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Have 'American Idol' Judges Been Easy On Blind Scott MacIntyre?

nydailynews.com | By Lauren Johnston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

"American Idol" has chosen its final 13 competitors for season eight, and already the fans are rumbling over whether certain singers -- including the ...

American Idol -- Top 36 Wild Card Winners!

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

OK, so the wild card round was tonight and four more people got through: Jasmine, Megan, Matt and Anoop. Yep, it's a Top 13! Jesse -- Singing "Tell M...

American Idol -- Top 36 Round Three: The Winners!

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The third round of the top 36 performed on Tuesday and to me the men clearly outshone the women, who were generally dreadful or (even worse) forgettable.

Lil Rounds Dazzles 'American Idol' Judges

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The drama is over for Nathaniel Marshall and Kristen McNamara on "American Idol." The pair of singers who sparred with their grou...

The Man Who's Building the $2 Million Car

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

To Alfred DiMora, designing, building and selling a $2 million limited-production super-exotic sedan seemed like a good enough idea in 2007.

American Idol -- Top 36 Round Two: The Winners!

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

So the second batch of the final 36 was much weaker vocally and personality-wise than the first group.

Just Kidding! Simon Cowell Denies Cryogenics Plan

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — A spokeswoman for Simon Cowell says reports that the "American Idol" judge wants to be frozen after death are greatly exaggerated....

Simon Cowell: I Want To Be Frozen When I Die So I Can Be Brought Back To Life

Mail Online | Jonathan Petre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Simon Cowell has been humiliating talent show contestants with his caustic comments for years. Now if he gets his way, he could still be tormenting th...

American Idol Hollywood Week Day Two Ratings Grow

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

My favorite moments last night were not the sobbings and fights, but the (very brief) glimpses of good performances.

American Idol -- Hollywood Week Ratings Down But Strong

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

My biggest complaint about Hollywood Week is that I still feel like there are loads of people I don't know yet. The judges cut 147 people down to 104 and no one who was cut deserved to stay.

"American Idol" Judges Mistake Local Saying For A Threat

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Be careful not to read too much into what someone from Louisville says while heading out the door _ like the "American Idol" judge...

Timberlake, Pitt, Travolta Spoofed In Upcoming Wii Game

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Justin Timberlake and David Beckham don't have any real-life beef with each other, but cartoony characters resembling the famous c...

American Idol -- San Fran and Louisville

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

After the dearth of exciting talent in San Francisco, I was hoping Idol would come charging out of the gate with some great singing. Instead, they started off with a train wreck.

American Idol Returns -- Phoenix

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The opening montage included Clay Aiken several times, giving him as much (if not more) screen time than any other previous Idol contestant -- a nice nod to the latest Idol finalist to come out.

Simon Cowell's Lawyers Warn Press About Harassment

Guardian | Ben Dowell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Lawyers acting for The X Factor judge Simon Cowell have warned UK newspapers not to harass their client after a tracking device was allegedly found at...

"American Idol" Return Date Set, "House" Moving

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Fox's "American Idol" will return for its eighth season Jan. 13 while medical drama "House" is moving to a new night, the network ...

Simon Cowell Dumped By Longtime Girlfriend

People | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Simon Cowell and longtime girlfriend Terri Seymour have split, Cowell's rep confirms to PEOPLE. "Terri phoned Simon and finished it in September, abo...

Preview! Las Vegas' High-Performance SEMA Show and the Los Angeles Auto Show; How Green Will They Be?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

The LA Auto Show is now officially the first big extravaganza on the national car calendar. It opens Friday, November 21st and runs through Sunday, November 30th at the LA Convention Center.

Simon Cowell's Whopping Salary Has Randy, Paula Filled With Jealousy

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

What has been long suspected about bad blood among the judges on "American Idol" over money was confirmed over the weekend. Nigel Lythgoe, the former...

American Idol to Add Fourth Judge! Susan Lucci to Appear on Dancing With the Stars!

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ed Martin

Fox this morning announced the addition of a fourth judge on the upcoming eighth season of American Idol, while ABC revealed the names of the 13 celeb...

Kara DioGuardi: "American Idol" Announces Fourth Judge

AP | ERIN CARLSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Scooching in between Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson sounds intimidating, if not a little scary. But Kara DioGuardi, the...

America Loves "America's Got Talent," But Is It A 20-Million Viewer Show? Simon Says: Yes

New York Times | Bill Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Going strictly by the weekly ratings, the days of creating big reality-show hits in the summer may be over. Oh, a few network shows this summer have ...

America's Got British Talent: HuffPost Talks To Unlikely Opera Star Paul Potts

Huffington Post | Michelle Kung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

No one was more stunned than Paul Potts when the 36-year old amateur singer won the television competition Britain's Got Talent this past June. Not on...

American Idol Finals: David Wins It All!

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The show's producers may have told us it's been a lot closer than we believed (with only one million votes separating the Davids two weeks ago), but this is what I think: a tie goes to Archuleta.

"American Idol" Finale: Judges Crown David Archuleta Winner (VIDEOS)

AP | ERIN CARLSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

***Scroll down for video of Tuesday's final performances*** NEW YORK (AP) _ Each of the dueling Davids raised his game on Tuesday's "American Idol," ...