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American Idol Goes to the Movies: Who Showed Star Quality?

American Idol XIII

American Idol headed to Tinseltown in Week 3, with the Top 11 choosing their favorite songs from movie soundtracks to perform.

This week is important because only the Top 10 finalists will be included on the Idol summer tour, meaning that whoever gets eliminated Thursday will be left in the dust. Before the singing starts, however... read more

American Idol Recap: Who Went Home?

Sam Woolf

After a night of singing about "Home," one American Idol hopeful headed home Thursday night. read more

How the American Idol Judges Failed MK Nobilette

MK Nobilette

Let me just start by saying that of the American Idol-watching editors at TVGuide.com, I'm the MK Nobilette fan. Therefore, it pains me to say that she wasn't very good in her first live performance as a finalist. read more

Exclusive Video: Behind the Scenes of American Idol's Top 13 Photo Shoot

Kristen O'Connor

Lights! Camera! Wind machine!

Before the American Idol finalists return to the stage Wednesday (8/7c, Fox), they needed to experience one essential rite of passage: their first official photo shoot. How did the Top 13 deal with the glam treatment?

PHOTOS: Get to know American Idol's Top 13

Majesty found it just slightly awkward, and Sam busted out the side-eye. But who was just there for the haircut? And who felt like a princess? read more

American Idol Rush Week: How Did the Girls Do?

Adam lambert, Marrialle Sellars

Another day, another American Idol dream crushed. Tuesday's episode kicked off Rush Week, in which only 10 of the Top 15 girls were chosen to sing live in their bid for the finals. read more

Beyond Harry: 9 More Refreshing Changes Coming to American Idol

Randy Jackson

Can American Idol continue its winning revamp? The reality competition series has already introduced Harry Connick Jr. to the new judging panel, guitar-accompanied auditions, The Chamber, abbreviated Hollywood rounds and even a viewer-decided semifinalist vote. As Idol enters Rush Week -- airing Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (8/7c, Fox) -- more changes are on the way to revitalize the teenaged show. read more

American Idol Semifinalists Chosen — But There's a Twist!

Judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick, Jr.

American Idol put the remaining contestants out of their misery (so to speak) by selecting the rest of the semifinalists. Sort of. Read the recap for the big twist at the end.

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American Idol: Who's Made It to the Semifinals So Far?

Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick, Jr.

American Idol brought the most painful cuts so far. On Wednesday, judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick, Jr. began the process of picking their semifinalists: 15 boys and 15 girls. Read on to see who took the next step to accomplish their dreams. read more

Fox Cancels The X Factor as Simon Cowell Departs for X Factor U.K.

Simon Cowell

Fox has canceled The X Factor as Simon Cowell has departed for The X Factor U.K., the network announced Friday.

The news comes hours after... read more

Dancing with the Stars Names New Music Director

Dancing with the Stars

Dancing with the Stars has named former American Idol bandleader Ray Chew as the show's new music director and composer, ABC announcedFriday.

Chew's band, featuring new musicians and singers, will make their debut on the Season 18 premiere Monday, March 17 at 8/7c.

"Live music is the lifeblood of DWTS and we couldn't be more excited to be working with Ray and his talented band. Ray is one of the most versatile and dynamic musicians working today. It promises to be a spectacular season," Dancing executive producer Conrad Green said in a statement.

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