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 Voice Top 8 Performance Recap: They're a Little Unsteady
“[Tuesday] night, our biggest elimination of the season — eight become your four finalists!” Carson Daly exclaimed frantically at the end of The Voice Season 11 semifinal performance telecast. READ MORE & VOTE FOR YOUR FAVES
Did This Is Us Time Travel? Is Supergirl Friend a Fake? Did Gilmore Flub Chilton Grad? Voice Drama Killed? And More Qs
Empire Recap: That's the Way Our Cookie Crumbled
This ain’t no disco. This ain’t no Cosby Show, either. This is Emmmm-pire. READ MORE
The Voice Top 10 Results Recap: Did the Right Two Singers Get the Boot?
Did NBC just use The Voice Top 10 results night to aggressively cross-promote upcoming premieres of Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love and Hollywood Game Night?
Yeah, sure, but who cares? READ MORE
The Voice Predictions: Who's at Risk on Top 10 Results Night?
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The Voice Top 11 Results Recap: Did the Right Singer Get the Boot?
Soon, the blood will flow on The Voice stage like it’s pouring out of the creepy elevator from The Shining. READ MORE
The Voice Predictions: Who's at Risk on Top 11 Results Night?
One gazelle is straggling behind the pack — at least in terms of iTunes sales — among The Voice‘s Season 11 Top 11. But will she pay the ultimate price during tonight’s results telecast (8/7c on NBC)? READ MORE
The Voice Top 11 Performance Recap: Yawn & Stretch & Try to Come to Life
If I had the ability to use emojis in my recap of The Voice‘s Top 11 performance episode, I’d kick things off with police siren, anxious face, megaphone, alarm clock and “scream face.” READ MORE & VOTE FOR YOUR FAVES
Was Blindspot Mole Obvious? Is TWD's Negan Not Scary? Grey's Spark Flying? Bigger Worst Not Best? And More 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 Supergirl, Blindspot, American Horror Story and How to Get Away With Murder! READ MORE