| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:23 AM
They say fame changes people, but even after winning “American Idol” and releasing a platinum-selling album, Leesburg, Ga.-based singer-songwriter Phillip Phillips wants nothing more than to be himself.
“I already knew what kind of...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:58 AM
Tonight, "American Idol" arrived in Oklahoma City, the home of our very own Carrie Underwood. Surely after last night's show and being in a town that produced the likes of the country superstar, this town must be bustling with talent. Right? Not so much....
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:32 PM
This time, "Idol" pays a visit to Pittsburgh, the City of Champions. Is this where we will find the ultimate winner then?
THIS! Is "American Idol"!
Side note: I love how the Scotty McCreery clip that the producers added to the opening credits this...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 7:14 PM
The episode opened with one of the biggest stars to come out of American Idol: Carrie Underwood. Carrie documented her journey to her audition in St. Louis—and guess where tonight's audition city is?
THIS! Is St. Louis!
The city that introduced us...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 8:52 PM
"American Idol"kicked off its 11th season with a retrospective feel as it took us back to 2002 and reminded us of the moment when waitress Kelly Clarkson won the inaugural season. Video clips of Idol hopefuls as kids performing were flashed before our...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 11:10 PM
“The 'American Idol' auditions are in a … boat, I’m guessing?” wondered one Idol hopeful.
A very large one at that, as the San Diego auditions of "Idol" were held aboard the USS Midway, complete with jets flying above ("Top Gun,"...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 7:47 PM
"The altitude's kinda giving me a bit of a headache. Does anyone got (an), Aspen?"
Oh, Steven Tyler. It was so funny I forgot to laugh.
"American Idol" travels to Aspen, Colo., for the first time, where we learn about Rocky Mountain Oysters and...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 4:22 AM
All right. Here we are. American Idol is entering its 10th season, but now minus not one, but two of its original judges, the personalities who helped make the show. So what's it going to be like without Simon and......
| Jan 21, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Janell is helping out with Idol this year, and you should know. She hearts Steven Tyler. A little: I have to start this recap with a disclaimer: I love Steven Tyler. I know the show made a big deal out......
| Jan 28, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Sorry, folks, that this is so late. Between the snow earlier this week and an eye doctor's appointment that left me unable to see for a couple of hours. (But, yay, my retinas are OK. /TMI) Anyway, at long last,......
| Mar 17, 2011
| 4:22 AM
Janell reports on last night's American Idol:The Top 12 are performing tonight, and the theme is not “whatever you want,” for a change. It’s “Song From the Year You Were Born” night, a theme which will make the viewing...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Janell reports on last night's American Idol:Welcome to the next Milestone Marker in the American Idol Journey to the Road that will lead us up the Stairs to the Platform of the Finale. The loser from tonight can say that......