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.
Kristen Bell, Darren Criss, 'Cagney & Lacey' and More Pay Musical Tribute to Victims of Gun Violence at DNC
“What the World Needs Now Is Love,” that’s for sure. But who knew it also needed a powwow of stars from Cagney & Lacey, Veronica Mars, Ugly Betty, The Mysteries of Laura, My So Called Life, Private Practice, Glee and READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Bill Clinton Calls Hillary 'Best Darn Changemaker' in DNC Speech: Grade It
Lena Dunham and America Ferrera Blast Donald Trump at Democratic Convention: Grade Their Speech
“Hi, I’m Lena Dunham, and according to Donald Trump, my body is READ MORE & GRADE THE SPEECH
Michelle Obama's Emotional Speech Rouses Democratic Convention Audience — Watch and Grade It
Did the Democratic National Convention peak on Night 1?
Sarah Silverman Mocks Republican Presidential Candidates, 'Bernie or Bust' Dems in DNC Speech
Comedian Sarah Silverman admitted to “feeling the Bern” at the start of her 2016 Democratic National Convention speech, but dang, she doled out some burns to members of both parties by the time she’d finished. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
SNL Vet (and U.S. Senator) Al Franken Gives Joke-Filled DNC Speech: Grade It!
Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) didn’t shy away from science in his primetime speech at Night One of the Democratic National Convention.
“An 8-year-old kid can teach a 4-year-old kid how to READ MORE
The Night Of Recap: And When He's Dissed... Oooh, Fire!
Mystery Science Theater Reboot Set at Netflix; Felicia Day, Patton Oswalt and Dan Harmon to Join Series Vets
Netflix’s newest series order gets a B… B-movies, that is.
Looking: The Movie (aka Series Finale) Recap: Reunited, Did It Feel So Good?
You’ll get no judgment from me if — after watching Looking: The Movie — you’re overcome by the urge to gather your closest friends and/or significant other at the nearest greasy spoon to READ MORE & GRADE IT
The Walking Dead Team Talks Season 7 Premiere: 'It's Very, Very Gruesome'
Season 7 of The Walking Dead will have its lighter moments, promises showrunner Scott Gimple, but the resolution of the “Who did Negan kill?” cliffhanger won’t be one of ’em. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO Q&A