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UK’s acoUstiKats on ‘The Sing-Off’ — Party Anthems

After rising to the top of the Season 4 debut of The Sing-Off Monday night, the University of Kentucky’s acoUstiKats found themselves fighting to stay in the competition Wednesday. The Kats had to face down dance-heavy Puerto Rican ensemble Calle … Continue reading

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Derby celeb thoughts from Friday’s ‘Fallon’

I just watched Friday night’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (gotta hear the thank-you notes) Saturday, and I already see the makings of a Derby 2014 celebs list. The lead-off guest was James Spader (bottom, photos by Lloyd Bishop for … Continue reading

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VP debate: Political media converging on Danville

Danville will be the place to be for political media junkies over the next few days for Thursday night’s vice-presidential debate between incumbent Joe Biden and his challenger, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. Several network and cable news outlets have … Continue reading

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Olympics: NBC has work to do before Rio

As Brazil’s presentation rolled out during Sunday’s night’s broadcast of the Olympics’ closing ceremonies, commentators Bob Costas and Al Michaels noted that Rio de Janeiro is just one hour ahead of the United States’ East Coast time zone, which will … Continue reading

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We watch the Olympics because we love drama

Sunday night, I was about to turn in around 11 p.m. when I decided to stay up a few more minutes to see what Gabby Douglas was all about. She was on the cover of Time magazine and had been … Continue reading

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Owensboro native relishes victory on Sing Off

Owensboro native Kevin Olusola and his bandmates in Pentatonix stood waiting for the final results of the NBC reality-competition series The Sing Off. “We heard ‘Pen’ and then a lot of screaming,” Olusola said of the Monday night finale. “Then … Continue reading

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Ashley Judd on Who Do You Think You Are?

Ashley Judd says she gave the producers of the NBC series Who Do You Think You Are? a bit of a challenge. “When they were talking to me, they were surprised at how much I did know,” Judd says, referring … Continue reading

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Once again, ‘Carson’ makes NBC late-night worth watching

The most overlooked victim in NBC’s late-night imbroglio earlier this year was Carson Daly. While people stewed over what would become of Jay Leno and Conan O’Brien, Daly, the host of the 1:35 a.m. Last Call With Carson Daly, was … Continue reading

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Conan’s grand finale

So, NBC, here’s what you bought: Since all this “Tonight Show” hoo-ha started, Conan O’Brien’s ratings on the flagship late-night show have soared, while “The Jay Leno Show” has been, eh, OK. In fact, the last few nights, Conan at … Continue reading

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Jay vs. Conan: What happened in 2004?

Above: After lampooning Jay Leno on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Tuesday night, Leno had Kimmel on his “10@10″ segment Thursday and it got … uh … tense. As late night comedians including David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel and Conan O’Brien have focused … Continue reading

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