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.
John Travolta Joins FX's Upcoming American Crime Story
John Travolta is going on the defensive.
American Idol Sneak Peek: Check Out Two Auditions Ahead of Next Week's Season 14 Premiere!
Empire OMG Trailer: 'You're Messing With the Wrong Bitch'
Taraji P. Henson is back, bitches — and from the latest trailer for Empire, the erstwhile Person of Interest star (and Emmy/Oscar nominee) is going to be infinitely quotable in Fox’s new hip-hop drama READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
The Comeback Season 2 Finale Recap: 'Months and Months of Pressure — It All Just Finally Blew'
Even in its funniest moments, The Comeback has never been an easy show to watch. (And no, that’s not just a reference to the flood of fecal matter unleashed midway through tonight’s Season 2 finale.) READ MORE & GRADE IT
Glee: Meet the Season 6 Newbies!
The original Glee kids may be back in Lima, OH for the show’s sixth and final season (kicking off Jan. 9, at 8/7c on Fox), but Rachel, Kurt, Blaine and Sam
are all a little long in the tooth for have all aged out of the high-school show-choir demographic. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS
Homeland's Portrayal of Pakistan as 'Grimy Hellhole' Angers Officials
It seems not everyone was enamored with Homeland‘s creative resurgence in Season 4. READ MORE
Glee First Look: A Reunion-y Season 6 — With Bonus Quinn and Karofsky!
Don’t trot out the old adage “you can’t go home again” — not when you’re talking about the plucky, musical twentysomethings of Glee.
As evidenced by the following first-look photos from the first four episodes READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS
Hannibal Recast Shocker: Michael Pitt Out, Joe Anderson In as Mason Verger
MasterChef Junior Season 3 Poster: Gordon Ramsay Serves Up a Pun!
While the smell of burnt toast lingers in your kitchen, a fresh crop of 8- to 13-year-old contestants is preparing to rock palates and explode minds on Season 3 of MasterChef Junior (premiering Tuesday, Jan. 6 at 8/7c on FOX). READ MORE & VIEW POSTER
Christian Slater's Mr. Robot Gets Series Order at USA Network
Here’s one title you’re almost certain to find on C-3PO’s DVR in 2015: USA Network has given a 10-episode series order to Mr. Robot, a drama set in the world of READ MORE