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Queen of Soul expresses interest in joining 'American Idol'updated: Sat Jul 14 2012 21:23:00

"American Idol" lost two stars this week when judges Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez announced they would not be returning next season, but the hit Fox show could gain itself The Queen.

'Celebrity Apprentice' lowest-rated finale yetupdated: Mon May 21 2012 17:06:00

NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice" live final couldn't withstand ABC's telecast of the Billboard Music Awards.

What 'X Factor' can do for Britney Spearsupdated: Tue May 15 2012 16:16:00

Singing competition shows like "American Idol" and "The Voice" don't only make stars, they rehabilitate them.

Seacrest signs on to continue hosting 'American Idol'updated: Tue Apr 24 2012 09:58:00

All-but-omnipresent entertainment personality Ryan Seacrest is sticking with the job that propelled him to national fame, announcing Monday that he'll continue hosting "American Idol."

Where's the originality in reality TV?updated: Thu Mar 15 2012 11:43:00

Whether you're into fashion design, the culinary arts or watching famous pop stars make and break the dreams of hopeful singers, reality programming offers something for everyone.

Cocaine suspected in death of U.S. TV producer in Ugandaupdated: Thu Feb 23 2012 21:08:00

A U.S. reality television producer whose work included "The Amazing Race" and "Whale Wars'" apparently died from a drug overdose, investigators in Uganda said Thursday.

Uganda investigates death of U.S. TV producerupdated: Wed Feb 22 2012 20:08:00

Authorities in Uganda were investigating the death of a U.S. reality television producer whose work included "The Amazing Race" and "Whale Wars,'" officials said Wednesday.

What shakeup means for 'X Factor'updated: Tue Jan 31 2012 16:14:00

Having watched as countless contestants said their goodbyes on season 1 of "The X Factor," judges Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger and host Steve Jones will now do the same, without so much as a highlight reel to play them off.

John Rhode wins "The Biggest Loser"updated: Wed Dec 14 2011 10:22:00

"The Biggest Loser's" two-hour live finale was one to remember as trainer Dolvett Quince tried on contestant Vinny Hickerson's retired oversized overalls, and competitor Jennifer Rumple, who won the $100,000 at-home prize, was handed a giant bouquet of flowers by her crush, trainer Bob Harper.

CNNMoney: Jillian Michaels: From bullied to businesswomanupdated: Wed Dec 07 2011 13:30:00

She rose to fame as the tough love personal trainer on the hit reality show, "The Biggest Loser." But Jillian Michaels said her true passion is improving the lives of others through her one-woman wellness brand.

'The Biggest Loser's' Vinny Hickerson gets engaged updated: Tue Dec 06 2011 12:15:00

Getting engaged made "Biggest Loser" contestant Vinny Hickerson feel like he had "a million pounds of weight off my shoulders."

Who won on 'Dancing with the Stars'?updated: Tue Dec 06 2011 10:26:00

Actor and Iraq war veteran J.R. Martinez and partner Karina Smirnoff win the Mirrorball trophy on "DWTS."

Say goodbye to another star on 'DWTS'updated: Wed Oct 19 2011 07:14:00

Who got cut on elimination night of "Dancing with the Stars"?

People.com: Mariah Carey a No-Show on The X Factorupdated: Fri Oct 14 2011 14:49:00

The singer fails to arrive at Simon Cowell's home in France to mentor eight female contestants

People.com: Debbie Gibson and Clay Aiken Will Compete on Celebrity Apprenticeupdated: Thu Oct 13 2011 09:08:00

The singers will hit the boardroom on the new season of Donald Trump's reality contest

New 'Celebrity Apprentice' cast members revealedupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 16:01:00

Let the boardroom battles begin!

