World Idol finale airs New Year’s Day.

World Idol finale airs New Year’s Day.
The winner of World Idol will be unveiled on Thursday, New Year’s Day, at 9 p.m. ET on FOX. Who will win? Kelly Clarkson and Will Young were early favorites, and Simon Cowell expressed his love for Kelly’s talent during the show. The Canadian Press is dismissing their nation’s entrant, Ryan Malcolm, while the New York Post says “the strong performance of Norwegian Kurt Nilsen,” “a plumber with two kids and the face of a lawn gnome,” was the contest’s big surprise.

Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

More Married at First Sight

Married at First Sight couples

The couples who stayed together after being Married at First Sight--Jason Carrion and Cortney Hendrix, and Doug Hehner and Jamie Otis--are now being followed by cameras for a brand-new reality series.

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