American Idol Forever!

Are you excited about AI coming back again with new judges and on a different network? Even though it may suck, I gotta say I’m freakin’ thrilled it’s still gonna be on the air! But really it shouldn’t suck and as long as the tradition of the show is respected, it should continue as always… hopefully. I hate change but the only thing worse than change is when things stay the same. Can you say, “Boring!”?

I’m going to post news here from the upcoming show and some other related stuff like news about the Voice as well in fairness to singers on both platforms.

 

  • 'American Idol': On the Scene for the Show's Emotional First Live Elimination
    on April 24, 2018 at 10:18 pm

    Monday night's “American Idol” elimination round lowered the number of contestants left on the show to just 10, but raised the level of emotions to 100. Mara Justine and Compton resident Marcio Donaldson were sent home, as were country singer Garrett Jacobs and Johnny Brenns, who made his first ... […]

  • The Problem With This Season Of 'American Idol'
    on April 24, 2018 at 9:35 pm

    None of them would say it out loud, but the voices inside their heads were screaming: “Are American Idol voters racist and homophobic, to boot?” Despite Katy & Co's often soft-ball critiques, they had whittled the hundreds of Idol hopefuls down to 14 semi-finalists who were a surprisingly diversely ... […]

  • 'Roseanne': No. 1 four weeks in a row
    on April 24, 2018 at 5:56 pm

    They were followed by “Grey's Anatomy” on ABC, “Survivor” on CBS and three singing contests in a tie: “The Voice” Tuesday, “The Voice” Wednesday and “American Idol” Sunday. Evening news: In a change of pace, “ABC World News Tonight With David Muir” won across the board last week. In total ... […]

  • 'American Idol' Inches Up On 'The Voice'; 'Carpool Karaoke' Special Enjoys Comedy Lead-In
    on April 24, 2018 at 4:15 pm

    NBC won Monday in the demo and total viewers with The Voice again winning the singing competition derby to finish as the night's No. 1 show in both metrics. But the 8-10 PM Voice (1.5, 8.28M) dropped a tick, while ABC's two-hour American Idol (1.4, 7.59M) inched up, producing the season's closest ... […]

  • TV Ratings: 'American Idol' Nearly Ties 'The Voice' as NBC Show Dips
    on April 24, 2018 at 3:33 pm

    “American Idol” drew a 1.4 rating in adults 18-49 and 7.6 million viewers, up slightly in both measures from last Monday. “The Voice,” meanwhile, slipped to a 1.5 and 8.3 million viewers. That is the NBC show's lowest numbers this season thus far. After “Idol” on ABC, “The Crossing” (0.7, 4.2 million) was ... […]