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ET Update: "American Idol" returning to television

"American Idol" is making a return to TV after ABC picked up a new season. "Entertainment Tonight" co-host Kevin Frazier shares all the details with CBSN and speculates whether the show will move to New York City and if Ryan Seacrest will host.

american idol - CBS News
2:31pm PDT - April 30th, 2021

Is Matthew McConaughey running for governor of Texas? Maybe. What we know about his interest in politics

What is Matthew McConaughey's political affiliation? Would people actually for vote him as Texas governor? Your questions, answered with what we know.

american idol - USA Today
11:16am PDT - April 28th, 2021

Walt Disney World Inspires ‘American Idol’ Contestants for Live ‘Disney Night’ Episode Sunday, May 2 on ABC

The “American Idol” top nine contestants found some inspiration at the Most Magical Place on Earth! Ahead of the show’s ‘Disney Night’ episode airing live on Sunday, May 2 on ABC, the contestants visited Walt Disney World Resort, taking in the theme parks, en…

american idol - ABC News
1:00pm PDT - April 27th, 2021

'American Idol' contestant Cecil Ray arrested for burglary days after elimination

Former "American Idol" contestant Cecil Ray was arrested Friday and charged with burglary of habitation, Rockdale Police Department in Texas said.

american idol - USA Today
3:44pm PDT - April 21st, 2021

‘American Idol’ is asking for controversy with its new twist — and that’s exactly the point - The Washington Post

  1. ‘American Idol’ is asking for controversy with its new twist — and that’s exactly the point  The Washington Post
  2. 'American Idol' fans protest 'silly and unfair' Comeback twist: 'Enormous insult'  Yahoo Entertainment
  3. 'American Idol'…

    american idol - The Washington Post
    3:00am PDT - April 20th, 2021

What American Idol has done for reality TV and music

American Idol took the public by storm in 2002 as a reality show and talent powerhouse. It also had a major impact on the music industry, discovering Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood among other stars. Tonight is the American Idol finale, and CBSN's Vladim…

american idol - CBS News
5:12pm PDT - April 15th, 2021

Katharine McPhee talks new album, reflects on "Idol"

The star of CBS' "Scorpion" tells CBS News' Lauren Moraski about her upcoming "Hysteria" album and what "American Idol" means to her.

american idol - CBS News
11:33am PDT - April 7th, 2021

Behind Godzilla vs. Kong’s frenzied reference to the legendary anime Macross Plus

The “Itano Circus” technique makes several appearances in Adam Wingard’s epic Kaiju movie. Why that’s music to anime watchers’ ears requires a look at anime history, and how a team of artists, along with Cowboy Bebop director Shinichirō Watanabe, created a vi…

american idol - Polygon
7:15am PDT - April 7th, 2021

Dave Grohl: I'd never win "American Idol"

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl says he'd never win "American Idol" and that's OK with him. Watch the clip to hear who else Grohl thinks doesn't stand a chance. Watch Anderson Cooper's report

American Idol crowns first ever 'at home' winner

Just Sam was alone in lockdown in California when she sang in the finale - and celebrated her win.

american idol - BBC News
3:16am PDT - May 18th, 2020

American Idol season finale recap: Your Season 18 winner is crowned

Plus, Lionel Richie brings back "We Are the World."

american idol - Entertainment Weekly
7:11pm PDT - May 17th, 2020

American Idol is shooting on iPhones amid stay at home orders

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a lot of otherwise traditional industries to become creative and flexible in ways that might have seemed entirely out of the realm of possibility only a few months ago. With most of the county at home, social distancing, a num…

american idol - TechCrunch
1:55pm PDT - May 11th, 2020

James Corden taking break from 'Late Late Show' after 'minor' eye surgery

The late-night host revealed that he underwent a minor procedure, causing some delay in the production of "The Late Late Show with James Corden."

american idol - USA Today
6:30pm PDT - April 29th, 2020

'American Idol' shot at 40 different locations using iPhones

The show must go on despite the pandemic and Sunday's "American Idol" returned with a new format.

