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.
Emmy Poll 2014: Who Should Win Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie?
Check out the last five Emmy winners for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie and you’ll notice a trend: READ MORE & TAKE POLL
Doctor Who EP, Stars Preview 'James Bond' Elements, Lack of Doctor-Clara 'Boyfriend' Dynamic and More
Don’t look for any lingering Matt Smith-isms when Peter Capaldi debuts as the well-traveled title character in the Season 8 premiere of BBC America’s Doctor Who (airing Saturday, Aug. 23 at 8/7c). Executive producer Steven Moffat said he and his new leading man deliberately READ MORE
So You Think You Can Dance Top 8 Recap: No One Wants to Be Defeated
That bit of Michael Jackson lyrical gobbledygook is a fitting intro to my recap of tonight’s So You Think You Can Dance Top 8 telecast — seeing how READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL
Emmys 2014: What Should Win Outstanding TV Movie? Take Our Poll!
If history is any indicator, Emmy voters like a little, well, history in their Outstanding TV Movie winners. READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL
AHS: Freak Show Casts 'World's Smallest Woman' — Check Out First Image (With Jessica Lange)!
Emmys 2014: 'Meaningful' Tribute to Robin Williams in the Works
Have an extra Kleenex on hand for the 2014 Emmy Awards.
The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences is planning to pay tribute to comedy legend Robin Williams during its Aug. 25 telecast (8/7c on NBC) in the wake of the actor’s shocking death on Monday. READ MORE
Emmys 2014: What Should Win Best Miniseries? Take Our Poll!
Brace yourselves for Emmys 2014: Return of the Miniseries!
Indeed, after putting the “Oustanding Miniseries” category on ice from 2011-2013 — in favor of a broader “Outstanding Miniseries or Movie” division — the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has decided READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL
Mistresses Recap: If You Like It Then You Shouldn't Put a Wiretap On It
Mirror, mirror on the wall
Who’s the craziest Mistresses character of all?
Could it be Karen Kim, as she orders Pad Thai
During bathrobe-clad sleepovers with patients who cry? READ MORE
Robin Williams Dead at 63 in Suspected Suicide
Emmy- and Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams was found dead on Monday at age 63, the result of a suspected suicide. Read More
Emmy Poll 2014: What Should Win Best Reality-Competition Series?
In nine of the 11 years that there’s been an Emmy award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Series, the statuette has gone to The Amazing Race.
And yet, as daunting as that statistic may sound, it’s worth noting that Read More