American Idol EP Talks Season 14: Powerhouse Mentoring, New Song Mix and Battle-Tested Contestants
American Idol executive producer Trish Kinane was on hand for the taping of Season 14’s Top 24 performances in Detroit (airing tonight and Thursday, 8/7c on Fox) — and she’s sounding sunnier than an uptempo Jackson 5 jam. READ MORE
Reality Check: Are We Witnessing American Idol's Deepest Bench Ever?
American Idol Season 14 has the potential to hurt so good — and no, this is not a reference to some Fifty Shades of Grey-type foolery. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Oscars Red Carpet 2015: Lara Spencer Irks! Lupita Nyong'o Wows! And Terrence Howard Dresses Down Idol?
It’s the biggest night of the year in cinema, so why not subject the industry’s MVPs to the harsh and superficial judgment of Kim-Kardashian’s-sister-who-used-to-co-host-The-X-Factor? READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS
American Idol Recap: 24 Live Another Day
The following equation recently appeared on a standardized math test for third graders, thanks to the Common Core State Standards Initiative:
American Idol selected 48 Season 14 contestants to perform at a showcase at Los Angeles’ House of Blues — with the goal of READ MORE
American Idol Sneak Peek: Savion Wright Makes His Case for a Top 24 Slot
Savion Wright’s tearful elimination during Season 13’s “Green Mile” was one of American Idol‘s feel-bad moments of 2014.
But as the following exclusive video proves, the Texas troubadour lives his life like a Chumbawamba lyric: READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
American Idol Top 24 Reveal (Pt. 1) Recap: Even Fly Girls Get the Blues
For American Idol addicts, the Top 24 announcement episode is akin to being a kid on Christmas morning.
Over the last six weeks, we’ve flipped through our J.C. Penney and Sears catalogs — hey, I grew up in the ’70s; that was as close to perusing the Internet as it got! — and picked out what we wanted READ MORE
Reality Check: Does Idol Want a Guy to Win (and Which Girls Could Stop Him)? Plus — We're Tired of 'I'm Tired'!
American Idol has whittled the Season 14 field down to a mere 48 contestants — and that number will be halved again by week’s end. But as the show’s producers dole out extra screen time to a select few singers, this week’s Reality Check examines READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
American Idol Recap: Filet of Solo
Blood flowed like it was spilling forth from The Shining‘s elevator doors on Thursday night’s installment of American Idol — except there was no need to cover your eyes in horror. READ MORE
American Idol Recap: Sleepless? Please Skedaddle!
“Can anybody find me somebody to love?”
I posed one of Queen’s most plaintive lyrics for most of Wednesday’s American Idol “Group Rounds” telecast — and unfortunately, READ MORE
Reality Check: Hooray for Hollywood Week on American Idol! Plus: The Ickiness of Contestants Hitting on J.Lo
Picture it…American Idol, Hollywood Week, Season 14. No vicious “Airplane Hangar of Doom.” No threat of Randy Jackson’s inane mentoring sessions. And a dozen (or two) fantastic, charismatic vocalists signaling the possibility of a truly stellar three months of competition. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO