American Idol 11

  • Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler didn’t quit, they were fired from Idol, report says

  • Steven Tyler quits American Idol; J Lo’s gone, too

  • Phillip Phillips single sales set Idol record

  • Nigel Lythgoe’s angry response to Fox president’s Idol criticism

  • How much Idol’s Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez will be paid; Ace Young addresses proposal ring ad

  • Phillip Phillips had eight surgeries during American Idol

  • Phillip Phillips’ win, Ace Young’s awful proposal to Diana DeGarmo end Idol’s lowest-rated finale ever

  • Jennifer Lopez quitting American Idol, it seems

  • Seacrest hosts Idol without barfing; Cat Deely may have substituted

  • Ryan Seacrest stays with Idol for two more seasons at $15 million/year

  • Did Christians punish Colton Dixon for singing Lady Gaga?

  • Colton Dixon exits Idol: less surprising than the judges throwing away their save

  • #Shock as #JessicaSanchez voted off #Idol but judges use #thesave #OMG #howstaged

  • American Idol now regularly topping The Voice

  • American Idol mansion hosted Playboy TV orgy reality show

  • Jermaine Jones’ disqualification from Idol handled with a surprising amount of respect

  • Finalist Jermaine Jones has five arrest warrants, kicked off Idol

  • Tonight, American Idol turns 400, and Top Chef Texas finally dies

  • American Idol debuts a new, more intimate set as executive says it’s “disappointing,” needs “fresh energy”

  • Ryan Seacrest defiled on the red carpet before Undefeated wins Oscar for best documentary

  • Survivor, American Idol have their lowest-rated episodes ever

  • American Idol finds its top 24 (+1!) but gets rid of long-time vocal coach Debra Byrd

  • No singing, cliffhangers help American Idol’s ratings rebound and beat Big Bang Theory

  • American Idol’s desperation leads to a life or death cliffhanger, cut off by some DVRs

  • Fox fired Paula Abdul, calls X Factor season one “an audition” (ha!); mystery Idol changes coming