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.
HTGAWM EP on 'Shooting Night' Theories, Annalise/Wes Flirtation, Asher's Secret ('It's Bad')
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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 The Good Wife, Quantico, Scream Queens and Arrow! READ MORE
How to Get Away With Murder Recap: 'Tonya, You Negligent Slut!'
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The Voice: Pre-Battle Rounds Rankings for Each Season 9 Team
Now there are 48.
But when The Voice‘s Season 9 Battle Rounds are finished — the number of contestants will be slashed in half (with eight lucky hopefuls getting second chances via The Steal). READ MORE
Empire Recap: Destiny's Guile
Dismiss Empire‘s petulant Latina diva as “Guadalupe” at your own risk. Write off young, never-smiled-at-nothing rapper Freda Gathers as “some random hood rat” if you dare. Chuckle as budding egomaniac Hakeem Lyon READ MORE
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Sherlock is the new Bond?
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ABC Family Changing Name to Freeform — Do You Love It or Hate It?
One of TV’s most recognizable families is undergoing a name change.
ABC Family will become READ MORE
Empire First Look: Adam Rodriguez Enters Cookie's Lair
Cookie Lyon’s heart may forever be caught up in a love-hate situation with her ex-husband Lucious — but that doesn’t mean the Empire matriarch’s eyes can’t detect extreme hotness when it walks into her office.
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The Voice Recap: Even Country Girls Break the Rules
“I think I’m literally numb from the shock of Shelby picking Adam.”