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Better off Ted keeps getting funnier while Idol results

Holly Madison and Steve Wozniak both shuffled off in Dancing with the Stars’ first double elimination last night.

American Idol sends a singer homeI won’t miss either one, and they really need another double in order to clean out the rest of the problem couples. Overall, the Dancing with the Stars results show was dull and I’m tired of hearing Samantha Harris talk through laryngitis. Stay home, Tom can handle it or bring back Drew Lachey, he was great.

American Idol was full of surprises last night as a few of the front-runners tumbled even further down (Megan, Lil, Matt) while Kris swooped in and trumped them all. His take on Ain’t No Sunshine brought down the house and as always Adam stole the spotlight with his version of Play the Funky Music. He’s adorable. I’m thinking Matt’s going home tonight. He doesn’t deserve it, but he’s taken a turn for the boring and he’s too interchangeable with Danny Gokey. (I know, they’re nothing alike and yet…).

That’s it for me – a couple of good shows on the grid tonight including a few premieres and finales. Check this out.

Tonight On TV — Wednesday, April 1

Fox should easily take the night with a new Lie to Me and the American Idol results show.

CBS starts with some odd new show that has celebs working ordinary jobs in I Get That A Lot, then it’s Criminal Minds, and CSI: NY.

The CW has a new America’s Next Top Model and a rerun of 90210.

NBC removes Chopping Block from the lineup and goes with Law & Order: CI, a new Life, and then Law & Order. Much better.

ABC has an odd mixed bag of Scrubs, Better Off Ted, then Lost, and the finale of Life on Mars.

Portia de Rossi has issues on Better off Ted

Over on cable

It’s another steamy photo shoot on Bravo’s Make Me a Supermodel.

FX has the season finale of Damages and MTV closes down another season of Real World.

Fox affiliates don't like Ozzy and familyComedy Central goes with the season premiere of Reno 911.

TVLand has a new High School Reunion and VH1 continues with 100 Greatest One-Hit Wonders of the 80’s.

News & notable

Sixteen Fox affiliates refused to show the bleepable Osbournes Reloaded special with even more stations pushing it into late night. Hopefully, that’s the last we’ll see of that train wreck.

There will be another season of Whatever! Martha on Fine Living Network.

There will be four more seasons of Real World with Real World Cancun up next.

The Simpsons will be featured on US postage stamps and you won’t have to go to Springfield to get them, any local post office will do.

CBS has asked all of it’s shows to cut the budget. As a result many shows will lose cast members, and plans to include high profile stars such as Candice Bergan (on Big D) will have to be nixed.

Laurell K. Hamilton’s Anita Blake vampire series is coming to IFC in the form of their very first made for TV movie.

CASTING: CBS is looking for contestants for the next season of Big Brother. Visit for details.

Photo credit:
American Idol: Kris Allen performs. CR: FOX 2009 Getty Images for Fox
Better off Ted: Through Rose Colored HAZMAT Suits — Isabella Acres, Jay Harrington, Portia de Rossi. Photo: ABC/Craig Sjodin
Osbournes Reloaded: Ozzy (third from L), Sharon (second from L), Jack (L) and Kelly (R) turn another television convention upside down and inside out on the new series. CR: Joseph Cultice/Fox

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