And the winner of THE VOICE is… - Kristy Carruba
Published: May 9, 2012 at 04:57 AM GMT
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Last Updated: May 9, 2012 at 04:57 AM GMT
The answer to Tuesday's Mother's Day Trivia Question: Endora was Samantha Steven's Mother on BEWITCHED
FIRST FIVES: Jim Wall, Patrick Reilly, Lori Decillis, Gerald Piscopo, & Neil Moffatt
Sunday's Cable Top 5
NBA PLAYOFFS-TNT 2.2/4.6
GAME OF THRONES (KF)-HBO 2.0/3.8
NBA PLAYOFFS-TNT 1.6/3.5
REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NJ (KF)-Bravo 1.2/2.5
AX MEN-History 1.0/2.7
Monday's Broadcast Top 5
TWO & A HALF MEN-CBS 3.7/1.2
THE VOICE (CFF)-NBC 3.7/10.5
TWO BROKE GIRLS-CBS 3.2/8.8
DANCING WITH THE STARS-ABC 2.6/15.9
Monday's Broadcast Trendrr Top 5
THE VOICE (CFF)-NBC 441,603
DANCING WITH THE STARS-ABC 82,988
GOSSIP GIRL-CW 76,914
SMASH (KF)-NBC 62,085
Monday's Cable Top 5
NBA PLAYOFFS-TNT 1.7/3.3
NBA PLAYOFFS-TNT 1.0/2.5
BAD GIRLS CLUB-Oxygen 1.0/2.1
BASKETBALL WIVES-VH1 1.0/1.7
Monday's Cable Trendrr Top 5
BAD GIRLS CLUB-Oxygen 332,019
NBA PLAYOFFS-TNT 225,990
STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS-NBC Sports 99,173
BASKETBALL WIVES-VH1 97,155
-Before I even start with things this morning, I want to apologize for spoiling this week's CELEBRITY APPRENTICE for some of you. I completely forgot to use the SPOILER ALERT warning, prior to revealing who was fired...I can't promise I will never make a mistake like that again, but I will absolutely do my best to try to remember...I know I hate when someone spoils an episode for me, so I truly do not want to ruin anyone's TV experience...again, my profound apologies!
-KELLY and Michael Strahan were too cute on LIVE WITH KELLY yesterday. I did like Kelly's red prom dress even though she wasn't attending a prom, at least not that I know of, and Michael Strahan was dressed beautifully, even though his burgundy tie did clash with the red prom dress.
-NURSE JACKIE flew by this week... Jackie was hit with a major smack in the face when she went to meet Kevin for lunch assuming he would want her back just like that, but instead she was joined by a process server who gave her divorce papers as an appetizer in lieu of the fried calamari. Dr. Cruz wants everyone to wear official hospital scrubs and has Coop deliver the message...didn't go over well at all...didn't think it would. Don't know where they found the kid who plays Charlie, but he does look JUST like Bobby Cannavale...it's weird!!! Zoe moved in with Jackie which could become funny... honestly Gloria Acolitis is the best part of the show right now. Brilliant move for the writers to demote her back to a nurse...hilarious...it's actually THE only funny part left of this depressing comedy. (Did I mention that I saw Edie Falco catching a cab after the Knick game last Sunday? It was one of those "Stars...they're just like us moments")
-Brittany's dinosaur themed prom on GLEE was just plain odd, and for someone missing a few buttons on her remote control, I'm not so sure she could pull off a prom at all, even with a 3 person committee...I guess sometimes you have to put reality aside when you watch GLEE, but while I am on my "I just can't believe it kick" I didn't buy at all that Rachel would give up on her dreams so easily, that Puck would wear Star Wars briefs and play strip poker with Becky, or that Quinn and Santana would elect Rachel prom queen. I LOVED the performance of "You Don't Know You're Beautiful" as I am an out and proud lover of boy bands and currently have that song as the ringtone on my phone. Blaine's hair without gel...funny! Sue Sylvester referring to Samuel as JarJar Binks...funnier!! Santana referring to Blaine and Kurt as 2 Gay Winkelvy...funniest!!! 2 hour finale next week...can't wait!
