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.
Randy Jackson Exiting American Idol: Why It's Great News for Season 14
The Dawg has (once again) (finally) left the House That Kelly Clarkson Built. READ MORE
Graceland Renewed for Season 3
That terrifying flatline at the end of Graceland‘s Season 2 finale? It just blipped. READ MORE
The Voice Recap: Playoffs, Playa!
‘Tis the season to be jolly, Voice fans!
No, I am not advocating the early avalanche of holiday-themed advertising in early November — or throwing subtle shade over another season of NBC’s reality singing juggernaut without READ MORE & VOTE FOR YOUR FAVE
Hell's Kitchen Sneak Peek: Steven Tyler Has a Four-Foot Knife?
Dude looks like… he’s made a reservation at Hell’s Kitchen. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Ash Vs. Evil Dead to Reunite Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell at Starz
Starz is getting into the Ash-kicking business. READ MORE
HTGAWM Sneak Peek: Annalise Grills a Witness (in Her Bedroom)!
Whatever Bonnie’s getting paid to work at Annalise’s law firm on How to Get Away With Murder, she’s due for a big pay hike — provided that she doesn’t turn out to be a cold-blooded murderer, that is. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
The Comeback Premiere Recap: Valerie Does Another Classic Audition
“I get it now, OK? I didn’t get it before. I took myself too seriously, y’know? I didn’t know I was playing a character — I thought it was me. I get it now, OK?”
Welcome to the current world of The Comeback‘s Valerie Cherish READ MORE
Good Wife Recap: Bishop Takes Pawn?
If you lie down with sharks, there’s a good chance you’ll get eaten alive.
Marvel's Agent Carter Adds The Americans' Costa Ronin
Costa Ronin is trading one set of agents for another.
The actor, who played KGB operative Oleg on The Americans, is joining the cast of ABC’s upcoming Marvel’s Agent Carter. He’ll play READ MORE
The Good Wife: 10 Burning Questions That Are Driving Us Crazy!
Stressful. Unpredictable. Scathingly funny. Decidedly dense with plot. Those are just a few of the ways we’d describe The Good Wife‘s whirlwind sixth season. READ MORE