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.
CSI Series Finale Recap: How Did CBS' Long-Running Procedural End?
The flower did it.
OK, not exactly, but with William Petersen’s Gil Grissom back on the case, you knew there was going to be READ MORE & GRADE IT
HTGAWM: Rebecca's Killer 'Relieved' By Revelation of Guilt
There are plenty of ways you could’ve appropriately responded to the unmasking of Rebecca Sutter’s killer on the How to Get Away With Murder Season 2 premiere — surprise, horror and disbelief all topping the list.
But happiness and relief? Well, that’s how READ MORE
Happy Endings, The Office Favorites Eye Spy Comedy at Fox
Maybe they should call it One Degree of Mindy?
Fox is developing a comedy pilot produced by two former costars of Mindy Kaling: READ MORE
Mistresses Renewed at ABC
Did HTGAWM's Bi Twist Top Empire's? How Poor Is Grey's Doc? Is NCIS Plotting a Spinoff? And More TV Qs
We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including Castle, The Big Bang Theory, Empire and How to Get Away With Murder! READ MORE
How to Get Away With Murder Season 2 Premiere Recap: Girl, I Didn't Know You Could Get Down Like That
I know the Keating Five are supposed to be the smartest kids in the class at How To Get Away With Murder‘s fictional Middleton University, but sometimes — like a juror immune to Annalise Keating’s gravitas — I have my doubts. READ MORE & GRADE THE PREMIERE
Empire Season 2 Premiere: EP Talks 'Gorilla Suit' Moment, Cookie/Jamal Rift, Marisa Tomei's Lesbian Tycoon
It’s impossible to distill Empire‘s Season 2 premiere down to a single line of dialogue, but under threat of a Frank Gathers dinner invite (more on that in a second), we’d go with Lucious Lyon’s cold, calculated “Who is that lesbian bitch?” READ INTERVIEW & GRADE THE PREMIERE
How to Get Away With Murder Sneak Peek: Famke Janssen's Got an (Unwelcome?) Surprise for Annalise
There are plenty of campuses where the “everyone gets a trophy!” philosophy continues to prevail — but How to Get Away With Murder‘s Middleton University isn’t one of ’em. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Limitless Premiere: Did CBS' New Drama Blow Your Damn Mind?
If you’re a glass-half-empty type, then Brian Finch, the protagonist of CBS’ new drama series Limitless, comes out of Tuesday night’s pilot episode having endured some seriously awful stuff.
Forced to crawl on his belly through New York City subway-system skank. READ MORE & GRADE THE PILOT