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.
Glee First Look: A Reunion-y Season 6 — With Bonus Quinn and Karofsky!
Don’t trot out the old adage “you can’t go home again” — not when you’re talking about the plucky, musical twentysomethings of Glee.
As evidenced by the following first-look photos from the first four episodes READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS
Hannibal Recast Shocker: Michael Pitt Out, Joe Anderson In as Mason Verger
MasterChef Junior Season 3 Poster: Gordon Ramsay Serves Up a Pun!
While the smell of burnt toast lingers in your kitchen, a fresh crop of 8- to 13-year-old contestants is preparing to rock palates and explode minds on Season 3 of MasterChef Junior (premiering Tuesday, Jan. 6 at 8/7c on FOX). READ MORE & VIEW POSTER
Christian Slater's Mr. Robot Gets Series Order at USA Network
Here’s one title you’re almost certain to find on C-3PO’s DVR in 2015: USA Network has given a 10-episode series order to Mr. Robot, a drama set in the world of READ MORE
New Girl Casts Nasim Pedrad as Winston's Training Officer
Things are about to get a little dicey — emphasis on “little” — in Winston’s ongoing journey toward becoming an LAPD officer on New Girl.
Fox’s Tuesday-night comedy has cast Saturday Night Live grad Nasim Pedrad as READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS
Glee Season 6: Puck, Sam, Santana Get Promo Pics — But What About Tina?
Glee is returning its focus to the halls of McKinley High for Season 6 — and that means it’s time for class photos! READ MORE
The Voice Season 7 Finale Recap: Did the Right Artist Win? Plus — Best & Worst Moments!
Let me begin this recap with a bold prediction: Season 7 of The Voice, despite being the weakest in the history of NBC’s singing competition, will be the first to launch a chart-topping, stadium-filling superstar. READ MORE & GRADE THE FINALE
The Voice: The 22 Essential Performances of Season 7
Have you walked the line for The Voice these past seven weeks? Has the experience left you wanting to swing from the chandelier? God only knows where you’d be without NBC’s reality singing competition, right? READ MORE
Glee Season 6 Trailer: 'You Two Have Just Entered the Thunderdome'
Get ready to let it go — and that’s not just our way of reminding you that Glee‘s sixth (and final) season is just around the corner. READ MORE