American Idol

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"American Idol" is still a powerhouse show for Fox, but last night's ratings surprised me. The show is trending down, down, down without Simon...
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Father and daughter, Steven and Liv, are having big weeks. Last night Steven Tyler debuted on "American Idol" as a judge after 152 years as...
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Randee Dawn reports from Pasadena: The upcoming, much-touted 10th season of American Idol – a kinder, gentler version? Sounds like it if you listen to the...
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The official soda for Simon Cowell's new "X Factor"? Why, it's Pepsi, which beat out rival Coca Cola for the honor of blasting its...
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I know it's hard converting from a trade magazine to a hybrid whatever. But maybe The Hollywood Reporter could try and get its music coverage...
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Yesterday in the New York Daily News, my colleague Frank DiGiacomo ran an excellent story about DefJam Records president L.A. Reid. Frank said Reid...
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Well, the word has been issued. Randy Jackson will be joined on "American Idol" this season by Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez. In fact, they've...
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Say goodbye to Kara DioGuardi. Fox has sent out a press release saying she's "stepping down" from her judgeship. We know she was fired,...
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Well, the peanut gallery is starting to speak up. It seems that Fox TV may have a predicament on its hands when Simon Cowell's "X...
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On Monday night, March 8th, I ran into former “American Idol” producer Nigel Lythgoe at Soho House in Beverly Hills. I asked Lythgoe about the...