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So far, watching Bravo's songwriting competition Platinum Hit hasn't been easy on the ears — and judge Kara DioGuardi knows it.
Sure, viewers sit through season after season of God-awful warbling on DioGuardi's old show American Idol, but on Platinum Hit, contestants are not only shaky singers, they're all performing their own half-baked, unproven material. In the first episode, one hopeful, Sonyae, screamed her hook for an original song about Los Angeles — refrain: "LOVE IT OR HATE IT! LOVE IT OR HATE IT! LOVE IT OR HATE IT I LOVE LAAAAA!" -- and it was pretty much a train wreck until DioGuardi named it the challenge winner!
"When I saw it as a viewer, I thought, 'Oh yeah, people are going to think we're out of our minds,'" DioGuardi says...
Emmy season is now upon us. Over the next two weeks, Emmy voters will be checking off names and shows they think are worthy of getting a nomination come July 14. We here at TVGuide.com have a few picks in mind ourselves. Next up: our dream ballot for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy:
Following his recent anti-gay comments made during a stand-up show, Tracy Morgan has continued to apologize for his insensitivity, publically calling homophobia a "sickness," speaking with gay rights group GLAAD and planning to meet with LGBT youth community members in New York.
Tracy Morgan apologizes for homophobic rant: "I'm not a hateful person"
During a June 3 show at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium, Morgan went on a homophobic rant during which he said he would "pull out a knife and stab" his son if he were gay. After being...
Tori Spelling and her kids are "shaken but fine" after getting into a car accident while being pursued by a celebrity photographer.
"Paparazzi chased me w/the kids 2school," Spelling tweeted Monday. "I was trying to get away from him and had a pretty big accident. Took down...
An impending shakeup in Criminal Minds' BAU team looms as star Thomas Gibson is still in contract negotiations, but at least one of his costars isn't worried about the future of the show.
"I think it's all going to be fine — I'm not going to hold my breath," Joe Mantegna told TV Guide Magazine at the SAG Foundation's 2nd Annual Golf Classic on June 13, where he served as event host. "You'd like to think that a...
Amber Heard, Naturi Naughton, Leah Renee
The Playboy Club hasn't even premiered yet, and already one station refuses to air it.
KSL-TV, NBC's Salt Lake City affiliate which is owned and controlled by the Church of Latter-day Saints, has informed the peacock network they will not be airing the new series, which is...
Jessica Simpson has signed on as a celebrity mentor on NBC's Fashion Star, the network announced Monday.
Hosted by Elle Macpherson, Fashion Star is a new realty competition series that searches for the next big brand in fashion, and...
Get ready for a lot more killing: AMC has renewed The Killing for a second season, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
AMC's adaptation of the Danish series stars Mireille Enos and Joe Kinnaman as detectives trying to track down...
If you watched Sunday's episode of Game of Thrones, you're probably still reeling from shock. If you haven't, go and watch it now ... or certainly before you read our spoiler-filled discussion below. Just know that HBO's defiance of convention is gutsy, inspiring and every bit as cold as the world of Westeros that calls the channel home.
TVGuide.com's Hanh Nguyen is an avid scripted-TV watcher, a horror-avoider and someone who's read George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire book series, on which HBO's Game of Thrones is based. Colleague Rich Juzwiak rarely watches scripted TV, is a gorehound and became alerted to Martin's existence just recently, as he started researching this new swords-and-sandals (well, boots) series. He knows nothing of these sorcerers (if that is indeed what they are), while Hanh is something of an expert (read: fantasy/sci-fi nerd). Each week, he'll try to make sense of this crazy new show by enlisting Hanh's expertise. It may turn out to be a test of tolerance: in this case, the Games begin after the TV is off...