It’s been a grueling few weeks that airwaves have been absent of reality music competitions, ever since someone with “The X Factor” and another person with “The Voice” won over voting American teenagers and moms. Have no fear—starting tonight, our weeks will once again be filled with countless hours of aspirationally famous people trying to […]
Make no mistake: the feud between “American Idol” judges Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj was and is very much real, but Carey wants to stress that their fighting is simply a product of passion for the show and nothing more. “The whole thing is convoluted,” Carey, who was battling a sinus infection, told reporters at […]
Fox is keeping its Emmy-winning dance crew on the summer stage. The network announced Thursday that “So You Think You Can Dance” has been renewed for Season 10. There’s no word yet on any potential changes in the judging panel, but we would expect host Cat Deeley and producer/judge Nigel Lythgoe to be back as […]
Nigel Lythgoe will return as executive producer on “American Idol.” According to E! News, Lythgoe’s extended contract negotiations have left production on the series “way behind schedule.” First up on the “So You Think You Can Dance” judge’s to-do list? “Lock in judges.” Keith Urban Reportedly Close to Signing ‘American Idol’ Deal Since “Idol” signed […]
By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Hold on to your sweatbands: “Fame” is gonna live forever – or at least a little longer – thanks to a Nigel Lythgoe re-imagining of the 1980s film and series about kids striving to succeed in the brutal world of song and dance. MGM Television announced Tuesday that […]
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Reality TV mogul Nigel Lythgoe is producing a new competition series where a dance company is created in just 28 days. The Ovation network said Wednesday that “A Chance to Dance” will follow the audition and training process leading up to a live performance in New York by the new […]
By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES | (Reuters) – Jennifer Lopez and “American Idol” producers played a cat-and- mouse game on Friday over the singer’s future on the TV talent show that revived her career and sent her to the top of a global celebrity power list. “American Idol” producer Nigel Lythgoe said on Friday that […]
Nigel Lythgoe, the mastermind producer behind “American Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance,” is launching another music reality show, but this time, it’s not a competition.
Simon Cowell had a brilliant idea, which he posted on Twitter early this morning: “Maybe the winner of @TheXFactorUSA this yr should compete with winner of The Voice & Idol in a super final. Just a thought. I’d be up for it.”
Exhaustion, frustration, lack of sleep — along with inevitable personality clashes — they’re always a part of Hollywood Week, the most stressful portion of “American Idol’s” audition rounds. But a rampant bout of the flu also traveled through the contestant pool in Season 11. The result: less singing and more fainting.