American Idol

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By Peter Oberth

Is American Idol rigged? Who knows, but why are people still watching?

I have never watched American Idol but it still pisses me off.  Eight seasons past and people are still strung up on the American Idol bandwagon.  I just don't get it.  Even though the ratings have wavered a bit, it's still the number one show on TV.  Yet, every year, fans cry foul over different... Read more
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SPOILER: American Idol crowns a winner

American Idol has crowned it's new winner in a heated battle on the twosinger face-off.  Folksy singer Kris Allen is the new "American Idol," turning judges' favorite Adam Lambert into an also-ran.... Read more
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Fox unveils fall schedule

So Fox thinks it can "Dance" this fall.  Network announced a fall sked Monday that looks a lot like its winter lineup — but with a new, in-season edition of "So You Think You Can Dance" warming the chair for "American Idol."... Read more
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Simon Cowell to leave American Idol's eventual sinking ship?

American Idol judge Simon Cowell says he will leave the most popular show on television if it ever slips from the top spot in the ratings.... Read more
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American Idol

AMERICAN IDOL returns for the much-anticipated eighth season on January 13. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the No. 1 hit series empowers contestants and viewers to share their voice in deciding who will be America's next singing superstar.... Read more
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Kelly Clarkson: All I Ever Wanted

OH KELLY CLARKSON!! Sorry about that. Ever since The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Steve Carell’s exclamation of pain during the chest waxing scene is the very first thing that pops into my head whenever I hear Clarkson’s name. That might not be what she would like to hear, but such is life.... Read more
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Taylor Hicks: The Distance

A lot of people know Taylor Hicks as the 2006 American Idol winner but what they don’t know is that Hicks had quite a music career before then.... Read more
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New American Idol Preview...previews nothing

Today, Fox released the first teaser for season 8 of American Idol.  It's extremely David Cook-centric and shows nothing of the new season whatsoever, but rather clips of Cook interspersed with the "bikini" audition from... Read more
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