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Idol Bosses Deny Re-hiring Abdul

16th April 2010

AMERICAN IDOL producers have shot down reports PAULA ABDUL will return to judge the U.S. TV singing competition - less than a year after she left the series.Last August (09), Abdul announced longrunning negotiations had...

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Ellen Degeneres Beautiful To Portia

16th April 2010

Portia de Rossi thinks Ellen DeGeneres looks beautiful whatever her weight.The outspoken 'American Idol' judge has revealed her actress wife adores her unconditionally and often tells her she wouldn't even care if she piled on...

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Goodbye, Betty

15th April 2010

ABC's Ugly Betty aired its series finale Wednesday night, and the results weren't pretty. The episode drew 5.4 million viewers, slightly better than its season average but nevertheless putting in last place in its 10...

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Dancing Again Tops Idol

14th April 2010

For the second week in a row, an episode of ABC's Dancing with the Stars drew bigger ratings among overall viewers than either episode of Fox's American Idol -- the first time ever that Idol...

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Fuller Resigns As Beckhams' Brand Director

13th April 2010

AMERICAN IDOL creator and former SPICE GIRLS boss SIMON FULLER has resigned as superstar couple DAVID and VICTORIA BECKHAM's brand director.Fuller has exited Brand Beckham Limited, which oversees soccer star Beckham's earnings and endorsements he...

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Fascinating Fact 9087

9th April 2010

GOSSIP GIRL star LEIGHTON MEESTER’s new album will feature tracks produced by BRITNEY SPEARS' former collaborator J.R. ROTEM and AMERICAN IDOL judge KARA DIOGUARDI.

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The Things They Say 16046

8th April 2010

"They are for overweight Aunt Millies and girls who wear gym pants to the mall. Why? Do you actually watch that garbage?" WHITE STRIPES rocker JACK WHITE is not a fan of TV talent shows...

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Abc's Sawyer Chasing Nbc's Williams

7th April 2010

ABC's nightly newscast last week appeared to be narrowing the ratings gap between it and NBC's for the first time since Diane Sawyer took over as anchor last year. Among the key demographic group of...

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Fascinating Fact 9071

7th April 2010

ADAM LAMBERT is returning to AMERICAN IDOL to mentor the latest round of contestants. The former talent show runner-up will work with the wannabe pop stars in the run-up to their live performances on Tuesday...

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The Things They Say 15929

29th March 2010

"I like American Idol. I think I'd be the perfect host to fill in because I understand the dynamics of music and I see stars before they're made. I feel like sometimes they pass on...

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Abc News Staff Suffering Through Cutbacks

26th March 2010

Former ABC News correspondent Brian Rooney, who was recently fired after 22 years with the network, has told Daily Variety that the mood at the news division is "dark" as the network retrenches with wholesale...

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Simon Cowell To Receive Emmy

26th March 2010

Simon Cowell is to get a special Emmy prize for his TV work. The media mogul, who is behind shows including 'The X Factor' and 'American Idol', will be presented with the International Emmy Founders...

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Cbs And Fox Dominate Ratings

24th March 2010

Once again, judging from Nielsen's top ten list, it looked like a two-horse ratings race last week as Fox landed the top two spots with its two editions of American Idol and CBS took the...

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Cyrus To Join The Idols

23rd March 2010

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...

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Simon Cowell Having Ex Wedding

22nd March 2010

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...

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Degeneres Supports Teen Lesbian's Stand With Scholarship

20th March 2010

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...

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Fascinating Fact 8986

20th March 2010

AMERICAN IDOL host RYAN SEACREST has been forced to turn down the chance to play reality TV star HEIDI MONTAG's husband in ADAM SANDLER and JENNIFER ANISTON's new comedy Just Go With It due to...

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Cowell To Seacrest "Do You Want My Job?"

18th March 2010

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...

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Kara Dioguardi's Idol Question

18th March 2010

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...

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

17th March 2010

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...

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Simon Cowell Helped By Slobbering Dog

17th March 2010

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...

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Abdul Reviving Star Search?

16th March 2010

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...

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Fascinating Fact 8952

13th March 2010

The father of AMERICAN IDOL judge KARA DIOGUARDI is to run for a vacant U.S. Senate seat in New York.

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Jennifer Hudson Plans Honeymoon

12th March 2010

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...

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Mary J. Blige Rocks Out

11th March 2010

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...

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Specials Soar; Regular Shows Plummet

10th March 2010

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...

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Seacrest's Alleged Stalker Pleads No Contest

9th March 2010

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...

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Animal-lover Cowell Fights For Animal Rights

9th March 2010

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...

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Seinfeld's Marriage Ref Debuts With Strong Ratings

8th March 2010

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...

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Seacrest: 'Cowell Will Never Marry'

7th March 2010

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...

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