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.
Empire Season 2: Female Teen Rapper Could Be CEO Jamal's Next Big Thing
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Game of Thrones Recap: One Flew Over The Fighting Pits
“There’s always been enough death in the world for my taste: I can do without it in my leisure time.”
While Tyrion Lannister inarguably gets the choicest line of Game of Thrones‘ second-to-last Season 5 installment, let’s be honest: READ MORE
Life Story Sneak Peek: Welcome to the World, Baby Meerkats!
Two words: Baby meerkats.
We don’t actually need to say any more to get you to watch the following exclusive clip from Discovery Channel’s Life Story (Saturday, 9/8c), do we? READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Hannibal Premiere Recap: 'What Have You Gotten Yourself Into, Bedelia?'
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Seinfeld's Jason Alexander Sorry for Comments About 'Impossible' Co-Star
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19 Kids' Michelle Duggar: Daughters Now More Victimized 'Than They Were 12 Years Ago'
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In a lot of ways, Season 12 of So You Think You Can Dance won’t be much different than the installments that came before it.
Head judge Nigel Lythgoe has already identified a coy, blonde thing READ MORE