Monday, January 7, 2013

Answers to Friday Funday Trivia: What's "New"?

Before getting to the answers, here are the names of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers this week:

1st place-  Michelle: 48 pts ... superb job!
2nd place- Teresa: 44 pts
3rd place- Becky: 33 pts

Congratulations to those who made it to the podium, thanks to everyone who


1. 2 pts- Performer: Olivia Newton-John
2. 2 pts- TV series: New Girl
3. 2 pts- Movie- The Twilight Saga: New Moon (New Moon is also acceptable)
4. 2 pts- Musical group: New Edition Circa 1990, 3 members of this group went on to form what R&B trio? 3 bonus pts - Bell Biv Devoe
5. 2 pts- Reality TV series- Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica (Newlyweds is also acceptable)


6. 3 pts- Movie: New Jack City, which starred Wesley Snipes (pictured), Ice-T, and Judd Nelson
7. 2 pts- Sitcom: The New Adventures of Old Christine
8. 2 pts- Movie: Gangs of New York The character on the left went by what nickname? 3 bonus pts- "The Butcher" 
9. 2 pts- Sitcom: Newsradio
10. 4 pts- Performer: Anthony Newley: Newley (who died in 1999 at the age of 67), was a popular
English actor, singer and songwriter. He was also married to actress Joan Collins from 1963-1970.

11. 3 pts- Movie: Broadcast News
12. 4 pts- Sitcom: The New Odd Couple- This series ran on ABC from 1982-1983 and starred Demond Wilson (Lamont from Sanford & Son) as Oscar Madison and Ron Glass (Barney Miller) as Felix Unger
13.  2 pts- 2011 film: New Year's Eve
14.  2 pts- TV character: Newman from the series Seinfeld. In the episode "The Pothole", this character sings part of what song, while his mail truck catches fire? 4 bonus pts- Three Times a Lady by The Commodores (you can see the clip below)
15. 6 pts- Album: The name of the album is, wait for it... What's New- This 1983 release by Linda Ronstadt consisted of jazz standards and was certified triple-platinum

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