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One Show's Dip Is Another Show's Success: The Ratings Are In For Tv's Big Finale Week

The ratings from TV finale week are in and, as you might expect, it’s looking good for the last ever (tear) episode of The Office and CBS’s Scandal, while good ol’ American Idol takes its...

American Idol's Favorite Judge, Jennifer Lopez May Or May Not Be Returning

Right after performing at the American Idol finale, Jennifer Lopez gushed about the experience of being back on the Idol stage and a possible return as a judge. The singer sat down with Extra TV...

Ratings Crash For Idol Season Finale

For the first time in its history, the season finale of Fox's American Idol did not attract 20 million viewers. Far from it. Last night's closer, in which soul singer Candice Glover triumphed over country...

Aretha Franklin Bounces Back From Illness With Tv Performance

Aretha Franklin ignored doctors' orders to rest following treatment for a mystery condition by performing on American Idol on Thursday night (16May13).The soul queen scrapped two upcoming shows set to take place next week (begs20May13)...

Awkward: Did Aretha Franklin Already Know The 'American Idol' Result?

Err, shooting into first place for the most awkward piece of television for 2013, it's Aretha Franklin telling everyone who won American Idolseason twelve before the result was officially announced! Appearing via satellite from New...

Candice Glover Won American Idol, Now What?

Well, after months of intense competition and emotions – both from the contestants and the judging panel – American Idol finally has its winner. It came down to Candice Glover and Kree Harrison and in...

American Idol Viewing Figures Drop To An All-time Low

Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj's drama-filled antics on American Idol have failed to keep the struggling show afloat - the talent contest captured its smallest ever audience for finale performances on Wednesday (15May2013).The singing competition's...

Idol Performance Finale Down 29% From Last Year

The final title competition on Fox's American Idol attracted 11.57 million viewers Wednesday night, and while that was well below previous performance finales -- it was off 29 percent from just a year ago --...

So, Candice Glover Just Won American Idol, Right?

Candice Glover and Kree Harrison squared off in an all-female American Idol final on Wednesday (May 15, 2013) with Ryan Seacrest proclaiming the night to be country versus soul. On one side, there's the gleaming...

Top Ten Shows Week Of May 5-12

The top ten shows of the week according to Nielsen Research: 1. NCIS, CBS, 11.1/18; 2. The Big Bang Theory, CBS, 9.9/17; 3. Dancing with the Stars (Monday), ABC, 8.5/13; 4. NCIS: Los Angeles, CBS,...

Carrie Underwood On Oklahoma Upbringing "I Was The Accident"

Carrie Underwood, the 30-year-old country star, covers the June issue of Marie Claire wearing a Burberry Prorsum swimsuit with a price tag of $1,195! In the accompanying interview, Underwood opened up about life growing up...

American Idol's Overhaul Has Begun With Randy Jackson, But Probably Won't Stop There

The Inquisition has commenced at Fox’s American Idol and Randy Jackson, the only remaining original judge will be the first to go. To be fair, Jackson is leaving on his own accord, or at least...

Randy Jackson To Leave American Idol

andy Jackson, a fixture as a judge on American Idol for the past 12 years, disclosed on Thursday that he will depart at the end of this season. His announcement came days after reports appeared...

Fox Plans Complete Overhaul Of American Idol Judging Panel

Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban and Randy Jackson are all set to be thrown off the American Idol judging panel in a complete remodelling of the singing competition by FOX. The network has seen...

How On Earth Did Angie Miller Get Eliminated From American Idol?

Angie Miller - the favorite to win American Idol since the Hollywood rounds - was sensationally booted out of the competition on Thursday (May 9, 2013). Miller stunned the judges earlier in the competition with...

Randy Jackson Leaves American Idol, Carey, Minaj And Urban To Follow

Randy Jackson has confirmed that he is leaving American Idol, adding credence to reports that he and the three judges, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban have been axed from the show in a...

Randy Jackson To Quit American Idol After 12 Years

American Idol judge Randy Jackson is to quit the show after 12 years.The producer/musician will give up his seat on the panel next week (16May13) after the latest Idol queen is crowned. The news...

Get Your Goggles On, It's A Bloodbath! American Idol To Make Complete Cull For Season 13

American Idol’s problems this season have been well documented, but it looks like Fox are really at the end of their tether with a show that has lost 22% of its viewers this season, an...

The Voice Encounters "Issues," Stronger Idol

NBC acknowledged on Wednesday that its hit music competition show The Voice encountered issues with some of the online votes cast on Tuesday. During Wednesday's telecast host Carson Daly said that the show's producers noticed...

Cable Nets Driving News Corp Profits

Its Fox broadcast network may have a higher profile, but News Corp's cable networks proved to be the driver of profits during its last quarter. The company reported that operating income at its cable outlets...

Same Top Ten Shows -- But More Viewers

The list of the top ten television shows for last week was virtually identical to the previous week's list -- although there was a noticeable increase in the number of viewers among most of them....

Angie Miller On The Brink Of Winning American Idol

Boston native Angie Miller is the favorite to win this year's American Idol competition heading into tonight's top three challenge. She faces off against South Carolina's Candice Glover, 23, and Texan Kree Harrison, 22, though...

Is American Idol Looking For An All-star Judging Table?

American Idol producer Nigel Lythgoe is aiming to replace the show's current judging panel with Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Pink and Sean Diddy Combs, the gossip website RadarOnline reported Monday, citing an unnamed Fox-TV insider....

American Idol Star Crystal Bowersox Splits From Husband

American Idol runner-up Crystal Bowersox has split from her husband.The season nine finalist married musician Brian Walker in 2010 after a short engagement, and now Bowersox has filed for divorce. The 27 year old...

Will A Judges Feud Boost Idol's Ratings?

A day after the audience for American Idol fell to a new record low of 11.08 million viewers, feuding between the two female judges, Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey, erupted with new venom. Minaj, after...

Nicki Minaj Attacks Mariah Carey On Twitter

Nicki Minaj has pumped up her feud with Mariah Carey after taking aim at her fellow American Idol judge in a series of tweets after the two divas were seen squabbling on the talent show...

The Voice, Ncis Take Top Ratings

NBC's The Voice took top honors as the top-rated show among the key 18-49 age group last week, but, with 17.33 million viewers, CBS's NCIS retained the title of the most-watched show among total adults....

Jason Aldean Files For Divorce, 6 Months After Kissing 'Idol' Singer

Jason Aldean really has put his wife Jessica through the mill in recent months, hasn't he? Firstly, TMZ.com, snapped him cheating on his high-school sweetheart wife with a woman in a Hollywood bar, and now...

Becky Baeling Marries

Actress/singer Becky Baeling is a married woman after exchanging vows with the son of American Idol boss Nigel Lythgoe.Baeling wed Tv producer Kris Lythgoe in a themed ceremony over the weekend (27-28Apr13), and her actor...

Mariah Carey Plays The Professional Despite Idol's Major Blunder

Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj may have learnt, along with everyone else, that their positions on American Idol were under threat, but that did not prevent them from completing this week's show in a thoroughly...

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Man Up - Review

Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

Mariachi El Bronx Lead Latest Additions To Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up

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Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

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Jason Schwartzman's Meanest Role To Date?

Ahead of the upcoming UK release of 'Listen Up Philip', the film's star, Jason Schwartzman...

'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

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Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On 'The Daily Show' For The First Time On September 28th

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ when Jon Stewart departs...

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