The TV Column: american idol 2012


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, 05/10/2012

‘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, 05/03/2012

‘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 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 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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