From BBM Canada, Canadian Idol at #2 and 8, Corner Gas at 26:
From a CTV media release:
It’s Brian Vs. Jaydee: Canadian Idol Top 2 Revealed as BC’s Carly Rae Jepsen is Eliminated
- Just Seven Days to go Before Canada’s Next Idol is Crowned
- Bon Jovi, Avril Lavigne and Eva Avila Special Guest Stars Next Week –
The next Canadian Idol winner will be male, it was revealed tonight on CTV when the final female competitor, Carly Rae Jepsen, was eliminated from the competition. The 21-year-old student and waitress from Mission, BC received the fewest of more than four million votes cast – the most so far this season – following Monday’s “Judges’ & People’s Choice” performance episode. Now, Hamilton, ON’s Brian Melo, 25, and Drumheller, AB’s Jaydee Bixby, 17, set their sights on the final prize as they prepare for the their last competitive performance next Monday, Sept. 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV.
From the Canadian Press:
Brian Melo and Jaydee Bixby to face off on ‘Canadian Idol’ finale
“It’s down to the classic rock swagger of Brian Melo and the down-home appeal of Jaydee Bixby.” Read more.
From the National Post:
- Canadian Idol recap: Top 3 results
“Next week An all-male two-hour final.” Read more.
- Canadian Idol dissenting opinion: Sass has insights
“t wasn’t so hard to stay awake during this week’s show (sorry about last week!). Overall the show was entertaining, and, defying the lottery-like odds, Ampersand’s Rob McKenzie got it more or less right in last night’s post. All that is left is to quibble. ” Read more.
From Kathryn Greenaway of CanWest News Service:
- Jepsen, Bixby make most of last shot to win
“Monday’s semi-final Canadian Idol performance show is over and the stage is set for one of the weakest finals in the show’s five-year history.” Read more.
From Jon Dos of Reality TV Calendar:
- Canadian Idol: As Diverse As Canada
“Last week on Canadian Idol, Paul Anka mentored the Idols for the “Standards” theme. Just when I came to realize that I actually liked Dwight, he was voted off. Brian is still around and that’s all that matters.” Read more.