[05/24/12 - 08:31 AM]
Video: A Few Minutes With... "Duets" Host Quddus
By Jim Halterman (TFC)

As long as singing competition shows continue to heat up the ratings, audiences will continue to see new ones churned out and the latest offering is over at ABC with "Duets." In this series, four established Superstars - in this case, Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Robin Thicke and Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles - each search the country for two singers to mentor and compete for the chance to win a record contract with Hollywood Records. Each week, the Superstar and one of their two partners will perform a duet live in front of a studio audience and face the judges. While there seemingly are parts taken from "The Voice" and "American Idol," the singers told our Jim Halterman during a recent press day that "Duets" is different than the others for a variety of reasons.

In the videos, Kelly Clarkson is paired with her singers Jason Farol and Jordan Meredith, Robin Thicke chats with Olivia Chisholm and Alexis Foster, Jennifer Nettles sits alongside John Glosson and J Rome while host Quddus talks about his own hosting style and why he didn't base his skills on that of other singing competition hosts on those other shows.

And here's the complete index of all the interviews from the event:

A Few Minutes With... Host Quddus
A Few Minutes With... Superstar Kelly Clarkson
A Few Minutes With... Superstar Jennifer Nettles
A Few Minutes With... Superstar Robin Thicke
A Few Minutes With... Superstar John Legend

"Duets" premieres tonight at 8:00/7:00c on ABC.

For more "A Few Minutes With..." videos, visit our archive page.

  [may 2012]  


most recent video | view all posts
[10/24/16 - 02:19 PM]
Video: MTV's "Sweet/Vicious" First Look Promos!
MTV's new series starring Eliza Bennett and Taylor Dearden and created by Jennifer Kaytin Robinson premieres November 15.

[10/24/16 - 10:23 AM]
Video: Four New Promos for FX's New Drama Series "Taboo" Starring Tom Hardy
The new original series from Tom Hardy and Ridley Scott premieres early 2017.

[10/24/16 - 10:09 AM]
Video: Amazon Releases Retro 80s Commercial for "Red Oaks" Season 2
Look for the new season to premiere on Amazon Prime Video November 11.

[10/21/16 - 09:35 AM]
Video: Netflix's "Haters Back Off!" Star Miranda Sings Shares Some of Her Favorite Things
Based on the character created by Colleen Ballinger, "Haters Back Off!" delves into the oddball family life of Miranda Sings.

[10/21/16 - 09:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Unveils The Ivory Game Trailer and Poster
From executive producer Leonardo DiCaprio, The Ivory Game is an epic documentary feature that goes undercover into the dark and sinister underbelly of ivory trafficking.

[10/20/16 - 07:05 AM]
Video: Netflix's "The Crown" Personal Relationships Trailer Reveals the Impact of Being Queen
"The Crown" launches exclusively on Netflix on Friday, November 4, everywhere that Netflix is available.

[10/19/16 - 09:02 AM]
Video: Showtime Sports Releases Official Trailer for Ben Simmons' Documentary "One & Done"
The film will now premiere on Friday, November 4 at 9:00/8:00c.

[10/19/16 - 08:01 AM]
Video: New "Black Mirror" Featurette Released in Advance of October 21st Premiere Only on Netflix
In advance of the premiere, Netflix has released an all new sneak-peak inside the world of "Black Mirror."

[10/18/16 - 11:15 AM]
Video: Jeremy Lin Teams Up with Comedy Central for "Viralocity," Streaming Now
Set at the titular (and fictional) branding agency, the team at Viralocity advises athletes and celebrities on the only thing that matters in the world today: Building the Brand.

[10/18/16 - 10:56 AM]
Video: Powerful Real - "Legion" Season 1 Promo
Does David Haller know what he is? "Legion" arrives February 2017 on FX.

[10/18/16 - 07:01 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Reveals the First Look Behind the Scenes of "Twin Peaks"
This first glimpse on set features original cast members Kyle MacLachlan, Miguel Ferrer, Kimmy Robertson, Harry Goaz, Dana Ashbrook and James Marshall sharing their thoughts on returning to the television phenomenon.

[10/17/16 - 10:37 AM]
Video: "Big Little Lies" - An HBO Limited Series: Official Tease (HBO)
Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley and Nicole Kidman co-star in the project.

[10/17/16 - 07:04 AM]
Video: Trailer - Werner Herzog's Into the Inferno
The film heads just where its title suggests: into the red-hot magma-filled craters of some of the world's most active and astonishing volcanoes - taking the filmmaker on one of the most extreme tours of his long career.

[10/14/16 - 02:04 PM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer for "Joe Rogan: Triggered"
Filmed at the historic Fillmore in San Francisco, the one-hour original stand-up comedy special premieres Friday, October 21.

[10/13/16 - 12:09 PM]
Video: "Uncle Grandpa" - MLB All Stars Get Animated in World Series Themed Episode on Cartoon Network
In the new episode, Uncle Grandpa enlists various major leaguers to help train his struggling little league team on the brink of giving up.