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Fresh Off the Boat: Angelique Cabral Sparks Jessica's Jealousy — Video

Fresh Off the Boat: Angelique Cabral Sparks Jessica's Jealousy — Video
Fresh Off the Boat‘s Jessica is about to have a “Be careful what you wish for” moment after getting a peek at her husband’s new friend.

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In Tuesday’s episode (ABC, 8/7c), Jessica — frustrated that her hubby keeps crashing her girl time with Honey — encourages Louis to expand his social circle. She comes to regret making such a suggestion, however, when she witnesses his very attractive pool buddy (played by Life in PiecesAngelique Cabral) vamping to “Black Velvet.”

Honey argues that everything looks seductive set to the Alannah Myles tune,
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Icons of Fright’s Fave Music of 2015 Derek’s Picks: The Legends Return!

2015 has been a banner year for new music, and with services like Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, as well as the ever growing popularity of vinyl, music fans don’t have a shortage of ways to legally get a hold of the tunes they crave. Icons Of Fright has always held music close to its heart, so I wanted to share some of what has been keeping me going this year!

The short stuff

EPs have been a great way for bands to get their music out to their fans when they don’t have a full album to fill, but more than just a single.

Nathan Gray “Nthn Gry”

Nathan Gray, front man for Boysetsfire and I Am Heresy, steps away from the post-hardcore roots, embraces a tone more similar to Nine Inch Nails or Stabbing Westward. Brooding, melodic, and atmospheric, “Nthn Gry” is 8 tracks filled with dreary goodness. For
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'Transitory' Orphan, New Girl's 'Slow Southern Style' and More TV Tunes

'Transitory' Orphan, New Girl's 'Slow Southern Style' and More TV Tunes
We may not have that new religion that’ll bring you to your knees, but we do have an all new TVLine Mixtape!

What follows is an array of songs recently featured on your favorite shows, including artist and album information in case you want to add them to your personal collection.

Spoilers abound, and we chose songs we liked — but we always love to hear your thoughts and suggestions.

So peruse our playlist, then hit the comments with your favorite TV tunes. And remember: You can always submit questions or suggestions about TV music on Twitter @RyanSchwartz.

RelatedRevenge Goes Pink,
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Briefs: Adam Scott is Jm J. Bullock, The Bigot Of The Year, and Neil Patrick Harris Has “Nothing To Hide”

Here is last week’s caption pic winner. This week’s caption pic is at the bottom of the page.

Thanks to everyone for participating! The winner is …

“An unknown woman in a floral dress helps Paris Hilton home after a night out”

Thanks to Chris Day for this week’s winning caption!

Weekend Birthdays! Sam Sparro (above) is 31, Parker Posey is 45, Matthew Rhys is 39, Eric Dane is 41, Nick Lachey is 40, Alfre Woodard is 63, and Bonnie Raitt is 64.

In ratings news, The Vampire Diaries was up 33% and beat the competition on ABC and Fox, while Glee tied its series low.

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Pat Robertson Named ‘Bigot Of The Year’ At Stonewall Awards

Adam Scott and Adult Swim have given us two previous “Greatest Events In Television History,” with shot-by-shot remakes of the openings of Simon & Simon and Hart to Hart,
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"American Idol" Recap: Did I St-St-Studdard?

There've been complaints that last night's American Idol, themed around the hits and performances of past Idol winners, was old-fashioned and schmaltzy. Hey, morons: That's why I watchAmerican Idol. I want ancient, Wayne Newton-y performances from Mormon teenagers in pain. I want the new Rosemary Clooney to woo me in a collared denim dress that her great-grandmother weaved. I want singers who pick songs by Kenny Rogers or Alannah Myles to feel "naughty." Bring me the home-schooled!

I loved last night's episode, even when truly awful songs like Ruben Studdard's "Flying Without Wings" threatened to curbstomp us with hopelessness. For me, ranking the top 10 was a cinch -- though apparently I disagree with most of you about how interesting Angela Miller is. Guys, her emotions range from "happy" to "happy, but quiet sometimes." Come on.

One last note before I write another 200 words about Lazaro Arbos that amount to "Good try,
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TV highlights 03/10/2011

Panorama: All Work and Low Pay | Home Cooking Made Easy | Never Mind the Buzzcocks | The Sarah Jane Adventures | Terra Nova | The Truth About Child Brides

Panorama: All Work And Low Pay

8.30pm, BBC1

Although the minimum wage is rising – it's now at £6.08 per hour – certain unscrupulous employers are succeeding in exploiting the vagaries of the law and finding loopholes to avoid paying it, which goes on to affect those barely making more money than is offered on state benefits. Shelley Jofre presents an undercover report placed against the backdrop of pay freezes and cuts in the UK, which make the minimum wage even more vital to ensure that those set to be affected by austerity measures get what they are entitled to. Ben Arnold

Home Cooking Made Easy

8.30pm, BBC2

Another low-key culinary session with Lorraine Pascale. If this were a compilation CD, it would be called something like I'm Every Woman,
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Elvis Presley Gets Hundreds Of Tributes: Wake-Up Video

Elvis Presley's birthday was last weekend, and had the legendary rock and roller not tragically passed away back in 1977, he would have turned 76 years old on Saturday (January 8th). Presley's influence and importance still looms large, as traces of his music can be found on modern rock, country, pop and even hip-hop.

