Wednesday Night TV and Open Thread
American Idol seems so lackluster without James Durbin. I really don't get Hailey. To my ear, she shrieks, yodels and is off key. I did find something to like about her performance tonight -- her father (who played guitar while she did her first song.) The judges are overly nice to her. They even praised her tripping and falling. Scotty was terrific, but he's very one-dimensional. While I didn't think Lauren shone tonight, I do think she's the best singer left. But none of these three should be American Idol.
Steven Tyler (and to a lesser extent Jennifer Lopez) all that's propping up American Idol and the only reason to keep watching. Idol also seems like amateur hour compared to The Voice. Not only in terms of the talent, but production. Every one of the contestants, and every performances is outstanding.
On to the finale of America's Next Top Model, which also had a lackluster (at best) group of contestants this year.
This is an open thread, all topics welcome.
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