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

Jermaine Jones was removed from American Idol 11 because he had outstanding arrest warrants, and the show addressed that tonight in a surprisingly respectful way. Meanwhile, Seacrest said that despite Jermain’s exit, the person with the lowest number of votes will be “at risk for elimination” tomorrow night. At first, it seemed like the show …

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

An executive at Fox’s parent company criticized American Idol in front of investors yesterday, prompting a reply from the show’s executive producer, Nigel Lythgoe. News Corp.’s president, deputy chair and COO Chase Carey told investors on a call that the show is “still a big hit any way you measure TV series” and “still a …

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

Undefeated, which followed a Memphis high school football team, won the Academy Award for best documentary film last night, defeating Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory, perhaps the expected winner because it chronicled how the films it followed helped free three men from prison. (The winner is not to be confused with last year’s documentary about Sarah …

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