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.
How to Get Away With Murder Recap: Jesus, Take the Deal
We know somebody’s going bang-bang into Annalise Keating’s chest on next week’s How to Get Away With Murder. But there are bangs of the non-bullet variety — four of ’em, if you catch my drift — in the calm before the violence. READ MORE
Empire First Look: Rosie O'Donnell Arrives — But Who's Hanging With Her?
Diners are America’s great equalizers — feeding everyone from the Cookies to the Porshas (though maybe not the Boo Boo Kitties).
How to Get Away With Murder: Who Shot Annalise? Odds on 15 Suspects!
How to Get Away With Murder‘s Annalise Keating may be 50 shades of boss — but no one would exactly describe her as nice.
That wouldn’t be a problem, really, except for the fact that READ MORE & REVIEW THE SUSPECTS
FX Sets American Crime Story, Baskets Premieres — Shifts Americans to March
Empire Recap: Roulette It Be
A lesbian and homophobe walk into a nightclub on this week’s Empire — but not to worry, they’ve got common interests: Namely April, a sparkly, sexually fluid and verrrry sexually available young woman who’d like to teach the world to sing. (And by sing, I mean, “check out the pistol READ MORE
The Voice Live Playoffs Results Recap: Grim Reaper by the Dozen
Please accept my condolences regarding The Voice‘s Season 9 Live Playoffs results.
No, I’m not psychic, able to sense your heatbreak from the other side of the World Wide Web READ MORE
The Voice Live Playoffs Recap: Has Elvis Entered the Building?
Yep, yep, yep, it’s called The Voice, and the voice should be the focus of our attention.
And yet, with 24 singers competing for only 12 slots in the Season 9 finals, shouldn’t a little salty hip action count for READ MORE
Billy on the Street Visits Shondaland — and Amy Sedaris [Bleeps] a Nurse!
The Voice Recap: Playoffs, Playa!
Gwen Stefani may have a new romance on her hands with fellow coach Blake Shelton — news apparently so earth-shattering that even Nightline (¡!) ran a segment on it — but one thing she shouldn’t expect in her Christmas stocking this year is READ MORE
Jada Pinkett Smith Crime Drama (From Castle Scribe) Gets ABC Pilot Order
Is Jada Pinkett Smith about to be queen of her own Castle?
The Gotham and Hawthorne vet will executive produce and star in Murder Town, written by READ MORE