Saturday, May 25, 2024

HBO Will Cancel “The Idol” Because Viewers Hate It, According to Their Twitter Posts — But Network Still Denies It


HBO viewers hate “The Idol.” They say so on Twitter.

Last night’s episode, which was only 45 minutes but featured several scenes of kinky sex, really upset them, too. I don’t know how many are left. Last week’s episode had only 135,000 sets of eyes on the HBO channel. Tomorrow we’ll find out the actual numbers for last night.

Here’s a sampling of opinions.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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