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American Idol Top 12 Performance Recap: Home Is Where the Art Is [Updated]


“Complete Honesty” (™ pending) infected the American Idol judging panel tonight in much the same way that backwards baseball caps (AKA Satan’s Prefered Haberdashery) infected the ranks of Season 13′s Top 12 contestants. (OK, only two singers wore ‘em on stage, and another two during rehearsal, but that’s still a terrifying enough ratio to alert the CDC.) READ MORE & TAKE POLL

The Voice Recap: Everybody Have Fun Tonight!

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Just when I start to think an episode of The Voice is getting as predictable as your average Bachelor nonsense — kiss, kiss, kiss, “right reasons,” cry, kiss, rose, elimination, repeat — producer Mark Burnett goes and throws us a curve ball.

Tonight’s installment of NBC’s singing competition focused largely on READ MORE & TAKE POLL

American Idol's Kristen O'Connor on Covering Adele and Kelly Clarkson, Not Playing Guitar, Surviving Group Rounds With Sam Woolf

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Kristen O’Connor probably didn’t want to be the first American Idol finalist eliminated from Season 13, but on the bright side, the Florida-based nurse tech has the honor of being the first subject of a TVLine Google Hangout. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

The Voice Recap: Land of the Losses [Updated]

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They can’t all be winners.

That was the surprising take-home message on tonight’s installment of The Voice — a two-hour meh-fest during which an unprecedented ratio (9 out of 20) singers failed to get a single button push from the merry band of Season 6 coaches. Unfortunately, said message applied …READ MORE & TAKE POLL

Reality Check: Hits and Misses from Idol's Top 13! Plus: How Pro Is Too Pro on The Voice?

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Caleb Johnson’s producer-enhanced rock-god moment. Malaya Watson’s “Runaway” meltdown. Jessica Meuse’s unexpected song choice. And an opening 45 minutes punctuated by mumbled lyrics, botched notes and possibly malfunctioning in-ear monitors.

These were the headlines from American Idol Top 13 performance night — along with …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Dancing With the Stars: Our Fantasy (Ringer-Free) Cast for Season 18


We’re less than a week away from Dancing With the Stars‘ Season 18 cast announcement (set to happen live on Good Morning America on March 4) — and rumors are beginning to percolate about who’ll put the spray tan in “tango” this time around. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS

American Idol Top 13 Results Recap: Exit Wounds


We interrupt this American Idol Top 13 results night recap to give a round of applause to the quiet hero of the Season 13 judges’ panel… …READ MORE

American Idol Top 13 Performance Recap: Beautiful? Disaster? [Updated]

Jessica Meuse American Idol

I’m not gonna lie to you: I went from mildly concerned to truly and deeply vexed during the first half-hour of tonight’s American Idol Top 13 performance episode. We had Mumbles McGillicuddy, Wacky Sharpenstein, Blankity Blankerson and Speedy McCountry all hitting the stage and delivering varying degrees of the night’s opening song title: “Aw Naw.” READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL

American Idol Launching 'Google Voting' Tonight, and 'Facebook Voting Trends' Next Week


Speed-dialers, rest your fingers.

As American Idol‘s search for a Season 13 champ gets under way in earnest with tonight’s Top 13 performance episode (8/7c on Fox), the show is debuting a new voting methodology via Google Search. READ MORE

The Voice Recap: Show Me the Funny! [Updated]


Here’s the thing about The Voice: Even in an episode where the musical talent doesn’t send you directly to iTunes in a flurry of “must download this immédiatement” enthusiasm, there’s still an undeniable magic beneath the surface.

Granted, it may not be musical magic, but …READ MORE