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will.i.am: Positively Brilliant

Songland – Series One, Episode Two Ok. Now I get it. All it took was watching will.i.am perform his magic to show me how brilliant he is, and how phenomenal this program could become. There were four songs to choose … Continue reading

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The Reverse “Launch”

Songland There’s a ‘new’ reality TV show in town. It promises to match songwriters with recording stars, with an instant ‘launch’ on iTunes after the show airs. Now where have I heard that one before? Last night’s premiere had John … Continue reading

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And the Winner is:

The Voice (Season 16) This is the post I intended to write last Wednesday after the finale. My premise was to compare the results (and subsequent celebrations) to American Idol which had its finale last Sunday. Because the winner was … Continue reading

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Tracking Down a TV Jingle

Bondi Vet This is a long-time running reality TV show from Australia. We get a double-dose of it every weekday on the CBC in the late afternoon. The opening song is infectious: “You make my world a better place: I … Continue reading

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Do You Believe in Magic?

Shin Lim wins AGT: The Champions Well, the magic I believe in is not prestidigitation. Shin Lim is definitely a smoke and mirrors type of magician, one who makes you wonder ‘how did he do that?’ Of all the (worldwide) … Continue reading

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The Lucky Ones: a manufactured hit

  The Launch A new television reality show was launched last night. Initially I wasn’t going to write about it, but the process of selecting a singer and matching the week’s chosen song to their recorded and live performances in … Continue reading

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