Monthly Archives: October 2007

America’s Next Great Group – The Hollywood Reporter

8-10 p.m., Friday, October 19FoxFrom a purely mechanical standpoint, there’s about as much creativity in the production of “The Next Great American Band” as there is in the making of an ice cube. Virtually every detail of the series, which premiered on Friday, came straight from the “American Idol” playbook, …

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‘Next Great American Band’ tryouts attract aliens, can-bangers and jazzy grandmas

You’ve seen some of the “talent” that isn’t part of “American Idol.” And if you’ve ever hit the local indie-rock club on a Monday night, you know some bands can rival William Hung on his best night. So, you can imagine the parade of wacky bands that lined up to …

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