last night’s American Idol. Could Steven and J.Lo fill the void left by Simon’s departure? Does J.Lo have the mean-girl capacity to crush a contestant’s dreams? Can Steven be succinct or will his ramblings require subtitles? And will the inclusion of 15-year-olds turn Idol into glorified tryouts for Glee? So much to take in, but let’s bottom-line it: Did it work? Vote below.We knew the faces were going to be different and the show would have a different vibe, but there was no way of knowing whether the changes worked until the lights came on for
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Barbara Walters’ 10 Most Fascinating People special aired last night, and 2010′s MFP was actually surprising. Gaga? Obama? Nicki Minaj? Jon Stewart? Nope on all counts. Babs’ pick: General David Petraeus. Really!
We knew eight of the other people on the list as of last week, and the other big reveal last night was Mark Zuckerberg, which is a solid choice, and I’m not just saying that because I guessed he’d be on the list. (But I did. So, you guys owe me a Coke.) The full list:
Variety. Lopez and her producing partner Simon Fields are joining with Friends and Big Love writer Alexa Junge for the still-untitled project.New American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez is heaping more on her plate: The actress/singer is set to produce a new hour-long dramedy for ABC that will “center on three branches of an extended Los Angeles family — as told through the eyes of their three Latina nannies,” according to
ABC’s pretty full of family-centric shows these days: Modern Family, No Ordinary Family, Brothers & Sisters, The Middle, Better With You, maybe even Cougar Town. Lopez’s producing record isn’t hugely encouraging — Dancelife, South Beach — and this isn’t the first time she and Junge have worked on a Latina nannie-based project: In 2007, Ayuda stalled out at Showtime. Still, it’d be nice to see other kinds of stories told on television. You know, ones about people who aren’t rich and white.
What do you think, PopWatchers?
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