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American Idol (tv program)

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  • 'The Voice' premieres, judges defend show's track record

    'The Voice' premieres, judges defend show's track record
    The spinning red chairs of "The Voice" are back. Monday night's season-eight premiere of the NBC reality singing competition drew more than 13 million viewers, easily winning the night. But the show’s strong ratings haven’t helped produce...
  • Northfield's Fry reflects on 'American Idol' experience

    Northfield's Fry reflects on 'American Idol' experience
    As one of 48 final contestants on "American Idol" season 14, Northfield native Cody Fry decided to try something a little different during his most recent appearance, which aired Feb. 18. Fry wanted to change his style to bring a little more energy to...
  • SHOW BITS: Stars linger with Lego replica Oscars

    Show Bits brings you the 87th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item. ___ LINGERING LOSERS While attendees like Jennifer...
  • 'Voice,' 'Survivor' return; 'Murder' season finale

    The Academy Awards could be a big boost to ABC beyond the ratings Sunday night. The week will offer finales, premieres and the conclusion of the February ratings period on Wednesday night. At the Oscars, ABC will have a chance to promote presenter Viola...
  • 'Idol' chatter: Joey Cook talks about life on prime time

    'Idol' chatter: Joey Cook talks about life on prime time
     Joey Cook did a lot of crying on "American Idol" last week. She cried in sadness when she watched friends get sent home, and she cried in anxiety during that long wait to learn her own fate. She cried with relief when judge Harry Connick Jr. told her...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' tears trump 'Men' finale

    UPDATED: On the night "Two and a Half Men" ended and a new "Odd Couple" started, "The Big Bang Theory" remained the most-watched program. "Big Bang" averaged 17.5 million viewers for a poignant episode that saluted Wolowitz's late mother and Carol Ann...
  • Simon Cowell, Ricky Martin singing competition to hold auditions in Chicago

    Simon Cowell, Ricky Martin singing competition to hold auditions in Chicago
    Simon Cowell helped launch the careers of the members of One Direction and is now looking to do the same for a Latin boy band. The former “American Idol” judge and “X-Factor” creator and his production company, Syco Entertainment,...
  • Peninsula singer Joey Cook moves on to 'American Idol' semis

    Peninsula singer Joey Cook moves on to 'American Idol' semis
    Joey Cook didn't know whether to scream or to cry. So she did both. On Thursday's night's episode of "American Idol," Cook survived the showdown round and was picked as one of 24 singers who advanced to next weeks' semifinal round. Waiting to learn...
  • Really, now, how much fun is it to watch Joey Cook on 'American Idol?' (The answer is: Very fun.)

    Really, now, how much fun is it to watch Joey Cook on 'American Idol?' (The answer is: Very fun.)
     It is so much fun watching Joey Cook.  I'll be honest, I've never been a big "American Idol" fan. But if they had more performers like her I'd have been watching a lot more. You don't want a whole season of Joey Cooks - too many Cooks would spoil the...
  • Wellington girl, 15, misses out on 'American Idol' top 24

    Wellington girl, 15, misses out on 'American Idol' top 24
    The judges were encouraging, pointing out to Emily Brooke that she's just 15, but it was still bad news for the Wellington girl during the airing of "American Idol" on Thursday: They told her she didn't make the top 24. Brooke, a country singer, dazzled...
  • Will 'American Idol' hopeful, Peninsula singer Joey Cook advance? Stay tuned …

    Will 'American Idol' hopeful, Peninsula singer Joey Cook advance? Stay tuned …
    The Joey Squad will have to wait. The burgeoning fan base for quirky "American Idol" contestant Joey Cook sat through an hour-long episode Wednesday night, only to realize that her fate will not be revealed until Thursday night. Cook, 23, grew up in...