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Secret plan to dump Mariah Carey from American Idol called “ridiculous” by Fox

American Idol is experiencing its lowest-ratings since season one, despite a pre-season feud, and Fox and the show’s producers came up with an innovative plan, according to a report: Fire Mariah Carey and replace her with Jennifer Lopez, who judged last year and then quit, but that didn’t happen because Mariah threatened to sue. The …

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s eloquent defense of Real Housewives, reality TV

Retired NBA player and current Splash contestant Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has written an incredibly smart and eloquent defense of Bravo’s trashy reality soap opera franchise The Real Housewives, and a defense of documentary-style reality TV as art that has great value. He also argues that the housewives are undermining feminism and equality for women. His Huffington …

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I can’t help falling in love with this awful X Factor New Zealand audition

An X Factor New Zealand auditioner delivered a horrific and hilarious performance that may not be worst audition ever on a signing competition, as some suggest, but it is quite memorable. Because supermarket employee Mitchell Wahl’s pre-audition interview comes across like an obvious put-on, I was expecting a Susan Boyle moment, though in reverse. You …

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A list of X Factor’s former cast members: now including fired host Khloe Kardashian

After just one disastrous season hosting, Khloe Kardashian was fired from The X Factor, leaving Mario Lopez to host alone. She joins a surprisingly large list of people who’ve been fired, quit, or left a show that has been on just two seasons: So, here’s the tally of people who were fired, quit, or left …

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What would Ryan Lochte do if he knew his hilarious reality show was mocking him?

Move over Honey Boo Boo: cable reality TV has a new person to mock, and that’s Olympian Ryan Locthe. His E! reality show debuted Sunday night, and while I can’t believe I’m going to write this about an E! celebrity reality show, it’s ridiculously fun–emphasis on the ridiculous. If you watched the hilarious local news …

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