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.
The Voice Recap: It's Just a Noisy Hall, Where There's a Nightly Brawl
Heaven help me, I’ve taken to using lyrics from the Broadway musical Chicago in my recap headlines for The Voice. (Sample comment from my husband, reading over my shoulder, “I don’t get that reference. At all.” #GayCardRevoked) READ MORE
The Voice Recap: Pray They Won't Fade Away [Updated]
Pop quiz time! What is the probability that tonight’s episode of The Voice ended in a Steal?
b. Absolute certainty
c. Is Adam’s torso READ MORE & VOTE FOR YOUR FAVES
The Good Wife Photos: Is Diane's Big 'Move' Paying Off? Plus: First Look at David Hyde Pierce
Alicia Florrick is in the hot seat — at her local CBS affiliate, to be exact.
In new, first-look photos from The Good Wife‘s Nov. 2 episode (9:30/8:30c on CBS), the newly christened candidate for State’s Attorney sits down opposite READ MORE
The Good Wife Recap: The Personal Is the Political
Good Wife's Carrie Preston Previews a Look Inside Elsbeth's 'Mercurial' Mind
Penguins are descending on Sunday’s installment of The Good Wife (9/8c on CBS) — and some of ‘em might be wearing top hats.
Fret not: The adorable, flightless birds aren’t part of some
Very Special Ill-Conceived Animated Episode READ MORE
American Idol: How You Can Send a Season 14 Hopeful to Hollywood
How to Get Away With Murder Recap: Bonfire at the Vanity
Game, set, match, Viola Davis.
This week’s installment of How to Get Away With Murder contains crazy-steamy guy-on-guy sex, a blush-inducing post-coital chat describing said sex act, a horrifying suicide and brutal dismemberment of READ MORE
Quantum Leap Reunion on NCIS: New Orleans as Dean Stockwell Guest Stars
NCIS: New Orleans is going back to the future in November, so to speak, casting Dean Stockwell as a retired cop opposite his former Quantum Leap co-star Scott Bakula, READ MORE
NBC Unveils Peter Pan Live! Poster: Hook'd Yet?
Allison Williams is taking flight — figuratively and literally — thanks to NBC’s upcoming Peter Pan Live! READ MORE & VIEW POSTER
The Good Wife: 11 Possible Exit Strategies for Archie Panjabi's Kalinda
The Good Wife without the tough, resourceful and mysteriously sexy Kalinda Sharma?
It sounds almost inconceivable — yet it will be the new reality for CBS’ acclaimed drama now that READ MORE