The X Factor Recap: Low Votes, 3 Strikes Thwart Rachel Potter’s Bid (11/14/13)

The X Factor’s double-elimination results show pushed through tonight and the much anticipated Selena Gomez performance transcended all disappointments fans felt last week when the results show failed to materialize. Let’s start with the bad news: Sweet Suspense and Rachel Potter didn’t make the cut. Sweet Suspense’s fate came early, much to mentor Simon Cowell’s shock. Looking at the top 12, I’d have expected this girl group to have a captured market among the young viewers. If there’s one thing that badly hurt their standing, it would have to be either their rather robotic movements in their “Mickey” performance last…

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The X Factor Recap: Carlos Guevara’s Out; Khaya & Josh’s Rave Reviews on 80s Night (11/13/13)

The X Factor results from the top 13’s fast-play performances last Thursday was devoid of fancy. After announcing tonight’s 80s theme, Carlos Guevara immediately got the boot. Good thing this young man was more than gracious in accepting defeat this season. After walking off the stage, performances ensued. Two acts will be going home hopefully tomorrow, unless another screen glitch happens. Here’s how the performances came out and critiqued by Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato, Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio. Lillie McCloud had a single out back in 1986 (as Nicole McCloud)  but her career didn’t take off. However, Kelly believed…

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Survivor: Blood vs. Water Recap: Vytas, Tina on Redemption Island (11/13/13)

Survivor: Blood vs. Water‘s Vytas (left in photo) and Tina are voted off to Redemption Island. Katie and Monica win the Immunity Challenges. Katie won for being the last Castaway balancing coins on a stick. Monica (right) ate the most queasiest things, like a grub and worms. Monica voted for Vytas after he attacked her at the 1st Tribal Council. She had originally planned to vote for Tina. Last week,  Co-Owner of Morrett Construction, Laura Morrett, Survivor: Samoa, 43, of Salem, Ore., makes the merge. She kicked Candice Woodcock-Cody‘s husband/30-year-old Army Orthopedic Surgeon John, 30, & Rupert Boneham‘s wife/44-year-old Merchandiser Laura B‘s butts at Redemption, and out of the…

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The Voice Recap: Instant Tweets Save Kat Robichaud, Send Home Josh Logan & Jonny Gray (11/12/13)

The voting results of The Voice’s top 12 performances have been without suspense as a new twist in the save system was implemented: the instant save via Twitter. Two artists were still eliminated but one of the bottom three moved on to next week’s live shows after votes flowed in from Twitter within a span of five minutes. Kat Robichaud’s fans prevailed tonight and sent Josh Logan and Jonny Gray packing. This means Teams Christina and CeeLo are each one man down. Before the results were revealed, singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles performed “Brave” with Tessanne Chin, Kat (whose photo appears in…

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Judge Judy: $1,500 for No-Show Party Bus (11/12/13)

Judge Judy Sheindlin awards $1,500 to the Markleys, who sue Jeffrey Schaefer for his party bus not showing up. She then awards a law student $3,000 for medical bills after being punched at a basketball game. Next, she awards $1,200 for car damage caused by a go-kart. Lastly, she awards $550 rent refund to Erna Stark. Sean & Erika Markley sue Jeffrey (photo), owner of Titan Transportation for $5,000, for breach of contract and ruining Erika’s party. Schaefer claims that he had sent over an alternative, smaller bus when the original bus had broken down. The bus that Sean had…

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