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'American Idol' Relaunch Clears One Hurdle

A judge signs off on a FremantleMedia deal memorializing an intention among producers to seek distribution for a reboot.  ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/OZaB3Rpkdr8/american-idol-relaunch-clears-one-hurdle-977049

Where American Idol Justin Guarini likes to skate and get his hair done

He was born in Georgia and lives in Pennsylvania, but Justin Guarinis spiritual home is Broadway. I was probably 11 when I saw Les Miz, the first American Idol runner-up tells BARBARA HOFFMAN. I remember being so blown away, I wanted to get into that genre! He did. After A.I., he played five Broadway shows,...  ...Read More... http://nypost.com/2017/02/10/where-american-idol-justin-guarini-likes-to-skate-and-get-his-hair-done/

'American Idol' Could Return on NBC

The network is in early talks to revive the reality competition, which hasn't even been off the air for a year. ...Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/fr0E1yHOOgY/american-idol-could-return-nbc-973913

American Idol Revival Eyed at... NBC! - TVLine.com

Well, that didn’t take long. Less than a year after its 15-season run ended on Fox, American Idol may be returning to television — on NBC. Per Variety, which first broke the news, Fremantle Media — which produces Idol — pitched Peacock execs a revival of the long-running singing competition. NBC is said to be seriously considering the idea, and, according to Variety, could cut The Voice down from two cycles a year to one to make room for it. Read the full article at TVLine.com .

American Idols Lauren Alaina talks Eating Disorder, Dads Alcoholism in New Music

When we first met  Lauren Alaina  on  American Idol   Season 10, she was just a fresh-faced, bubbly teen from Georgia. In the six years since then, the country singer has grown into a strong, accomplished young woman — but not before going through some difficult things along the way. ...Read More... http://feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/n1gZuFTsz0E/

American Idol Alum Bo Bice Vents About Hateful, Racist Comments After White Boy Incident: Wake Up America!

Bo Bice has received an apology after being referred to as a white boy at a Popeyes restaurant in Atlanta but the American Idol alum isnt done venting about the racial situation in America, or about the defamatory hateful language he says people have been subjected to on his Facebook page since the incident came to light. In a lengthy Facebook post published Wednesday, Bice blasted the hateful, racist comments that have been left on his social media accounts and cautioned, Wake up America! ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/american-idol-alum-bo-bice-vents-about-hateful-racist-comments-after-white-boy-incident-wake-up-america/

American Idol Runner-up Bo Bice Is Feuding With Popeyes Over a Racial Comment, Because 2017 Is Coming in Hot

The franchise's parent company has apologized.   ...Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2017/01/american-idols-bo-bice-is-feuding-with-popeyes.html?mid=full-rss-vulture

American Idol Alum Bo Bice Threatens Legal Action After Being Called White Boy

Bo Bice is threatening to set his lawyers on the Popeyes fast foodchain, after he says he was referred to as a white boy by a restaurant employee. In a Facebook post Monday, Bice a runner-up in Season 4 of American Idol wrote, All I wanted was an apology Now, Popeyess [sic] will be hearing from my attorney. In an interview with Atlantas Fox 5 published Tuesday, Bice said that he was subjected to the racially-charged language at a Popeyes on Friday at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/p1422358/

American Idol Alum Sues, Says His Eardrum Was Partially Removed During Mishap

American Idol is getting an earful from alum Michael Simeon Smith. Smith filed a lawsuit on Tuesday, claiming that part of his eardrum was pulled out while preparing to perform on the singing competition. In the suit, filed Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court, Smith claims that he entered into a contestant agreement with the show in December 2014.   ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/american-idol-lawsuit-eardrum-removed/

American Idol Finalist Arrested in Drug Sweep

Curtis C.J. Harris is probably singing the blues right now. The American Idol finalist was arrested Thursday in Alabama as part of a drug sweep. Harris. 25, was charged with three counts of distribution of a controlled substance. Hes accused of selling oxycodone, Xanax and marijuana.  Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/american-idol-finalist-arrested-in-drug-sweep/