Reality Check: What's Wrong With Idol? (And Can Jax or Nick Pull an Upset?) Plus: Black Girls Rock on The Voice!
Something hinky’s been going on with American Idol the last couple weeks — and not just Harry Connick Jr.’s unfortunate attempts at “comedy.”
On this week’s all new (low-budget) installment of Reality Check READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
The Voice Top 10 Results Recap: Separating the Tweet From the Chaff
The Voice‘s “Twitter Save” is a curious thing. It asks us to (possibly) veto the will of Monday-night voters in exchange for adding a heaping teaspoon of sriracha to the unflavored polenta that is a typical results-show telecast.
But riddle me this: What if NBC insisted you go to Myspace to READ MORE
The Voice Recap: Muting and the Beasts
The Voice is not typically known for tough criticism. On any given night, the coaches’ critiques range from “Your vocal was smoother than a blanket made from a unicorn’s underbelly!” to “You took me through a dozen cycles of life, death and reincarnation (as a unicorn’s underbelly) in the course of a 90-second performance!” READ MORE
Reality Check: Did Harry Cross a Line on American Idol? And Why Is Jax Under Fire? Plus: The Voice's Icky Ouster!
#TeamQuentin or #TeamHarry? #TeamJoey or #TeamRayvon? And is Jax authentic?
Those are just a few of the questions American Idol fans tackled following an explosive, sometimes uncomfortable READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
The Voice Outtakes: Reba Coaches 'the Poot' Out of the Top 12
Reba McEntire’s guest-coaching stint on last Monday’s Top 12 episode of The Voice helped produce some jaw-dropping performances. Now, it’s also doubling as READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
The Voice Top 12 Results Recap: Crazy Ex(it) Girlfriend
If you have access to iTunes (or the ability to Google some variation on the phrase “The Voice iTunes rankings”), then you probably had a good idea of which contestants might be at risk going into tonight’s Top 12 results telecast. READ MORE
The Voice Top 12 Performance Recap: Reba With a Cause
I could say it’s not worth paying attention to The Voice coaches’ comments — which, expressed in paint colors, would range from Rose-Colored Glasses to Fawn(ing) Grey to Sugar-Coated.
But then you’d miss the subtle, sometimes hilarious subtext of READ MORE & VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITES
Reality Check: Is Team Xtina Unbeatable on The Voice? Plus: Slezak and Doolittle Pick Their Idol Final 3s!
Disgusting. Magical. “One of the greatest things I’ve ever seen in my life.”
These are just a few of the superlatives my co-host Melinda Doolittle and I hurl at The Voice‘s incredible Season 8 contestants on this week’s installment of Reality Check. READ MORE
The Voice Live Playoffs (Night 2) Recap: Tutu Extraordinary
I know Pharrell Williams’ wonderkid Sawyer Fredericks is widely considered the odds-on choice to win Season 8 of The Voice — but as we all learned from that epic YouTube video “Lions-Vs.-Crocodiles-Vs.-Water-Buffalo,” premature predictions can be a dangerous thing. READ MORE & VOTE FOR YOUR FAVES
The Voice Live Playoffs (Night 1) Recap: How Great They Art!
Will somebody second a motion to extend Season 8 of The Voice through the Fourth of July?
No, this is not a damning commentary about NBC’s summer programming plans (or the violent READ MORE