America’s Got Talent Recap: Andrey Moraru, Juan Carlos Stir Extreme Reactions From Judges (8/5/14)

Group 2 of America’s Got Talent’s quarterfinalists took the spotlight tonight as they attempted to encourage fans to ensure their spots in the semi-finals. Among the performers, Andrey Moraru (phto in this recap) and Juan Carlos created two opposite reactions from the judges despite the high level of entertainment they provided. Andrey (photo in this recap) elicited awe for his graceful acrobatic skills while Juan Carlos agitated Howard Stern for what he deemed a lacklustre routine despite resounding cheers from the other judges. Read on below on how each act fared. The all-female Hart Dance Team (1-866-602-4801) was a vision…

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Food Fighters Recap: Mom Rallies For Daughter’s Speech-Generating Device (8/5/14)

The third home cook to appear on Food Fighters had a big objective: she needed to rack up money to hear her daughter’s voice for the first time. California’s own Annie Smith (photo in this recap) is a mother of 2 young kids, one of which suffers a rare neurological syndrome. Annie hoped to  beat the professional chefs pitted against her to purchase a speech-generating device for her daughter. Did Annie’s efforts prevail? Unlike the two home cooks who have previously appeared in the show, Annie’s first challenge against the cowboy chef Kent Rollins turned out to be a big…

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Judge Mathis Recap 8/5/14: Exes’ Medical Bills & Rent Suits v Each Other Dismissed

Judge Mathis dismisses Sherie Grant Zeidman’s medical bills and pain & suffering suit against her ex-husband Steven Zeidman (photo). The judge also dismisses Mr. Zeidman’s countersuit for rent & stolen property. Then Judge Mathis awards Joyce Hicks $375 for Lisa Brooks’ loan. Lastly, the judge dismisses Kesha Robinson’s security deposit suit against her son Emanuel Jones. Medical Bills, Rent Sherie Grant Zeidman alleges that her ex-husband Steven Zeidman of San Clemente, CA, with whom she has 2 kids, is a drug addict and had assaulted her. Mr. Zeidman claims that she’s a “pathological liar” and that police had pulled her over and found meth in her…

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MasterChef Recap 8/4/14: Francis L Doesn’t Make Top 10

Judges Gordon Ramsay, Graham Eliot and Joe Bastianich axe Music Video Director Francis Legge (left, photo) of New York City, N. Y., off MasterChef, for cooking the worst stuffed pasta dish. On the chopping block were Church Music Director Willie Mike of Houston, Texas & Daniel (right). Leslie had won the Mystery Box Challenge and picked Daniel to get a rolling pin instead of the pasta rolling machine. The remaining 11 home cooks choose between 2 mystery boxes, 1 with ordinary ingredients, and another with high-end ones. Chef Ramsay, Co-Judges Graham Eliot & Joe Bastianich choose 3 dishes that they want to try. They ask 3 contestants to bring out…

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Judge Judy Recap 8/4/14: Ex-Roommate’s Rent, Lease Charges Suit Dismissed

Judge Judy dismisses Alexis Stotz(photo)’s suit against her former roommate Kaitlyn Wilson for rent & lease charges. Judge Judy also dismisses Sarah Lambourne’s $2,958 suit against Verone & Marilyn Taylor for the cost of a car & repairs. The judge then awards Shanequa Brown $300 for a broken down door, and dismisses ex-girlfriend Re’Ann Wilson’s countersuit for broken & stolen clothes and movies. Judge Judy then returns Charles Tilotta’s truck to him, which his sister-in-law Angela Tilotta claims he had given her. Lastly, the judge awards Ray Casey Richards (spelling?) $1,500 for Co-Worker’s Jesus “Jesse” Arriaga’s loan. Car Sale Judge…

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