American Idol

Idol Innovation: An Interview With Casey Abrams | 8 Aug 2012 // 5:10 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 // 3:00 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 // 9:54 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 // 3:00 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 // 9:06 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 // 1:00 AM

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


Despite ‘Voice’ challenge, ‘American Idol’ is still music show to beat | 7 May 2012 // 3:35 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

‘American Idol’ vs. ‘The Voice’: Who wins the battle rounds? | 6 Feb 2012 // 2:35 AM

Well, it had to happen sometime. Now in its 11th season, the prime-time juggernaut known as “American Idol” has become a little less juggernaut-y. Early “

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