WWE Extreme Rules 2013 Predictions

I have a question for people working in the creative side of advertising: is a pretty high leap of logic, like calling WWE Extreme Rules the “one night the WWE goes extreme,” allowed when you’re selling a product? Advertising is a business that is basically bankrolled by B.S., but there’s gotta be a line drawn somewhere as to which tripe is truly unbelievable on its face. Because as much as the WWE would like to claim that they go extreme in only one evening of the year, we’ve got Elimination Chamber, we’ve got Hell in a Cell, we’ve got Money in…

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American Idol Recap: Candice Wins Season 12 (5/16/13)

Candice is Season 12′s American Idol. Psy, J. Lo/Pitbull and Mariah Carey perform in the two-hour grand finale. Candice sings with Jennifer Hudson; Janelle with The Band Perry; Amber with Emeli Sande; Angie, with Adam Lambert and Jessy J, who will sing Miller’s single with her in UK; Kree with Keith Urban and Randy Jackson; Aretha Franklin with the Top 5 Girls; Frankie Valli with the Top 5 Guys. As before, the Top 10 are in white. They sing “Glad You Came” by The Wanted, in white with touches of black. The twist is that the back-up dancers are in…

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American Idol Recap 5/15/13: Candice Shuts Down the Night–Randy

Candice is probably the next  American Idol, solely from her resing of “I Who Have Nothing”. Randy says that both contestants slayed it. For the first time in AI history, the winner’s album is available for pre-order tomorrow after the show. Carly Jae Jepsen performs “Take a Picture” using the instruments and lyrics voters chose through the Coca-Cola Perfect Harmony section of the Idol website. Kree and Candice sing three rounds tonight: AI Creator Simon Fuller’s choice, the single that the contestant would have if she wins and their best song this season. For Round 1, Kree sings “Angel”; Candice, “Chasing Pavements”. Judge…

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Dancing with the Stars Recap 5/14/13: Zendaya, Aly, Kellie, Jacoby in Finals

For the first time in Dancing with the Stars, four couples perform in the finals, which will have 3 rounds. Ingo, who leaves the competition tonight, will watch Aly (at left in photo), Jacoby, Kellie (at right) and Zendaya battle it out in the two-hour finale. Internet Sensation Christina Grimmie outshines Avril Lavigne’s “Here’s Never to Growing Up,” which debuted at No. 1 in 22 countries. The Wanted sing “Fill a Heart”. On Dancing‘s 300th show, Brooke points out that Jacoby tops the show for the first time. Last night, he and Kym tied with Aly and Mark with a…

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NCIS Recap 5/14/13: Gibbs Shoots Ex’s Ex?

The DOD Inspector General postpones Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs’ case. Gibbs is assigned to a JSOC mission. A bleeding Capt. Wayne, the dead Navy Seal’s superior, tells Gibbs to “do it.” Gibbs points a rifle at his ex-wife’s ex-husband, FBI Agent Tobias Fornell. A shot is fired. Tony, Ziva and Tim accept responsibility for charges that Parsons files against Gibbs, and resign from NCIS. Who would believe for a moment that the whole NCIS team would be terminated? Maybe some characters who don’t do well in surveys, but certainly not Gibbs himself. Anyway, NCIS hires former Judge Advocate General…

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