People.com: Alison Sweeney's 'Heart Broke' When Biggest Loser Contestant Ate 37 Donutsupdated: Wed Sep 28 2011 14:11:00

The host says the season 12 contestant had "to suffer the consequences of his bad choices"

People.com: Anna Kournikova Trades Pro Tennis for Biggest Loser Trainingupdated: Wed Sep 28 2011 06:48:00

The former No. 1 in women's doubles is now a full-time personal trainer

People.com: The X Factor vs. American Idol: Which Is Better?updated: Fri Sep 23 2011 10:08:00

Simon's new show didn't grab as many viewers as Ryan and company

People.com: PEOPLE's TV Critic Assesses The X Factorupdated: Thu Sep 22 2011 13:50:00

It was fun, with a few genuinely inspiring moments - and predictable

Simon Cowell wants to take down 'Idol'updated: Wed Sep 21 2011 12:52:00

Simon Cowell talks about the differences between "American Idol" and his new show "The X Factor."

Simon Cowell: 'X Factor' is the biggest moment in my careerupdated: Wed Sep 21 2011 12:52:00

Simon Cowell, gearing up for Wednesday's premiere of "The X Factor" on Fox, told CNN's Piers Morgan, "It is the biggest moment in my career."

People.com: Dancing with the Stars Elimination: Who Was Sent Home First?updated: Wed Sep 21 2011 11:28:00

Find out who was sent home from the ballroom

Jon Voight turned down 'Dancing With the Stars'updated: Mon Sep 19 2011 15:12:00

As much as you may want to see Jon Voight dance, don't count on it happening on TV.

People.com: Ricki Lake Reveals Her DWTS Injuryupdated: Fri Sep 09 2011 17:50:00

The talk show host says she's "fine" after bruising her leg in rehearsals

People.com: Ethan Zohn & Jenna Morasca: Will They Get Engaged on The Amazing Race?updated: Mon Sep 05 2011 11:11:00

The couple, who've been together eight years, say "it's possible"

People.com: The Amazing Race: Season 19 Contestants Revealedupdated: Wed Aug 31 2011 18:50:00

Cancer survivor Ethan Zohn and girlfriend Jenna Morasca will take off Sept. 25

'Survivor' winners head up new 'Amazing Race' castupdated: Wed Aug 31 2011 09:48:00

"The Amazing Race" has not been shy about having former CBS reality stars on the show.

People.com: Ozzy Lusth & Benjamin 'Coach' Wade Return for Survivor: South Pacificupdated: Wed Aug 24 2011 15:50:00

Plus, Russell Hantz's nephew is one of 16 others competing in the show's 23rd season

'Idol' creator Simon Fuller demands payment for 'X-Factor'updated: Wed Jul 20 2011 16:04:00

"American Idol" creator Simon Fuller filed a lawsuit Wednesday claiming he should be paid for the U.S. version of "The X Factor."

People.com: Emmy Nominations: Mad Men Leads the Raceupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 15:10:00

The AMC drama led the field with 19 nominations, including best drama, actor and actress

'Mad Men,' 'Modern Family' rack up Emmy nominationsupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 11:27:00

The popular shows "Mad Men" and "Modern Family" were at the top of the list when the 2011 primetime Emmy nominations were announced Thursday.

People.com: Simon Cowell Has 'Horrible Nightmare' He's Nice on The X Factorupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 16:51:00

The judge dreams he's nice to contestants in a new ad for the upcoming singing competition

People.com: Pia Toscano Signs a Record Dealupdated: Wed Jul 06 2011 19:10:00

The ninth place runner-up is expected to release her first single on July 12

People.com: American Idol Winner Is Revealed!updated: Thu May 26 2011 12:50:00

Season 10 is a wrap! Did Scotty McCreery or Lauren Alaina win it all?

People.com: Cheryl Cole Out as U.S. X Factor Judgeupdated: Thu May 26 2011 12:30:00

Was Cole, the English singer, songwriter, dancer and model, fired from the show or just homesick?

People.com: Anna Kournikova Will Join The Biggest Loserupdated: Wed May 25 2011 10:11:00

The tennis star will replace trainer Jillian Michaels, who is leaving the show

People.com: Brooke Burke Breaks Down Dancing with the Stars Finaleupdated: Mon May 23 2011 16:12:00

Who has the best chance of winning: Hines Ward, Chelsea Kane or Kirstie Alley?