But it isn't just about the music. Sure, Presley is responsible for some incredible songs that represent the cornerstones of rock music (including gems like "Jailhouse Rock," "Blue Suede Shoes," "Hound Dog," "Heartbreak Hotel" and countless others), but his draw is also about style, attitude and mystique. He left behind a legacy of envelope-pushing fashion, sexual politics and the kind of swagger that many artists have attempted to replicate but few have really gotten right.

So it's not entirely surprising that on this day in 2005, a report showed that Elvis Presley has had more songs written about
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American Idol: Crystal Bowersox Spoils Lee's "Beautiful Day"

American Idol will be crowning its winner by the end of the day, and based off last night's performances it looks to be one of the most unpredictable bouts yet.

With Lee DewYze gaining momentum in the past couple of weeks, Crystal Bowersox found herself relying on her glory days to keep her ahead. It seemed almost inevitable that Lee would ride the wave all the way to the finish line, however Crystal came out swinging in the final hour, keeping things exciting to the end. 

Round 1 - Previous Song Reprise

Crystal's rise started after Lee's snoozy performance of "The Boxer". Perhaps its because its the third time we've seen him perform this Simon and Garfunkel classic on the show, but it came off very uninspired and unemotional - two things you do not want accredited to you on the final performance night. Crystal, who won the coin toss and picked the order,
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Lee DeWyze's 'Beautiful Day' Highlights The Best 'American Idol' Episode Of The Season

It took several months, but "American Idol" finally turned in a consistently excellent episode during the penultimate night of the ninth season. Both Crystal Bowersox and Lee DeWyze turned in stellar performances of each of their three songs, though Bowersox may have had the slight edge in the performance department that could be enough to put her over the top. But just like this weekend's Ufc fight between Rashad Evans and Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, the showdown between Bowersox and DeWyze is a total dead heat. If Vegas set proper odds, it would totally be a pick'em situation.

Though Bowersox's songs were more consistently polished and excellent (especially her reprisal of "Me and Bobby McGee" and her take on Alannah Myles' chart-topping hit "Black Velvet"), the biggest moment of the night belonged to DeWyze, who turned in a spotty but beautiful rendition of U2's "Beautiful Day." It's a pretty loaded tune,
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American Idol Review: Bowersox by Tko!

  • TVfanatic
We hate to simply quote Simon Cowell, but his reaction to Crystal Bowersox's take on "Up to the Mountain" last night says it all:

"I thought that was, by far, the best performance and the song of the night. That was outstanding."

It really was. While we fear viewers will reward Lee for covering a more contemporary hit, his hoarse singing voice simply didn't come across well on U2's "Beautiful Day." Crystal, however, nailed a lesser-known Patty Griffin single and is a deserving season nine champion.

Bowersox also left her comfort zone for Alannah Myles' "Black Velvet." Not only did she put her guitar down, she wore a dress! That should almost be enough to garner her the title by itself.

Seriously, though, Crystal has been the most consistent performer all season long. Can you remember any legitimate off weeks from her? Granted, some may see her attitude as condscending,
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‘Idol’ Behind-The-Scenes: Mama Sox, You Were Flawless Last Night & You Are The Next ‘American Idol’!

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Crystal Bowersox went out onto the Idol stage during final performance week with one mission – to win – and she deserves it!

I may not have been completely fair to Lee DeWyze all season, but right now I feel awful for him. His competitor, Crystal Bowersox, brought so much fire, so much power, so much Emotion to her American Idol performances May 25 that there is simply no way he can measure up – and I’m retracting my former opinion!

Sure, the 24-year-old Illinois native performance of U2’s “Beautiful Day” was good, but for me, it wasn’t outstanding. Simon & Garfunkel’s “The Boxer” was too tepid for finale night, and R.E.M.’s “Everybody Hurts” didn’t really get going until it was almost over.

But Crystal. The 24-year-old mom morphed from a hippy to a sexpot on Alannah Myles’ “Black Velvet
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Recap: 'American Idol' Top 2 Battle and Simon Cowell's Last Critique

The final performance of "American Idol" season 9 was divided into three rounds, the contestant's choice, Simon Fuller's pick and the coronation song. Lee DeWyze was rather overshadowed by Crystal Bowersox this time because of his own song choice as well as the winner's single. This year, unlike in previous seasons, the finalists get to cover a song instead of singing a new single.

In the first round, Lee sang Simon & Garfunkel's "The Box" which he sung during the inspirational week. Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi agreed that it was a great way to start the show but it was not phenomenal. Meanwhile, Simon Cowell described it, "That was a kiss on the cheek when I want a kiss on the lips." He added, "Not from you!"

Crystal choose "Me and Bobby McGee" which she did well the first time around. Ellen DeGeneres said it was compelling while Kara said
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'American Idol' performance-night finale: How did Lee and Crystal do?