american idol - CNN
7:12am PDT - April 27th, 2020

Opinion: Dangerous collisions in Trumpland

After 50,000 Covid-19 deaths, enormous job losses and and more than a month under lockdown, stunned Americans are looking for signs of hope. And President Donald Trump has been trying to provide them.

american idol - CNN
5:30am PDT - April 26th, 2020

Coronavirus pandemic, 'American Idol' returns, NFL draft concludes: 5 things to know this weekend - USA TODAY

Coronavirus pandemic, 'American Idol' returns, NFL draft concludes: 5 things to know this weekend  USA TODAYView Full Coverage on Google News

american idol - USA Today
12:31am PDT - April 25th, 2020

'American Idol' contestants have reportedly been filming footage for the show on iPhones

  • Contestants on upcoming episodes of "American Idol" have reportedly filmed their own performances using iPhones as the show grapples with the need to film remotely amid the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Trish Kinane, "American Idol"'s showrunner, to…

    american idol - Business Insider
    9:46am PDT - April 21st, 2020

Which Original "American Idol" Judge Are You?

That's gonna be a no from me, dawg.View Entire Post ›

american idol - Buzzfeed
3:45am PDT - April 17th, 2020

How to Watch 'American Idol' 2020 Premiere: Live Stream, Auditions, Airtime and More Show Info

The beloved music competition returns to ABC on Sunday.

american idol - Newsweek
9:00am PST - February 16th, 2020

Pete Buttigieg Once Wrote a High School Essay About His Idol, Bernie Sanders. Tonight, He’ll Debate Him

Twenty years ago, a chubby and nearly unibrowed high school senior in South Bend, Indiana wrote an essay about his political idol, the then-57-year old Vermont Congressman who was unafraid to call himself a socialist. Tonight, after effectively tying the Iowa…

american idol - Time
2:47pm PST - February 7th, 2020

Adam Lambert on Turning to Soul and Away From 'Trend-Based' Pop Music, Pete Buttigieg and Channeling Freddie Mercury

More than a decade removed from "American Idol," Adam Lambert is still going strong. But the singer tells Newsweek why he is not chasing chart success, as well as talking about the U.S. election.

american idol - Newsweek
9:07am PST - February 5th, 2020

Paula Abdul Helped Spark a 200% Rally on Wall Street. So What's Next?

Paula Abdul helped spark enthusiasm for Inmode Ltd. when she signed on as a brand ambassador just days after its lukewarm IPO last August. The singer and American Idol judge jump started a more than 200% rally in the maker of minimally invasive beauty treatme…

american idol - Bloomberg
2:00am PST - February 3rd, 2020

Djokovic returns to No. 1; Kenin top American woman at No. 7

Novak Djokovic is back at No. 1 in the ATP rankings after winning his eighth Australian Open title

american idol - Fox Sports
1:54am PST - February 3rd, 2020

American Idol judge Lionel Richie 'would not do another show' without Katy Perry, Luke Bryan

'American Idol' judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie on returning for season 3 of the ABC singing competition.

american idol - Entertainment Weekly
6:03pm PDT - May 20th, 2019

'American Idol' crowns new winner

It was a win many didn't see coming.

american idol - CNN
6:00am PDT - May 20th, 2019

RT @leftcoastbabe: Thinking Adam Lambert might be calling Casey Bishop tonight and telling her it's going to be just fine. (Yes, this year…

Jean Valencia McCauley #BlueWave2020 (@Jean_of_Arc2020)
10:13pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

10 Most Memorable American Idol Auditions Ever! https://t.co/HyyAtEwhmz

LynnGarciaSmith (@HeyItsMeLynn)
10:13pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

Thinking Adam Lambert might be calling Casey Bishop tonight and telling her it's going to be just fine. (Yes, this year I've been watching American Idol. Since the first time I saw Casey's audition. Yes she was robbed.) @thecaseybishop

Janice Hough (@leftcoastbabe)
10:07pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

I don’t know how many of you are American Idol fans, but they just eliminated the best contestant on the show. Casey is gone.

terry l. (@dubsndoo)
10:01pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

Well that was a disappointing American Idol episode after last week's disaster.... Not sure the voting public in the country below up can do that well... I mean.... Don J....