People.com: Survivor Winner Revealed!updated: Mon May 16 2011 13:50:00

'Boston' Rob Mariano, who has competed on the CBS show four times, takes the $1 million prize

People.com: Paula Abdul & Simon Cowell Reunite for X Factor - for Realupdated: Mon May 09 2011 16:35:00

"I can't believe I am saying this - I have missed her a lot," Simon says

Simon Cowell regrets Paula leavingupdated: Mon May 09 2011 05:58:00

Simon Cowell says he missed Paula Abdul when she left "American Idol," and comments on the new judges.

People.com: Rob Mariano Gets His Own Reality Showupdated: Mon Apr 25 2011 14:51:00

The Survivor contestant hooks up with the History channel for a new adventure series

People.com: Simon Cowell Wants Paula Abdul to Be a Judge on The X Factorupdated: Mon Apr 25 2011 13:51:00

The American Idol alums will join L.A. Reid and Cheryl Cole on the Fox show, says a report

People.com: Pia Toscano to Perform with Mark Ballas on Dancing with the Starsupdated: Wed Apr 20 2011 15:38:00

News of her appearance comes as a surprise to her rumored boyfriend

People.com: Petra Nemcova Eliminated from Dancing with the Starsupdated: Wed Apr 20 2011 11:10:00

"It's been a life-changing journey," the supermodel said, "and I've made amazing friends"

People.com: Kara DioGuardi Reveals Childhood Molestationupdated: Tue Apr 19 2011 14:32:00

The former Idol judge's new memoir details molestation and date rape

Cover story: We love our singing competitionsupdated: Wed Apr 13 2011 15:25:00

It's an iconic scene from the the 1983 film "Risky Business."

Does 'American Idol' have lady problems?updated: Fri Apr 08 2011 17:00:00

It would be so easy to blame the teenage girls.

Cowell: 'Idol' season better than lastupdated: Wed Apr 06 2011 06:28:00

Simon Cowell says this season of "American Idol" is better than last season. The full interview airs 3/14.

Cowell on 'Idol': 'They've got their energy back'updated: Wed Apr 06 2011 06:28:00

When CNN's Piers Morgan asked Simon Cowell what he thought about this season's "American Idol," Cowell said, "I personally think it is a better show than last year."

People.com: Alison Sweeney Poses in a Bikiniupdated: Tue Apr 05 2011 18:17:00

The host says she likes to snack but tries to keep it healthy with diet and exercise

People.com: Tom Bergeron Weighs In on This Season's DWTS Contestantsupdated: Mon Mar 21 2011 18:35:00

The Dancing with the Stars host gives his opinion on how Kirstie Alley, Kendra Wilkinson and others will fare

People.com: Simon Cowell Names X Factor Judge: Sourceupdated: Thu Mar 17 2011 16:57:00

Antonio "L.A." Reid will join Cowell on the talent search when it premieres in the fall

'American Idol' voting goes online via Facebookupdated: Thu Feb 24 2011 13:41:00

Facebook users soon could become the power brokers in who becomes the next Kelly Clarkson or Carrie Underwood.

People.com: American Idol Alum Scott MacIntyre Is Engagedupdated: Mon Feb 21 2011 15:30:00

The first-ever blind Idol finalist will take fiancée Christina Teich to the Idol Prom this Thursday

People.com: Ask Simon Cowell a Question!updated: Fri Feb 18 2011 19:29:00

The X Factor is talking to PEOPLE - so tell us what you want to know

People.com: Simon Cowell Not Mad at Jennifer Lopezupdated: Tue Feb 15 2011 17:55:00

Reports that the X Factor producer is upset with the Idol judge aren't true

People.com: Simon Cowell Confirms He'll Be a Judge on X Factorupdated: Tue Feb 08 2011 10:08:00

He's mum on the other judges, but says the winner of the show will get a $5 million record contract

People.com: Revealed! Favorite Teams Return on The Amazing Race: Unfinished Businessupdated: Wed Jan 19 2011 14:52:00

They came up short once, but these beloved teams - The Cowboys! The Goths! The Harlem Globetrotters! - return Feb. 20

Can a reboot save 'American Idol'?updated: Wed Jan 19 2011 14:46:00

Sure "American Idol" is returning, but is it coming back any better?

