Seacrest, we have a problem.
American Idol‘s Season 13 Top 12 performance night wasn’t exactly a memorable one — not for the right reasons, anyhow — and it’s causing even long-time fans of Fox’s reality singing competition to wonder if the rewards of viewership are worth the investment of every Wednesday and Thursday from now through late May.
On this week’s installment of Reality Check, my cohost Melinda Doolittle and I tackle this crisis and speculate that in-house mentor Randy Jackson might be more to blame than the show’s promising but under-performing contestants. We also shine a spotlight on Top 12 week’s MVPs, its Opposite-of-MVPs and the pink-haired rocker chick that Melinda and I are just gonna have to disagree about — for now, anyway. Plus, there’s a deep dive into the subject of “Harsh Harry” (Connick Jr.).
Not only that, but we also check in on Week 2 of The Voice‘s sixth season — highlighting two vocalists who made a somewhat lackluster week worth watching.
So press play below for the full Reality Check experience, then hit the comments and share your thoughts about your Idol and Voice faves. And for all my reality TV news, interviews, ezxlusives and recaps, follow me on Twitter @MichaelSlezakTV!