American Idol: The Road to Hollywood Continues
If you missed American Idol last night, "The Road to Hollywood" continues tonight. Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez are both good additions, but last night, it was Tyler who stole the show. It's worth watching tonight just to hear what will come out of his mouth next.
"Well, hellfire, save matches, f--- a duck, and see what hatches!"
When a female contestant opened her blouse to show huge metallic cardboard stars pasted onto her breasts, Steven asked her: "What's with the jujubees on your ooh-ooh-bees?"
The news headlines today point out that ratings last night were down in the coveted categories. The show still pulled in 26 million viewers, more than the other networks, and 2 million more viewers than last May's finale. And its overall viewership still beats Dancing With the Stars by 20%. [More...]
I think Tyler will be a ratings draw. He's entertaining, funny and unpredictable. And still sexy at 62. I don't miss Simon at all.
The show will also benefit from JLo, who has never looked better and is adapting a caring, almost maternal, tone. What an improvement over Kara and Ellen. And Paula, for that matter.
On a related note, Tyler's new website, StevenTyler, went live yesterday. And he told David Letterman Monday night that in 2008, when he fell off the stage during a concert and broke his shoulder, he had been high from snorting Lunesta. (Yes, that Lunesta -- the sleeping pill.) Snorting Lunesta? Who does that?
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