American Idol - Love or Hate

BillN

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Aug 25, 2010
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Bill
I'm watching it now - Nashville tonight - I think it's great and I've always liked j lo, (Jennifer Lopez)

My wife thinks that's it terrible in a big way

what do you guys think?
 
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deirdre

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Sep 26, 2010
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I can't stand reality shows. The third season of Project Runway made me so disgusted with television that I stopped watching for an entire year.
 
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BillN

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Aug 25, 2010
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Bill
just finished - comment from my wife "I'm glad that's off"

Austen Texas next - it's just a "laugh a minute" - can't wait
 

wt21

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Aug 15, 2010
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Perhaps your wife senses your interest in j.lo? :D

My wife has watched the show for years, and I'll sit next to her when it's on (usually with my laptop in hand). All last show, though, Simon's voice kept ringing in my ears "it's all just karaoke, like on a cruise ship or something." The new judges are too soft.
 
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BBW

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Jul 7, 2010
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betwixt and between
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I guess it's time for me to weigh in. The first year - second season, I think, we watched it with our daughter..and I did get a kick out of it. After that, I really did not look again. Call me a culture snob.:biggrin: I'm a Masterpiece Theatre (with its different ramifications from mysteries to classics to current) fan. That's what PBS television here in America gets mostly from England's BBC.:wink:
 

Ray Sachs

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Sep 21, 2010
123
Not too far from Philly
you should be able to figure it out...
I thought it was Nicolas Sarkozy that chose Carla Bruni.
Yes, he chose her probably in part because he knew the French people WOULD choose her so it helped his election chances. And then THEY chose her. As I would have!

Viva La France, Tour de France, Pepe LePieu, etc, etc, etc!

-Ray
 

Amin Sabet

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Jul 3, 2010
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My wife and I are both enjoying it so far. Nice to have some mix up from the same old judges, and we think both J Lo and Steven Tyler are good. I don't think any of them are as good as Simon at differentiating between good and great performances, but they're off to a good start all the same.
 

BillN

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Aug 25, 2010
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i just see it as "american" entertainment - the "bad singers" are just very amusing - the good ones are never "good" and the judges are just "actors"

It only serious aspect of the show is making money for the organisers and judges
 

Djarum

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Jul 10, 2010
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Huntsville, AL
Jason
I normally don't start watching until they get down to the final 16. I don't care for it now that Simon is off. I enjoyed him on the show. I watched an episode last week and though it was boring.
 

rpclark

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Nov 15, 2010
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I watch very little TV, usually something my wife (a junky) has "taped":biggrin: Even then sometimes there are so many commercials that it's even irritating to watch her fast-forward through them. The only Idol i've seen was the one where the chubby lady from England wowed the world singing. And that was on YouTube.
 
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