A new kind of weight-loss showupdated: Fri Jan 14 2011 15:34:00

Just like the people they feature, weight-loss shows come in all shapes and sizes.

People.com: American Idol's Brooke White Makes Her Acting Debutupdated: Sun Jan 09 2011 16:50:00

The season 7 singer plays musician Sally Danville in Fox's Change of Plans

People.com: American Idol's Crystal Bowersox: I Want More Babiesupdated: Thu Dec 16 2010 18:31:00

The American Idol star boasts about her new album Farmer's Daughter and the possibility of adding to her family

People.com: FIRST LOOK: Jennifer Lopez Gets Supportive on American Idolupdated: Thu Dec 09 2010 10:10:00

The new judge encourages contestants in a promo for the 10th season of FOX's hit show

People.com: Is NeNe Leakes Right for Dancing with the Stars?updated: Wed Dec 08 2010 16:33:00

The Real Housewives star says the ABC ballroom competition needs someone like her "to keep it real"

People.com: Sarah Palin: Dancing Has Been a Blessing for Bristolupdated: Tue Nov 16 2010 06:49:00

"She's putting her life in God's hands," Sarah says of her daughter's stint on Dancing with the Stars

People.com: Bristol Palin: 'I'm Not Worried About a Boyfriend Right Now'updated: Fri Nov 05 2010 14:08:00

After her breakup with Levi Johnston, the DWTS contestant isn't looking for love

NBC, you've blown it againupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 15:25:00

NBC continues to flail in last place, with new shows like "Outlaw" and "Undercovers" bombing and veterans like "The Office" eroding. Jace Lacob offers six possible ways to save the Peacock.

People.com: Audrina Patridge Will Reunite with Tony Dovolani on New Showupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 14:08:00

After getting booted from Dancing, the duo say they'll appear on Patridge's new reality show

Kara DioGuardi: I'm going to miss Simonupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 13:35:00

"American Idol" judge Kara DioGuardi speaks about being on the show and the departure of Simon Cowell.

10 reality TV quittersupdated: Fri Oct 08 2010 15:16:00

As a reality TV fiend, I assumed that "Top Chef: Just Desserts" was going to be totally vanilla. Oh, how wrong I was.

And the 'American Idol' judges are...updated: Thu Sep 23 2010 10:54:00

"American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest reveals who will join Randy Jackson in this season's new judges panel.

Jennifer Lopez: A reality TV revival?updated: Thu Sep 23 2010 10:54:00

At first glance a reality-TV hosting gig might seem beneath a megawatt star like Jennifer Lopez. But, according to insiders, Lopez needs "American Idol" just as much as it needs her.

People.com: Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler Announced As New Idol Judgesupdated: Wed Sep 22 2010 20:28:00

"I'm looking for the next Michael Jackson," Lopez said at a press conference in L.A.

New 'American Idol' judges to be named todayupdated: Wed Sep 22 2010 02:34:00

Fox will reveal Wednesday who will take up the three vacated slots on the judges' panel on "American Idol."

People.com: VIDEO: Inside Cheryl Burke and Rick Fox's DWTS Rehearsalsupdated: Mon Sep 20 2010 18:48:00

Burke says Fox's smile and stamina will help him, but he's worried about his wardrobe

People.com: How Top Chef Beat Amazing Race for the Emmyupdated: Tue Aug 31 2010 15:29:00

Padma Lakshmi told Phil Keoghan, "We're taking you down this year!" - and they did

People.com: Emmy Winners and Nomineesupdated: Mon Aug 30 2010 12:34:00

Get the rundown of the night's biggest categories for the 2010 Emmy Awards

Source: Shania Twain in talks to judge 'American Idol'updated: Thu Aug 12 2010 17:05:00

"American Idol" producers are pursuing country star Shania Twain as a possible judge for the TV competition, according to a source with knowledge of the negotiations.

'American Idol': Implosion or genius?updated: Fri Jul 30 2010 19:28:00

"American Idol" fans can be demanding when it comes to their favorite show, but their arguments are usually about the contestants.

What makes a two-hour show work? Process of eliminationupdated: Thu Jul 29 2010 11:31:00

When it comes to reality competition shows, it seems less is not more.

