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Rosie O'Donnell And Chorus Sing Poniewozik (Video)

Photo of Caryn James By Caryn James | James on Screens October 13, 2011 at 3:50AM

Monday’s premiere episode of The Rosie Show, Rosie O’Donnell’s new nightly talk show on Oprah’s OWN network, didn’t inspire me to write about it, or watch again: a little so-so standup, Russell Brand in his inspirational cleaned-up mode, a game show that was funnier than expected only because it looked like such a horrible idea in the first place. But I might have to reconsider, because she has now done something that will endear her to me probably forever – a major production number praising a TV critic, Time magazine’s great James Poniewozik.
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Monday’s premiere episode of The Rosie Show, Rosie O’Donnell’s new nightly talk show on Oprah’s OWN network, didn’t inspire me to write about it, or watch again: a little so-so standup, Russell Brand in his inspirational cleaned-up mode, a game show that was funnier than expected only because it looked like such a horrible idea in the first place. But I might have to reconsider, because she has now done something that will endear her to me probably forever – a major production number praising a TV critic, Time magazine’s great James Poniewozik.

And just when you thought TV had exhausted every possible use for Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah.” Take a look at her thoroughly fresh and fun tribute to the man she calls Jimmy PZ.

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