Peter Broda (@P_Broda)
10:01pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

Tartan alum, @ChayceBeckham makes American Idol Top 3! #TartanPride #congratschayce https://t.co/XkhVdfI5tK

Glendora Baseball (@GlendoraBasebal)
10:01pm PDT - May 16th, 2021
RT @ActivityKaty: HQ | @KatyPerry on American Idol. https://t.co/bWbNkRGbzK

RT @ActivityKaty: HQ | @KatyPerry on American Idol. https://t.co/bWbNkRGbzK

katy_perry_cool (@katyperrycool1)
10:00pm PDT - May 16th, 2021
RT @ActivityKaty: HQ | @KatyPerry on American Idol. https://t.co/bWbNkRGbzK

RT @ActivityKaty: HQ | @KatyPerry on American Idol. https://t.co/bWbNkRGbzK

Alexis Villegas ⚡️ (@alexisv_96)
10:00pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

RT @headlineplanet: .@ChayceBeckham's original single 23 reaches #1 on all-genre US iTunes sales chart following #AmericanIdol performance…

Doky-rey ¹⁷ || SEVENTEEN WORLD DOMINATION (@sundokyeom)
9:59pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

Highlights from Willie Spence's family's watch party of @AmericanIdol on Sunday night: https://t.co/6Uc4Qj7oBw

Steve King WPBF (@WPBF_Steve)
9:59pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

And then there's THIS asshole who thinks American Idol is "rigged" [sic]... https://t.co/ENkHSruGL1

VicGChad07 (@VIGOCHAofficial)
9:58pm PDT - May 16th, 2021
RT @BillieEilishBR: Casey Bishop cantando

RT @BillieEilishBR: Casey Bishop cantando "wish you were gay", de Billie Eilish, no American Idol. https://t.co/RMsqFBty33

luh (@eilishmyworld)
9:58pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

.@ChayceBeckham's original single 23 reaches #1 on all-genre US iTunes sales chart following #AmericanIdol performance https://t.co/h5VoJr9GX1

Headline Planet (@headlineplanet)
9:57pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

RT @tedcruz: It seems the current Democratic governor of Virginia can no longer aspire to be a contestant on American Idol....

puma (@PrimeTimePuma)
9:56pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

American Idol 2021 Grace Kinstler Full Performance And Story Top 4 2nd P... https://t.co/2LDKAoNwGi via @YouTube

X (@KDPatriotSC)
9:56pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

Singing Billie Eilish Song Yields Shocking Elimination of ‘American Idol’ Fan Favorite https://t.co/VTv7s01xLS via @variety

Tony Castro (@Tony_Castro)
9:55pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

#breaking FINNEAS FINNEAS And Ashe Impress With Performance Of “Till Forever Falls ...,Are Ashe and Finneas dating? American Idol performance confuses ... The superstar pairing hit the Idol stage with an impressive performance of their duet, which was released in early March. The

SpeechTrans (@SpeechTrans)
9:54pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

RT @JennieTaylor16: Casey Bishop was just completely robbed on American Idol!!!! She is by far the best one this year. It's not even close!…

Steve Brewster (@STEVE_BREWSTER)
9:54pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

'American Idol': Casey Bishop competes Sunday to be in the Top 3. Here's how to vote https://t.co/VvG7mos9Oy

Naples Daily News (@ndn)
4:13pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

He is also a #CompulsiveCowardLiar ... like his decrepit idol, the worst, coward & traitor President in American History ... https://t.co/KOL5RkYXY3

Gregorio Meraz (@GregorioMeraz1)
4:12pm PDT - May 16th, 2021
Everyone tune in and vote Willie Spence. American Idol! https://t.co/3dyRthS7pY

Everyone tune in and vote Willie Spence. American Idol! https://t.co/3dyRthS7pY

Morris Leis (@leism)
4:09pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

RT @billboard: @finneas is mentoring the final four on tonight's episode of @AmericanIdol. The contestants will also duet on his songs, Bil…

Chris Alberti (@Alberti2Chris)
4:08pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

Looks like American Idol is afraid a Country singer will win so they went to whatever they can to have Caleb Kennedy removed from the contest. Disney is run but a bunch of sick puppies.

