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AMERICAN IDOL Recap: Another Week, Another Wrong Contestant Sent Home
by Matt Tamanini - April 17, 2014

After a night of 20th Century Fox cross-promotion, we opened this week's results show with THE FOLLOWING's Kevin Bacon stealing Ryan Seacrest's signature line, "This is American Idol." (more...)

AMERICAN IDOL Recap: A Candidate for Clarkson's Crown Emerges & Demi Lovato Critiques (Updated w/ Pictures)
by Matt Tamanini - April 17, 2014

Now that AMERICAN IDOL has pared down its finalists to a manageable seven, the producers decided to bust out the most original theme in the show's 13 seasons, “Competitor's Picks.” How it basically wo... (more...)

AMERICAN IDOL Preview: Song List Revealed for Remaining Finalists!
April 16, 2014

For the first time in AMERICAN IDOL history, the theme of tonight's show will be 'Competitior's Pick,' in which the remaining seven finalists select a tune for each of their competitors. (more...)

AMERICAN IDOL Recap: Tearful Elimination Sends Home Contender Far Too Soon
by Matt Tamanini - April 10, 2014

This week AMERICAN IDOL welcomed back Season XIII's Top-8 for the second week in a row. This time they were mentored by the incredibly professional and discerning David Cook (especially compared to ID... (more...)

AMERICAN IDOL Recap: David Cook Mentors Top-8 to Fresh Takes on 80's Hits (Updated with Pictures)
by Matt Tamanini - April 09, 2014

Just as it did last week, tonight's AMERICAN IDOL featured the Top-8 finalists. After an ill-advised use of the sole judge's save, Sam Woolf remained in the competition long enough to be mentored by f... (more...)

AMERICAN IDOL Preview: Check Out Top-8's Song Choices for Tonight's '80's Week'
by Matt Tamanini - April 09, 2014

When last we left our Season XIII AMERICAN IDOL finalists, an uncomfortable amount of confetti was raining down on 17-year-old Sam Woolf, who had survived America's vote by garnering the season's only... (more...)

BWW Interviews: Keith Urban Talks Season XIII of AMERICAN IDOL
by Caryn Robbins - April 07, 2014

Today, the country music star spoke with the press about the singing competition's current season, his fellow judges, Harry Connick Jr. and Jennifer Lopez and who he believes may be the current frontr... (more...)

BWW Recaps: IDOL Judges Save Early Favorite
by Matt Tamanini - April 03, 2014

Coming off one of the strongest episodes of the season, everyone expected this elimination show to be exceedingly difficult, especially considering the dwindling number of opportunities to use the sea... (more...)

BWW Recaps: IDOL's Top-8 Separate into Pretenders & Contenders w/ full recaps and photos
by Matt Tamanini - April 02, 2014

As he has been doing throughout Season XIII, new AMERICAN IDOL Executive Producer Per Blankens has again thrown a curveball of a theme at the Top-8. Instead of the well-warn 'Motown' and 'Burt Bachara... (more...)

AMERICAN IDOL Preview: Re-Visit Contestant Auditions Before Tonight's 'Audition Rewind'
by Matt Tamanini - April 02, 2014

The new producers of AMERICAN IDOL are again turning the idea of a theme week on its head. While in the past they have had contestants repeat previous performances, for the first time in the show's hi... (more...)

BWW Recaps: IDOL Says Goodbye to Early Favorite with Pictures
by Matt Tamanini - March 27, 2014

For the first time that I can remember, AMERICAN IDOL's Elimination Show was a jam-packed 30 minutes this week. The shortened episode was necessitated by the series premiere of Christopher Meloni's ne... (more...)

VIDEO: AMERICAN IDOL Rocks Out - Watch All the Performances!
March 27, 2014

Last night's episode of FOX's AMERICAN IDOL featured the theme 'I'm With the Band,' the Top 9 performed recent and classic hits as the 'lead singers' of Rickey Minor and the American Idol House Band! (more...)

