Pop Idol down to two finalists: Gareth Gates and William.

Pop Idol down to two finalists: Gareth Gates and William.
Gareth Gates and William Young are the two Pop Idol finalists, having been selected during Saturday night’s show, which was seen by nearly 10 million people. The pop idol will be crowned Saturday night, after a week’s worth of campaigning.

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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.