Hollywood Week on American Idol (FOX)

Broken Dreams, Fainting and Cliffhangers: ‘American Idol’ Returns to Hollywood

  It’s the last audition of the night. Symone Black phenomenally sings “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay.” But suddenly her eyelids get droopy. She wobbles strangely, one, two , three times, until she pitches forward and falls right into the pit. Someone calls for a medic. Her dad rushes down from the balcony. […]

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MDA Telethon Making Major Changes Without Lewis

By Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press PHOENIX — Comedian Jerry Lewis’ conspicuous absence will not be the only change at the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s telethon this Labor Day weekend. The Arizona-based organization is making major changes to the telethon, slashing it down from a nearly 22-hour show to six hours of prime-time television in an […]

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‘American Idol’ Producer Responds to Anti-Gay Claims

“American Idol” producer Nigel Lythgoe addressed comments made earlier this week by Adam Levine, in which the Maroon 5 singer insinuated “Idol” isn’t as gay friendly as his NBC hit “The Voice.” In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Lythgoe skirted the issue somewhat, claiming the sexuality of “American Idol” contestants is irrelevant. “Voice” Coach Adam […]

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It’s Official: All Three Judges Will Return to ‘American Idol’

UPDATE: It’s officially official. Fox announced Wednesday that negotiations are complete and Jennifer Lopez will be returning to “American Idol” for the upcoming 11th season, alongside fellow judges Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson. “I am very pleased to have our panel of judges back for the 11th season of ‘American Idol’,” said executive producer Cecile […]

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‘SYTYCD’: Did Bum Routines Seal The Fate Of Two Dancers?

Sometimes dancers are simply dealt the weakest routines out of the bunch and unfortunately for two “So You Think You Can Dance” top 10ers this week, it was the bum routines that did them in. ***Spoiler Alert*** Mitchell, teamed with all-star Melody, danced a Broadway routine choreographed by Tyce Diorio, which didn’t wow the judges, […]

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‘SYTYCD’ Emmy Nominee Cat Deeley: ‘Yeah, Seacrest Should Get It’

Talk about gracious nominees. Though it was an exciting week for the-little-dance-show-that-could, “So You Think You Can Dance,” which scored its first Emmy nominations (eight total), producer Nigel Lythgoe and nominated host Cat Deeley didn’t exactly have winning on their minds. Emmy Nominations: Snubs and Surprises For Lythgoe, his loyalties are torn between his other […]

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