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Even With Lame Singers, Idol Beats Olympics

After being bested by the Olympics last Wednesday, American Idol roared back with a vengeance last night, rounding up 22.8 million viewers to the Olympics' 19.0 million. Idol peaked in its last half hour with...

Simon Cowell's Ex Reunion

Simon Cowell's ex-girlfriend has met-up with his new lover.TV presenter Terri Seymour proved there are no hard feelings between herself and the music mogul - who she dated for six years until November 2008 -...

Labelle Appalled By Hurtful American Idol Comments

R&B legend PATTI LABELLE has warned AMERICAN IDOL judges to be more careful in the comments they pass on wannabe singers because some remarks are so hurtful, they could make contestants suicidal.The 65 year old...

All Seven Olympics Telecasts Make Top Ten

Seven Winter Olympics telecasts -- one for each day -- two American Idol telecasts, and one Undercover Boss telecast comprised the Nielsen top ten for last week. In fact, there was hardly any competition at...

Nbc Hoping A-listers Will Boost Leno On His Return To Tonight

Jay Leno's guest list for his first two weeks back on The Tonight Show features A-list talent the likes of whom never appeared on the show during the brief time that it was hosted by...

Americans Win In Vancouver; So Does Nbc

It's the object of intense criticism from all sides, but NBC's coverage of the Winter Olympics continues to rack up huge ratings -- averaging 26.3 million viewers over the first nine days -- a 28-percent...

Simon Cowell Never Been Happier

Simon Cowell is "glowing with happiness". The music mogul's mother Julie Cowell, 84, is astonished at the impact his lover Mezhgan Hussainy has had on him after just months of dating.She said: "I couldn't believe...

Howard Stern Won't Replace Simon Cowell, Cowell Says

Producers of American Idol are not about to take shock jock Howard Stern up on his offer to leave radio behind and instead replace Simon Cowell on American Idol , Cowell himself indicated Thursday. Speaking...

Idol Finally Goes Down To Defeat

The contestants on American Idol proved to be no match for the likes of Linsey Vonn, Shani Davis, and Shaun White, who captured the gold at the Winter Olympics Wednesday night. While NBC's coverage of...

Cowell Confronts Idol Rumours

SIMON COWELL has spoken out about the swirling rumours over who will replace him on AMERICAN IDOL, insisting shock jock HOWARD STERN isn't qualified to take over but LADY GAGA would be a good choice.The...

Simon Cowell's Happy Mother

Simon Cowell's mother was "delighted" but "shocked" when her son told her he was getting married.Julie Cowell, 84, received a phone call from her music mogul son telling her he had got engaged to make-up...

Cowell's Mum Throws Engagement Denial Into Doubt

SIMON COWELL's mother has spoken of her joy over her son's engagement - even though a representative for the AMERICAN IDOL judge dismissed the reports.The music mogul sparked speculation he had proposed to Mezhgan Hussainy...

Cowell 'Not Engaged', Says Rep

SIMON COWELL's spokesman has dismissed reports the media mogul is engaged to wed AMERICAN IDOL make-up artist MEZHGAN HUSSAINY.The American Idol judge sparked speculation he had proposed to Hussainy after she was snapped sporting a...

Olympics Lift Nbc To No. 1

Thanks to the Winter Olympics, NBC found itself in the rare position of standing on the victor's platform in the weekly ratings race. Friday's coverage of the opening ceremonies was the most-watched program of the...

Simon Cowell Plans Big Wedding

Simon Cowell is planning the "biggest showbiz wedding for years".The music mogul's friends have confirmed he proposed to girlfriend Mezhgan Hussainy on Valentine's Day (14.02.10) and are amazed at how happy the make-up artist is...

American Idol Wins The Gold; Beats The Olympics

Forget the competition in Vancouver. It was the competition on Fox that viewers were most engrossed in Tuesday night. According to overnight Nielsens, 23.64 million viewers tuned in to American Idol Tuesday night versus 20.41...

Smitten Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell thinks Mezghan Hussainy is "the one". The 'American Idol' judge - who has sparked rumours he is engaged to the make-up artist - admitted he is thinking about starting a family with the...

Olympics Race To Another Ratings Win

The Winter Olympics continued to dominate network television on Monday -- drawing an average primetime audience of 25.49 million -- 9 percent larger than that for the first Monday of the 2006 competition. Nevertheless, the...

Morgan Lands Coveted Cowell Interview

British journalist-turned-TV personality PIERS MORGAN is set for a showdown with his boss SIMON COWELL - he's interviewing the AMERICAN IDOL star for his U.K. chatshow.The pair appear together on the judging panel of Cowell's...

Simon Cowell To Marry?

Simon Cowell has sparked speculation that he is getting married.The 'American Idol' judge reportedly presented girlfriend Mezhgan Hussainy with a large diamond ring during a romantic Valentine's Day (14.02.10) dinner at the couple's favourite restaurant...

Abdul Joining Cowell's X Factor?

Former AMERICAN IDOL judge PAULA ABDUL has fuelled rumours she's to rejoin former colleague SIMON COWELL on the small screen - with a role on the U.S. version of his British talent show THE X...

Parents' Group Urges Idol Bosses To Avoid Stern

Executives at a parents' rights group in the U.S. are urging AMERICAN IDOL bosses not to hire HOWARD STERN to replace SIMON COWELL - insisting the shock jock is too controversial for the family-friendly TV...

Ptc Riled By Rumor That Howard Stern Will Replace Cowell

It was only a rumor --and an unlikely one at that -- but the Parents Television Council is angry over a report that shock jock Howard Stern may replace Simon Cowell as the lead judge...

Ratings There Was Super Bowl And Everything Else

It goes without saying that the Super Bowl telecast was the highest-rated show of the week last week. With 106.5 million tuning in, it also attracted the largest number of viewers of any show in...

Ellen Gets Mostly Thumbs Up After Idol Debut

Ellen DeGeneres's debut on American Idol Tuesday night received much applause from TV writers and bloggers today (Wednesday). "In just one episode, new judge Ellen DeGeneres displayed why it's no stretch at all for her...

Kelly Clarkson's Tour Bug

Kelly Clarkson is worried she'll never be able to eat again.The 'Since You've Been Gone' singer has been so ill since coming down with stomach flu following her show in Liverpool, England, that she can't...

Madonna's Manager To Be New Idol

Madonna's manager is being lined up to replace Simon Cowell on the 'American Idol' judging panel. Guy Oseary - who is also Chairman of the 'Celebration' singer's label Maverick Records, which has also released LPs...

Oseary Latest Music Man Linked To Idol Job

MADONNA's manager GUY OSEARY is the latest music mogul reportedly set to take SIMON COWELL's seat when he departs AMERICAN IDOL next year (11).Since Cowell announced he was leaving the hit U.S. talent contest last...

Stern Confirms Idol Gossip

Shock jock HOWARD STERN has confirmed reports he has been approached to replace SIMON COWELL when the British music mogul quits AMERICAN IDOL.The controversial radio DJ is currently in discussions with TV bosses to take...

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