After losing ground all season, American Idol failed to end on an up note with last night's finale. Up against some tough competition, Fox's former juggernaut finished with 14.3 million viewers, versus CBS' Big Bang Theory, which drew 14.4 million for its season finale. This marks the first time an Idol finale has failed to crack the 20 million mark, underscoring the show's declining ratings, which have been the key talking point around Idol all season.So how will producers be addressing this...Read Full Story
Is Nicki Minaj pissed? Disappointed? Thrilled? Quietly seething? Whatever the feeling, it's written across her face like a flashcard. And since the eyes are clearly the windows into Nicki's pink and black soul, we've gone back and found 22 of our favorite crazy-eyed looks from hip-hop's reigning queen of non-verbal communication. Enjoy!(Fame/Flynet) Share on Facebook (Getty Images) Share on Facebook (Bauer Griffin) Share on Facebook (Getty Images) Share on Facebook (Getty Images) Share on...Read Full Story
Candice Glover has officially joined the ranks of Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, and the nine other winners of American Idol. The singer shed tears and embraced runner-up Kree Harrison as the judges gave her a standing ovation during Thursday's 2-hour season finale. After hugging about as many people as she could get her arms around, Candice didn't say much because she was just crying too hard.She barely got out a choked-up reference to her long relationship with the show. "I can't even...Read Full Story
Last week, American Idol judge Randy Jackson announced that he was leaving the show. So, what’s he going to do with all that spare time? Our Fred Topel recently caught up with Jackson and got his TV WatchList. Check out his favorite shows below and find out if you’ve got the same taste.
Randy Jackson WatchList
The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory
A hot girl moves in across the hall from a group of geeks and hilarity ensues. It’s also one of the funniest things out there on...Read Full Story
Kree Harrison and Candice Glover (From Fox)Here we are, just one day away from a Season 12 winner being named, and we've got our final three performances from Candice Glover and Kree Harrison crammed into a special one-hour version of what is normally a two-hour show. Not a minute was wasted. Video callbacks were kept to a minimum and judges barely got to talk, but somehow producers found time for Carly Rae Jepsen to distract us from the action with her Coca-Cola-sponsored brand new single...Read Full Story
Randy Jackson Wall
Randall Darius "Randy" Jackson (born June 23, 1956) is an American bassist, singer, record producer, music manager, A&R executive and television personality. He is best known as a judge on American Idol and Executive Producer for MTV's America's Best Dance Crew. Jackson has won a Grammy Award as a producer.