The 2016-2017 television season for the Fox Network will not include American Idol for the first time in 15 years. While losing what was once the most dominant television show in America for a decade may seem like a huge...
Fox's lineup is going to feel awfully familiar next season. No, the network isn't fielding mostly the same lineup as this season; on the contrary, the network will be without American Idol on its schedule for the first time since 2002. But...Show More Summary
A man who was a finalist on the Fox singing competition “American Idol” was killed Thursday night in a traffic collision. TMZ.com reports that Rickey Smith, who was a finalist on the show in 2003, died after a man driving...
Rickey E. Smith Jr., a Season 2 finalist on Fox’s American Idol, was killed in a wrong-way crash on an Oklahoma highway early Friday. Acccording to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and local media reports, Smith was driving eastbound on Interstate 240 just outside of Oklahoma City at about 3 AM when he was hit head-on by a pick-up truck heading westbound. Show More Summary
"American Idol" contestant Rickey Smith was killed in a multi-car accident in Oklahoma on Friday morning, according to The Associated Press. Smith was 36. Fox 25 reports that Smith was killed by a driver going the wrong way on Interstate 240. Show More Summary
Just weeks after the final episode of “American Idol” aired on Fox, the company behind the long-running show is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Variety reports that Core Media Group, home of 19 Entertainment, was expected to file today...
After being on air for 15 years, American Idol released its last episode on April 7, crowning Trent Harmon as the last winner of the hit FOX series. Maroon 5 frontman and The Voice judge Adam Levine has recently weighed in on the cancellation of the reality series and what to expect come season 11... Show More Summary
Ryan Seacrest says it’s just hard to say goodbye. The American Idol host clearly had a hard time letting go at the end of the series finale of the long-running Fox singing competition, and his emotional send-off actually confused a lot of fans. Show More Summary
After 15 seasons, American Idol took its final bow on April 7, but is it really the end for the iconic singing show? While the fifteenth season was widely billed as the “farewell” season by Fox, it turns out that American Idol and its cast and crew have been dropping several hints over the past... Show More Summary
American Idol was once a ratings juggernaut for Fox, but not so much in recent years. Now, the series finale has aired, and the numbers for the last episode might surprise you.Click To Continue Reading
The series finale of “American Idol” was a ratings winner for Fox, with the broadcast delivering “Idol’s” largest audience in two years and the largest “Idol” finale audience in three years, Variety reports, citing preliminary figures. “The star-studded, 126-minute ‘Idol’...
Actress/Singer Jennifer Lopez attends FOX's 'American Idol' Finale For The Farewell Season at Dolby Theatre on April 7, 2016 in Hollywood, California. at Dolby Theatre on April 7, 2016 in Hollywood, California. at Dolby Theatre on April 7, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images) Last night on [...]
America bid farewell to one of the biggest hits in television history last night, with Fox's "American Idol" attracting its largest audience in a couple of years and its biggest finale audience in three years. More reliable Nielsen numbers will be available in a few hours, but the star-studded,...
"American Idol" surprised fans during its series finale on Thursday night with the return of Brian Dunkleman. Dunkleman cohosted the Fox singing competition with Ryan Seacrest during its first season in 2002. The former host joined Seacrest...Show More Summary
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 07: American Idol Season 15 winner Trent Harmon (C) performs coronation song with Season 15 cast onstage during FOX's 'American Idol' Finale For The Farewell Season at Dolby Theatre on April 7, 2016 in Hollywood, California. at Dolby Theatre on April 7, 2016 in Hollywood, California. [...]
After 15 years, Fox’s groundbreaking reality competition “American Idol” came to an end on Thursday night, crowning 25-year-old Trent Harmon the winner and 22-year-old La’Porsha Renae the runner-up. Honestly, many viewers probably didn’t care about the current contestants. Show More Summary
What the creator of Pop Idol and American Idol said in a recent interview offers some insight into Ryan Seacrest's final two words on the Fox series. Read this story »
American Idol on Fox at 8:00pm ET. Series finale. This show started in 2002 and in the intervening 14 years it has proven that Americans are, overall, absolute shit at picking pop stars. This is because actually understanding what makes...
American Idol ends its 14-year run on Fox tonight, its legacy as a television and pop-culture powerhouse assured. For the better part of a decade, the singing competition was unstoppable, launching the careers of multiple recording stars (and a few superstars) while simultaneously keeping Rupert Murdoch’s network No. 1 in... More »
American Idol ousted Dalton Rapattoni and determined its farewell season's Top 2 finalists during Wednesday night's broadcast on Fox.