Ken Lipovsky (@ken_lipovsky)
4:02pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

Flashback: From 2006, Taylor Hicks' whirlwind hometown visit as an "American Idol" Top 3 competitor https://t.co/PmJ9NGiR2X #sundayread #Bham

Wade Kwon, Data Guru (@WadeOnTweets)
4:00pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

#AmericanIdol will only have a Top 4 tonight because contestant Caleb Kennedy had an abrupt exit from the show a few days ago https://t.co/rg8EZqTypA

JustJared.com (@JustJared)
3:58pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

Coldplay Performs New Single “Higher Power” - American Idol 2021 https://t.co/Tm88gsObpF COLDPLAY NO FANTASTICO

arthur (@tur_monteiro)
3:58pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

#AmericanIdol Sets a Dozen Stars to Perform on Finale, Including Luke Combs, Chaka Khan, Sheryl Crow @AmericanIdol https://t.co/lUEzzdKZPS

Tracy C (@TheTraceC)
3:54pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

Fans slam 'racist' American Idol finalist's excuse he was imitating 'KKK vid' https://t.co/hCahAyrgg8

Adolf Walter Jr. (@starsonb)
3:49pm PDT - May 16th, 2021
Yes! American Idol tonight! 
@MichaelJWoodard @AmericanIdol https://t.co/25DZLSws9z

Yes! American Idol tonight! @MichaelJWoodard @AmericanIdol https://t.co/25DZLSws9z

lissaaa (@MJWfan)
3:48pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

Ranking the Top 4 on @AmericanIdol Song by song grades coming tonight in a live blog. https://t.co/v0PHEfJadM

Mark Franklin (@IdolChatteryd)
3:45pm PDT - May 16th, 2021
Great news! Michael’s back on American Idol tonight to announce his new single!! #whyyoutextingme 
@MichaelJWoodard 
@AmericanIdol https://t.co/OgUdyDWEBY

Great news! Michael’s back on American Idol tonight to announce his new single!! #whyyoutextingme @MichaelJWoodard @AmericanIdol https://t.co/OgUdyDWEBY

lissaaa (@MJWfan)
3:41pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

RT @billboard: @finneas is mentoring the final four on tonight's episode of @AmericanIdol. The contestants will also duet on his songs, Bil…

Sandra (@Sansanut)
3:40pm PDT - May 16th, 2021

Me, after Kimberly Caldwell made the top 8 on season 2 of "American Idol": https://t.co/HOimOmVPUL

Daniel Trainor (@dantrainor1)
3:37pm PDT - May 16th, 2021
Next American Idol Champion? @AmericanIdol https://t.co/VX44eBrMX0

Next American Idol Champion? @AmericanIdol https://t.co/VX44eBrMX0

Matt Chrapek (@MattChrapek)
3:12pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @billboard: Tomorrow's episode of @AmericanIdol will feature @finneas mentoring the final four. The contestants will also duet on his so…

SSpidey (@SeriousSpidey)
3:11pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

An American Idol finalist was canceled for an old video where a friend wore a white hood. He was 12 at the time and it turns out it was a horror-movie costume. https://t.co/IR1YLS4n0u via @Not_the_Bee

Michael W. Krohmer (@1Krohmer13)
3:11pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @billboard: Tomorrow's episode of @AmericanIdol will feature @finneas mentoring the final four. The contestants will also duet on his so…

Jayden (@Jayden65530373)
3:08pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @billboard: Tomorrow's episode of @AmericanIdol will feature @finneas mentoring the final four. The contestants will also duet on his so…

NEIM (FCB)❤️ (@OnlyOneNeim)
3:08pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @billboard: Tomorrow's episode of @AmericanIdol will feature @finneas mentoring the final four. The contestants will also duet on his so…

안엘라 (@AnyelaMar_01)
3:03pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @billboard: Tomorrow's episode of @AmericanIdol will feature @finneas mentoring the final four. The contestants will also duet on his so…

bel_dafonseca (@wonhi_20)
3:03pm PDT - May 15th, 2021