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Best & Worst Moments From the 2014 American Music Awards



This years American Music Awards had a slew of fantastic moments. Usually, I dread tuning into award shows cause lets face it, they’ve gotten a bit boring over the past few years. (I’m looking at you MTV Music Awards.)

However the 42nd Annual AMA’s really surprised me. The performances, for the most part, were really superb. Taylor Swift kicked off the night playing a mad woman with a vengeance performing her new hit single “Blank Space.”

She was also honored with the first ever Dick Clark Award of Excellence presented by the always fabulous, Diana Ross. No matter how much you dislike T-Swift and all of the songs about her ex-boyfriends, she’s still a chart-topping, record-breaking, fan-loving, hit artist. And she’s not going anywhere.

Her best friend Lorde definitely knows how to put on a show, performing the theme song from Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 “Yellow Flicker Beat” complete with stage thrashing.  It wouldn’t be a Lorde show without the awkwardness!

Personally, Selena Gomez took the cake with her emotional performance of “The Heart Wants What it Wants” for the first time live. She may not be an exceptionally talented vocaliast, but she has soul. She has the drive and the presence to make heads turn–to make hit songs–to make us want to be just like her. Plus, her voice is really addicting. It’s like Britney Spears. During the song, which is rumored (okay is totally) about Justin Bieber, Selena got a little chocked up. She’s really hurting… really has it bad for this guy. Taylor Swift shed some tears watching from the audience, I teared up at home, and Selena go a standing ovation. Thank you for brining class to an awards show.

Other really great performances included One Direction with “Night Changes.” They were the evenings biggest winners, nabbing 3-awards for , right along with Katy Perry who wasn’t in attendance because she’s currently in Australia for her Prismatic tour.

Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj teamed up for a gold performance of “Bang Bang” complete with booty bumps with the Kardashians. While the song is really overplayed on the radio, their threesome proved to be really powerful on stage. Girl power. Ariana Grande also showed off her amazing pipes and silhouette with a ballad rendition of “Break Free” before jumping into “Love Me Harder” with The Weekend.

Nicki Minaj showed a much softer side, performing emotional song “Bed of Lies” with Skylar Grey. It’s always nice to actually see Nicki and not her multitude of crazy personalities. The white dress was a nice touch to a night that swayed on the lines of provocative and classy. Their performance followed a team up between rumored couple Lil Wayne and Christina Millian who flaunted their PDA with “Start A Fire.” Honestly, the song is super catchy, but performance failed to deliver. Instead of starting a fire, it simply sizzled out, mainly because Wayne is really trying to make Millian popping again. And if your not familiar with music from the 2000’s chances are you have no idea who she really is.

One of the worst performances of the night had to be Fergie in “La La La.” Don’t get me wrong, the song is great on the radio and definitely a hit in every car commercial, but on the stage it didn’t have much success. The stage decorations, the dancing, the costume all seemed very outdated. And it kind of feels like Fergie is trying way too hard. Without the Black Eyed Peas, she just doesn’t have the same stage presence. She got lost in all of the noise.

Also odd was Charlie XCX’s performance. First of all, the audio sounded complete different from what we hear on the radio. She sings good but damn, how much auto-tune do her recordings have? The performance started with “Boom Clap” from The Fault in Our stars compete with pom poms and a high school dance. The second part, debuting her new single “Beg For It” had a Kiss feel, with Charlie grabbing her own boobs, sticking out her tongue and destroying everything in sight. Interesting idea, definitely the most rock and roll of the night, but still, very, very odd.

J-Lo and her booty closed out the show with a guest appearance from Iggy Azalea. There was grinding, thrusting, butt slapping and even a stripper pole. It surely didn’t disappoint, especially for the male audience. However, the beginning did seem like a total cop from many of Beyonce’s “Partition” performances. Also I couldn’t help but notice just how much J-Lo has aged. Regardless, it was a good sendoff.

Till next year AMA’s.

Check out all of the TV stars who made an appearance last night.

 E! News Host Giuliana Rancic

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Young Snow from OUAT Bailee Madison

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Newsrooms Olivia Munn

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Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale who introduced performer Selena Gomez

Orange Is the New Black star Taylor Schilling

Glee’s Matthew Morrison

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Disney Channel star Zendaya

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 The Walking Dead star Lauren Cohan

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Lizzy Buczak is the founder of CraveYouTV. What started off as a silly blog in her sophomore year at Columbia College Chicago turned her passion for watching TV into an opportunity! She has been in charge of CraveYou since 2011, writing reviews and news content for a wide variety of shows. Lizzy is a Music Business and Journalism major who has written for RADIO.COM, TV Fanatic, Time Out Chicago, Innerview, Pop’stache and Family Time.

