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.
SYTYCD Recap: Four Score
If So You Think You Can Dance is lucky enough to be renewed for Season 13, I nominate Vanna White to replace Jason Derulo at the judges’ table. READ MORE & VOTE FOR YOUR FAVES
Mistresses Finale Sneak Peek: Joss Is Free, But Karen Gets... Banished?
Hannibal Finale Post Mortem: Bryan Fuller on Will/Lecter Love, Bedelia's Last Supper, That Siouxsie Sioux Jam
Hannibal may have aired its series finale on NBC tonight, but that doesn’t mean executive producer Bryan Fuller is done telling the story of READ MORE & GRADE IT
Mistresses Recap: Girl Pleas
Remember the innocent days when everybody on Mistresses was indulging in steamy sex, icy cocktails and the kind of salacious fun on which the Parents Television Council built its mailing list? READ MORE
Hannibal Recap: Mouth to Mouth Abomination
Emmys Poll 2015: Who Should Win Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy?
One thing is certain about the 2015 Emmys: If the show’s producers can’t figure out a killer sketch involving all eight nominees for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, then deserve the nation’s strongly worded tweets of rebuke. READ MORE & TAKE POLL
Was The Fosters' NuJesus a Big Shock? Is the Colonel Less Creepy? Did The Strain Waste a Return? And More TV Qs
We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including Girl Meets World, The Fosters, Zoo and Graceland! READ MORE
Mistresses Post Mortem: EPs Talk Calista's Lies, Their Serial Obsession — and Season 3's 'Cliffhanger' Ending
Don’t assume that Calista Raines is a one-season-and-done character for ABC’s Mistresses. READ MORE
Emmys Poll 2015: Who Should Win Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy?
For the first time since 2006, every Emmy nominee in the race for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy hails from a different series. (In the interim, there’ve been at least two nominees each year from READ MORE & TAKE POLL
Last Comic Standing Winner Scores NBC Comedy Pilot From Wanda Sykes
Is it too obvious to say that Rod Man is still standing at NBC? READ MORE