American Idol

ABC’s “The Bachelorette” – Season 11

How much longer can The Bachelorette last?

What two Bachelorettes and a few early exits tell us about the future of a venerable reality TV fixture
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The Thrill: FHRITP, a TV era ends, and hipster Hamburglar

Our pop-culture podcast talks to CityNews’ Shauna Hunt, discusses the cancellation of two defining TV shows, and debates the Hamburglar rebrand
Kelly Clarkson

An obituary to ’American Idol’: How an era ended

The biggest reality show of the 21st century is over. And it’s because we no longer need it.
Democratic nominee Clay Aiken takes a pictures with a constituent after a campaign forum in Cary, North Carolina

5 at 5: American Idol’s Clay Aiken wins democratic nomination

Also, trial dates for Ford’s friend, French photojournalist killed and UN’s Syrian negotiator quits
Big star, small car

Are Fiat’s new ads about its cars or Jennifer Lopez?

Fiat couldn’t have picked a higher-watt star for their new ad campaign
Why old people are suddenly watchable

Why old people are suddenly watchable on TV

Networks are discovering their most loyal viewers like over-60s like Ted Danson
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The re-southification of American Idol

With Scotty McCeery’s win, it’s a country music year
Why does ‘American Idol’ hate women?

Why does ’American Idol’ hate women?

Maybe it’s because, as Steven Tyler says, ‘Guys aren’t voting and girls are jealous’
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American Idol: The Untold Story

Book by Richard Rushfield
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Simon who? It’s all about Steven Tyler now.

No one expected an old weird-looking rock star to save American Idol