Tv Talent Shows

Some Thoughts on The Voice and TV Talent Shows

Django Wylie | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Django Wylie

The talent show derives its sense of fairness by appropriating the apparatus of democracy. We vote for our favourite singer (or at least the one with the most sympathetic cancer-related anecdote) and they are duly elevated to the plutocratic realm of celebrity, however transitory their tenure.

WATCH: French TV Talent Show Contestant Shocks Judges

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Oooh - it's like Susan Boyle all over again. Judges on 'La France A Un Incroyable Talent' (we're going out on a limb here, but we think it's probably ...

WATCH: It's The 'Chinese Adele'!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Missing gong-gathering wonder-warbler Adele while she takes a break from the limelight? Don't worry, folks! There's a Chinese version waiting in the w...

The Voice, Week Seven: Second Round Live Shows

Ian Watson | Posted 07.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Ian Watson

LIVE, LIVE, LIVE! The BBC love a bit of LIVE don't they? They spend so much money sending people out to report LIVE for no reason whatsoever because they just can't get enough of it.

WATCH: 'Mini Adele' Creates YouTube Frenzy

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

An eight-year-old girl has caused a stir online after posting a video of herself singing Adele's 'Someone Like You'. Singer Fitri Cerado won a Phil...