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.
American Idol Winner Trent Harmon on Surviving Mono, Pulling Faces, Going Country and Scaling 'Chandelier'
Trent Harmon has one regret about being the final winner of American Idol: He won’t get the opportunity to return to the show next season as a cool, conquering hero looked up to by a new crop of contestants. READ MORE
The Voice Predictions: Who's a Lock to Advance — and Who's at Risk — on Teams Blake and Xtina?
Blake Shelton and Christina Aguilera can rest tonight — but not too easily.
Their teams performed on Night 1 of The Voice‘s Season 10 Live Playoffs on Monday night — and while voting READ MORE
The Voice Live Playoffs (Pt. 1) Recap: We Want Them to Stay-ay-ay (Well, a Few of 'Em, Anyhow)
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The Voice: Ranking the Top 24 (By Team!) Before the Live Playoffs
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Game of Silence Review: NBC Thriller Hooks You With the Hope of Bad Things Happening to Bad People
The Detour Review: TBS Comedy With Jason Jones and Natalie Zea Starts Strong, Quickly Runs Out of Gas
Within the first four episodes of TBS’ new comedy The Detour, Jason Jones’ Nate takes a jar of urine to the face, his wife Robin (Justified‘s Natalie Zea) finds herself on the receiving end of her kids’ projectile vomiting, and then Nate READ MORE
How Could Idol Forget the Fallen? Did DC's Legends Intro Arrow Newbie? Is Late-Night Too Goofy? And More Qs
We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including Once Upon a Time, The Walking Dead, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and American Idol! READ MORE
American Idol Series Finale Recap: Did the Right Contestant Win? Plus: TVLine's Series Finale Awards!
Kieran, turn out the lights.