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‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’ Fans, We’ve Got Some Bad News About Season 3



The Summer I Turned Pretty Season 2 Episode 7 Review Love Affair

Summer 2024 is going to be one without Belly, Conrad and Jeremiah. 

During Amazon’s Upfront event on Tuesday, which was attended by writer Jenny Han, Lola Tung, Gavin Casaelgno and Christopher Briney, it was revealed that the highly-anticipated third installment of the series is being delayed, with an expected release next year in 2025. 

While that isn’t ideal for everyone waiting to see how this love triangle pans out (you should probably just read the book, if you haven’t, at this point), there is some good news on the horizon. 

Minimal details about what to expect have been revealed, however, to make up for the long hiatus—season 2 aired its last episode in August 2023 making this a two-year gap—the third installment will come with an expanded episode count: 11 episodes instead of the previous 7 and 8 in season’s 1 and 2, respectively. 

And as an extra little something-something for fans, the official TSITP X account shared a video of the cast playing beach volleyball with the caption, “see you in Cousins in 2025.”

And even better—the series has already begun filming, which means that while there’s a wait, there’s also momentum and excitement. 

As for those who have read the book series—avert your eyes if you haven’t—it’s unclear if the 11 episodes will span the entire third book, We’ll Always Have Summer, which finds Belly making a choice between the brothers—or if it will divert from what’s already been established to something more fitting for television (and maybe even appeases the fandoms a bit more?).

I guess we’ll just have to wait and see! 

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When Is the Season 1 Finale of ‘Tracker’?



When Is the Season Finale of 'Tracker' on CBS?

Tracker, CBS’ new hit series starring This Is Us actor Justin Hartley, was an instant hit amongst audiences after it premiered in February.

And now, 13 episodes later, the first season is coming to an end. 

Fans will have to say goodbye… for now… to Hartley’s Colter Shaw, a lone-wolf survivalist/reward seeker on May 19, 2024, when the series airs its season 1 finale. 

Titled “The Storm,” the 13th episode’s synopsis notes: “Colter investigates the disappearance of two amateur storm chasers that the local police have written off as an accidental drowning; Colter’s expert tracking skills lead him to uncover the seedy underbelly of a small town resort.”

Of course, fans are already looking forward to the episode’s guest star and Hartley’s former co-star Jennifer Morrison, who is just one of several recent A-list appearances on the thriller drama. Earlier episodes of this season saw Supernatural’s Jensen Ackles and Manifest’s Melissa Roxburgh guest star as Colter’s siblings, Russ and Dory Shaw, respectively. 

You can check out the season finale promo below, which finds Colter working against the clock to find his friend’s daughter alongside Morrison’s character. “She could still be alive,” he dramatically concludes as the teaser ends, reminding fans that he never gives up on those he’s helping. 

Many fans hoped for a romantic pairing between Hartley and Morrison, which never happened, but maybe this is their second shot at love. Even though he’s a nomad driven by wanderlust and the need to help citizens and police solve crimes, he still needs a romantic interest. For now, the chemistry has mostly been with Reenie (Fiona Rene), a firecracker lawyer who helps him get out of plenty of close calls, but there’s always a chance he’ll meet the “right one” during one of his many stops across the U.S. that will encourage him to settle down or join him. 

Check out the promo below and tune in next Sunday to see how the first season concludes:

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2024 Fall TV Lineup Has Officially Landed—What to Watch on ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, and The CW



Summer might be on everyone’s minds, but the fall TV lineup is already taking shape at many of our favorite networks. 

Plenty of fan-favorites will be making their returns when the temps cool down again, including all One Chicago shows, FBI shows, Law & Order and SVU, Ghosts, 9-1-1, and competition shows like The Voice, American Idol, and The Masked Singer. 

There will also be plenty of new shows on tap to check out like comedies Poppa’s House and St. Denis Medical, along with captivating dramas like NCIS: Origins and Murder in a Small Town. 

Fans will have to say goodbye to some of their current faves that didn’t score renewals with their respective networks like ABC’s Not Dead Yet, NCIS: Hawai’i, Quantum Leap, Blue Bloods, and Extended Family.

Many shows will also be held for the midseason lineup—such as The Cleaning Lady, NCIS: Sydney, The Price Is Right at Night and newcomer Watson. 

