ANNE BRALY: Well, it came as no surprise to me that Lil Rounds was voted off last week. I was hoping she would be the next to go. She seems like a great person, but her singing just couldn’t stand up to the others.
<strong>Attitude: Megan Corkrey’s downfall</strong>
Megan Joy Corkrey obviously didn’t grow up in the South.
Idol goes country tonight
This is Grand Ole Opry week on “American Idol,” which means “Idol” can showcase its biggest success story: Carrie Underwood.
No surprise Alexis Grace was the top female last week.
Hollywood round: Trauma tops auditions for air time
“American Idol” is winding up the Hollywood round, and we can finally get past some of the horrible auditions.
“American Idol” has only finished two weeks of auditions, and already it has its first controversy of the season.
Local restaurant fails inspection
Susan Pierce: Fox launches Season 8 of “American Idol” just three weeks from today.
Winner no surprise on ‘America’s Next Top Model’
Susan Pierce: Big Yawn! After three months of fabulous photos and consistent praise from the judges, McKey Sullivan wins “America’s Next Top Model.” Didn’t we see that coming weeks ago?
Our toes have been impatiently tapping for four weeks waiting for our column’s week to roll around again ... or was that just us keeping time to the sambas and rumbas on “Dancing With the Stars”?
We started this column the first week with “America’s Got Talent,” so we thought we’d revisit it now that thousands of contestants have been pared down to the final 5.
Editor’s Note: Reality Check is a monthly discussion of reality television shows.
At the request of a reader, this week we watched Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs.”
Still in “American Idol” withdrawal, we checked out two other TV talent shows, both on NBC, searching for the next big star. The shows: “America’s Got Talent” and “Nashville Star.”
Editor’s note: Taking Sides is a weekly pop culture column. This week’s topic is reality television.
Susan Pierce: David Cook locked up the title the night he sang “Billie Jean.” We’ve just been marking time until the confetti falls tomorrow night.
Before dissecting the theatrics of Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber’s week, I have to mention that Lee University alum Phil Stacey’s self-titled CD hits shelves today
Susan Pierce: Daughtry deja vu!
Susan Pierce: America, you voted the wrong girl off “American Idol” last week.