Hollie Cavanagh and DeAndre Brackensick on American Idol (FOX)

‘American Idol’ Results: Split Decision Leaves Lucky Seven

A mother knows. Last night, my “American Idol” recap gave some ink to my mother Roberta, who has formed the habit of emailing me after each and every performance with a little nugget of punny criticism that rivals that of Jimmy Iovine. (After “Islands In the Stream,” she wanted to drown Colton Dixon and Skylar […]

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Hollie Cavanagh on "American Idol" (FOX)

’80s Night on ‘Idol’: Off-Key Songs Have Two Contestants Livin’ On a Prayer

Last week Jimmy Iovine pointed out one of the major problems with the “American Idol” voting public—that it’s mainly made of up young girls who only vote for cute boys. While that was a helpful dose of reality, he neglected to mention one other powerful voting group—moms. And so, to honor the other great consumers […]

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Adam Lambert Makes ‘Tough Decision’ To Behave On Stage

BY: Julia Zappei KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Adam Lambert pledged Tuesday to obey Malaysian government rules that forbid the flamboyant, openly gay glam rocker from kissing anyone onstage at a planned concert this week, but called it “a tough decision.” The ‘American Idol‘ runner-up, who is touring Asia, told The Associated Press in Hong Kong […]

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‘Idol’s Kara DioGuardi Says Bikini Stunt ‘Saved Her Job’

Who could forget ‘American Idol‘ judge Kara DioGuardi’s bikini-clad blaze of glory at the end of Season 8? The fourth ‘Idol’ judge made her mark on the show when she joined so-called ‘Bikini Girl’–20-year-old, wanna-be-model Katrina Darrel–on stage for a duet in the show’s finale, as the 38-year-old ripped off her frumpy dress to reveal […]

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‘Gossip Girl’ Spinoff Dead?

There’s nothing worse for a gossip girl than to lose her buzz-worthiness. But that seems to be the case for the proposed spinoff of ‘Gossip Girl.’ “The show went from hot, to lukewarm, to ‘fading but wouldn’t count out,’ to now dead,” according to Nikki Finke in her primetime pilot watch. The ‘Melrose Place‘ update […]

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