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American Idol 11

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

Phillip Phillips won American Idol 11 last night, and though he beat Jessica Sanchez by earning the majority of “a world record 132 million votes,” according to vote-counters, it was the series’ lowest-rated finale episode ever, following the lowest-rated performance episode ever. That may be because his win was rather predictable, or because this season …

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

Colton Dixon, one of American Idol‘s presumed front-runners, was eliminated last night, giving this season its first surprising elimination, and making judges Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson, and Steven Tyler look stupid for using their save last week. Also, it would have been more of a surprise if Ryan Seacrest didn’t say it was going to …

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

The American Idol judges used their one save to prevent Jessica Sanchez from leaving the competition. The show, which has been on a Twitter hashtag bender this season, threw #thesave on the screen and solidified that as the season’s biggest staged moment to date. That’s not to say the results were fixed or Jessica knew; …

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