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.
Late Late Show to Fill 9-Week Gap: 10 Male Guest Hosts, a Week of The Talk
James Corden is getting quite the opening act — 15 of ‘em, to be exact — before he takes over as host of The Late Late Show on Monday, March 9, 2015. READ MORE
The Voice Results Recap: Women on the Verge of a Total Breakdown
Where are the Spice Girls when you need ‘em?
No, that’s not me throwing shade at Taylor Swift’s performance of “Blank Space” on tonight’s Top 10 results telecast of The Voice. READ MORE
Sherlock Season 4 First Look: Uh-Oh, Watson's 'Stache Is Back!
‘Tis the season to give thanks — and not just because of the national holiday/food-a-thon taking place this Thursday.
BBC One dropped a gourmet treat onto TV lover’s computer screens on Tuesday when it tweeted the following first-look photo at Sherlock‘s forthcoming Season 4 special, READ MORE & VIEW PHOTO
Orphan Black Adds Grimm, Lost Girl Vets and Others for Season 3
Look for some new guests the next time the Orphan Black clones throw a dance party.
BBC America announced on Tuesday the addition of five incoming cast members when the sci-fi favorite returns for Season 3 next year. READ MORE
The Voice Top 10 Performance Recap: Truth Detectives
You can’t believe everything you hear on TV — not even (or perhaps especially) when it’s packaged in flannel-shirt wrapping paper, a folksy Oklahoma-accent and a corporate edict to keep the 18-49 demo rating above 3 million. READ MORE & VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITES
True Detective: Rachel McAdams and Season 2 Character Details Confirmed
A few more mysteries have been solved regarding Season 2 of HBO’s True Detective. READ MORE
The Good Wife Recap: Deaf Justice
Look, I know my job doesn’t involve digging ditches under a burning summer sun or tightrope-walking between Chicago skyscrapers like Nik Wallenda. But that doesn’t mean recapping The Good Wife‘s current sixth season hasn’t been a seriously harrowing experience. READ MORE & GRADE THE EPISODE
HTGAWM Post Mortem: EP Talks 'Murder Night' Aftermath — 'You Should Be Worried About Everyone'
Necessity may be the mother of invention, but a desire to keep ABC’s How to Get Away With Murder fresh and exciting will lead to the show’s reinvention when it returns from its holiday break on Jan. 29 (10/9c), says creator and executive producer Peter Nowalk. READ MORE
How to Get Away With Murder Winter Finale Recap: And the Killer Is...
That’s my hashtag, and I’m sticking with it — after a Winter Finale (aka Murder Night reveal) featuring scalding hot sex, gooey-sticky blood, spontaneous vomiting, body rolling (not the kind you see on READ MORE
Fox Sets Dates for Following, Bones' Spring Return, Backstrom and More
It’s beginning to look a lot like… New Year’s?
Ready or not, Fox is the latest network to turn its eye to 2015 — with the announcement of premiere dates for Backstrom, The Following, Weird Loners and more, plus the spring return of Bones. READ MORE