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EX IDOL JUDGE, FEUDS WITH HIS REPLACEMENT

November 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Steven Tyler, the departed American Idol judge, has just become embroiled in a feud with Nicki Minaj, who is embroiled in a feud with Mariah Carey. In an interview with MTV News, Tyler maintained that the reported tension between Minaj and Carey will not only hurt the show but hurt the aspiring contestants. “It should […]

REPORT: TYLER IN ROCKY RETURN TO AEROSMITH FROM

November 16, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Steven Tyler may be having second thoughts about his decision to leave American Idol. The New York Post‘s “Page Six” column today reported that he and the other members of Aerosmith are “barely speaking to each other” after their recent reunion album failed to sell as many copies as expected and tickets for their current […]

LAWSUIT ACCUSES TYLER’S LAWYER OF SABOTAGING HIS IDOL DEAL

October 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

A lawsuit filed by Steven Tyler’s former management company suggests that Tyler did not quit American Idol in order to refocus his attention on his band Aerosmith, but because his contract negotiations with the show’s producers were sabotaged by a lawyer hired to handle them. The suit by Kovac Media Group, reported today (Friday) by […]

MINAJ-CAREY FEUD A PR HOAX?

October 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Even Steven Tyler, a former American Idol judge, appears convinced that the supposed feud between current Idol judges Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey is bogus. Adding to a chorus of comments that the broohaha was contrived to help spike ratings for the slumping Fox talent show, Tyler, buttonholed by the celebrity website TMZ and asked […]

WILL NICKI MINAJ SHAKE THINGS UP ON AMERICAN IDOL?

August 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Add yet another name to the list of celebrities who could replace Jennifer Lopez as a judge on American Idol: Nicki Minaj. Us Weekly on Monday cited several sources as indicating that it was a virtual done deal, with one say that she is “100 percent confirmed to judge American Idol.” Another source commented, “I’m […]

A TEEN IDOL FOR AMERICAN IDOL?

August 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

In their effort to restore American Idol‘s ratings lead among 18-49-year-old viewers, Fox and the producers of the hit talent contest are apparently considering adding a bona fide teen idol to the judging panel. That became apparent on Saturday when 19-year-old Nick Jonas, the youngest member of the Jonas Bros. pop group, confirmed a report […]

MARIAH CAREY NAMED AMERICAN IDOL JUDGE

July 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

As was widely anticipated, Mariah Carey was named the new judge of American Idol today (Monday). Her selection comes following the departures of Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler earlier this month. Fox Entertainment President Kevin Reilly told TV reporters and columnists gathered for their annual summer “tour” that the completed judging panel will be revealed […]

LOPEZ QUITTING AMERICAN IDOL

July 13, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Jennifer Lopez made it official today — one day after Steven Tyler announced that he had decided to leave American Idol and rejoin Aerosmith: She, too will be leaving, she told Ryan Seacrest on his synidcated radio show, On Air with Ryan Seacrest. Lopez, who, like Tyler, joined the show two years ago, sounded emotional, […]

STEVEN TYLER QUITS AMERICAN IDOL

July 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

After two seasons of steadily declining ratings, American Idol will be undergoing a major revamp next season. Steven Tyler announced his departure today (Thursday), heading back in the saddle as the frontman of Aerosmith. And Jennifer Lopez hinted during an interview on the Today show that she may follow Tyler out the door. Speculation quickly […]

IDOL RATINGS FALL AGAIN

February 2, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

Fox’s American Idol drew 18.19 million viewers Wednesday night. That was more than all of the other broadcast networks drew combined, but it was still way off previous seasons’ numbers. Among adults 18-49 ratings were down 9 percent from last Wednesday and down a whopping 34 percent from the comparable week a year ago, according […]

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