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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More than eight months ago, as the 2015-16 TV season was just emerging from its primordial ooze, the TVLine staff threw caution to the wind and proffered our predictions for no fewer that 30 different shows. SEE HOW WE DID!
Report: American Idol Producers Sue Season 11 Champ Phillip Phillips
There’s a “Raging Fire” descending on Phillip Phillips’ life — but this time it’s got nothing to do with his 2014 hit single.
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Another broadcast season has come and gone, and even though a few finales are still coming down the pipe (We see you, Bones!), it’s never too early to look ahead. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS
Wayward Pines Recap: He So Corn-y
If next spring’s crop of Wayward Pines tomatoes is a little redder and juicier than the usual, we’ll know who to thank. (And no, Jason, you’re not getting credit for this one — even if READ MORE
Wayward Pines Sneak Peek: Rebecca Wants Theo to Slap Out of It
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The unspeakable occurs on the Season 4 premiere of Mistresses, when a four-month-old bundle of sunshine, gurgles and endless cheeks pulls focus from chiseled torsos, murder trials and erotic memoir readings. READ MORE
SYTYCD: The Next Generation Premiere Recap: Were These Kids All Right?
Fire up your Snapchat. Upload something
cool on fleek to Instagram. And, Oh Em Gee, limit your opinions to a Twitter-friendly 140 characters. So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation is upon us, and it’s going to READ MORE
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TVLine hits rewind on the TV season’s biggest “What Happens Next” finales, then invites you to predict the cliffhanger outcomes
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So many beloved long-running and new shows got the axe this may that we at TVLine are still in mourning. On the other hand, we’re also looking forward to seeing what the future holds for the stars of our cancelled faves. READ MORE & VIEW GALLERY
The Voice: 8 Easy Fixes to Stop the NBC Juggernaut's Ratings Slide
Don’t start writing an obit for NBC’s The Voice anytime soon. With an average of 13.3 million viewers and a 3.4 rating in the coveted 18-49 demo, its audience is still as big as Kanye’s ego.
Still, numbers for this week’s Season 10 finale READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS