Reality Check: Biggest Injustices of Idol's Top 30! Plus: Four Singers Who Must Advance This Week

It’s “Rush Week” on American Idol — which is quite possibly just a nice way of saying “brace for a bloodbath.”

Indeed, while J.Lo, Harry and Keith whittled the Season 13 field to just 30 hopefuls last Thursday, the next three episodes will find them slashing the roster to 20 — with the voting public then cutting those numbers …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Reality Check: Is J.Lo Likable or Lightweight? Plus: Nepotism, #Lazaro and a Criminal Snub!

Baby lock them doors and turn the lights down low: American Idol‘s Season 13 auditions are in the books, and it’s time for the nightmare that is Hollywood Week.

But before Reality Check can launch into a discussion about those Holding Rooms of Doom — seriously, my cohost Melinda Doolittle is still traumatized by her Season 6 experiences — we’ve got to dish the highs and lows of …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Reality Check: Celebrating Harry Connick, Jr. and Week 1 Standouts! Plus: Can J.Lo Be Trusted?

It takes a village (of talented contestants) to create a memorable American Idol season, but hilarious, insightful new judge Harry Connick, Jr. is already positioning himself as its mayor.

On the season premiere of Reality Check — yes, we’ve placed Idology beneath a broader umbrella! — my cohost Melinda Doolittle and I weigh in on …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

The Voice Champ Tessanne Chin on Reggae-fied Beatles Tunes, the Drama of 'I Have Nothing' and the Heart & Adam Lambert Songs She Skipped!

“Do you trust me?” That’s a question Tessanne Chin found herself frequently answering (in the affirmative) in conversations with coach Adam Levine during her winning run on Season 5 of The Voice.

Indeed, in her freewheeling TVLine interview, the Jamaican powerhouse reveals she was initially reluctant about her mentor’s choices on everything from …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Reality Check: Who Won The Voice Semi-Finals --Jacquie, Tessanne or Will? Plus: Has The X Factor Earned a Fourth Season?

It’s season-finale week for The Voice and The X Factor, and to the shock of everyone here at Reality Check, America got it totally right in choosing both shows’ Top 3 contestants.

That doesn’t mean, however, that my cohost Melinda Doolittle and I don’t have plenty to disagree about this episode. For starters, we’ve got almost the exact opposite view on …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Reality Check: Alex & Sierra Trump Restless Road (as Simon's Credibility Crumbles) on The X Factor! Plus: Xtina Cracks the Whip on The Voice

There are only 16 acts in total left standing on the current seasons of The Voice and The X Factor — and yet this past week’s editions of NBC and Fox’s reality singing competitions were surprisingly lackluster.

On this week’s edition of Reality Check, my cohost Melinda Doolittle and I discuss …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO