| Oct 3, 2012
| 11:46 AM
Well, so much for playing nice.
“American Idol” has barely gotten underway and a purported feud between Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj -- they’ve both denied the beef -- has become a full-blown diva showdown, as seen in video leaked by...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 10:18 AM
So we're told by Len at the top of the show that the stars will be coordinating "every little detail." I'm really hoping that doesn't mean they're doing choreography.
Brooke promies us "two bombshell announcements."
Staircase entrances — Sabrina...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 10:11 AM
Oh boy. Tonight's the night we get Paula Abdul as a guest judge. She always annoyed me on American Idol - will I find her less tiresome here? I don't doubt her credibility, she's arguably more a dancer than a singer.
During the staircase introductions:...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 6:51 AM
Last night, Paula Abdul judged, Karina cried and people did a lot of flips and lifts.
The opening number has lots of ladies in their skivvies, dancing with men who get to wear pants and unbuttoned, but tucked in shirts. It starts with one woman in the...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 7:54 AM
Tonight is a tribute to Michael Jackson's "Bad" and the show starts with pros and the troupe performing to two of the album's "monster hits" — "Smooth Criminal" and "The Way You Make Me Feel." I wish we were getting a "Thriller? tribute instead of a...
| Mar 3, 2013
Tim Harris once played goalie for the Los Angeles Lazers, an indoor soccer team owned by Jerry Buss. Harris, now an executive with the Lakers, said that as he looks back it was obvious what Buss was doing.
"He was setting up these labs for his kids to...
| May 9, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Randy Jackson, the only judge who has been on "American Idol" since the beginning, is leaving the show.
In a statement to the press, Jackson confirmed that, "After 12 years of judging on 'American Idol' I have decided it is time to leave after this...
| May 15, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Could Nicki Minaj be the next to leave the struggling "American Idol?" It appears so according to a report in Us Weekly.
Citing unnamed sources, the magazine says Minaj won't be back on "Idol" when it returns for its 13th season. Instead, the singer...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:26 AM
News that Simon Cowell has tapped R&B singer Kelly Rowland and Latin superstar Paulina Rubio to join him as judges on Season 3 of “The X Factor” doesn't come as a surprise. Along with dozens of others, their names had been floated around for...
| May 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The man considered to be the godfather of reality television is stepping down.
Mike Darnell, head of alternative entertainment for Fox Broadcasting, is leaving the network after almost two decades overseeing both the good — "American Idol" —...
| May 30, 2013
| 11:38 AM
As she entered the Ahmanson Theatre at the Music Center on Wednesday for opening night of “The Scottsboro Boys,” Paula Abdul said she was excited to see the show.
A musical theater fan, Abdul said, “I go to everything in New York,&...