When the Dancing with the Stars contestant list is finally decided, it almost seems a guarantee that it will include a football player. The long list of Emmitt Smith, Jason Taylor, Ocho, Warren Sapp, Hines Ward, Jerry Rice, and Kurt Warner just got a little longer with Donald Driver joining the cast. Driver is the old reliable receiver on the Green Bay Packers that has the longest tooth on the team. Even with the experience of a career built on great footwork, his odds of making a smooth transition to dance are predicting he’s no Emmitt Smith. Bovada.com is putting Driver behind William Levy and Jaleel White with 5/1 odds to win Dancing With The Stars. Continue reading
There are so many talent/singing competition shows on television these days it makes me want to read books. Every time I watch a TV show on Fox, I see an advertisement 8 times about “American Idol” and with NBC it’s the same story but with the “The Voice”. I mean, it’s really great you are trying to find the best singer in the world and all, but shows have already searched and found them like 22 times. So now when people win I just think “Oh, you’re the 23rd best person to be picked”. With female artist Melania Amaro winning last year, will it be another woman that repeats? Bovada.com has the X Factor USA betting odds at EVEN for a female to take the title, +120 for a male, and an interesting line of +400 for a group. Continue reading
This year’s American Idol has started to show signs of the fatigue from fans that comes with running a show this long. Ratings have dipped, even though the judges are still popular among viewers. The favorite to win this year, scruffy guitarman Phillip Phillips, is getting 7/2 odds to win American Idol, the recording contract and chance of a lifetime (that 10 others have won also) by bovada.com. The man proclaimed by J. Lo to be “blessed by god”, Jeremy Rosario, is sitting completely opposite at the bottom with 30/1. Continue reading
Urkel is about to do that.
Actor Jaleel White, who came to fame for his portrayal of the ne’er-do-well clutz Steve Urkel in the 90s sitcome Family Matters, will be one of 11 contestants on Dancing With The Stars Season 14. A competition centered around grace and charisma – two things White made a living doing the opposite. Continue reading