'American Idol' performance-night finale: How did Lee and Crystal do?
There are certain things we’ve come to expect from an American Idol performance-night finale: Copious boxing metaphors from the judges. Misty eyes and beaming smiles from the contestants’ parents. And “coronation songs” that would make even the kindliest grandma want to spit cynical bile into a bucket. Tonight’s season 9 installation, however, only delivered on two of those counts, and I can’t say I’m upset about it. [Spoilers ahead, west-coast friends! Don't say you weren't warned!]

Nope, there were no “No Boundaries”-style clunkers in the mix tonight. Instead, the show’s producers had Lee DeWyze and Crystal Bowersox respectively tackle tunes by U2 and Patty Griffin
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The 'American Idol' Season Nine Finale: The Live Blog

After 43 episodes (and 54 hours you'll never ever get back), the ninth season of "American Idol" is finally down to just two. And I'm live-blogging every last second of it. (Although, not literally every second because that would be quite cumbersome. And boring.)

Will it be Crystal Bowersox, a dread-sportin' diabetes-havin' mother who's doing it all for her adorable baby (who I insist on calling Jack Bowersox)? Or will it be Lee DeWyze, a paint salesman from Mt. Pleasant, Illinois who was kicked out of school for behavior problems and who now loves wearing gray jackets and crying in front of large groups of people?

For a season that has been short on the drama, this week's finale is a bit of a nailbiter. While Crystal was the early stand-out who maintained her lead for most of the season, lately she's been stumbling with poor song choices. Lee always had the
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The 'American Idol' Final!

momlogic's Vivian: Last night's "American Idol" was a smackdown of the fittest! Lee DeWyze and Crystal "MamaSox" Bowersox went head-to-head on the very last Simon Cowell-sanctioned sing-off. And it seems that unless there's an upset tonight, a clear winner lunged for the crown and stole the show. Read on and find out who!

The two remaining "Idol" hopefuls had to perform three songs: their personal fave of the season; producer Simon Fuller's choice; and the song they'd release if they won (surprisingly, both were covers). If you ask me, the choice should've been Cowell's (as a nod of respect to his imminent departure), but whatevs.

Anywhoodle, Lee "Paint Store" DeWyze had to go first, because Crystal had won the ring toss and chose to go second. Something was up with the poor guy, because he seemed deflated throughout the evening -- almost like his synapses weren't that into firing.
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'American Idol' Finale: Crystal Bowersox And Lee DeWyze Face Off

While both got positive comments, Crystal appeared to outshine Lee.

By Gil Kaufman

Lee Dewyze, Ryan Seacrest And Crystal Bowersox on "American Idol" on Tuesday

Photo: Michael Becker/ Fox

After more than 40 shows, hundreds of contenders, almost as many broken hearts and one of the tamest set of finalists in the show's history, "American Idol" season nine came down to a pair of 24-year-olds, each vying to be the first Midwesterner to hold the crown.

Two days after the buzzed-about "Lost" finale, the second meanest man on TV this side of John "Smokey" Locke — departing original judge and the heart of the panel, Simon Cowell — went out not with his usual snarling put-downs, but with mostly kind remarks as Crystal Bowersox re-asserted her season-long status as the woman to beat with a pair of powerful performances that might have beaten back the late-season surge from rocker Lee DeWyze.

After Bowersox won last week's coin toss,
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Lips: Party Classics

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It’s karaoke at its finest, this. The vast majority of these 40 songs are guaranteed to get people up and singing, and what we have here is a collection of party favourites. The only downside to this game is that it doesn’t come bundled with a microphone – you’ll need to buy it separately – but as far as the choice of songs goes, you can’t really go wrong if you are looking to get your mates all singing together. The track listing is as follows... · What's Up - 4 Non Blondes · Black Velvet - Alannah Myles · Rehab - Amy Winehouse · Doctor Jones - Aqua · Love Shack - The B-52's · Let's Get It Started - Black Eyed Peas · Word Up - Cameo · Tubthumping - Chumbawamba · Rhythm Of The Night - DeBarge · Groove Is In The Heart - Deee-Lite · I Touch Myself - Divinyls · American Pie - Don McLean · Son
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True North's Finkelstein scales back duties

TORONTO -- Veteran Canadian music talent manager Bernie Finkelstein said Tuesday that he will step back from day-to-day control of True North Records, a label he formed in 1969.

The shift into the corporate slow lane follows the sale of an undisclosed "strategic investment" in True North by Finkelstein to rival record label Linus Entertainment.

Finkelstein said he will remain with True North as chairman and consultant, but management of the company will shift to Linus Entertainment CEO Geoff Kulawick.

"It's been a long, interesting and fulfilling road starting and building True North these past 38 years, but all things must change," Finkelstein said.

The talent roster at True North includes Bruce Cockburn, Murray McLauchlan, Blackie & the Rodeo Kings and Rough Trade.

Both True North and Linus -- whose talent roster includes Gordon Lightfoot, Ron Sexsmith, Alannah Myles and Ashley MacIsaac -- are distributed in Canada by Universal Music.

Finkelstein, 62, cut his teeth in the Canadian music industry as manager of Toronto rock groups the Paupers and Kensington Market during the late 1960s.

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