-Overall, BETHENNY EVER AFTER was kind of boring, but even if you have never watched the show in your life, you need to see Nick, the food blogger taking his first Yoga class with Bethenny...it is the funniest thing ever, check it out:
-THE VOICE 2 hour finale, was filled with tons of clips, skits, and performances by Flo-rida, Lady Antebellum, Hall & Oats and of course Justin Bieber performing "Boyfriend" the one song I can't stand. I think Purrrfect the Cat may have been too busy to attend the finale, it looked like a stuffed stand-in kitty was used in CeeLo's taped clips didn't it? No big finale costumes for any of the judges...Xtina obviously doesn't have any pants that fit her since she again chose to go bottomless. I loved this Adam/Blake bromance clip:
The final 4 all got Kia's at a party where again, Xtina didn't feel the need to wear pants...maybe she's waiting for them to go on sale? Finally after all the hype and suspense...SPOILER ALERT: 4th place went to Chris Mann, 3rd place Tony Luca, 2nd place Juliet Simms and the winner of THE VOICE 2012 is....Jermaine Paul!
-The crew from COUGARTOWN (still on ABC at this point) experienced Hurricane Mary on last night's episode which meant that everyone hung out, drank wine and didn't go to work...just like every other week...except there was some rain and wind added. Travis still didn't hook up with Laurie and I thought for sure it would happen this season...maybe TBS will let them get together if they end up on cable.
-I guess what surprises me here is that CBS is the 2nd most social network? Really? FOX makes sense to me, but CBS? Maybe football???
-14.8 Million people watched the KENTUCKY DERBY on Saturday including me, but honestly, most people turn it on minutes before post time and turn it off as soon as they know they didn't win any dough...including me.
-Not KENTUCKY DERBY numbers but still respectable numbers for Oxygen's new BAD GIRLS spin off TANISHA GETS MARRIED, the season premiere was viewed by over 1MM people.
-According to Nielsen's Advertising & Audiences Report:
- US television advertising expenditures grew by +4.5% in 2011.
- Television continues to dominate ad dollars spent as well as consumers' media time.
- The total TV advertising expenditure is $72 billion, more than all other ad platforms combined.
- TV has increased at a steady rate the last several years and is up by +42% since 2007
- The average TV commercial in 2001 was 28.4 seconds
- Spanish-language cable and network TV saw double digit growth in ad spend, up 24% and 16% respectively from 2010
- AT&T and Verizon were the top TV spenders in 2011
- AT&T Wireless Web Access at $1.1 billion
- Verizon Wireless Web Access at $702.2 million
- Automotive was the largest category for advertising spend in 2011 across all media at $10.2 billion spent by various automotive brands.
-I am a HUGE Howard Stern fan...I have been listening for 25 years and am counting the minutes until AMERICA'S GOT TALENT on Monday night. If any of you guys are like me, you have your DVR's set for all of Howard's upcoming appearances, but if you don't here is where he will be this week:
TONIGHT 5/10 NBC-JIMMY FALLON
Thursday 5/10 NBC-THE TODAY SHOW
Friday 5/11 ABC-THE VIEW
Monday 5/14 NBC-AMERICA'S GOT TALENT PREMIERE'S
Thursday 5/17 CBS-THE TALK
In case you haven't seen the newest AMERICA'S GOT TALENT promo, here it is as well:
Wednesday's Mother's Day Tribute Question: Who is Robert and Ray's Mom?
Send your Trivia Answer to Kristy at Kristy@watchingwaytoomuch.com.
Kristy Carruba is currently Media Manager for Verizon Wireless Consumer Products where she oversees the investment and inventory management for all National media. Kristy has always had a passion for TV and started writing “TV News of the Day” in January of 2011 which evolved into Watching Way Too Much six months later. Kristy can be reached Kristy@watchingwaytoomuch.com.
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