Reality Check: Who Falls Short of Our Dream Final 2 on American Idol? Plus: The Voice's Top 8 Week Bloodbath -- Why We Hated It

We’re down to the penultimate weeks of American Idol and The Voice – which means the forecast calls for heightened stress, a 70 percent chance of tears and emotional storm warnings.

On this week’s Reality Check, my co-host Melinda Doolittle and I dish the complicated emotions dredged up by … READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Idology: Cheering Candice Glover's Season 12 Win, Debating Finale Highs and Lows, Envisioning Changes for a Brighter Idol Future!

Say what you want about Season 12 of American Idol, but a critical look back at the trajectories of winner Candice Glover and runner-up Kree Harrison paints a picture of two women who delivered as many memorable musical moments as any contestants in recent history. At least that’s what my cohost Melinda Doolittle and I are arguing in the most shocking season finale of Idology ever*. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Idology: Can Angie Rebound From Disaster? Plus: Lazaro's Bad 'Tude, Amber & Kree Advice!

Troubling undertones bubbled up throughout Motown Week on Season 12 of American Idol, and this week’s Idology is here to shed some light on ‘em.

My cohost Melinda Doolittle and I examine Angie Miller’s sudden and unexpected fall from grace — and ponder a theory about the one-time front-runner that has chilling implications. We also debate …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO