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Oprah's Finale Biggest Ratings Since 1994

Nielsen will not release final figures for another two weeks -- ratings for syndicated television shows are traditionally delayed that long -- but preliminary ratings for Wednesday's finale of The Oprah Winfrey Show indicate that...

All Networks (Except Nbc) Clean Up During May Sweeps

All three major networks had something to boast about as the May sweeps period came to an end. CBS once again attracted more viewers overall than any other network. But Fox finished No. 1 among...

Kara Dioguardi High On 'Special Brownies' At Abdul's.

Kara Dioguardi, the American songwriter best known for her role as a judge on American Idol, revealed she was "high as a kite" after eating some 'special brownies' at Paula Abdul's house. Kara Dioguardi, who...

Scotty Mccreery Denies Lauren Alaina Romance

Scotty McCreery insists he and Lauren Alaina are "really close friends".The 17-year-old 'American Idol' winner has denied that he is in a romantic relationship with his runner-up, claiming they have shared a "brother and sister"...

Randy Jackson On The Hunt For New Talent

American Idol judge Randy Jackson is broadening his talent search by inviting members of the public to approach him via his website.The producer-turned-Tv star runs Randyjacksonnext.com and is launching a new scheme called the Enlightenment...

Bono Defends American Idol

U2 rocker Bono has bucked the trend of celebrities criticising TV talent shows by throwing his support behind American Idol.A number of high-profile musicians have come out against singing competitions such as Idol and The...

Lee Dewyze Refused To Present American Idol Trophy?

Lee Dewyze, the 25-year-old rock singer and last year's American Idol champion, refused to present the trophy to Scotty Mccreery during the season ten finale, according to the show's executive producer Nigel Lythgoe. Lee Dewyze...

Scotty Mccreery Will Receive $250,000 Says U.s. Judge

Scotty Mccreery, the 17-year-old country singer and latest 'American Idol', will receive at least $250,000 in advances for winning the show, reports the Associated Press. Scotty Mccreery and Lauren Alaina had their contracts approved by...

Lauren Alaina Rejected Twice By 'America's Got Talent'

Lauren Alaina, the 16-year-old American Idol runner-up, was rejected twice by Simon Cowell's 'America's Got Talent'. Lauren Alaina revealed the news during her appearance on 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno', where she was joined...

Kara Dioguardi 'High As A Kite' At Abdul's House

Kara Dioguardi, the American singer-songwriter and former American Idol judge, claims she became "high as a kite" after eating some 'special brownies' left at Paula Abdul's house. Kara Dioguardi told George Lopez on 'Lopez Tonight'...

Jay-z Overwhelmed By Beyonce's 'Greatness'

Jay Z felt he was in the presence of "greatness" as he watched his wife Beyonce warm up for her performance on American Idol on Wednesday (25May11).The rapper recorded footage of the pop superstar singing...

Lauren Alaina And Scotty Mccreery Together?

Lauren Alaina and Scotty Mccreery have remained tight-lipped on speculation that they are 'together'. Lauren and Scotty, the American Idol finalists, are rumoured to be romantically involved but the latter played down talk of a...

Mccreery Wins Big; So Does American Idol

Fox's season finale of American Idol Wednesday night averaged 28.16 million viewers. Here's a run-down by half-hours 8 00 p.m. 22.95 million 8 30 p.m. 27.78 million; 9 00 p.m. 30.63 million; 9 30 p.m....

Tom Jones Rocks American Idol Finale

Tom Jones wowed with a surprise performance on the 'American Idol' finale last night (25.05.11). The 70-year-old Welsh singer performed his hit song 'It's Not Unusual' after the top 13 male contestants sang a medley...

Lauren Alaina And Scotty Mccreery A Couple?

Lauren Alaina and SCOTTY MCCREERY responded to speculation that they are a couple following last night's American Idol final. Lauren and Scotty are rumoured to be dating, but the latter played down talk of a...

Kelly Clarkson Loves Reality Shows

Kelly Clarkson is obsessed with reality TV.The 29-year-old singer - who shot to fame after winning the first series of 'American Idol' - believes star-search contests are good for the music industry because they focus...

Scotty Mccreery Wins American Idol

Scotty McCreery has won 'American Idol'.The 17-year-old country crooner received more votes from the public than his fellow finalist Lauren Alaina and became the fourth male contestant in a row to win the FOX talent...

Teen Triumphs In Star-studded American Idol Finale

Music superstars Lady Gaga, Beyonce and Bono rocked the American Idol stage on Wednesday (25May11) as teenage singer Scott Mccreery was crowned the series winner.Acts like Judas Priest and Gladys Knight turned out in force...

American Idol's Scotty Mccreery Predicted As 'Clear Winner'

American Idol moves into its season ten finale tonight, with two country singers vying for this year's crown. 16-year-old Lauren Alaina and 17-year-old Scotty Mccreery gave their final performances during last night's show, with the...

Steven Tyler Didn't Want Idol Job

Steven Tyler didn't want to be an 'American Idol' judge.The Aerosmith rocker has been a huge hit since joining Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson on the revamped judging panel for the 10th season of the...

Monster Audiences For Tuesdays Finales

There was a lot of TV viewing going on Tuesday night as ABC's Dancing with the Stars wound up the season, with 20.97 million viewers for the two-hour season finale. Some 22.59 million were tuned...

Dancing And Idol Draw Huge Ratings

Television's two powerhouse talent shows, ABC's Dancing with the Stars and Fox's American Idol, continued to dominate the ratings last week as they headed into the final stretch. With an extra performance show on Tuesday...

Lauren Alaina Set To Scoop American Idol Crown?

Lauren Alaina, the 16-year-old country sensation, took a huge step towards becoming American Idol champion during Tuesday's final performances, reports the New York Daily News. Lauren Alaina edged out fellow country singer Scotty Mccreery during...

American Idol Drama As Finalist Loses Her Voice

A top doctor was called to the set of American Idol on Tuesday (25May11) to save wannabe star Lauren Alaina's voice for the penultimate episode of the U.S. TV talent show.The pressure got the better...

American Idol Finalists Ready For Country Music Battle

Country fans Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina are to battle it out for the title of 'American Idol' tonight (24.05.11).The two teenagers - who share a love of the genre - have become the remaining...

Bono And The Edge To Perform With Spider-man Cast

U2 rockers Bono and The Edge will introduce their Spider-man musical to the U.S. by performing with the cast on the upcoming American Idol finale.The Irish musicians have created the score for Spider-man: Turn Off...

Carrie Underwood Picks Alaina's American Idol Song

Carrie Underwood, the country singer-songwriter and former American Idol winner, has chosen one of Lauren Alaina's songs for Tuesday's final (24th May 2011), reports Usa Today. Carrie Underwood has selected a track that she believes...

Tom Hanks Disappointed With American Idol

Tom Hanks was deeply disappointed when his favourite American Idol finalist was dumped from the show last week (19May11) - because he felt sure his two votes would keep her in the competition.The Oscar-winner recently...

U2 To Play American Idol Finale

U2 will give the American Idol wannabes a taste of what megastars look like when they perform during the show's finale on Wednesday (25May11).The Irish rockers, who picked up the Top Touring Artist Award at...

Scott Mccreery Wins Coin Toss But Alaina Will Sing Last

SCOTT MCCREERY, the 17-year-old American Idol contestant, won the coin toss to decide who will sing first in next week's grand finale, but allowed LAUREN ALAINA to choose the order, reports USA Today. The post-show...

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