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.
The Good Wife Recap: Di (Lock)Hart — With a Vengeance
Diane Lockhart’s “Where did she get that and how much did it set her back?” wardrobe tells the story of a woman who very rarely loses a case.
Matthew McConaughey Hosts SNL: Watch Video of Best/Worst Sketches
Like a supermarket shopper eyeing the half-priced sushi on a Monday night, I approached this week’s Saturday Night Live with some concerns about its freshness.
After all, the Matthew McConaughey-hosted episode represented READ MORE
Will Scandal End With 'Olitz'? Did Castle Make a Baby? Can Arrow's Thea Destroy Darhk? 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 Grimm, Castle, Grey’s Anatomy and The Big Bang Theory! READ MORE
Daytime Shocker: Tyra Banks Exiting Her Freshman Talk Show FABLife
HTGAWM Boss Talks 'Christophe' Twist and Asher's 'Path to Hell' — Plus: Where Did Philip End Up?
Ask How to Get Away With Murder creator and executive producer Pete Nowalk if he loves or hates his job, and his answer will depend on the show’s most recent episode. “I’m really proud of [the fall finale], but yeah, it could all come crashing down,” he admits.
Such are the perils READ MORE
How to Get Away With Murder Fall Finale Recap: Some Like Her Shot
Poor Annalise Keating*! (*You don’t hear that sentiment every day.)
Wigging Out: Television's 14 Most Hair(piece)-Raising Twists!
Boo Boo Kitty, what have you done?
When Empire‘s downtrodden Anika ended this week’s episode by going undercover in a blonde wig to READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS
HTGAWM Fall Finale Sneak Peek: Now Michaela's Worried About the Rules?
Empire Recap: Driven to Insanity
As a gay, forty-something white man and father of 4-year-old twins, I have no business judging the rap battle that took place on this week’s episode of Empire (though for the record, I’d probably call it a draw). That said, I do know a full plate of crazy when it drives up to the curb in a black SUV, sporting a chauffeur’s cap and a $10 blonde wig READ MORE
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Check-in: Is One Direction Having Fun Yet?
You couldn’t really blame Ellen DeGeneres if her enthusiasm flagged a tiny bit after 13 years of hosting her eponymous talk show.
And yet Wednesday’s episode, which found Ellen giddily poking the grumpy bear known as READ MORE