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 CW Renews America's Next Top Model, Two Other Series
“Booch,” “tooch” and “smize” will remain a part of the pop-cultural lexicon for the forseeable future.
The CW has renewed America’s Next Top Model for a 22nd cycle, READ MORE
The Good Wife Recap: 'What Do You Do About Everything?'
“The mood is worrisome.”
Alicia Florrick may be referring to her down-low feelings for friend/drinking buddy/late-night hand-toucher Finn Polmar in this week’s episode, but given the overarching vibe of The Good Wife‘s sixth season, I’m about ready to READ MORE
Woody Harrelson Hosts SNL: Watch Video of the Best and Worst Sketches
After yet another limp, politics-driven cold open, it seemed like Saturday Night Live was going to need a display of super-heroics to avoid catastrophe.
Thankfully, the show got exactly what it needed when READ MORE, WATCH VIDEO & GRADE IT IN OUR POLL
HTGAWM Post Mortem: EP Talks Godfather Moment, Annalise's 'Mask,' Asher-Connor 'Shippers
Peter Nowalk considers himself the luckiest showrunner working in television today.
Take that blistering scene from How to Get Away With Murder‘s Thursday episode — directed by showbiz legend Debbie Allen — in which READ MORE
Battlestar Galactica, Magnum P.I. Creator Glen A. Larson Dies at 77
Children of the ’70s and ’80s have lost one of their seminal storytellers.
Emmy nominee Glen A. Larson, who created dozens of hit series including READ MORE
Diem Brown, Real World/Road Rules Challenge Star, Dies at 32
Diem Brown, who found fame as a cast member of MTV’s Real World/Road Rules Challenge, died today at a New York City hospital after a long battle with cancer, READ MORE
How to Get Away With Murder Recap: Where There's a Kill, There's a Way
If all work and no play sent Jack Torrance crashing through his bathroom door with an axe, is it possible the same dismal formula drove How to Get Away With Murder‘s Annalise Keating to bash in her husband’s head with a Scales of Justice trophy? READ MORE
Longmire May Get New Life Via Netflix
Netflix might be about to put the “long” in Longmire. READ MORE
HTGAWM's Katie Findlay Talks Lila Flashbacks, Wes' Dark Side and That 'Disturbing' Sex/Autopsy Scene
In Katie Findlay’s mind, submitting to an interview about ABC’s freshman smash How to Get Away With Murder is almost as stressful as watching the show itself. READ MORE
The Voice Playoffs Results Recap: Slaughterhouse Liiiiiive!
The Voice, despite its rep as a feel-good, even-the-losers-win kinda party, is essentially the slasher film of the reality singing-competition genre. READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL