Here’s the best compliment I can give both John Rich and Marlee Matlin, the two classiest Celebrity Apprentice finalists ever to sit across from Donald Trump and stare at his crust-colored hair thatch: They exhibited such intelligence and poise during last night’s two-hour finale that I almost forgot how dicey the season really was. Remember Nene Leakes’s remarks about La Toya Jackson’s Casper-like skin? Dionne Warwick’s powerful use of the word “hussy”? David Cassidy’s un-kneaded clay face? They all became distant memories as Rich and Matlin squared off at the final boardroom table, arguing for Trump’s final check like cocky southern lawyers in a Grisham thriller. Was the winner deserving? Join us for a recap of the (partly live) conclusion. READ MORE
Is 'Idol' Season 13 In Trouble?
Michael Slezak (TVLine) and Melinda Doolittle (“Idol” Season 6) on “American Idol” Season 13′s troubling Top 12 Week. Should Harry and Randy switch places? Is the season in danger? ► http://bit.ly/TVLineSubscribe