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.
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
HBO to Launch Netflix-Style Stand-Alone Streaming Service
It’s not just a cable network, it’s HBO?
The premium channel’s chairman and CEO, Richard Plepler, announced that the company will offer a stand-alone HBO streaming service — one that is not linked to READ MORE
Oscar Winner William Hurt Joins AMC's Sci-Fi Drama Humans
William Hurt is about to explore the age-old subject of “man vs machine.”
The Oscar-winning actor (Kiss of the Spider Woman, Damages) is set to star in AMC’s new eight-part drama series Humans, which READ MORE
The Voice Recap: Ish Just Got 'Steal'!
“Push your belly out — like as if you’re gonna go take a poop.”
That may be the most alarming piece of advice dispensed by a guest mentor in seven seasons of The Voice Battle Rounds, but I’ll be darned if Alicia Keys’ prescription for READ MORE & VOTE FOR YOUR FAVE
The Voice: Christina Aguilera, Pharrell Set for Season 8 Coaching Panel
The Voice is going back to basics — and yep, Christina Aguilera junkies, that’s a reference to her epic 2006 double album. READ MORE
black-ish Sneak Peek: Are the Johnsons Ready for Daddy Dre-Care?
Division of household labor in a relationship can be a tricky task — especially when one half of the couple may have developed a slight video-game addiction.
In the following exclusive sneak peek from Wednesday’s installment of black-ish READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
The Voice Recap: Duel Realities
Like those old episodes of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom where the straggler impala gets picked off by the hungry lioness, The Voice‘s Battle Rounds are compelling (though not necessarily comforting) viewing.
Only the strongest voices — or at least those attached to the youngest, doe-eyed-iest, most READ MORE
The Good Wife Recap: Red, Red Wine... Stay Close to Me
To quote Keanu Reeves in The Matrix, “Whoa.”
Alicia wades into the forehead-deep mire of political opposition research on this week’s installment of The Good Wife, but instead of drowning in possible scandal — photos of herself and late lover Will READ MORE