And the nominees are....updated: Thu Jul 08 2010 14:24:00

Sofia Vergara and Joel McHale announce the nominees for this year's Primetime Emmy Awards.

People.com: Lee DeWyze Dishes on the Type of Woman He Likesupdated: Fri Jun 04 2010 10:49:00

The newly minted American Idol winner is single, but calls himself "a relationship guy"

Lee DeWyze on winning 'American Idol'updated: Fri May 28 2010 22:11:00

Lee DeWyze tells CNN's Larry King that being on "American Idol" was an intimidating experience.

Who should be on 'Dancing With the Stars' next?updated: Thu May 27 2010 13:08:00

Last night Nicole Scherzinger was the 10th star to claim the mirrored ball on "Dancing with the Stars." The lead Pussycat Doll went up against Olympic figure skater Evan Lysacek and ESPN anchor Erin Andrews and came out victorious. Many predicted that Scherzinger would win from the start based on her spectacular performances and stage presence, not to mention her extensive dance history as a member of the Pussycat Dolls. But Lysacek and Andrews gave her a good run for her money, bringing an enjoyable end to a season of controversy.

Lee DeWyze wins 'American Idol'updated: Thu May 27 2010 11:56:00

Lee DeWyze, a paint salesman from Chicago, Illinois, was announced the winner of Fox's "American Idol" on Wednesday night, edging out fellow 24-year-old Crystal Bowersox, a mother from Elliston, Ohio, affectionately known as "MamaSox" to her fans.a

'Idol' finale? This year, it's a yawnupdated: Wed May 26 2010 15:36:00

This time last year, "American Idol" fans were in a frenzy.

What to watch on TV this summerupdated: Wed May 12 2010 12:54:00

There was a time when summer television was a wasteland of re-runs and remaining episodes of canceled shows that networks wanted to burn off.

People.com: POLL: Are New Plus-Sized Lingerie Ads Too Racy for Primetime?updated: Fri Apr 23 2010 19:08:00

Lane Bryant accuses networks of not wanting to air their footage of full-figured women

What's behind 'American Idol's' ratings slide?updated: Thu Apr 22 2010 19:32:00

For years "American Idol" has been known to its competitors by a moniker meant to express its popularity and immense ratings: "The Death Star."

'American Idol' ratings down?updated: Thu Apr 22 2010 19:32:00

CNN's Larry King asks the cast how they're enjoying the ninth season of "American Idol."

People.com: Kara DioGuardi Gets Political - as Dad Runs for Officeupdated: Fri Mar 26 2010 14:10:00

"I love him, he's my dad and I wish him well," the American Idol judge tells PEOPLE

The Tao of 'American Idol'updated: Tue Mar 16 2010 11:42:00

While it's the voters ultimately deciding who will win the title of "American Idol" each season, the judges' input can't be ignored.

The next generation of reality TV is all celebrities, all the timeupdated: Mon Mar 15 2010 18:25:00

I thought the whole point of reality TV was for some unknown Joe or Jane Schmo to have their 15 minutes of fame. But it's becoming more and more about celebrities trying to extend or reclaim their 15 minutes. (Hello, Jessica Simpson! And Steven Seagal!) Sure, this can be entertaining from time to time, but usually not in a good way.

People.com: Kara DioGuardi Says Bikini Stunt Changed Her Lifeupdated: Mon Mar 15 2010 11:55:00

The American Idol judge credits singing in a swimsuit with maintaining her TV career

Meet the top 12 of 'Idol'updated: Fri Mar 12 2010 15:44:00

The top 12 contestants for "American Idol" walk the "blue" carpet.

Hey Paula! Fans are missing youupdated: Fri Mar 12 2010 15:44:00

The success of "American Idol" hasn't just been about the singing talent.

People.com: Simon Cowell Admits He's 'Smitten' with Bride-to-Beupdated: Fri Mar 05 2010 01:27:00

The blunt Brit opens up his heart about his fiancée - and wanting kids

Ellen DeGeneres' 'Idol' performance draws mixed reviewsupdated: Fri Feb 26 2010 10:35:00

Even before Ellen DeGeneres took her seat on "American Idol," the roar began.

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