Michael Slezak has exhaustively covered the past seven seasons of American Idol, recapping hundreds of episodes, conducting in-depthinterviews with the show’s finalists, and hosting the popular Web series Idoloonies, Idolatry, and Realité. In the process, he has become one of the nation’s leading Idol experts, appearing on Good Morning America, Today, CBS’ Early Show, NPR and Fox News, and even writing an essay for the New York Times (titled “Worshipping at the ‘Idol’ Church”). Since joiningTVLine in January 2011, Slezak has dug deeper into the reality genre, also providing morning-after commentary on The X Factor, The Voice, Dancing With the Stars, Project Runway, Survivor, The Next Food Network Star, So You Think You Can Dance, The Glee Project, and Glee, to name a few. He has also helped launch a series of popular bracket tournaments at TVLine, including the Ultimate Law-Enforcement Crush, ‘Glee’ All-Time Best Musical Number, and ‘Renew Our Show’ 2011.
Emmys 2014: Who Should Win Lead Actor in a Drama? Take Our Poll!
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Emmys 2014: Who Should Win Lead Actress in a Drama? Take Our Poll!
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Meet this year’s nominees, same as last year’s nominees — with one notable exception.
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Rising Star Recap: Exception to the Duels
Quick, say something nice about Rising Star! And no, “it’s no longer clogging up my DVR with its tuneless discharge” does not count as “nice.”
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MTV Renews Teen Wolf for Season 5
Just as sure as the full moon will rise again, Teen Wolf will be back for Season 5 — and it’s going to be a big one.
MTV announced today at San Diego Comic-Con that its hair-raising thriller has been renewed for fifth season that will span Read More