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Cyrus To Join The Idols

MILEY CYRUS is set to give the current crop of AMERICAN IDOL contestants a boost this week (beg22Mar10) by mentoring them through their latest challenges.The Party in the U.S.A. hitmaker will join the final 11...

Simon Cowell Having Ex Wedding

Simon Cowell's ex-girlfriends are organising his wedding.The 50-year-old music mogul - who is marrying make-up artist Mezhgan Hussainy later this year - will be helped by Sinitta and Jackie St Claire in the build-up to...

Degeneres Supports Teen Lesbian's Stand With Scholarship

Openly gay TV personality and new AMERICAN IDOL judge ELLEN DEGENERES has handed a teenage lesbian caught in a Mississippi school scandal a $30,000 (£18,750) scholarship.The star invited high school student Constance MCMillen onto her...

Cowell To Seacrest "Do You Want My Job?"

Simon Cowell, who is often testy in commenting on the performances of some American Idol contestants, directed his prickly temper at show host Ryan Seacrest Wednesday night, a day after Seacrest left the stage approached...

Kara Dioguardi's Idol Question

Kara DioGuardi says replacing Simon Cowell on 'American Idol' is going to be difficult. The judge and songwriter admits there are few people who will be able to fill Simon's shoes when he leaves at...

Fox's Idol Remains Top Show; Cbs, Top Network

All three American Idol episodes once again dominated the top-ten Nielsen chart among both overall viewers and those 18-49. But every other show on the chart aired on CBS, which won the week among overall...

Simon Cowell Helped By Slobbering Dog

Simon Cowell claims the worst day of his life was only improved when his dog licked his face. The music mogul loves animals so much he is now throwing his considerable weight behind a new...

Abdul Reviving Star Search?

Former AMERICAN IDOL judge PAULA ABDUL is reportedly in talks to rival SIMON COWELL's hit talent shows by bringing back 1980s U.S. TV contest STAR SEARCH.The show, which gave singers, dancers and comedians a chance...

Jennifer Hudson Plans Honeymoon

Jennifer Hudson is planning her honeymoon.The singer-and-actress and fiance David Otunga - who have a seven-month-old son David Jr - have almost finished finalising details for their upcoming wedding and are now focusing on arranging...

Mary J. Blige Rocks Out

Mary J. Blige will include two all-star covers of Led Zeppelin songs on her next album. The soul singer will reissue her album 'Stronger With Each Tear' including the two tracks - originally by the...

Specials Soar; Regular Shows Plummet

While special-event programming like the Super Bowl, the Winter Olympics, and the Oscars has been drawing record or near-record audiences this year, the day-to-day primetime schedules of the networks have been declining, the Associated Press...

Seacrest's Alleged Stalker Pleads No Contest

The man accused of harassing AMERICAN IDOL host RYAN SEACREST pleaded no contest to felony stalking at a court hearing on Tuesday (09Mar10).Chidi Uzomah, a special forces reserve for the U.S. Army, was charged in...

Animal-lover Cowell Fights For Animal Rights

AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL is backing a new campaign to protect pets around the world.The tough-talking music mogul has joined forces with the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) to urge governments...

Seinfeld's Marriage Ref Debuts With Strong Ratings

It may have received nothing but disparaging reviews after a preview outing during the Winter Olympics' finale a week ago, but the Jerry Seinfeld-produced The Marriage Ref got off to a solid start in the...

Seacrest: 'Cowell Will Never Marry'

AMERICAN IDOL host RYAN SEACREST doesn't think SIMON COWELL will marry girlfriend MEZHGAN HUSSAINY - because he's convinced the rumoured engagement is one "big joke".The music mogul sparked speculation he had proposed to Mezhgan Hussainy...

U2 Producer Lillywhite Wants Cowell's Idol Job

Revered hitmaker STEVE LILLYWHITE has added his name to the list of potential SIMON COWELL replacements on AMERICAN IDOL, insisting he wants to find the next ELVIS.The Grammy Award-winning producer, who has worked with U2,...

Singing Bride Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson's fiance wants her to sing at their wedding.Professional wrestler David Otunga is keen for the singer to show off her vocal talents at their forthcoming nuptials along with contestants from 'American Idol', the...

Olympics Win Gold Ratings; So Does Idol

So far as the Nielsen top ten list was concerned last week, it was all either Winter Olympics or American Idol . Not another show made the list. Looking below the top ten, the standouts...

American Idol Contestant Hospitalised

AMERICAN IDOL producers were left scrambling to stage the singing contest on Tuesday (02Mar10) after one contestant was hospitalised.Crystal Bowersox, who is reportedly a diabetic, checked into a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday (02Mar10) -...

'Generous' Husband Simon Cowell

Ryan Seacrest believes Simon Cowell will be a "very generous" husband.The 'American Idol' presenter - who works alongside Simon on the TV talent show - has predicted Simon will treat fiancee Mezhgan Hussainy, 36, well...

Simon Cowell Plans English Wedding

Simon Cowell's mother wants to pick his wedding venue. The music mogul - who got engaged to make-up artist Mezhgan Hussainy last month - has reportedly agreed to Julie Cowell's desire for him to tie...

For Nbc, It Was Must-see-tv Night Again

Results shows for American Idol that air on Thursdays never do so well in the ratings as those that air on Wednesdays, and this week's Thursday episode was no exception. It also had the bad...

Degeneres Draws Record Daytime Ratings

Ellen Degeneres's first week as a judge on American Idol not only drew much praise from critics and viewers alike, it also helped boost the ratings of her own daytime talk show, which shot to...

Even With Lame Singers, Idol Beats Olympics

After being bested by the Olympics last Wednesday, American Idol roared back with a vengeance last night, rounding up 22.8 million viewers to the Olympics' 19.0 million. Idol peaked in its last half hour with...

Simon Cowell's Ex Reunion

Simon Cowell's ex-girlfriend has met-up with his new lover.TV presenter Terri Seymour proved there are no hard feelings between herself and the music mogul - who she dated for six years until November 2008 -...

Labelle Appalled By Hurtful American Idol Comments

R&B legend PATTI LABELLE has warned AMERICAN IDOL judges to be more careful in the comments they pass on wannabe singers because some remarks are so hurtful, they could make contestants suicidal.The 65 year old...

All Seven Olympics Telecasts Make Top Ten

Seven Winter Olympics telecasts -- one for each day -- two American Idol telecasts, and one Undercover Boss telecast comprised the Nielsen top ten for last week. In fact, there was hardly any competition at...

Nbc Hoping A-listers Will Boost Leno On His Return To Tonight

Jay Leno's guest list for his first two weeks back on The Tonight Show features A-list talent the likes of whom never appeared on the show during the brief time that it was hosted by...

Americans Win In Vancouver; So Does Nbc

It's the object of intense criticism from all sides, but NBC's coverage of the Winter Olympics continues to rack up huge ratings -- averaging 26.3 million viewers over the first nine days -- a 28-percent...

Simon Cowell Never Been Happier

Simon Cowell is "glowing with happiness". The music mogul's mother Julie Cowell, 84, is astonished at the impact his lover Mezhgan Hussainy has had on him after just months of dating.She said: "I couldn't believe...

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