BWW Recaps: IDOL Rocks Out with the Band w/ Full Recaps & Pictures
by Matt Tamanini - March 26, 2014

Last Thursday when I heard about this week's theme, 'I'm with the Band,' I have to admit that I just didn't get it. However, now that I've seen how the IDOL Powers-That-Be implemented it on stage, I s... (more...)

VIDEO: AMERICAN IDOLS Sing Top 10; Watch All the Performances!
March 20, 2014

On last night's AMERICAN IDOL, contestants performed recent hit songs in what can be described as 'The Top 10 Doing The Top 10!' (more...)

BWW Recaps: IDOL's Top-10 Full of Hits and Misses: FULL RECAP w/ pictures
by Matt Tamanini - March 19, 2014

Tonight's theme on AMERICAN IDOL was replete with symbolism reminding us that being in the Top-10 of something is a big deal, no matter what that something is! This week, the top 10 contestants sang T... (more...)

BWW Recaps: IDOL Hits High Notes at the Movies
by Matt Tamanini - March 14, 2014

After two weeks of appropriately vague themes allowed the neophyte contestants to explore their individual artistry, I became more than a little apprehensive when Ryan said the top-11 would be singing... (more...)

VIDEO: Harry Connick Jr. Performs Medley of Hits on AMERICAN IDOL
March 14, 2014

On last night's AMERICAN IDOL on FOX, judge Harry Connick, Jr. hit the stage with a medley of his hits, "One Fine Thing" and "Come By Me!" (more...)

BWW Recaps: IDOL Says Goodbye After Surprising Bottom Three
by Matt Tamanini - March 14, 2014

For the first time in AMERICAN IDOL's 13th season, I can honestly say, that I don't know that anyone deserves to go home. Sure, not all of the songs last night were perfect, but they all were marked i... (more...)

BWW Recaps: IDOL Sends One Finalist 'Home'
by Matt Tamanini - March 07, 2014

Continuing last night's theme, this week's AMERICAN IDOL elimination episode opened with the Top-12 singing “Home”, the breakout hit from this week's IDOL alum guest performer, Phillip Phillips. Each ... (more...)

VIDEO: AMERICAN IDOL Top 12 - Watch All the Performances!
March 06, 2014

The competition heated up on last night's AMERICAN IDOL on FOX when the Top 12 finalists performed LIVE. Who amazed the judges and who fell flat? (more...)

BWW Recaps: IDOL's Top-12 Show Signs of Life
by Matt Tamanini - March 06, 2014

Well, after last week's mini-disaster of a top-13 week, there was not much that American Idol could have thrown out on stage tonight that wouldn't have been an improvement. The home-visit episode, whe... (more...)

Phillip Phillips Performs New Single 'Raging Fire' on AMERICAN IDOL Tonight
March 06, 2014

American Idol Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips will perform his new single, 'Raging Fire' on next week's Idol results show, tonight, March 6th at 8/7c. (more...)

AMERICAN IDOL Results Show to Follow Season 12 Debut of HELL'S KITCHEN on FOX, 3/13
March 03, 2014

The competition heats up when Chef Gordon Ramsay returns with Season 12 of HELL'S KITCHEN, debuting Thursday, March 13 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX, followed by the American Idol XIII results show (9:0... (more...)

VIDEO: Candice Glover Performs New Single 'Cried' on AMERICAN IDOL
February 28, 2014

Watch her perform a single from her debut album 'Music Speaks' on last night's Results Show! (more...)

BWW Recap: IDOL Says Goodbye, Did America Get It Right?
by Matt Tamanini - February 27, 2014

The first real elimination show of AMERICAN IDOL's thirteenth season opened with a mash-up of 'Counting Stars' by One Republic and 'Radioactive' by Imagine Dragons that sounded oddly auto-tuned, and l... (more...)

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