American Idol Top 7 Week Theme Is…

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The goal of every member of American Idol‘s Season 13 Top 7 is, undoubtedly, to produce a gold record (or better). But first, they’re going to have to deal with the Golden Rule. READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL


American Idol Top 8 (Redux) Results Recap: Freeeeeeeeee! Free Fallin'!

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Ryan Seacrest began Top 8 (Redux) results night with a warning: “There can only be one winner. This is the hard part. And this… is American Idol.”

And indeed, with the Judges’ Save having been squandered used last week, the forecast for ’80s Week voting tallies was Cosby (sweaters) with a 50 percent chance of children’s tears. READ MORE


Idol Mentor David Cook on Judge Antics, Top 8 Performances & Whether the Show Still Matters

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American Idol Season 7 champ David Cook has something to say about the show’s continued relevance, but he’s not sure the Fox publicity department will appreciate his candor. READ MORE


American Idol Top 8 (Redux) Performance Recap: Am I Lookin' for a New Love, Baby? [Updated]

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I don’t want to sound like a miserable old codger, breath reeking of Werther’s Originals and cantankerousness, shaking a freshly cut lilac branch at the neighbor kids and screaming “Get the heck off of my lawn!” But man oh man, tonight’s installment of American Idol put me in a bad mood. And this despite Season 7 champ David Cook pinch-hitting for “mentor” Randy Hackson — typo, and it stays! — and offering the kind of cogent, specific, pithy (not to be confused with pitchy) advice the Idoloonie Nation has been longing for all season. READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL


American Idol: '80s Week Song Spoilers Revealed!

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Well, at least nobody’s singing “Against All Odds.”

But while that Phil Collins staple won’t be on the set list when American Idol‘s Top 8 tackle an ’80s Week theme tonight (8/7c on Fox), there will be tracks by Journey, Blondie, Cyndi Lauper and The Police in the mix, TVLine has confirmed. Check out the full lineup after the jump: READ MORE


The Voice Playoffs (Team Blake) Recap: Three Out of Five Ain't Bad [Updated]

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Wait, shouldn’t it be a rule that Blake Shelton always winds up with the weakest team on The Voice? READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL


The Voice: Pre-Playoffs Rankings by Team! Plus: Vote for Your Faves in Our Polls

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The Voice‘s Playoffs begin tonight (8/7c on NBC) and carry on through next Tuesday and Wednesday — with a twist.

Unlike last season …READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLLS


Dancing With the Stars Week 4 Results: Was 'The Switch-Up' a Hit or a Miss?

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It’s only Week 4 of Dancing With The Stars, but apparently it’s already time to tantalize – or some might say torture – restless viewers with The Switch-Up, one of Season 18’s most controversial gimmicks. (Wait, wasn’t getting rid of poor Brooke Burke Charvet enough?) READ MORE


The Voice Recap: Cold(play) Justice [Updated]

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If Mark Burnett & Co. want to convince me that The Voice is really about its contestants, not its coaches, tonight’s final installment of the Season 6 Battle Rounds was perhaps not the best form of ammunition. READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL


Reality Check: Was the Idol Save Wasted? Plus: Too Much Power for Shakira & The Voice Judges?

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It wasn’t exactly Power to the People Week in the world of reality singing competitions.

On American Idol, the Season 13 judges’ panel enacted its sole veto option to save adorable-but-underperforming teenager Sam Woolf, while the good folks at NBC’s The Voice announced that the public won’t have an opportunity to vote until …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO