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.
AHS: Freak Show Sets October Premiere — Plus: New Plot Details!
The Freaks are coming — in just seven weeks!
Tony Shalhoub Joins Nurse Jackie Season 7 in Recurring Role
Nurse Jackie‘s Emmy muscle just got even stronger.
Tony Shalhoub — a three-time Emmy winner (and eight-time nominee) for Monk — has landed a recurring role on Season 7 of Showtime’s dark comedy, READ MORE
Lifetime's Saved By the Bell Tell-All Teaser: Hot TV Event or Hot Mess?
Well, at least Bell Biv Devoe’s “Poison” is percolating in the background.
The Strain Renewed for Season 2 by FX
Apparently, a little Strain-ing is good for the bottom line.
Mistresses Recap: Game, Set, Bey-otch!
I mean, imagine getting an unexpected marriage proposal from a bronzed, swoon-inducing, ridiculously sweet M.D., then heading to lunch with your three closest gal-pals and finding yourself stuck at No. 4 READ MORE
Rising Star Semifinal Recap: Killing Me Slowly… With Their Songs
Off the top of my head, I’d like to throw out a few important new guidelines for Season 2 of Rising Star — while acknowledging that the months old, unchecked Powerball ticket in my wallet is as likely to make all my dreams come true as ABC’s woeful reality-singing competition is to return in 2015: READ MORE
Emmys: Who Should Win Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie?
It’s business as Normal when it comes to the 2014 Emmy race for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie. READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL
Emmys 2014: Scandal, OITNB and Masters of Sex Stars, True Detective, Bob's Burgers Among Early Winners
The Emmys are here!
No, we’re not talking about the 2014 Primetime Emmys broadcast — you’ll have to wait till next Monday, Aug. 25 at 8/7c for that — but rather, the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, which were just handed out at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. READ MORE & VIEW WINNERS LIST
Emmys: Who Should Win Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie?
The formidable ladies of American Horror Story: Coven cast a spell on the 2014 Emmy race for Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie — snagging half the spots in the category. READ MORE & TAKE POLL
Emmy Poll 2014: Who Should Win Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie?
The six nominees for the 2014 Emmy for Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie all share one thing in common: READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL