Steven Tyler, American Idol
On the eve of his debut as American Idol judge, Steven Tyler says he's not the next Simon Cowell.
"I'm not going in there to be a harsh judge or an overbearing judge," Tyler told reporters in a conference call Tuesday. "[What I am bringing is] 40 years as the front guy in Aerosmith, who's judged the hell out of himself and made a good career out of it."
What does that mean for his judging style? Tyler said he was looking for three things from contestants: Can the person sing? What is their character like? Do they have...
Throughout his nine-year reign atop American Idol, Simon Cowell reveled in his rep as reality TV's harshest judge. But in person, he's all about being zen. Just ask Idol expert Richard Rushfield, author of the new tell-all, American Idol: The Untold Story.
"We met at his huge office at Sony in London, which was two enormous rooms with lit candles, ginger tea and crutatae. He was very open. He wanted to know all the dirt I had heard about him. He did not respond defensively at all when I told him some of the unpleasant things that were in the book," Rushfield tells TVGuide.com."I think because he was so honest, there's a much more complete portrait of...
On this week's episode of Desperate Housewives, Bree finds out some surprising information about Keith. Susan struggles with her dialysis treatment, while Lynette strains to accept her mother's marriage plans. Gaby and Carlos have a dangerous encounter, and Paul has mysterious plans for Beth when...
Following her acclaimed live performance on the Country Music Awards and her un-"Forget"-able guest appearance on Glee, Gwyneth Paltrow once again capitalized on her musical talents for her third time hosting Saturday Night Live.
The Oscar winner, 38, took on the country classic "Islands in the Stream" with Jason Sudeikis' Kenny Rogers during her monologue, where she displayed her "impressive" country music knowledge. Later, she put a bar mitzvah-inspired twist on Taylor Swift's "You Belong with Me" (sample line: "She doesn't...
Miss Nebraska Teresa Scanlan was named Miss America, becoming the youngest winner since 1933.
The 17-year-old recent high school graduate is also the first Miss Nebraska to win the title. Scanlan played "White Water Chopsticks" on piano for the talent competition and spoke about eating disorders.
Following her reign, she plans to attend law school and hopes to become a politician. She said she'll register to vote as...
Louis C.K. says he's thankful for the success of his FX series, Louie. But he's still a little freaked out.
"I'm still terrified of putting on a bad show," the 43-year-old comedian told reporters at the Television Critics Association's winter previews. "There's still a lot of pressure."
FX renews Louie, orders pilot from Reno 911 team
Louie was renewed last August, five weeks into its Season 1 run. 2010 also brought Louis C.K. success on...
Archie Panjabi, Michael J. Fox
The Good Wife's second season has featured a twisted love triangle, a heated political campaign and a surprising in-house fight for the firm. But the show is just getting warmed up.
Co-creator and executive producer Robert King spoke with reporters at the Television Critics Association's winter previews Friday about what's coming up for the second half the season (the election! A big Kalinda revelation!) He also clued us in on what you can expect from the slate of upcoming guest stars, including a third appearance by Michael J. Fox and new information on...
Justin Bieber was taken to the hospital Wednesday while filming an appearance on CSI, Life & Style reports.
The 16-year-old pop singer visited Providence St. Joseph's Hospital in Burbank, Calif. Bieber was taken to the hospital after he had...