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Jason Derulo Announces UK Tour

Jason Derulo will go on tour in the UK next year.The 'Wiggle' hitmaker has announced seven show dates across the British Isles which will kick off in Cardiff on January 24. Concerts will also be...

Jason Derulo Announces UK Tour

Jason Derulo will go on tour in the UK next year.The 'Wiggle' hitmaker has announced seven show dates across the British Isles which will kick off in Cardiff on January 24. Concerts will also be...

Is 'American Idol' Moving To New York For Season 13 Finale?

American Idol will be back for its thirteenth season on Tuesday, 14 January, with an (almost) entirely new judging panel holding down the reins for the long-running singing contest. Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry...

Raquel Welch Linked To Tv Boss Nigel Lythgoe

Former screen siren Raquel Welch has found love with Tv talent show boss Nigel Lythgoe, according to a new U.K. report.The 73-year-old Hollywood icon has been dating the American Idol producer, 64, for more than...

Jennifer Lopez All Set For American Idol Return

Jennifer Lopez is in talks to return to the judging panel for 'American Idol's next series. The 44-year-old singer - who has been on the show since 2011 - is negotiating a spot for series...

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Marries Justin Mikita In New York Ceremony

Jesse Tyler Ferguson married Justin Mikita in New York yesterday (Saturday 21st July). The couple announced their engagement in September last year whilst on holiday in Mexico. The couple have been together for three years.Jesse...

American Idol Should Recruit Simon Cowell?

Former 'American Idol' boss Nigel Lythgoe has hinted Simon Cowell should return to the show.Simon was one of the original panel members of the show when it launched in 2002, alongside Randy Jackson and Paula...

Former American Idol Boss Wants Original Panel Return

Former American Idol boss Nigel Lythgoe has called for Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson to be reinstated as judges in a bid to save the flailing talent show.Lythgoe announced on Monday (09Jun13) that...

Producers Of American Idol Fired

As inevitably happens to the manager of a onetime champion sports team who has presided over a long series of recent losses, the executive producers of American Idol were dismissed Saturday as part of an...

Axe Continues To Swing As Producers Nigel Lythgoe And Ken Warwick Leave 'American Idol'

American Idol’s wholesale changes continues with the news that Nigel Lythgoe and his fellow producer Ken Warwick have both exited the show. In a twist, it turns out that the pair had a tiff with...

America's Got Talent Returns With Fewer Viewers

atings for Fox's So You Think You Can Dance continued to erode on Tuesday as it faced an hour of NBC's The Voice and America's Got Talent. Ratings for those two shows were no great...

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...

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....

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...

American Idol Planned To Swap Mariah Carey With J-lo?

'American Idol' producers secretly plotted to replace Mariah Carey with Jennifer Lopez.Bosses were keen to see the return of 'On the Floor' singer Jennifer midway through the show's current season but, sources tell The Hollywood...

Nigel Lythgoe Honoured At La Ballet Rubies Gala

Celebrities including David Arquette and James Van Der Beek honoured Nigel Lythgoe in Los Angeles on Saturday (20.04.13).The 'American Idol' executive producer - who co-founded the Dizzy Feet Foundation in 2009 in order to...

Nigel Lythgoe Launches Phone Hacking Lawsuit

American Idol boss Nigel Lythgoe has launched a lawsuit against Rupert Murdoch's U.K. media company after cops told him his phone was hacked by the News of the World.The Tv producer is seeking damages after...

Nigel Lythgoe Slams Allegations Of Racism On American Idol

American Idol boss Nigel Lythgoe has fired back at allegations of racism on the show following the threat of a lawsuit from former contestants.Lawyer James H. Freeman has submitted a letter to the U.S. Equal...

American Idol Producer Nigel Lythgoe: 'Nicki Minaj Did Not Threaten Mariah Carey'

American Idol boss Nigel Lythgoe has blasted reports suggesting rapper Nicki Minaj threatened to "shoot" fellow Tv judge Mariah Carey during a furious on set bust-up on Tuesday (02Oct12).The two new panellists - the latest...

Nigel Lythgoe Remaking Fame Tv Show

Nigel Lythgoe is remaking 'Fame'. The 'American Idol' producer - who is also a judge on 'So You Think You Can Dance' - is planning a reimagining of the classic TV series, which followed the...

Reality Tv King To Revamp Fame

Reality TV mogul Nigel Lythgoe has signed a new deal to revamp hit 1980s TV series Fame.The executive producer of hit U.S. talent shows American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance has partnered...

Nigel Lythgoe Given A Chance To Dance

Nigel Lythgoe, the man who is behind shows such as Pop Idol and American Idol as well as the creator and judge on Dancing With The Stars, has another programme up his sleeves.A Chance To...

Sheen 'Genuinely Interested' In American Idol

Charlie Sheen is ''genuinely interested'' in joining the judging panel of 'American Idol'. The 'Anger Management' actor says producer Nigel Lythgoe mentioning him as a possible replacement for recently departed panelists Jennifer Lopez or Steven...

American Idol Panel: Jennifer Lopez Tips Bono!

Jennifer Lopez has tipped a couple of superstar rockers to replace her on the American Idol panel, after announcing she is stepping down as judge. Speaking during an interview with ABC News, the singer had...

Jennifer Lopez Tips Bon Jovi, Mick Jagger, For American Idol

Jennifer Lopez only said goodbye to American Idol a couple of days ago, but the superstar singer is already having a say on who should replace her. Though the likes of Fergie, Miley Cyrus and...

Charlie Sheen To Become A Judge On 'American Idol'?

Charlie Sheen is the latest name to be put forward as a possible replacement judge on talent show American Idol.The actor, who recently returned to TV in the FX comedy show 'Anger Management' for the...

Charlie Sheen Set To Quit Twitter

Charlie Sheen is quitting twitter.The 'Anger Management' star set up his account on the micro-blogging site in March 2011 and gained more than a million followers in 48 hours but sources close to the actor...

Charlie Sheen Up For American Idol

Charlie Sheen wants to be an 'American Idol' judge.The 'Anger Management' star says he would consider joining the judging panel of the singing show if the money was good enough and program bosses donated part...

Adam Lambert To Replace Jennifer Lopez On American Idol?

As Fox begin their hunt for Jennifer Lopez's replacement on American Idol, it looks as though Adam Lambert could well be ahead of the race to fill that empty judge's seat. E! Online report that...

Ace And Diana Degarmo Get Engaged Live On American Idol

Ace Young stole the show from 'American Idol' winner Phillip Phillips by popping the question to fellow 'American Idol' alumni Diana Degarmo last night (May 23, 2012) in a move approved by head honcho Nigel...

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