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.
HTGAWM's Tom Verica on Playing Dead, Kissing Bonnie and Snapping That Sexy, Shirtless Selfie
The perpetually twirling cheerleader did it.
OK, not really. But How to Get Away With Murder‘s Tom Verica says that’s the craziest of all the crazy theories he’s heard about who killed his character, Sam Keating, on ABC’s twisted freshman drama. READ MORE
How to Get Away With Murder: Who Killed Sam? Check Out Our Odds!
Sam Keating: Handsome. Duplicitious. And very, very dead.
Yep, we all know How to Get Away With Murder‘s cheating professor winds up bludgeoned, set ablaze and READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS
Hugh Laurie Lands Veep Role — Could He Be the New Title Character?
Hugh Laurie is making a house call to Season 4 of Veep. READ MORE
BBC America Slates Luther Season 4
Set aside your anxieties about who’ll play the title character in Fox’s proposed U.S. remake of Luther. READ MORE
ABC Sets American Crime, Secrets and Lies Premieres — and HTGAWM Finale
ABC’s midseason schedule will swap Crime for Murder, and Secrets for Resurrection. READ MORE
Once Upon a Time Casts Alias Alum Merrin Dungey as Ursula
The Voice Top 12 Results Recap: They Want to Do the Wild-Card Thing
Your least favorite contestant on The Voice this season? You’re never getting rid of him (or her)!
[Insert executive producer Mark Burnett’s maniacal laughter here.] READ MORE
The Voice Recap: Are They So Very Special? (I'm Hoping They're Special)
In life, as on The Voice, the accomplishment-to-praise threshhold is not always a balanced one.
Your three-year-old makes a wee-wee on the potty, and you treat him like he’s earned the Nobel Prize in READ MORE
MasterChef Junior Sneak Peek: Tough Questions From Chef Ramsay's Mom!
“There’s something really difficult about having your mom in the MasterChef kitchen,” says the irascible Gordon Ramsay at the start of this exclusive sneak preview of Tuesday’s episode READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
So You Think You Can Dance Renewed for Season 12 — With a Twist!
The Hot Tamale train is still chugging along — woooohooo!
Fox has renewed So You Think You Can Dance for Season 12 — but the show is getting a face lift READ MORE