21 hours ago
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
I always thought that one of the most awkward moments on television was when the American Idol contestants would dance in the video montage that announces the Top 24, followed close behind by the way they walk towards the camera and wink, smile and swoon at the start of each week's episodes.
But all of that changed with the litany of clumsy performances that marked this season's Top 24.
How bad was it? So bad that even though NBC paid a boatload for television rights to the Winter Olympics, it was FOX that truly epitomized the agony of defeat.
Sure, the overnight ratings were still there for Idol - but watching some of the performances proved more painful than taking a header down the Whistler alpine course. Here's a look at this season's Top 24...
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Paul Gargano is the National Music Examiner for eXaminer.com.
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