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The Most Successful Reality Show Ever Is...

Posted 04.07.2014 | TV

Simon Cowell's "Got Talent" franchise is officially the most successful reality TV format ever, according to Guinness World Records. Syco Entertainmen...

Thoughts on a Weekend in Venice

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.17.2014 | Travel
Marshall Fine

Venice outstripped any expectations I might have brought to the experience. It was far more cinematic than any movie could do justice to.

Simon Cowell Got EGGED

Posted 06.10.2013 | TV

Simon Cowell got egged during the "Britain's Got Talent" finale. During Richard and Adam Johnson's performance, EW reports a viola player named Na...

This Teen Comedian Will Knock Your Socks Off (VIDEO)

Posted 05.30.2013 | Teen

Step aside future Amy Schumers and Jimmy Fallons, you might have just met your match -- and he's only 14-years-old. Meet Jack Carroll, the hilario...

Another Controversial Outfit For J-Lo

Posted 05.29.2013 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lopez is no stranger to having provocative outfits cause controversy, and the one she wore Tuesday night while performing on "Britain's Got T...

PHOTOS: Jennifer Lopez's 'Britain's Got Talent' Costume Raises Eyebrows

Posted 05.29.2013 | Style

In 2012, Jennifer Lopez's go-to concert outfit was a sequined jumpsuit. This year, Lopez seems to have made her signature onstage style "gorilla sleev...

This 'Little Talks' Cover Is Too Cute (VIDEO)

Posted 05.14.2013 | Teen

From Jack Carroll to the Luminites, we've seen some awesome young performers on "Britain's Got Talent" this season. Most recently, two pint-sized sing...

Alesha Dixon: 'It's So Tough For Black Women To Make It On TV'

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.03.2013 | Black Voices

As we all know, racism can be found in many professions. We've spent a lot of time over the past few months discussing racially insensitive stories wi...

Simon Cowell Wants To Start Finding Stars On YouTube

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2013 | Technology

By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON, March 18 (Reuters) - Talent show guru Simon Cowell is taking his popular television formula to find new s...

'One Pound Fish' Man Goes From Fish Monger to Viral Pop Star (Exclusive Interview)

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.11.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Less than two years ago, Shahid moved from Pakistan to London, and now he's living out his fantasy. "My whole life is changed now, so I can forget everything but I can't forget the one pound fish."

What the Viewers Demand -- and TV Still Struggles to Provide

Omri Marcus | Posted 11.17.2012 | TV
Omri Marcus

TV has stopped treating its consumers as "viewers" and has started treating them as "witnesses" and at times, active witnesses.

Susan Boyle's Neighbors File Noise Complaint, Call Singing 'Unbearable'

The Huffington Post | Allie Compton | Posted 07.12.2012 | TV

Sounds like Susan Boyle might be giving someone else Les Miserables. Neighbors of the 'Britain's Got Talent' sensation have filed a noise complaint...

5 Talent Show Contestants Who Will Blow You Away! (VIDEO)

Posted 04.18.2012 | Teen

Like Susan Boyle before him, 17-year-old Britain's Got Talent contestant Jonathan Antoine may not have looked the part of the next big pop star. But ...

INFOGRAPHIC: How 'Kony 2012' Went Viral

Posted 04.12.2012 | Impact

By now, most viewers subscribe to two schools of thought surrounding Invisible Children's "Kony 2012": It failed by a longshot in its oversimplificati...

She Did WHAT?

Posted 11.30.2011 | Entertainment

Sometimes there just are no words to describe a piece of music -- this is one of those times. On her upcoming third album, "Someone to Watch Over Me,"...

Jaw-Dropping Surprise Talent From 'The New Susan Boyle'

Posted 06.25.2011 | Entertainment

In the words of the immortal David Hasselhoff, Jack and Jill will never be the same. And it's true: Edward Reid has put a whole new spin on age-old nu...

Susan Boyle's Gift to Us

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joan E. Dowlin

Susan's sweet, angelic voice permeates the album and the arrangements sound as though they were written in heaven.

Britain's Got Talent, and a Lot of It's Wasted

Christina Patterson | Posted 10.10.2011 | World
Christina Patterson

This country is teeming with Susan Boyles. They may not have such spectacular talents, but there are several million people in this country who don't work and and who have never had the opportunity to find out if they have a talent.

MIley Cyrus Does Girl-On-Girl Dancer Kiss On 'Britain's Got Talent' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

MIley Cyrus threw some girl-on-girl flavor into her live performance of her new song 'Can't Be Tamed' on UK television show 'Britain's Got Talent' Thu...

Janey Cutler: The Next Susan Boyle?

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Is 81-year-old grandmother Janey Cutler the next Susan Boyle? After a knockout performance last weekend on "Britain's Got Talent," some are saying she...

Susan Boyle Represents the Underdog in Us All

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joan E. Dowlin

Susan Boyle represents everyone who has ever had a dream and was too afraid or insecure to pursue it. She has shown us that it can be done and we love her for it.

Why Is Susan Boyle Still Being Disrespected?

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joan E. Dowlin

Susan Boyle's voice is stronger and more beautiful than Paul McCartney's and she sings better in tune. Someday she will be as big a legend as the Beatles.

Robin Williams To Play Susan Boyle?

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

ROBIN Williams might dig up his "Mrs. Doubtfire" drag and play Susan Boyle in a movie about the Scottish spinster who became a sensation on "Britain's...

America's Got Talent, Pleading for Its Susan Boyle

Kevin Downey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kevin Downey

America's Got Talent is a lot of fun to watch. And its ratings prove it doesn't need to try so hard to find an underdog it can cling to (and that NBC can build a massive multimedia promotional campaign around).

End the Torture: Let Susan Boyle Go Home

Jim Watkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Watkins

It's time for someone to say "enough." Ms. Boyle's rags-to-riches story is taking a turn toward tragedy, even faster than what we've seen from others traveling the arc of sudden fame.