See the full 2024 Fall TV Lineup from CBS, NBC, Fox, ABC and The CW below:

** New shows will be indicated in CAPS**


8 pm The Neighborhood
8:30 pm POPPA’S HOUSE (new comedy)
9 pm NCIS
10 pm NCIS: ORIGINS (new drama)

8 pm FBI
9 pm FBI: International
10 pm FBI: Most Wanted

8 pm Survivor
9:30 pm THE SUMMIT (new reality show)

8 pm The Price Is Right at Night
9 pm Raid the Cage
10 pm HOLLYWOOD SQUARES (game show reboot)

8 pm Survivor
9:30 pm The Amazing Race

8:30 pm Ghosts
9 pm MATLOCK (new drama)
10 pm Elsbeth

8 pm S.W.A.T.
9 pm Fire Country
10 pm Blue Bloods (final eight episodes)

8 pm NCIS: Sydney (new time slot)
9 pm Fire Country
10 pm S.W.A.T. (new time slot)

8 pm Drama encores
9 pm Drama encores
10 pm 48 Hours

7 pm 60 Minutes
8 pm Tracker (new time slot)
9 pm The Equalizer (new time slot)
10 pm Drama encores

7 pm 60 Minutes
8 pm Tracker (new time slot)
9 pm The Equalizer (new time slot)
10 pm WATSON (new drama)


8 pm The Voice
10 pm BRILLIANT MINDS (new drama)

8 pm ST. DENIS MEDICAL (new comedy)
8:30 pm Night Court
9 pm The Voice
10 pm The Irrational

8 pm Chicago Med
9 pm Chicago Fire
10 pm Chicago P.D.

8 pm Law & Order
9 pm Law & Order: SVU
10 pm Found
8 pm HAPPY’S PLACE (new comedy)
8:30 pm Lopez vs. Lopez
9 pm Dateline NBC

7:30 pm Big Ten Saturday Night

7 pm Football Night in America
8:20 pm NBC Sunday Night Football


8 pm 9-1-1: Lone Star
9 pm RESCUE: HI-SURF (new drama)

8 pm Accused
9 pm MURDER IN A SMALL TOWN (new drama)

8 pm The Masked Singer
9 pm The Floor

8 pm Hell’s Kitchen
9 pm Special Forces: World’s Toughest Test

8 pm Fox College Football Friday/Fox College Hoops/Fox UFL
Reminder: WWE SmackDown moves to USA Network on Sept. 13

7 pm Fox Sports Saturday

7 pm NFL on Fox
7:30 pm The OT / Fox Animation Encores
8 pm The Simpsons
8:30 pm UNIVERSAL BASIC GUYS (new animated comedy)
9 pm Bob’s Burgers
9:30 pm Krapopolis


8 pm Monday Night Football (on select Mondays)

8 pm Dancing With the Stars
10 pm HIGH POTENTIAL (new drama)

9:30 pm Abbott Elementary
10 pm SCAMANDA (new docuseries)

8 pm 9-1-1
9 pm DOCTOR ODYSSEY (new drama)
10 pm Grey’s Anatomy

8 pm Shark Tank
9 pm 20/20

7:30 pm College Football

7 pm America’s Funniest Home Videos
8 pm The Wonderful World of Disney

The CW

Friday, August 30

8:00-9:00pm TBA

9:00-10:00pm Inside the NFL (Season 2 Premiere)

Saturday, August 31

3:00-6:30pm ET PAC-12 Football: Portland State at Washington State

6:30-10:00pm ET PAC-12 Football: Idaho State at Oregon State

Sunday, September 1

8:00-9:30pm The Chosen (Season 4 Premiere)

9:30-10:00pm TBA

Friday, September 6

8:00-8:30pm Whose Line Is It Anyway? (Season 13 Premiere)

8:30-9:00pm Whose Line Is It Anyway? (Original Episode)

Friday, September 20

7:00-10:00pm ET Nascar Xfinity Series at Bristol Motor Speedway

Tuesday, October 1

8:00-10:00pm WWE NXT (Network Premiere)

Wednesday, October 2

8:00-9:00pm Sullivan’s Crossing (Season 2 Premiere)

9:00-10:00pm Joan (Series Premiere)

Monday, October 7

8:00-9:00pm Scrabble (Series Premiere)

9:00-10:00pm Trivial Pursuit (Series Premiere)

Thursday, October 17

8:00-9:00pm Superman & Lois (Season 4 Premiere)

9:00-10:00pm Superman & Lois (Original Episode)


8:00-9:00pm Superman & Lois (Original Episode)

9:00-10:00pm The Librarians: The Next Chapter (Series Premiere)

Wednesday, November 13

8:00-9:00pm Sullivan’s Crossing (Original Episode)

9:00-9:30pm Children Ruin Everything (Season 4 Premiere)

9:30-10:00pm Children Ruin Everything (Original Episode)

‘The Cleaning Lady’ Renewal News That Left Fans Seriously Shocked

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