Jen Smith

American Idols Prepare For Big Concert

[iframe 420 355] I was one of the last reporters to interview this year’s batch of ‘American Idol’ finalists before the cross-country ‘Idol’ tour commences, just days before the new pop stars embark on the tour that will change their careers – and their lives. The press day took place in a studio at […]

Continue Reading

‘So You Think You Can Dance’: Cat Deeley Spills on What To Expect From This Season (And The Next!)

The summer’s best reality dance competition just became the fall’s best reality dance competition. Fox has confirmed “So You Think You Can Dance,” a traditional summer staple, will air back-to-back seasons in the summer and the fall. Naturally, host Cat Deeley was excited about the development. In a recent interview she shared her thoughts about […]

Continue Reading

Ruben Studdard Drops a New Album, Kisses Sleep Goodbye

If Ruben Studdard is the gold standard for American Idols, then this season’s winner has some expensive shoes to fill. Taking a break from his demanding (and exhausting) portrayal of Fats Waller in the national tour of Ain’t Misbehavin,’ Ruben talked to Fancast about the projects he’s currently working on. And if the crazy schedule […]

Continue Reading