American Idol

  • American Idol semifinalist, Mo’Nique’s Fat Chance winner dies

  • Alcoholism, not a blood clot, killed Michael Johns, friend says

  • American Idol finalist Michael Johns died

  • Fox: Idol’s real problem is its kids

  • All three American Idol judges will return

  • Clay Aiken suspends campaign after opponent dies

  • Idol will return, and eventually may have Simon, Paula, and Randy judge again (!!)

  • Idol finalist uses slur, apology clarifies who he was using it against (not his fans)

  • Survivor beats American Idol for the first time

  • The real surprise is not that American Idol finally has an openly gay contestant

  • Clay Aiken is officially running for Congress

  • Facebook will show real-time American Idol voting results

  • Clay Aiken running for Congress?

  • American Idol results shows cut to 30 minutes (again, for the third time)

  • “Trainer save” added to Biggest Loser; cast includes 462-pound Ruben Studdard

  • Harry Connick Jr. finally becomes an American Idol judge

  • Idol’s baffling casting: Randy Jackson back as mentor, replacing Iovine; JLo back as judge

  • 10 black, disqualified Idol contestants sue for $250+ million

  • American Idol reaches out to guitar players: “Now you can audition with your guitar!”

  • American Idol adds producers of Bravo’s Start-Ups Silicon Valley: awesome

  • Swedish Idol producer will take over American Idol

  • Nigel Lythgoe, Ken Warwick fired as American Idol producers

  • American Idol semi-finalist doing gay porn: “I’ve always wanted to”

  • Randy Jackson quitting American Idol; Nigel Lythgoe, other judges may be fired, too

  • Harry Connick, Jr.: American Idol judge? Calm down