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.
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“I need to see what cuts I can get my hands on.”
Oh, sure, that’s just Mistresses‘ top chef Harry Davis delaying the torturous “quail or rabbit” decision for the opening night of his hot new Los Angeles eatery, but in some ways, it might as well describe Read More
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Emmy Poll 2014: Who Should Win Best Supporting Actor in a Drama?
The Emmy race for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series has swung back and forth like a pendulum this decade — and if the trend continues, it’ll be Breaking Bad‘s Aaron Paul (a winner in 2010 and 2012, but not 2011 and 2013) who’ll stroll up to the poduium in this even-numbered year. Read More
Emmys Poll 2014: Who Should Win Best Supporting Actress in a Drama?
Not-so-good news for Breaking Bad‘s Anna Gunn and Downton Abbey‘s Maggie Smith. Not since Huff‘s Blythe Danner strode up to the podium in 2006 has there been a repeat winner in the Emmy race for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. Read More
Emmys 2014: Who Should Win Lead Actor in a Drama? Take Our Poll!
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Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin are bound for Brooklyn, in a manner of speaking.
Emmys 2014: Who Should Win Lead Actress in a Drama? Take Our Poll!
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Emmys 2014: What Should Win Best Drama Series? Take Our Poll!
Meet this year’s nominees, same as last year’s nominees — with one notable exception.
That’s the story in the 2014 Emmy race for Outstanding Drama Series, where Read More