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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Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Bryan Cranston made out in front of their spouses (and all of America). Sofia Vergara was placed on a rotating platform like a piece of Price Is Right merchandise. And CSI: Miami‘s Horatio Caine put on his sunglasses to READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS
Seth Meyers' Emmys 2014 Opening Monologue: Just the Jokes, Ma'am — Plus: Grade It in Our Poll!
Seth Meyers set the bar lower than a Kardashian Q-rating for his debut gig as host of the 2014 Emmy Awards.
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You’ve got one less problem if you chose not to tune in to the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards — seeing how you missed out on misogynist podium banter, Miley Cyrus’ attempt at READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS
Ariana Grande, Jessie J and Nicki Minaj Open the 2014 MTV VMAs — Thoughts?
Oh my gosh.
Look at her butt. Listen to her voice.
Heading into the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, oddsmakers might’ve figured Nicki Minaj’s gyrating nether-regions would inherit the watercooler crown from Miley Cyrus’ 2013 VMA twerkstravaganza. READ MORE & GRADE THE PERFORMANCE IN OUR POLL
Emmy Poll 2014: What Should Win Best Variety, Music or Comedy Series?
The streak is over!
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