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As curtains close amid pandemic, artists and entertainers adapt

Many in the arts and entertainment industries have found creative ways to work while the effects of COVID-19 have left many unemployed and organizations at a loss for what to do to continue their work.

Singing shows are old news

For more than a decade singing competitions have filled primetime slots on TV. With the promise of lucrative record contracts, fame and millions of adoring fans, year after year people continue to line up for days and audition in front of professionals.

Commentary: No ‘hollerin’ for Honey Boo Boo

She’s blonde, considered cute and has way more attitude than any other girls her age. The lime-light is being stolen by 6-year-old Alana Thompson. better known as “Honey Boo Boo.”

Reality TV needs reality check

When reality television shows began in the 1940s with Allen Funt’s “Candid Camera,” the standard was to entertain the public with unscripted, humorous situations.

My definition of paradise

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a reality television junkie. Some people might argue that reality TV destroys the name of television and scripted sitcoms and dramas. But I’ve got to admit, it’s a guilty pleasure I’m addicted to. And next week is reality TV heaven week for me.

A cheerleader for the good guys

Never before in my avid television watching have I experienced the kind of elation that I did watching the final episode of “Amazing Race” Wednesday night.

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