| Mar 29, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Welcome to Monday. Here's what's going on in "Idol"-land: How much would you pay for "American Idol"? The company that owns both "American Idol" and "So You Think You Can Dance," CKX Inc., is close to being sold to a private-equity branch of J.P. Morgan...
| Mar 30, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Proof positive that dreams really can come true in Hollywood, the producers of "If I Can Dream," the 24-7 "post-reality" series that's the brainchild of "American Idol" creator Simon Fuller, have offered a sixth spot on the show's cast -- and in its...
| Apr 14, 2010
| 11:56 AM
It skipped a year, but "Idol Gives Back" is back.
Absent in 2009 because of the economic crisis, the special installment of "American Idol" that raises funds and awareness for charities in the United States and abroad airs its third edition Wednesday,...
| May 12, 2010
Bob Mercer, a music industry executive who was managing director of EMI Music in Britain in the 1970s and most recently was chief executive of the "Now That's What I Call Music!" venture that releases a bestselling series of hit-single compilation albums,...
| Jan 11, 2010
Simon Cowell is on the move.
"American Idol's" star judge and Fox plan to launch a U.S. version of his wildly popular British music talent show "The X Factor" in 2011, people close to the situation said. As a result, this year may be Cowell's last with a...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 6:55 AM
AMERICAN IDOL returns for its much-anticipated 10th season. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, television’s No. 1 hit series empowers contestants and viewers to share their voices in deciding who will be America’s next singing superstar. This new season...
| Jul 27, 2010
| 6:33 AM
Fox is near a deal to bring back Lythgoe to work on the hit series as part of a master plan to reboot the show following the exit of top judge Simon Cowell.
In addition, "Idol" fans can add pop star Justin Timberlake to the list of potential Cowell...
| Aug 19, 2010
| 8:53 AM
Lee DeWyze, this year's "American Idol" winner, will release his major label debut album on Nov. 15, his management and RCA Records just announced.
And Casey James, who finished third behind DeWyze and Crystal Bowersox, has signed a recording contract...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 11:11 AM
For the first time ever, AMERICAN IDOL will allow viewers to vote for their favorite contestants online at americanidol.com. Sponsored by AT&T, online voting begins immediately after the first performance show airing Tuesday, March 1 (8:00-9:30 PM ET/PT)...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 11:55 AM
America's favorite summer series, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, has kept viewers amazed and inspired as talented dancers skilled in everything from Hip Hop, Krumping and Popping to Salsa, Quickstep and Jive compete to be named America's Favorite Dancer....
| Aug 24, 2011
| 3:57 PM
Simon Cowell's new program, "The X Factor" is just weeks away from making its American debut. The show, a singing competition in which the winner will receive a $5 million recording contract, could easily be described as "American Idol" on steroids....