A friend of mine recently said he hates “Glee” (the first-season finale will air at 7:59 p.m. Central Tuesday on Fox). He shared his opinion after the episode that featured two KISS songs, and he’s a big KISS fan, and I think it might have been the first episode he watched, but still, he makes a valid point: Why perform songs if they are going to be inferior to the original version?
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Sorry I’m late with my summer movie column this year. But at least I’m getting it out by Memorial Day, which used to mark the end of the TV season and the start of the summer movie season. Now, of course, summer movies start in April and TV finales sometimes air in June.
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As I’m sure you’ve heard by now, “Law & Order” (9 p.m. Mondays on NBC, with the series finale airing next week) has been canceled. A lot of the reports from entertainment news outlets use the unnecessary qualifier “It’s official.”
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My favorite character on “Glee” (8 p.m. Central Tuesdays on Fox) is Brittany. Normally, liking an extreme background character on a show puts you in a class of your own, but when you mention you like Brittany, you’re likely to hear “I know, right? She’s stealing the show.”
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