The TV Column: american idol


Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 07/24/2012

‘American Idol’ judges: A timeline (Mariah Carey, do you know what you’re in for?)

From Kara to Ellen, the country’s most popular show has had a long history with its judges.

By Emily Yahr  |  03:00 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 05/24/2012

Phil Phillips’ ‘American Idol’ win watched by 22 mil — smallest finale audience on record

Smallest finale audience on record watched Phillip Phillips and his guitar named winners.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  04:28 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  american idol, ryan seacrest, nigel lythgoe, phil phillips, phillip phillips, jessica sanchez

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 05/24/2012

Phillip Phillips named fifth consecutive guy-with-guitar ‘American Idol’ winner

Phil Phillips becomes the fifth consecutive guy-with-guitar to win Fox’s singing competition.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  05:30 AM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 05/24/2012

Egyptians vote with wary optimism on first day of historic presidential election

Country’s first free and fair leadership election so far largely unmarred by fraud or violence.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  05:30 AM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 05/23/2012

‘American Idol’: Phil Phillips steals final performance night

‘American Idol’ final performance night showcases Jessica Sanchez’s talent, but Phil Phillips had A Moment.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:00 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 05/18/2012

‘American Idol’ 2012: Joshua Ledet exits; Phillip Phillips and Jessica Sanchez head to the finals

As three went down to two, the Idolettes were joined by Adam Lambert and Lisa Marie Presley, of all people.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  06:00 AM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 05/17/2012

‘American Idol’ 2012: The final three and the search for a ‘moment-moment-moment’

Is this the final three you predicted? The judges pump up Joshua and Jessica but seem to succumb to the inevitability of Phillip.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  06:00 AM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 05/11/2012

‘American Idol’: Hollie goes home

Phil Phillips, Jessica Sanchez, and Joshua Ledet in the Top 3.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:00 AM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  american idol, ryan seacrest

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 05/10/2012

‘American Idol’: Final 4 perform

Hollie Cavanagh receives only negative comments of night from judges.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:00 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 05/09/2012

Joe Jonas, Taylor Hicks, Pauly D compete for dates on new Fox show ‘The Choice’

Dating competition ‘The Choice’ pits four celebrity guys picking dates from a pool of hopefuls.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:00 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox, jonas brothers, american idol, jersey shore

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Fox dating series ‘The Choice’ pays homage to NBC’s ‘The Voice’

Fox unveils plans for new dating show in which guys pick women to date with backs turned.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:25 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fox, american idol, the choice, mike darnell, cat deeley

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 05/03/2012

‘American Idol’: Mentor Steven Van Zandt wowed when Josh masters Bee Gees tune in 15 minutes

‘American Idol’ mentor Steven Van Zandt wowed when Josh Ledet masters Bee Gees tune in 15 minutes.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:00 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:06 AM ET, 04/27/2012

‘American Idol’ 2012: Elise Testone gets the hook

‘American Idol’ 2012: Elise Testone sent packing

By Lisa de Moraes  |  04:06 AM ET, 04/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  american idol, ryan seacrest, jennifer lopez, stephen tyler, randy jackson, jimmy iovine

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/06/2012

‘American Idol’ 2012: One more Idolette says goodbye

Judges hang on to their Save Card one more week.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/05/2012

‘American Idol’ 2012: Top 8 perform songs from the ’80s

The remaining eight contestants tried to impress the judges.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 03/30/2012

‘American Idol’ 2012: Down to eight Idolettes

Eight Idolettes remain to tackle 80’s tunes next week.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:00 AM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 03/29/2012

‘American Idol’ 2012: Top 9 Idolettes wow the judges

Steven Tyler, JLo, and Randy Jackson give a record five Standing O’s as Idolettes perform tunes from their idols.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:00 AM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 03/23/2012

‘American Idol’ 2012: Top 9 named

The lucky Top 9 get to go shack up in Palazzo Foreclozzo, in the Hollywood Hills.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:00 AM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 03/16/2012

‘American Idol’ 2012: Top 10 Idolettes move on to summer tour, one is sent packing

Shannon Magrane said goodbye, just missing her chance to make the “Idol” tour.

By Emily Yahr  |  06:00 AM ET, 03/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 03/15/2012

‘American Idol’ performance nights sticking with 2-hour format

Fox drops plans to air ‘I Hate My Teenage Daughter’ on Wednesdays; will air in summer instead

By Lisa de Moraes  |  05:54 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 03/15/2012

‘American Idol’ 2012: Producers toss one Idolette, survivors perform

The remaining singers performed tunes from the year they were born.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:00 AM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 03/09/2012

‘American Idol’ 2012: First ousted Idolette a blow for JLo

The judges decide who is the first singer of the Top 13 to get the hook.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:00 AM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 03/08/2012

‘American Idol’ 2012: Top 13 perform Whitney and Stevie tunes

Guys tackle Stevie Wonder, chicks sing Whitney Houston in the show’s 400th episode.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:00 AM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 03/02/2012

‘American Idol’ 2012: Top 13 finalists revealed [updated with poll]

America voted for the top five guys and girls, and then the judges decided their wildcard picks.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:00 AM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:39 AM ET, 03/01/2012

‘American Idol’ 2012: Top 12 girls perform

Judges admit they went too easy on the guys in their excitement and take it out on the girls.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  01:39 AM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 02/29/2012

‘American Idol’ 2012: The 13 guys perform

Guy Idolettes perform songs of their choice in new “Idol” studio while judges ooh and aah.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:00 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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