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American Idol's Caleb Lee Hutchinson and Maddie Poppe Are Dating

Bet you didn't see this news coming! Viewers watching American Idol were more than prepared to see a winner be announced during tonight's finale. But before Ryan Seacrest...   ...Read More... http://www.eonline.com/news/937876/american-idol-s-caleb-lee-hutchinson-and-maddie-poppe-are-dating?cmpid=rss-000000-rssfeed-365-tvnews&utm_source=eonline&utm_medium=rssfeeds&utm_campaign=rss_tvnews

Meet Your New American Idol Winner

  American Idol , back again for the first time on ABC, has crowned the first winner of its new era. America has spoken, and we chose Maddie Poppe. It's the correct choice; Maddie was the most complete performer throughout the competition. She tried to perform her Idol song "Going, Going, Gone" through ...   ...Read More...   http://www.tvguide.com/news/meet-your-new-american-idol-winner/?rss=breakingnews

American Idol: William Hung, Sanjaya and More Reunite for Kimmel Parody

In celebration of American Idols Season 16 finale on Monday night, Jimmy Kimmel hosted the Idol reunion we never knew we wanted. (Well, wanted is a term we use loosely.) In the video above, Idol rejects from years past everyone from William She Bangs Hung to Sanjaya Malakar to Trista Giese, aka Chewbacca Girl [] http://tvline.com/2018/05/22/american-idol-reunion-sanjaya-william-hung-video/

Rebooted American Idol crowns a new winner

The results are in on the rebooted American Idol and the winning contestant is Maddie Poppe. From the moment 20-year old Iowa native Poppe auditioned with The Rainbow Connection, she was a clear frontrunner. And week after week, viewers saw her blossom into an artist. As Perry often complimented, Poppe has impeccable musical taste...   ...Read More... https://nypost.com/2018/05/22/rebooted-american-idol-crowns-a-new-winner/

American Idol Finale: Who Will Win Season 16? And Who Should Win?

Democracy isnt exactly foolproof just ask those sad saps in Riverdale but heres hoping America gets it right this time around. Sundays American Idol (ABC, 8/7c) kicks off the two-night season finale, giving the final three contestants country crooner Caleb Hutchinson, soulful songbird Maddie Poppe and belting bombshell Gabby Barrett (sorry, my [] http://tvline.com/2018/05/19/american-idol-finale-preview-season-16-winner-predictions-vote/

American Idol: Who Brought It Hardest in the Performance Finale?

  American Idol is about to crown its first winner of the ABC era. On Sunday night, the three finalists -- Carrie Underwood clone Gabby Barrett, country crooner Caleb Lee Hutchinson and quirky guitar popper Maddie Poppe -- put on their final performances. This was their last chance to show that they   ...Read More...   http://www.tvguide.com/news/american-idol-performance-finale-part-1-review/?rss=breakingnews

When Is the American Idol Finale?

American Idol 's first season on ABC is almost over. The next Idol will be country spitfire Gabby Barrett, deep-voiced down-home cutie Caleb Lee Hutchinson or quirky guitar popster Maddie Poppe. The finale will happen over two nights this Sunday and Monday. The performance finals are on Sunday, where   ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/when-is-american-idol-finale-season-16/?rss=breakingnews

American Idol's Elimination Problem: Give Us More Time to Say Goodbye!

For a show that claims to love creating big moments, American Idol sure is willfully missing out on some golden opportunities this season. Im referring to the shows elimination process. Once a staple of the Idol experience, it has essentially been reduced to an afterthought. For all the time and energy ABC devotes to endearing [] http://tvline.com/2018/05/09/american-idol-eliminations-too-short-season-17-changes/

American Idol Renewed for Second Season at ABC

ABC has renewed American Idol for another season, the network announced on Friday. JudgesLuke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, as well as host Ryan Seacrest are all set to return for the shows second season on ABC next year, its 17th overall when its original run on Fox is factored in. Since returning in March, the singing competition has performed decently well for ABC, averaging a respectable 9.3 million viewers and a 2.1 rating in the 18-49 demographic with its Sunday telecast. Thats a far cry from the shows viewership peak during its original run on Fox, but good enough to secure its spot as the top new unscripted show on broadcast this season.   ...Read More... https://www.thewrap.com/american-idol-renewed-second-season-abc/

American Idol Leaps In Move To Live Across Country

Now live across the country and airing one night a week, ABCs American Idol (1.8, 8.0 million viewers) won its two-hour slot and grew for the 2nd week in row in both metrics, hitting its best numbers since premiere. Idol picked up 2/10th of a rating in the demo, which is likely to climb at least another 1/10th of 2/10ths when Nielsen adds in unduplicated viewers of the live 5-7 PM West-Coast broadcast. Idol s gain boosted Deception (0.8, 3.70M) by 1/10th to equal its   ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2018/04/american-idol-live-across-country-win-tv-ratings-1202379319/