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  • 'American Idol' May Have Tumbled in the Ratings, But Its Renewal Is No Surprise

    It was a no-brainer that Fox would renew "American Idol" for a 14th season, but the show's ratings trajectory suggests that this decision will be more difficult in the near future. The music competition series is averaging a 3.4 rating/10 share in adults...
  • CBS Vets Dominate Wednesday While Rival Nets Hit the Skids

    CBS continues to be the strongest network on Wednesdays this season with a lineup of series -- "Survivor," "Criminal Minds" and "CSI" -- that have been around a combined 37 years. The net was up vs. last week and won five of the night's six half-hours...
  • TV ratings: CBS wins with 'Survivor,' 'CSI' season finale

    TV ratings: CBS wins with 'Survivor,' 'CSI' season finale
    CBS led its network rivals in the ratings Wednesday night with the help of "Survivor," "Criminal Minds" and the season finale of "CSI." All three shows gained viewers from last week, according to early numbers from Nielsen. "CSI" ended its 14th season...
  • Scotty McCreery, friends held at gunpoint in home-invasion robbery

    Scotty McCreery, the country music singer who got his start winning "American Idol" in 2011, was a victim of a home-invasion robbery early Monday morning in Raleigh, N.C. McCreery and four others present at the condominium were unhurt after three...
  • Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks season kicks off Friday, packed with talent. Here's our picks of the best

     
    When the Levitt Pavilion at ArtsQuest's SteelStacks campus opened in July 2011, organizers said they knew they had a very special venue, with its expansive lawn at the base of Bethlehem Steel's iconic blast furnaces in south Bethlehem. The Smithereens.......
  • 'Voice,' 'Dancing' Finales Cannibalize Each Other Tuesday; Special 'Idol' Mute

    If the networks' intent was to hasten the decline of their reality competition shows, pitting their finales on the same night was certainly one way to go. As expected, the first head-to-head finale showdown of NBC's "The Voice" and ABC's "Dancing With...
  • 'American Idol' recap: Jena Irene and Caleb Johnson duke it out

    'American Idol' recap: Jena Irene and Caleb Johnson duke it out
    For the final performance show of "American Idol" Season 13, Ryan Seacrest wore a white tux and 7,000 people showed up at the Nokia Theatre to watch Jena Irene and Caleb Johnson fight it out for the big prize. Each singer would sing three songs. Round...
  • E! Extends Giuliana Rancic's Overall Deal Through April 2016

    E! has extended through 2016 the overall deal for one of its most popular television personalities, Giuliana Rancic. Cyndi McClellan, president, network strategy & E! News, made the announcement Wednesday. Under the deal, Rancic will remain anchor and...
  • Wedding Lifts 'Modern Family'; 'Idol' Edges Out 'Survivor' in Reality Battle

    ABC's "Modern Family" was the top draw in key demos on Wednesday, the final night of the television season, hitting a six-month high with Mitch and Cam's wedding. Fox's "American Idol" edged out CBS' "Survivor" in the battle of reality show finales as the...
  • TV ratings: 'Idol' and 'Survivor' finales duel; 'Modern Family' wins

    TV ratings: 'Idol' and 'Survivor' finales duel; 'Modern Family' wins
    It was a ratings battle between aging reality shows Wednesday night as Fox's wannabe pop stars took on CBS' marooned survivors.  The season finales of Fox's "American Idol" and CBS' "Survivor" went head-to-head Wednesday, and though the singing...
  • 'American Idol' recap: Caleb Johnson wins and other highlights

    'American Idol' recap: Caleb Johnson wins and other highlights
    In addition to crowning a winner, Caleb Johnson, in the last three minutes of its two-hour time slot, the Season 13 finale of "American Idol" had a lot of other business to attend to, namely, welcoming a host of performers onto its stage, in many cases...