| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:58 AM
Guilford singer-guitarist Nick Fradiani got a golden ticket on Thursday night on "American Idol," passing the audition and moving forward to Hollywood Week.
So did James Killian Dunn, a 21-year-old lifeguard from Brookfield, a tall, blond singer who...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Four more contestants will be eliminated on "American Idol" on Wednesday, March 11. Nick Fradiani of Guilford will know by the end of the evening if he is in the Top 12 on the TV singing reality show or if he is going home.
Five contestants per gender...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 5:33 PM
"'American Idol' is the only show to produce bona fide superstars," judge Harry Connick Jr. said during the show’s two-night premiere, which kicked off its latest season this week.
That earnest proclamation comes often. In fact, each season there's...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 11:50 AM
Paula Adbul, who was with "American Idol" in its most popular years, will become a judge on "So You Think You Can Dance," Fox announced Thursday.
Singer-dancer Jason Derulo and Abdul will join Nigel Lythgoe as judges on the Fox show, which starts its...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 12:00 PM
The NFL, NCAA and "NCIS" were the big winners in TV ratings for Central Florida last week.
The AFC Championship, the College Football Playoff Championship and Mark Harmon were the biggest prime-time draws in the Orlando TV market. (The NFC...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 7:10 AM
The February ratings period starts Thursday, and that night will be busier than usual.
ABC offers fresh installments of its three dramas. "Grey's Anatomy" returns at 8 p.m., "Scandal" follows at 9, and "How to Get Away With Murder" wraps up prime time...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:45 AM
UPDATED: "Empire" wasn't the most-watched show Wednesday night, but it had the greatest story to tell.
"American Idol" had the most viewers: 11.8 million, according to ratings released Thursday afternoon. "Empire," the music-industry drama that...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 8:43 AM
UPDATED: Sheldon Cooper ruled the night, but viewers were happy to have back the ABC dramas that make up the Thursday schedule.
CBS drew the most viewers the first night of the February ratings period. "The Big Bang Theory" was No. 1 for the night...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 5:15 AM
UPDATED: The NFL reaffirmed its pull in prime time -- and scored even greater numbers with games that didn't start in prime time. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler amused millions at the Golden Globes. Old favorites "Big Bang Theory" and "NCIS" delivered. Newcomer...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 7:27 AM
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...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 8:43 AM
UPDATED: "Empire" just keeps rolling along for Fox.
The hip-hop drama had the most viewers Wednesday night: 11.4 million, according to ratings released Thursday afternoon. And that was the biggest audience yet for "Empire," which started with 9.9...