American Idol

Before the new season auditions have even screened, the producers are giving viewers a glimpse at what is to come with this promo of season XIV of American Idol featuring the latest top 24.

Fox have confirmed that Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr, Keith Urban and Ryan Seacrest will be back from the 14th season of American Idol in 2015.

“I am thrilled our consummate host, Mr. Ryan Seacrest, is returning for Season 14, together with Jennifer, Harry and Keith,” American Idol’s creator and executive producer Simon Fuller said in a statement. “Their interaction, warmth and experience made them an absolute joy to watch. I can’t wait to see their evolution together continue next season.” Continue reading »

Last night’s season finale of American Idol featured the usual star-studded line up of performers. Part of that included a performance by Richard Marx who did a duet with host Ryan Seacrest. There is a very good reason why some people just shouldn’t sing.

He’s hosted New Zealand Idol as well as our local version of The X Factor and now he’s interviewing the judges of the American Idol juggernaut.

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This week, someone’s life will change forever as the Top Two finalists compete one last time from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. in downtown Los Angeles, during the AMERICAN IDOL XIII two-night finale starting TONIGHT at 7.30pm on Prime.

On the final show of the season, some of today’s hottest artists, including Lady Antebellum, Aloe Blacc, KISS, John Legend, Demi Lovato, Jason Mraz, Jennifer Nettles, Paramore, Phillip Phillips and Darius Rucker are set to perform before the winner is announced Thursday, May 22 on Prime. Continue reading »

If Clay Aiken thought trying to win American Idol was a tough challenge, trying to wrestle a congressional seat for the Democrats off the incumbent Republican in what is a fairly conservative seat is going to be a very difficult task.

Aiken did manage to get a win though, claiming the Democratic primary in a hotly contested battle between him and Keith Crisco. Oh, did I mention that the 71 year old Crisco had a fall at his home on Monday and then died, prior to the envelope opening? Continue reading »

Whether you’re a channel surfer looking for something to watch or someone who leaves your TV on one channel for the entire evening, here are our thoughts on what we think might be worth checking out this evening.

Must Watch:

American Idol (Prime, 7:30pm)
To be honest, I haven’t been paying too much deliberate attention to American Idol this season but I’ve heard from number of people that this season has been one of the better ones in a while.  With the show down to the top 5, now is probably as good a time to check it out. Continue reading »