Baldwin contestant reaches 'Voice' semifinals
'THE VOICE' OF BALDWIN.Melanie Martinez, 17, from the town that already boasts Dee Snider and Taylor Dayne, advanced to the semifinals of "The Voice" on Tuesday, making it into the show's final 40. Martinez -- who attended Baldwin High School before opting to be home-schooled for her current senior year -- already has seen her versions of Britney Spears' "Toxic" and Ellie Goulding's "Lights" crack the Top 10 on the iTunes alternative charts. Her "Voice" coach is Adam Levine.
FAKING 'AMISH.' TLC has announced it will air a two-part "Breaking Amish" reunion special Sunday Nov. 11 and 18, addressing rampant allegations that the five Amish and Mennonite cast-members had left their communities long before joining the show. NBC's Michelle Beadle hosts. Several websites and their communities' local TV-news outlets have reported on past marriages, divorces, arrests, children and other claims evidently documented by court records.
PREMIERES. Real-life "Modern Family" Camerons and Mitchells go through the adoption process in Logo's new series "The Baby Wait," being delivered Tuesday at 10 p.m. . . . "Undercover Boss" season four premieres at 8 p.m. Friday with the chief executive of Modell's . . . Also Friday, Hulk Hogan's ex Linda and other "Brides of Beverly Hills" return for season two with back-to-back episodes at 10 & 10:30 p.m. . . . Chefs get a second chance beginning Sunday at 9 p.m. on "The Next Iron Chef: Redemption," season five of the franchise . . . and opposite it on Bravo, "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" returns for its own fifth season.
RECAPS. "Survivor: Philippines" voted off Kate Hanson . . . Michael Steck aka Pandora Boxx and Braden Chapman aka Mimi Imfurst were both first to go on the all-star edition of "RuPaul's Drag Race" . . . and Victoria Henley will not be "America's Next Top Model."