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.
Ariana Grande, Jessie J and Nicki Minaj Open the 2014 MTV VMAs — Thoughts?
Oh my gosh.
Look at her butt. Listen to her voice.
Heading into the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, oddsmakers might’ve figured Nicki Minaj’s gyrating nether-regions would inherit the watercooler crown from Miley Cyrus’ 2013 VMA twerkstravaganza. READ MORE & GRADE THE PERFORMANCE IN OUR POLL
Emmy Poll 2014: What Should Win Best Variety, Music or Comedy Series?
The streak is over!
After 10 consecutive Emmy wins for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart finally got upended in 2013 by READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL
Max Adler Returning to Glee's Season 6 — Should Klaine Fans Be Worried?
Julianne Hough Returning to DWTS… As a Fourth Judge — Yea or Nay?
Should we brace for ABC to greenlight Keeping Up With the Houghs before Labor Day?
Hot on the heels of Derek Hough joining Season 3 of the network’s drama Nashville for a multi-episode arc, his sister Julianne appeared Thursday on Good Morning America to READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL
SYTYCD Top 6 Recap: It's Gonna Be a Bride, Sunshiney Day [Updated]
The Middle Braces for Richard Kind as Sue's Orthodontist
Sue Heck’s teeth will have their coming-out party on Season 6 of The Middle — and Richard Kind has been tapped to lead the festivities.
The veteran character actor (Luck, Spin City) will guest-star in the ABC comedy’s Sept. 24 season premiere as READ MORE
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.