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.
SYTYCD Turns 10: Check Out Our Photo Album of All Its Past Champs!
If you’ve ever found yourself uttering some variation on the phrase, “Kids grow up too quickly nowadays!” we apologize for the following newsflash: So You Think You Can Dance premiered 10 years ago today, back on July 20, 2005. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS
So You Think You Can Dance Recap: Miracle on Third or Fourth Tweet
A beautiful and completely unexpected thing happened on the first So You Think You Can Dance results show of Season 12. READ MORE & TAKE POLLS
Hannibal First Look: Meet Will's Wife — and the Red Dragon's Lady Love!
Food Network Star Recap: Dance Like You Don't Want Anyone Watching
Not since egomaniacal monster Matthew went home in Week 2 have the “Good riddance!” receptors in my brain gotten as warm and tingly as they did during tonight’s Food Network Star elimination. READ MORE
Hannibal Recap: All About That Face
Expecting Hannibal to hold back on the gore would be as absurd as pulling up to a White Castle window and ordering a quinoa salad with bean sprouts and kale. (Oh God, remember that case last season where the victims got hollowed out and turned into beehives?) READ MORE
ABC Orders Bachelor in Paradise After-Show (They Cancelled Selfie for This?!)
In what might very well be a naked ploy to court advertisers from the condoms and antibiotics sectors, ABC is giving an after-show to Bachelor in Paradise (AKA Reality-Show Rejects and Their Indiscriminate/Horrifying Hookups). READ MORE
Lisa Kudrow Dishes Comeback Emmy Nod — and a 'Terrifying' Season 3 Plan
The Comeback‘s Lisa Kudrow declares that she’s getting ready to “work the room” at the 2015 Emmys.
Reminded that two of her fellow nominees for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series READ MORE
Mistresses Recap: Bartender Dysphoria
We’ve all heard some variation on the “priest walks into a bar” joke, but this week’s Mistresses found the zinger walking right into the church, planting a not-exactly-chaste kiss on Karen Kim’s lips and scoring an invitation to a parish mixer — Kogi truck included! READ MORE
Caitlyn Jenner's ESPYs Acceptance Speech: Did It Move You?
Without so much as a “Bye, Felicia” to those who said she was an unworthy choice, Caitlyn Jenner silenced her critics with a stirring — and at times, quite funny — speech accepting the Arthur Ashe Courage at the 2015 ESPYs. READ MORE
Empire First Look: The Claws Are Out In Official Season 2 Poster
Is that Boo Boo Kitty with her claws out?