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Fox Bosses on the End of AMERICAN IDOL

May 11, 2015 by  
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AMERICAN IDOL will come to an end with the upcoming 15th season (which will launch in January of 2016), but parting with a show that has meant so much to the network wasn’t a move they came to lightly. “It’s not an easy decision; AMERICAN IDOL has been such a vital part of Fox for […]

AMERICAN IDOL to End with Season 15

May 11, 2015 by  
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AMERICAN IDOL will end with its upcoming 15th season, Fox announced. The season — which will once again kick off in January — will be a “season-long celebratory event” and “feature host Ryan Seacrest and judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick, Jr., as they search for the final IDOL superstar and pay tribute […]

EMPIRE: Watch Jussie Smollett and Yazz Perform ‘No Apologies’ on AMERICAN IDOL

March 13, 2015 by  
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EMPIRE’s first soundtrack was released this week, and to help promote the release, series stars Jussie Smollett (Jamal) and Yazz (Hakeem) performed “No Apologies” during Thursday’s episode of AMERICAN IDOL. And, naturally, it was amazing. Miss the performance? (Or simply want to rewatch it?) Check it out… So great, right? Follow @GiveMeMyRemote and @marisaroffman on […]

Fox Sets Premiere Dates for EMPIRE and AMERICAN IDOL

November 19, 2014 by  
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Fox has released its first set of midseason premiere dates. First on tap? The fantastic new series, EMPIRE, and the return of AMERICAN IDOL. Check out what Fox has to say about those debuts… Tweet

AMERICAN IDOL Season 14 Preview: A Contestant Performs ‘Stay With Me’ with Keith Urban and Harry Connick, Jr, While Dancing with Jennifer Lopez

August 7, 2014 by  
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AMERICAN IDOL season 14 auditions have started, and they’ve already produced a gem: this as-of-now unnamed male contestant who won a golden ticket, and then proceeded to do an encore of his song (Sam Smith’s “Stay With Me”) with judges Keith Urban and Harry Connick, Jr., backing up him up guitar/piano…as the man slow-danced with […]

AMERICAN IDOL: Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, Harry Connick Jr., and Ryan Seacrest to Return

June 23, 2014 by  
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The AMERICAN IDOL judging panel — and host Ryan Seacrest — will remain with the show next season, Fox officially confirmed. “Jennifer [Lopez], Keith [Urban], Harry [Connick Jr.] and Ryan are the very best in the business at what they do, and I’m thrilled that they are returning to AMERICAN IDOL for another season,” said […]

AMERICAN IDOL: See a New Promo For Season 13

October 24, 2013 by  
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AMERICAN IDOL’s 13th season is coming, and during tonight’s World Series game, Fox debuted the first promo for the new year… Tweet

AMERICAN IDOL Season 13: First Photo of the New Judging Panel, Plus Gallery Photos

September 3, 2013 by  
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The first photo of the new(ish) AMERICAN IDOL judging panel is here, and in addition to that, there are also some season 13 gallery shots of the talent. Take a look at who will be helping to find your next AMERICAN IDOL… Follow @GiveMeMyRemote and @marisaroffman on Twitter for the latest TV news. Connect with […]

AMERICAN IDOL: Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. Officially Announced as Judges

September 3, 2013 by  
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It has been widely rumored for a bit, but Fox has officially announced that former AMERICAN IDOL judge Jennifer Lopez will return to her seat for season 13, and occasional guest judge/mentor Harry Connick Jr. has joined the series as a judge, too. They join previously announced returning judge Keith Urban. Original judge Randy Jackson […]

AMERICAN IDOL: Nigel Lythgoe Confirms He’s Leaving

June 10, 2013 by  
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The AMERICAN IDOL shake-up continues: long-time executive producer Nigel Lythgoe confirmed he’s on his way out. Here’s Lythgoe’s complete statement: “It has been a tremendous honor to launch and build “American Idol” over the course of a decade and to see it recognized with 51 nominations and 6 EMMY Awards including the Academy’s highest honor, […]

AMERICAN IDOL: Nicki Minaj Quits, Too

May 30, 2013 by  
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Just hours after Mariah Carey confirmed her exit from AMERICAN IDOL, fellow newbie judge, Nicki Minaj, said she’d be leaving, too. “Thank you American Idol for a life changing experience!” Minaj tweeted. “Wouldn’t trade it for the world! Time to focus on the Music!!! Mmmuuuaahhh!!!” A representative for the show confirmed Minaj’s exit and FOX, […]

It’s Official: Mariah Carey Is Leaving AMERICAN IDOL

May 30, 2013 by  
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It’s official: Mariah Carey won’t be returning to AMERICAN IDOL. Carey’s publicity team tweeted out the following message: “W/ global success of “#Beautiful” (#1 in 30+ countries so far) @MariahCarey confirms world tour & says goodbye 2 Idol http://mariahcarey.com” The departure follows the exit of original IDOL judge Randy Jackson. Fellow IDOL newbie Nicki Minaj […]

AMERICAN IDOL: Kree Harrison on the Finale Results

May 17, 2013 by  
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After last night’s AMERICAN IDOL finale, runner-up Kree Harrison talked with reporters about the finale night, who she’d like to duet with, what comes next, and more. Take a look! Follow @GiveMeMyRemote and @marisaroffman on Twitter for the latest TV news. Connect with other TV fans on GIVE ME MY REMOTE’s official Facebook page. And […]

AMERICAN IDOL: Season 12’s Winner Speaks Out!

May 17, 2013 by  
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Last night’s AMERICAN IDOL finale crowned its first female winner since 2007, and when Candice Glover came backstage to talk to reporters post-victory, she was clearly still in shock she had actually won. Take a look at what she had to say about the whole process… Tweet

AMERICAN IDOL: Candice Glover and Kree Harrison on the Performance Finale

May 16, 2013 by  
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It was the first all-female AMERICAN IDOL finale since season 3, and I don’t know about you, but I feel like it lived up to the hype. (And, as a bonus, both potential singles were actually decent songs!) Backstage after the show, finalists Candice Glover and Kree Harrison spoke with reporters about the performance finale, […]

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