Posts tagged "american idol"

Music TV Shows Lose Their Rhythm

The reign of music TV shows could officially be over. As The New York Times reports, while American Idol was once so popular that it spawned…
By: Marc Hogan / May 12, 2014

America Doesn’t Get Talent: ‘X Factor’ Canceled, ‘Idol’ Winds Down

Interest in Fox's two flagship talent shows has been waning, and now the network is cutting its losses. Simon Cowell's The X Factor has bee…
By: Chris Martins / February 10, 2014

Harry Connick Jr. Officially, Inoffensively Crowned Third ‘American Idol’ Judge

American Idol has finally found its third judge. Harry Connick Jr. will be joining the singing competition for its upcoming 13th season, working alongside Keith…
By: Kyle McGovern / September 3, 2013

Dr. Luke’s ‘Idol’ Pursuit Dashed by Contract Confusion

Yesterday it was reported that super-producer Dr. Luke would be joining American Idol as a judge for the waning singing competition's 13th season. But the Hollywood Reporter threw cold water…
By: Jordan Sargent / August 27, 2013

Dr. Luke Is in: Hit-Making Producer Is Third ‘American Idol’ Judge

The doctor is in. E! News reports that songwriter and super-producer Dr. Luke, a.k.a. Łukasz Sebastian Gottwald, will serve as the third judge for America…
By: Kyle McGovern / August 26, 2013

Dawg Training: Randy Jackson Could Rejoin ‘American Idol’ as Mentor

American Idol may be too mainstream for Kanye West, but that's apparently not an issue for Randy Jackson, who might be returning to the singing…
By: Kyle McGovern / August 22, 2013

‘American Idol’ Accused of Racism, Using ‘Willy Wonka’ Contracts in Lawsuit

A lawsuit filed against various entities connected to American Idol alleges that the show applied racist policy in disqualifying would-be singers, and that the requisite contestant…
By: Chris Martins / July 29, 2013

‘American Idol’ Fires Longtime Executive Producer Nigel Lythgoe

What a year for American Idol. Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey and Keith Urban joined Randy Jackson on the cast, making for an awesome power quartet of…
By: Colin Stutz / June 10, 2013

Keith Urban Last ‘Idol’ Judge Standing as Nicki and Mariah Bid Adieu

For at least one couple, last week's American Idol season finale resulted in a drunken mutual stabbing. Thankfully, Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey found a more graceful…
By: Marc Hogan / May 31, 2013

Drunken Couple Ends Flat ‘American Idol’ Season With Mutual Stabbing

American Idol fever — and the drinks — were so strong in one Pennsylvania home that a couple ended up stabbing each other during the recent…
By: Marc Hogan / May 24, 2013
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