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Idol Season 9: Top 24 -- The Men

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The judges touted the women but the men on American Idol offered a little more positive news in their first live performances.

American Idol Season 9: Top 24 Named, Part 2

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

One storyline is clear in this season of American Idol: happy thoughts. In the midst of a recession, the producers clearly believe people want to hear good news.

Idol Season 9: Hollywood Week Day One

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Ellen. That was the big event of the day for me. How would Ellen Degeneres fit in? Would she get along with the other judges

Idol Season 9: Auditions -- Finale

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The auditions finale for American Idol was both the most entertaining and enjoyable show so far... and the lowest rated at just 20.8 million viewers.

Idol Season 9: Auditions -- Denver

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

A brisk, well-edited show with 26 winners heard or glimpsed but not one that excited me. Did you think any of the people headed to Hollywood had what it takes to go all the way?

Idol Season 9: Auditions -- Dallas

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

American Idol finally has a breakout star this season. Unfortunately, it's not an unknown talent but the very popular TV, movie and Broadway star Neil Patrick Harris.

Idol Season 9: Auditions -- Los Angeles

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Just barely more than one good audition every 15 minutes made this show drag on. And since about 22 people got through to Hollywood, why did so few of them make the cut for air time?

Idol Season 9: Auditions -- Orlando

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

I thought Tuesday might have been a fluke, so I held off on trumpeting it. But it happened again Wednesday. Idol scored 26.1 million viewers on Tuesday and 26.7 million viewers on Wednesday.

Idol Season 9: Auditions -- Chicago

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

One hour felt like two hours in Chicago where talent was thin on the ground. As a result, the judges were so relieved to hear people that didn't suck, they let some through that didn't deserve it.

Oprah's Replacement: Who Should Be The Next King/Queen Of Daytime TV? (POLL)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Oprah's announcement that she will give up her syndicated talk show in 2011 after 25 years on the air leaves an enormous hole: who will be the next ki...

New Year's Eve On TV: What To Watch To Welcome 2010

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

What are you doing watching New Year's Eve? While some will brave the crowds and make a night of it, many others will stay home and ring in the new y...

Ryan Seacrest Gets Restraining A Order

AP | ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — A judge granted "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest a temporary restraining order against a man arrested on suspicion of stalking t...

HuffPost Reviews: Snoop Dogg, Timbaland, Clipse, and Chris Brown, Plus an Interview With Papa Roach on World Hunger Year

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Welcome to Snoopworld, where Chevys still are bouncin', would-be gangstas still kind of prowl the streets (albeit it's a new generation), explicit-isms flow like 40 oz. beer, and tempos best not harsh anyone's mellow.

Idol Season 9: Auditions -- Boston

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The ratings are in and according to the Hollywood Reporter, Idol is still incredibly strong. Idol reached 30 million viewers and even went up a bit in the 18-49 year old demographic.

Ryan Seacrest's Alleged Stalker Arrested (VIDEO)

popeater.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

TMZ just got video of Ryan Seacrest's alleged stalker being taken to the LAPD station for booking. ...

"Ryan Seacrest Superhero" Newswitness News (Video)

Marc Singer | Posted 07.04.2011 | Comedy
Marc Singer

Riches to Rags: Hollywood Cashes in on the Recession

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

On "Real Estate," a former house-flipper, Samantha Drake (played by the always fabulous Megan Mullally!) learns that life's not always just a bed of perfectly landscaped roses!

Ryan Seacrest Signs $45 M Deal

People | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The American Idol host has closed what is believed to be the biggest deal ever for a reality emcee and will triple his current salary, according to th...

Reality TV Kills California's Budget

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

FilmL.A., the office behind film permits for the city, reported last month that the number of prime-time TV pilots shot in Los Angeles is down nearly 42 percent.

Simon Says... You're Through to the Next Round

Nick Jefferson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nick Jefferson

Beyond the very small number of Axelrods, Emmanuels and the like, which of the people staffing the great and the good right now feel empowered, duty-bound even, to give honest, unvarnished feedback?

Simon Cowell And Ryan Seacrest Hit Up Strip Club

Mail Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

They are two of the world's most famous bachelors, so it should have come as no surprise that Simon Cowell and American Idol host Ryan Seacrest would ...

RYAN SEACREST'S CHILDHOOD PHOTO: An Inside Look At The Star

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

From The Post Chronicle: Ryan Seacrest, the hunky and somewhat scrawny host of hit singing talent show 'American Idol' was on Conan last week and d...

Adam Lambert for the Win

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The bottom line is this -- Lambert has shocked judges each week with his strong rearrangements of songs, wailing vocals and fashion sense. A mustache seems the next logical step for Lambert.

Jamie Oliver, Ryan Seacrest Team For Reality Show On America's Unhealthiest Places

Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ABC is teaming with British chef Jamie Oliver and Ryan Seacrest for a new unscripted series that gives healthy makeovers to an entire city. Oliver ...

American Idol -- Top 4 Slashed By Rock; Only Adam Escapes Unscathed

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

After everyone delivered a solid performance on Big Band Night last week, the Top 4 tackled rock 'n roll Tuesday...and came up short.