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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The Voice Semifinal Recap: This Is... the Part Where... Four Break Free
“You can! You just have to clench your butt cheeks!”
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NBC Orders Marlon Wayans Sitcom, Tina Fey's Andrea Martin Comedy
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Should Cristina Crash Grey's Wedding? Does Vampire Duo Bite? Peggy Carter's Husband Revealed? 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 The Good Wife, Quantico, Chicago P.D. and Big Bang Theory! READ MORE
Fall TV Burning Qs: Will Supergirl Stay Sunny in New Home? Do Romeo & Juliet 'Fit' #TGIT Lineup? And More!
As we slow down to process the 28 (!) pieces of Fall TV news reported on Thursday, including 12 cancellations, two spinoffs and some happy renewals — and in advance of our weekly TV Questions column — TVLine asks READ MORE
Michael Strahan's Live Farewell: 'I Don't Like a Big To-Do'
Michael Strahan wanted his final installment of Live With Kelly and Michael to feel pretty much the same as all the other episodes from his four years at the hosting table. READ MORE
The Good Wife: 11 Dropped Arcs We Wish the Finale Had Tackled
Diane Lockhart’s open palm against Alicia Florrick’s cheek may have been the most stinging image of The Good Wife‘s series finale on Sunday, but it was a handful of moments we didn’t see that have us sore a few days later. READ MORE
Empire Recap: Blood Red Carpet
Confession from one Empire fan to another: I never really cared that much who won the ASA for Song of the Year.
Apparently, neither did READ MORE