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IDOL CONTESTANT BOWERSOX’S PUBLIC RECORDS SPIED ON

September 10, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

At least two Ohio government employees have been fired after they illegally accessed confidential records containing personal information about former American Idol Crystal Bowersox, The Columbus Dispatch and the Toledo Blade reported on Thursday. The newspapers reported that more than a half-dozen public employees had been involved in the illegal snooping, which allegedly took place […]

RATINGS LESS HUGE FOR “IDOL” FINALE

May 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

As expected, the season finale of American Idol, broadcast on the last day of the 2009-2010 broadcast season, produced the biggest ratings of the season for an entertainment show. According to preliminary Nielsen numbers, the two-hour show averaged 23.15 million viewers, peaking in the final half-hour (when the winner was announced) with 28.83 million. As […]

“IDOL” LIKELY TO DRAW SEASON’S BIGGEST RATINGS TONIGHT

May 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Tonight’s (Wednesday) season finale of American Idol will be watched not only to see who’s crowned this year’s winner — Crystal Bowersox or Lee DeWyze — but also to see what Simon Cowell has to say during his final appearance as the principal judge on the show. Asked to comment on Cowell’s departure, TV historian […]

“IDOL’S” RATINGS DROP FOR FINAL 2 ELIMINATION

May 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

American Idol revealed its final two contenders Wednesday night, Crystal Bowersox and Lee DeWyze — but “only” 18.5 million viewers tuned in. Any other television show would have been ecstatic to draw an audience that size, but a year ago American Idol‘s final-two show drew 21.8 million viewers — and in fact, Wednesday’s audience was […]