“American Idol” contestant Symone Black might have fallen, but she got back up. The nation’s heart skipped a beat toward the end of “Idol” on Wednesday night, as they watched 16-year-old “Idol” auditioner Black tumble from the stage.
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. […]
According to a tweet from executive producer Nigel Lythgoe, the results show for “So You Think You Can Dance” has been canceled.
By Charles J. Gans, Associated Press NEW YORK — “American Idol” executive producer Nigel Lythgoe says don’t expect any major changes when the hit Fox TV show returns in January. Lythgoe returned as “Idol’s” executive producer last season to usher in the post-Simon Cowell era with new judges Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez and a […]
Jennifer Lopez will be back at the “American Idol” judges’ table next season – but the decision to return wasn’t an easy one. “I got a little bit tired at the end with everything going on in my life at the time,” says Lopez, who announced her split with husband Marc Anthony in July. For […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]