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American Idol Boss Simon Fuller Settles Copyright Case Against X Factor

Simon Fuller, the UK-born media mogul behind the massively successful Pop Idol (which ultimately spawned American Idol and the various international variations of the show), has settled a long-standing battle between himself and his production...

Simon Fuller Settles Lawsuit Over The X Factor

American Idol creator Simon Fuller has settled his copyright lawsuit against bosses behind rival reality Tv show The X Factor.The 52 year old launched legal action against network executives at Fox Broadcasting Company in 2011,...

American Idol Ratings Sink To Lowest Level Ever

Producers of Fox's American Idol appear powerless to contain its weekly ratings slide. Thursday night's installment attracted the smallest audience among 18-49 viewers in the talent show's history. The number of total viewers fell to...

American Idol Recap: David Velez's Won't Win, But He Might Stil Get Prom King

The latest contestant to be voted off American Idol is Devin Velez. This fits in perfectly with Nicki Minaj’s early prediction that the men were going to have a tough time this season. Not only...

Idol's Ratings Slip To An All-time Low

American Idol's audience dropped to 12 million Wednesday night, and it's 18-49 segment fell to its lowest level ever, Nielsen overnight ratings disclosed. While the figure was still good enough to give Fox a ratings...

Another Motown Special? Predictable Week For American Idol, Janelle Arthur Saves The Day

Really, American Idol? Another Motown special? You’d think that with so much experience under their belts, and with world-class talent like Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey on board, the folks behind American Idol would be...

'Everybody's Just Going To Hate Me' - Nicki Minaj On Joining American Idol

Nicki Minaj isn’t one to mince her words and in a recent conference call with reporters this week, she was quite open about what she was expecting when she signed up to the show. “I...

Crystal Bowersox To Make Broadway Debut As Patsy Cline

Former American Idol star Crystal Bowersox is set to make her Broadway debut as Patsy Cline in an upcoming musical based on the country legend's life.Bowersox will portray the Walkin' After Midnight hitmaker in Ted...

Julianne Hough Wanted To Get Married

Julianne Hough reportedly broke up with Ryan Seacrest because he didn't propose to her.Although the 38-year-old 'American Idol' host was looking at rings, friends believe he took too long to get around to it, leading...

American Idol Recap: Who Managed To Pull Off The Beatles?

Last night’s episode of American Idol saw the nine remaining finalists take on the Beatles catalogue – with varying success.In preparation for the night, producer and Idol mentor Jimmy Iovine had this to say to...

Jennifer Love Hewitt Visited Burlesque Clubs To Perfect Moves For New Video

Jennifer Love Hewitt and American Idol judge Randy Jackson hit strip clubs in Los Angeles late at night looking for moves the actress could use in her sexy new video.The actress was working with producer...

Ryan Seacrest Falls On Jane Lynch During American Idol Filming

Jane Lynch came to the rescue of U.S. Tv presenter Ryan Seacrest on Thursday (14Mar13) when he slipped and fell while walking down a staircase on the set of American Idol.The Glee star was in...

Nicki Minaj Late For Live American Idol Show

Rapper Nicki Minaj was late for the American Idol live show on Wednesday (13Mar13) after she was held up in heavy traffic.The Starships hitmaker serves as a judge, alongside Keith Urban, Randy Jackson and Mariah...

American Idol Chooses It's Top 10: But Are Any Of Them Good Enough?

America has spoken. The general public have chosen this year's American Idol Top 10, and there's few surprises in the line-up for season eight of the show. Blessed with good looks and a half-decent voice,...

'Arrogant' Curtis Finch Jr Is Best Of A Bad Bunch On American Idol

It was the men's turn on American Idol last night, though it's highly unlikely any of the male contestants on season twelve of the show will be competing for the crown in a couple of...

Zoanette Johnson Is “Queen Of The Jungle” On American Idol

No one saw Zoanette Johnson – the huge-haired, larger than life, Liberian-born singer – getting this far in American Idol. She made the National Anthem sound like rallying cry during her initial try-outs, and erratic...

Dwts Idol Contestant Revealed: American Idol Loser Kellie Pickler Takes On Dance Challenge

The news has broken that we have a DWTS Idol Contestant in the making. TMZ have discovered the identity of four of this year’s Dancing With The Stars contestants and one of them is a...

Was American Idol's Shubha Vedula A Cross Between Aguilera And Psy?

Mount Pleasant's Shubha Vedula was axed from American Idol on Wednesday night (February 20, 2013) after being told she sounded like a cross between Christina Aguilera and the "Gangnam Style guy," by influential judge Nicki...

Idol's Ratings Continue To Crumble

CBS once again owned Thursday night, clobbering its rivals in every hour of primetime among total adults, although coming in second in the key 18-49 age group at 10:00 as ABC's Scandal edged out Elementary....

Kara Dioguardi Takes New Baby On Road Trip

Former American Idol judge Kara Dioguardi spent her first few days as a new mother on a mammoth cross-country road trip with her husband and baby.The songwriter and her partner Mike MCCuddy recently became proud...

American Idol: Angelina Miller Leaves Randy Jackson Speechless

Angela Miller stole the show on Thursday night's American Idol (February 14, 2013), leaving the judges gobsmacked with a performance of her own song, 'You Set Me Free.' The 18-year-old food services worker from Beverly,...

American Idol Star Phillip Phillips' Mum Arrested

American Idol winner Phillip Phillips' mum has been arrested in the singer's native Georgia.Sheryl Phillips was taken into custody on Thursday (14Feb13) after undercover Albany cops spotted her vehicle swerving through traffic. Officers reportedly...

How Long Will Survivor Survive?

CBS's Survivor may now have to begin thinking about its own survival following the premiere of Survivor: Caramoan, which on Wednesday drew the lowest ratings for a season opener since the series debuted 11 years...

Grammys Down But Still Tops For The Week

CBS's telecast of the Grammy Awards may have fallen steeply from a year ago when it aired one day following the death of Whitney Houston, but it was nevertheless the highest rated program of last...

Nigel Lythgoe Launches Phone Hacking Lawsuit

American Idol boss Nigel Lythgoe has launched a lawsuit against Rupert Murdoch's U.K. media company after cops told him his phone was hacked by the News of the World.The Tv producer is seeking damages after...

Fox News Wins Ratings Vote

It may have been a more strident voice in opposition to Barack Obama during the 2012 election campaign than Mitt Romney's, but unlike Romney, Fox News turned out to be a big winner at the...

Hollywood Week: Could One Of 'The Couch Potatoes' Win American Idol?

American Idol kicked off its 'Hollywood week' on Wednesday (February 6, 2013), with the singing hopefuls bidding for a place in the grand finale. We say Hollywood week, we actually mean Quiet Suburb Week, as...

Super Bowl Delay Sheds A Little Darkness On The Ratings

Thanks to that 34-minute delay due to an electrical outage at the New Orleans Superdome -- cause: still unknown -- CBS can now claim the record for the most viewers during primetime (7:00 p.m. to...

Dude Looks Like A Lady: Steven Tyler Does Audition In Drag On American Idol

American Idol contestant "Pepper LaBeija from the House of LaBeija." rocked up in an impeccable face of make-up and a big blonde wig ready, a very short skirt and honking false boobs. She raring to...

Kara Dioguardi Is A New Mother

Former American Idol judge Kara Dioguardi is a new mother after welcoming her first child via surrogate.The songwriter and her husband Mike MCCuddy are now the proud parents of little Greyson James Carroll MCCuddy....

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