Ballet West’s Breaking Pointe: Did the CW Get it Right?

July 9, 2012
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Six episodes.  How do you hook a summer audience on a show about ballet in six episodes?  The truth is, the CW’s summer show had a built-in, loyal audience months before Breaking Pointe, showcasing Salt Lake City’s Ballet West, ever aired.  The question is, did they keep it? It would be unfair not to mention that Ballet..




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Survivor Micronesia All Stars Finale and After Party Wrap Up

May 19, 2008
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A week ago I was watching the finale of Survivor: Micronesia Fans vs. Favorites in a screening room at CBS Blackrock in New York City. With me were two former castaways from Survivor: Pearl Islands and Survivor: China, media representatives from Canada and media reps from California. This last week has flown by and I..




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Parvati Shallow Came to Win Survivor Micronesia All-Stars and Win She Did!

May 18, 2008
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My favorite line from Parvati during the Survivor: Micronesia Fans vs. Favorites season was when she said that she came out to win. She played hard and really made some enemies on the island, but in the end, her strategies served her well and she won the million, claiming the title of ultimate survivor.







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Survivor Micronesia Finale Interview: Amanda Kimmel – You Don’t Need To Win A Million Bucks To Come Out On Top!

May 17, 2008
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I was rooting for Amanda Kimmel. I thought for sure she’d be the final Survivor on Survivor: Micronesia Fans vs. Favorites. What’s the saying…”Always a bridesmaid…”? It was disappointing that Amanda didn’t win the top prize, but she did just fine. Amanda placed third in Survivor: China, and was the runner up for Survivor: Micronesia…




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Survivor Micronesia Interview: Now I Know Why Everyone Loves Jonathan Penner

May 14, 2008
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A few days ago I ran across an interview with Jonathan Penner. I thought, heck, let’s take a look and see what he has to say. Astounded is what I was. I had seen Jonathan this season on Survivor: Micronesia Fans vs. Favorites and was sad that he was pulled out of the game for..




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