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The Bachelor's Juan Pablo Won't Be Dancing: Here Are 10 Other Reality Shows He Could Ruin


This was the week where Juan Pablo Galavis stood trial in the court of public opinion, accused of being the worst Bachelor in the history of ABC’s reality dating competition — and the evidence was pretty damning.

Dumped by Andi Dorfman for talking incessantly about himself during their “fantasy suite” experience; accused of …READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS

Idol Results Recap: Can't Look at the Stars


Is there anything more stomach-churning than Ryan Seacrest kicking off an American Idol results telecast with a comment like, “Tonight’s outcome may surprise a few people”?

OK, yeah, maybe the threat of a live, un-Auto-Tuned performance by Britney Spears or Katy Perry — or a half-hour segment called “The Wit and ‘Wisdom’ of Randy Jackson” — might cause …READ MORE

American Idol Top 11 Performance Recap: Take This Sinking Boat, and Point It Home [Updated]


At the risk of the universe saddling me with a hot pink catsuit, a gigantic tuba and a filthy trucker hat — three of the wardrobe items prominently featured on tonight’s Top 11 performance episode of American Idol — I’m gonna make a controversial confession: I miss theme weeks.

Don’t get me wrong: If executive producer Per Blankens does the unthinkable and …READ MORE

Dancing With the Stars Season 18: Who's Likeliest to Win? Check Out Our Odds!

DWTS Season 18 cast odds

Point those toes and get your jazz hands limbered up.

Season 18 of Dancing With the Stars is set to kick off next Monday (8/7c on ABC) — and while it’s unclear which contestants have knowledge of an eight-count or are in possession of an eight-pack (dare to dream!), it’s never too early to start handicapping the race. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS

American Idol's Emily Piriz Talks 'Stars,' Harsh Harry's Shaming and the Decision to Cover J.Lo


Emily Piriz’s run on Season 13 of American Idol was relatively short — but it was also packed with a number of memorable moments, good and bad. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

The Bachelor Finale: Who 'Won'? Why Was Juan Pablo Glum? And Who's the New Bachelorette?


So you opted not to watch The Bachelor ever/this season/tonight? Good call!

That doesn’t mean you won’t want a little water-cooler ammo come Tuesday morning when the topic turns to who received Juan Pablo’s final rose; why, during a live “After the Final Rose” special, said woman looked about as happy as a bride who spills …READ MORE

The Voice Recap: Maybe Just One More Try?

The Voice - Season 6

Fun fact: The Bachelor: After the Final Rose is airing as I write this sentence. But as a reality TV recapper, I’m “here for the right reasons.” And that means I am obligated to ignore the fameosexual horror show/absurdist comedy unfolding over on ABC, and instead report on Episode 5 of The Voice‘s sixth season.

OK, yes, maybe the water cooler convo tomorrow will focus on …READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL

Reality Check: Is American Idol Season 13 in Trouble? Plus: Defending 'Harsh Harry' and Questioning Randy Jackson's 'Mentoring'


Seacrest, we have a problem.

American Idol‘s Season 13 Top 12 performance night wasn’t exactly a memorable one — not for the right reasons, anyhow — and it’s causing even long-time fans of Fox’s reality singing competition to wonder if the rewards of viewership are worth the investment of every Wednesday and Thursday from now through late May. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

American Idol: What Should the Top 11 Sing for Movie Soundtrack Night?

american idol top 11 soundtrack night

American Idol tackles another wide-open theme next Wednesday (8/7c on Fox), when the Top 11 tackle “Soundtrack to our Lives” (aka “Any Song I Dig That I Can Find on a Movie Soundtrack”).

In the interest of avoiding a string of 11 consecutive Disney Princess ballads — or worse yet, another reality-singing-competition cover of …READ MORE

American Idol Results Recap: Girls, Interrupted


Wait a second: When exactly did Fox start airing episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race on Thursday nights?

OK, yeah, I know I just got done watching the American Idol Top 12 results telecast, but Harry Connick Jr. threw so much damn shade at “tastemaker”/”mentor” Randy Jackson, I momentarily mistook him for a giant oak, mmmkay? READ MORE