Waiting for This Night”

June 12, 2017 0

Something sounds familiar in a recent Broadway in Boston ad… Hat tip to Ben for spotting this one during Sunday’s broadcast of the The Tony Awards: That’s a pretty impressive lineup hitting Beantown next year. Oh, and did you catch the song in the background? That would be a cover of Lithuania’s 2016 entry “I’ve Been Waiting for This Night” by Donny Montell. Kinda random, kinda awesome. [Read more…]

Eurovision Song Contest 2017 Semi-Final Allocation

January 31, 2017 0

Hooray! There’s finally some structure to this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, as the 43 competing countries have received their semi-final assignments. Kyiv, Ukraine was buzzing Tuesday morning as the Eurovision Song Contest held the 2017 semi-final allocation draw. In this process, the 37 countries competing in the two semi-finals were placed in pre-determined bowls based on previous voting history, then randomly assigned either the first or second half of one of the semis. Make that 36 countries: Switzerland requested and received placement in the second semi-final. Also, the Big 5 countries–France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and United Kingdom–along with host country Ukraine learned which semi-final in which each country will vote. Germany also requested and received placement in the second semi-final. Here is how the allocation shook out: Eurovision Song Contest 2017 First Semi-Final Half Country Artist Song First Albania Lindita Halimi Botë (World) First Australia First Azerbaijan Dihaj First Belgium Page Blanche First Finland Norma John Blackbird First Georgia Tako Gachechiladze Keep the Faith First Montenegro Slavko Kalezić Space First Portugal First Sweden Second Armenia Artsvik Second Cyprus Hovig Second Czech Republic Second Greece Demy Second Iceland Second Latvia Second Moldova Second Poland Second Slovenia These 18 countries will compete in […] [Read more…]

New Star Trek Series on the Horizon

November 2, 2015 1

Trekkies rejoice! Star Trek is headed to the final frontier, which in this case will be the subscription-based streaming service CBS All Access.

Alex Trebek in Jeopardy?

December 17, 2014 0

Alex Trebek threatened to leave Jeopardy! after being forced to re-tape a Kids Week segment. Here’s a better idea: get rid of Kids Week.

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