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.
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So You Think You Can Dance Recap: You May Be My Lucky All-Star
Crouching Geisha, Infuriating Elimination.
If this week’s So You Think You Can Dance had to be summed up by a twist on an Oscar-winning movie title — and let’s be honest, what major life scenario couldn’t/shouldn’t fall under those terms? — then what better way to express READ MORE & TAKE POLLS
Emmys 2015: What Should Win Best Comedy Series? Take Our Poll!
And the winner is… Modern Family. Modern Family. Modern Family. Modern Family. And (yet again) Modern Family.
That’s been the story for the last READ MORE & TAKE POLL
Food Network Star Season 11 Winner Eddie Jackson Talks BBQ Blitz, POV Switch and His MasterChef Past
If you watched the first few episodes of Food Network Star‘s 11th season and thought, “They might as well advance this Eddie Jackson fella directly to the finale,” you were not alone.
Jackson himself admits that READ MORE
Food Network Star Finale Recap: And the Winner Is...
I spent most of last week’s Food Network Star recap raging against the Great Bob and Susie Bait-and-Switch of 2015.
So I shan’t say another word about READ MORE
Emmys Poll 2015: Who Should Win Supporting Actress in a Drama?
Grandfathered: Richie Sambora Set to Rock Season 1 Guest Role
He’ll play his part at John Stamos’ game. Will he give guest-starring a good name? READ MORE
Least Sexy Dance Ever? Will HBO Help or Hinder Big Bird? Was True Mystery an Afterthought? 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 Masters of Sex, Humans, Scream and Complications! READ MORE
Mistresses Recap: Knocked (Up), Locked (Up) and Two Smoking Exes
Emmys Poll 2015: Who Should Win Supporting Actor in a Drama?
As Stefon might say, the 2015 Emmy race for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series has everything: previous winners, first-timers, comebacks from Snubs-ville, even former nominees recognized for new series.
The one thing it doesn’t have? READ MORE & TAKE POLL