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Clay Aiken: A Two – Hour Finale

On Tuesday, March 29th, Access Hollywood published an article about American Idol and the up-coming “final Finale”.

End Of A TV Era: ‘American Idol’ Vows ‘Spectacular’ Finale

“American Idol,” which gave the world Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and Jennifer Hudson, has one more chance to mint a star before it fades into TV and music history.
Whether viewers choose a future chart-topper or trivia question remains to be seen. But executive producer Nigel Lythgoe, who helped translate Britain’s “Pop Idol” into the Fox version that debuted in 2002, said the farewell episode will be memorable.
“It’s going to be a rather spectacular show,” Lythgoe promised, with all the former winners on hand along with past contestants and “other surprises” in the two-hour finale…

…Lythgoe, who exited the series in 2013, returned to produce the concluding night’s broadcast.
Clarkson, the inaugural “Idol,” is set to perform, as are Underwood and the other winners including Ruben Studdard, Fantasia, Jordin Sparks and Scotty McCreery. Among the many contestants taking part: Clay Aiken, Chris Daughtry, Katharine McPhee, Kellie Pickler, Elliott Yamin and LaToya London…

…Before the finale, Fox is stoking nostalgia with “American Idol: American Dream,” a 90-minute special airing at 8 p.m. EDT Tuesday, April 5. Host Ryan Seacrest, original judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson and former contestants will be among those reminiscing and sharing insider tidbits…

The rest of the article reveals information about the 3-day finale on April 5th, 6th, and 7th.  You can read the entire article at ACCESSHOLLYWOOD .

Finale – Season 2 – Bridge Over Troubled Water

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The World Figure Skating Championships opens today in Boston.  This is the first time that Boston hosts the World Figure Skating Championships  but the USA has    hosted the World Championships twelve times before.

172 skaters and couples  have been entered for the Championships. They come from 38 different countries.

The schedule of the World Figure Skating Championships 2016 is:

Wednesday, March 30: Short Dance and Men’s Short Program
Thursday, March 31: Ladies Short Program and Free Dance
Friday, April 1: Pairs Short Program and Men’s Free Skating
Saturday, April 2: Pairs and Ladies Free Skating
Sunday, April 3: Exhibition Gala –  World Figure Skating Championships 2016

I am sure we all have our favorite skaters…I will be following Adam Rippon.  He is the US Champion and is a very artistic skater.  Do you have a special skater you will be following?

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One of my favorite Clay performances on American Idol was Top 4 week.  Clay sang To Love Somebody!  I hope you like it too!!

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