American Idol

Idol Innovation: An Interview With Casey Abrams | 8 Aug 2012 // 6:10 PM

Casey Abrams didn’t win American Idol during the show’s tenth-season run, but he revived the idea that the show could be more than simply a staging-ground for cookie-cutter, by-the-numbers pop drivel.

The Guilty Pleasure Television of 2010 | 3 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

As if it wasn't already a lamentable leisure time suck, here are ten more reasons why TV rules our daily routine - perhaps more than it should.


'American Idol': Doesn't America Have Better Taste Than This? | 26 May 2010 // 10:54 PM

If you still need proof that American Idol lacks any and all credibility, Lee Dewyze's win over Crystal Bowersox would be Exhibit A.

American Idol | 21 Jan 2008 // 4:00 PM

The transvestite sequence? Considering that not one of the cross-dressers -- save the belly-dancer -- was shown giving a full audition, I'd say it put another notch in the Idol-goes-too-far column.


Remembering Michael Johns | 6 Aug 2014 // 10:06 AM

PopMatters takes a look back on the music of the all-too-soon departed Michael Johns, an Idol in the truest sense of the word.

Catching Up with Former American Idols: Season Ten | 21 Sep 2012 // 2:00 AM

It was the year Idol went country, but what happened to all of the top five?


Fox Will End 'American Idol' in 2016 | 11 May 2015 // 5:12 AM

The next season of American Idol will be its last.

Despite ‘Voice’ challenge, ‘American Idol’ is still music show to beat | 7 May 2012 // 4:35 AM

CHICAGO — Despite mounting evidence that it had been eclipsed by “The Voice” in the network television sing-off sweepstakes earlier this year, “American Idol” remains the

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