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TVLine Items: Will Seacrest Replace Matt Lauer? Plus Five-0's Fun Blast from the Past and More!

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Will Ryan Seacrest replace Matt Lauer, should the Today co-anchor vacate his seat next year? According to The Wall Street Journal, that is something the higher ups at NBC are actively pursuing.

The American Idol/E! News host is being courted as a possible successor for Lauer, the newspaper reports, …READ MORE


J.Lo, Randy, Steven, & Ryan Officially Returning to Idol: What Changes Do You Want to See?

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In what amounts to a very high-profile dotting of the i’s and crossing of the t’s, Fox announced this afternoon that Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson, Steven Tyler, and Ryan Seacrest will all be back when American Idol‘s eleventh season kicks off Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. …READ MORE


Cat Deeley Talks SYTYCD Emmy Nod: Cheering Seacrest, Toppling Probst, Skirting Fashion Hell

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For several years running, reality TV junkies have lamented Emmy’s outrageous snub of So You Think You Can Dance host Cat Deeley in the Outstanding Reality-Show Host category. Last Thursday, however, the oversight was finally remedied, as Deeley found herself scoring her very first nomination alongside Survivor‘s Jeff Probst, American Idol‘s Ryan Seacrest, The Amazing Race‘s Phil Keoghan, and Dancing With the Stars‘ Tom Bergeron. We caught up with Deeley this week to talk about how she’ll approach her big red-carpet moment, why she’s rooting for Ryan Seacrest to beat her in her own category, and which Happy Days character she emulated when she first got word of her nomination. …READ MORE


TVLine Items: South Park Lives, Ringer Nabs Dexter Baddie, Thrones Castings, and More

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Cheesy Poofs for everyone! Comedy Central has renewed South Park for at least two more installments, bringing its epic run through Season 17 and the year 2013. READ MORE


TVLine Items: Jackass Star Ryan Dunn Dead at 34, Denis Leary Adapts UK Series, and More

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Jackass prankster Ryan Dunn was killed early Monday morning as the result of a fatal car crash in West Goshen Township, Pennsylvania. He was 34.

Dunn, who costarred in MTV’s Jackass series as well as all three films, and an unidentified passenger …READ MORE


TVLine Items: NCIS Targets Bin Laden, Army Wives Renewed, and Other TV News to Know

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CBS’ NCIS is posied to be the first procedural to acknowledge Osama bin Laden’s death by throwing its hat into the “ripped from the headlines” ring. READ MORE


American Idol Season 10 Premiere: What Did You Think?

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It’s a beautiful daaaaaay! Those were the lyrics that closed out Lee DeWyze’s season 9 victory march on American Idol, but they’re also mighty applicable at this very moment, given that the nation’s most popular reality competition returned to the airwaves in fine form tonight after a seven-and-a-half month hiatus. …READ MORE


New American Idol Crew Meets The Press: 'We're Taking It Up a Notch'

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Steven Tyler perhaps sums it up best when assaying the upcoming 10th – and rather different – season of America’s most watched TV program: “Idol is taking it up a notch. No more, no less.”

Among the changes American Idol has undergone since staging its underwhelming ninth season: Following much falderah, Simon Cowell has moved on, to shepherd the U.S. version of The X Factor (premiering this fall on Fox); both Kara DioGuardi and Ellen DeGeneres also have vacated the dais; Nigel Lythgoe is back as an executive producer; and contestants will face new performance challenges throughout their journey.

Meeting the press for a 40-minute panel discussion at the Television Critics Association winter press tour on Tuesday, here is what the judges and producers had to say about the “new”  Idol. READ MORE