American Idol

‘Big Bang Theory’ holds off ‘This Is Us’ in broadcast Live +3 ratings for week 24

“The Big Bang Theory” kept its status as the top broadcast show among adults 18-49 in the Live +3 ratings for March 5-11 — barely.<p>The show increased …

Extreme Sports

Best Lines of the Week (March 9-15): 'You're Wrong and You're a Stupid Person!'

A roundup of the best lines we heard on TV over the past week.


WIAA boys state basketball tournament

I’m at the Kohl Center in Madison for the WIAA boys basketball state tournament. Division 2 state semifinal between Westosha Central and Kaukauna …

Extreme Sports

Nashville singer on American Idol

posted by Temple -<p>11 hours ago<p>After moving to Nashville he was hit by a car and was told he would never walk again. Now, on the mend, he makes it all …


A hard life shaped 'American Idol' contestant Johnny White's singing

Considering what 19-year-old "American Idol" contestant Johnny White of Hickory witnessed around him as a child – homelessness, sadness, addiction, …


‘American Idol’ contestant says unwanted kiss from Katy Perry was “uncomfortable”

"I wanted my first kiss to be special," he says<p>A male contestant who received a kiss from Katy Perry on <i>American Idol</i> has described the encounter as …

Katy Perry

When is American Idol on – judges, how to watch in UK and what does wig mean?

The brand new American Idol has kicked off with a new-look judging panel to boot.<p>It’s already hit headlines for introducing us all to the in-word …

Entertainment (UK)

'American Idol' Premiere Hits Sour Note with Viewers

ABC’s “American Idol” reboot went head-to-head with NBC’s “The Voice” this week — and the ensuing ratings bloodbath likely has ABC’s bean counters …

New York Times

How Do ‘American Idol’ Winners Fare in the Music Industry?

The show’s most successful acts, including Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood, competed during its earliest seasons<p>The new rendition of “American Idol” is being judged primarily on the ratings and buzz it generates for ABC. But can the show, whose 16th-season premiere over the weekend drew 10.3 …

Music Industry

Katy Perry Accidentally Flashed Her ‘American Idol’ Co-Stars

It’s difficult to create a true “water-cooler moment” in 2018, but the recently revived <i>American Idol</i> is doing its best to create a slew of memeable …

Katy Perry

Katy Perry can't help hitting on 'American Idol' contestants — and viewers are divided over it

"American Idol" has received mixed responses from viewers, with many people finding Katy Perry's actions entertaining, and others saying she is being distasteful in light of sexual harassment and the "Me Too" movement.<p>She initially asked the contestant, Benjamin Glaze, to kiss her on the cheek and …

Katy Perry

Katy Perry dinged for flirting with 'American Idol' contestants as nun scandal swirls

“American Idol” wrapped up its two-day premiere Monday but one judge has been getting all the attention surrounding the show’s heavily promoted comeback: Katy Perry.<p>Perry, 33, has recently been spotted spending time with her ex Orlando Bloom, and she was even snapped wearing a onesie with his face …


Formerly paralyzed singer brings Katy Perry to tears on 'American Idol'

Most men aren't rewarded for making Katy Perry cry, but singer David Francisco won himself a trip to Hollywood after reducing Perry to a puddle of tears during his "American Idol" audition Monday night.<p>Just before his performance, Francisco, 25, opened up to Perry and her fellow judges, Lionel …

Katy Perry

'The Voice' Clobbers 'American Idol' Reboot in First Primetime Face-off

The NBC singing competition beat “Idol” in every demographic group save one, when it merely tied<p>“American Idol” on ABC sunk 22 percent in TV ratings …


Katy Perry’s Reaction to This ‘American Idol’ Audition Is Thirst at Its Finest

Katy Perry had zero chill when an attractive contestant auditioned for <i>American Idol</i>, and we don’t blame her.<p>During last night’s episode, Perry …

Katy Perry

American Idol: Trevor Holmes Sings On Brett Young’s ‘In Case You Didn’t Know’ To Go On To Hollywood

AMERICAN IDOL – ABC’s “American Idol” judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan with host Ryan Seacrest. (ABC/Eric Liebowitz)<p>Trevor Holmes …

Reality TV

Inspirational American Idol Contestant Wows Judges & Brings Katy Perry to Tears

<b>Watch more “American Idol” auditions this coming Sunday on ABC at 8/7c</b><p>Come back every day at 8:30 a.m. EST to watch People Now streaming live from …

New York City

Do you remember these iconic 'American Idol' stars? Video

Dozens of musical careers have been launched by the "American Idol" empire, and this season on ABC, lives will change once more.

Reality TV

ShowBiz Minute: Locklear, American Idol, Scientology

Heather Locklear

'American Idol' reboot: What's the verdict?

<b>(CNN) —</b> "American Idol" returned Sunday on a new network with new judges, but was there the same old love for the singing competition?<p>ABC launched its reboot of the reality series, this time around with celebrity judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie.<p>As per usual, viewers were treated to …

Celebrity News

Luke Bryan Tests 'American Idol' Contestant's Country Cred

The country judge declared this talented young man just "might win American Idol!" What do you think?Continue reading…

Country Music

Carrie Underwood Returns To TV For ‘American Idol’ Reboot With Inspirational Message

Carrie Underwood returned to TV on March 11 to show her support for the show that made her a household name, <i>American Idol</i>. Though the star has …

Celebrity News

American Idol premiere on ABC is least-watched in history

It brought hype and star power to ABC but <i>American Idol</i> definitely showed it age during its 16th season debut on Sunday: the new iteration with judges …


Some of Your Fave Pop Stars Are in Their 30s — but the Next ‘American Idol’ Has an Age Limit

Aaliyah once said, “Age ain’t nothin’ but a number.” But for American Idol hopefuls, one’s birthdate can stand between them and their dreams of …

Justin Timberlake

Luke Bryan misses American Idol premiere

posted by Mason, Remy and Alabama -<p>44 minutes ago<p>Did you catch the season premire of American Idol on Sunday? Luke Bryan wasn't watching! He was …

Reality TV

Worst National Anthem Singer Harper Grace Hopes to Redeem Herself on 'American Idol'

She's coming for her second chance! When she was just 11 years old, aspiring singer Harper Grace went viral in the most embarrassing way. Back in …

Lionel Richie

'What is wig' and Katy Perry's kiss: 'American Idol' contestants who got social media talking

From the contestant who had everyone asking 'What is wig?' to the teen who got his first kiss from Katy Perry, these are the 'American Idol' …

Reality TV

American Idol Is Back With A Bang

posted by Camille Hantla -<p>14 hours ago<p>New judges <b>Katy Perry</b>, <b>Lionel Richie</b> and <b>Luke Bryan</b> showed a lot of heart and chemistry as they gave hopefuls the …

Reality TV

‘American Idol’ notes: solid ABC debut ratings, Bremen’s Andrew Weaver on 2nd episode | Radio & TV Talk

AMERICAN IDOL – ABC’s “American Idol” judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. (ABC/Craig Sjodin)<p><b>Posted Monday, March 12, 2018 by RODNEY</b> …

Andrew Weaver

18-year-old Arkansan wows judges, advances on 'American Idol'

An 18-year-old contestant from Arkansas wowed the judges and advanced on <i>American Idol</i> in an audition that aired Sunday night on ABC.<p>Noah Davis, who …

Lionel Richie