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Matt Giraud

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  • American Idol: Finally! A performance to be excited about!

    ~February 25, 2009~ The beginning of the show was like a horrible deja vu of last week. Several faces that I really hoped would make it through... and a terrible beginning to what should have been some promising performances. Sheer disappointment to...
  • American Idol: A last minute change resuscitates a flatlined contestant

    ~February 10, 2009~ More than 103,000 hopefuls were whittled down to 72 competing during the last two nights of brutal Hollywood week. Contestants made their last stand in a final solo format performance with a band, back-up singers and the option of...
  • American Idol: Paula and Simon get threatened and Kara makes a girl cry

    Louisville Auditions ~January 21, 2009~ 11,000 contestants headed to Churchill Downs in Louisville, where winning is everything and luck can be just as important. In a place where the Kentucky Derby is considered the most exciting two minutes in sports,...
  • Kalamazoo Idol Matt Giraud

    We've been talking about American Idol Top 36 contestant Matt Giraud since this season started, and I had the chance to catch up with him last week-- in person, not just on the show!    For people who don't know:  the audition rounds and Hollywood...
  • American Idol: Top 11 Perform

    More American Idol Coverage -------------------- For tonight's performance review, click here. OK.. so it's no secret that I am a huge Matt Giraud fan. We've been supporting him week after week on American Idol, and our Fox-17 crews have caught up...
  • American Idol Update: Former Band Members Cheer On Matt Giraud

    KALAMAZOO - As Matt Giraud performed on American Idol Tuesday night, tens of thousands were back home in Kalamazoo cheering him on. None more than members of the cover band Drop35. (Click Photo Gallery for pix of Matt with Drop35) Giraud is known as...
  • American Idol Talks to Fox 17 in Motown!

    Leave A Message For Matt So is everybody ready for American Idol this week???  Yea-- we're gonna have to wait an extra day. President Obama's speech tomorrow night means the show moves to Wednesday and Thursday. (Just this week!) And it will...
  • Matt Giraud Talks to FOX 17 in Motown!

    Idol update! The Top 10 idols are actually 8 today; Megan Joy, and Michael Sarver were both too sick to travel, so they stayed back in LA. Meanwhile, the others took a break from rehearsing, and came out for a quick photo op! Matt Giraud said it was...
  • Fox 17 'American Idol' Update: Motown Week

    More American Idol Coverage So, is everybody ready for American Idol this week???  Yeah,  we're gonna have to wait an extra day. President Obama's speech tonight means the show moves to Wednesday and Thursday. (Just this week!) It'll be a busy...
  • TV ratings: 'Bones,' 'Idol' rule Wednesday

    Fast National ratings for Wednesday, April 15, 2009 A special edition of "Bones" and the judges' save on "American Idol" combined to give FOX a big ratings win Wednesday. FOX scored a 10.3 rating/17 share for the night to finish way ahead of second-...
  • How the American Idol Top Seven saved Matt Giraud

    How the American Idol Top Seven saved Matt Giraud
    The purpose of a reality TV competition is to win, and in modern American television, it is generally to win by the dirtiest means possible, as viewers of "Survivor" and "The Bachelor" can attest. But on Wednesday night, Idol's seven remaining contestants...
  • Life in the American Idol house

    Life in the American Idol house
    Dinner with the Top 7 in the Red Room continued. As some took a second helping of pizza and others checked their email on laptops, we talked about life - and the afterlife - in the Idol mansion. Being a part of American Idol includes, in addition to the...